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In Muscat, GW students challenged local teenagers to a soccer game.

On Trip to Oman, Students Mix Business and Culture

February 13, 2020

A study abroad program tied to Mohssen Esseesy's Arabic business and language course allowed students to travel to Oman for a lesson in economics, linguistics and cultural connections.

In Muscat, GW students challenged local teenagers to a soccer game.

On Trip to Oman, Students Mix Business and Culture

February 13, 2020
A study abroad program tied to Mohssen Esseesy’s Arabic business and language course allowed students to travel to Oman for a lesson in economics, linguistics and cultural connections.
Professional matchmaker Michelle Jacoby, BA ’87

Matchmaker, Matchmaker: An Alumna’s Labor of Love

February 13, 2020
As a professional matchmaker, psychology major Michelle Jacoby, BA ’87, uses her people skills to help D.C singles look for love in all the right places.
The mudskipper fish (left) and tiger salamander have been used as models to study the movements of prehistoric tetrapods.

Fins and Limbs Tell Evolutionary Tale

January 16, 2020
How did our earliest ancestors take their first small steps from water to land? Biology’s Sandy Kawano follows the trail of “walking fish” on their giant leaps for humankind.
A coffee cup and a notepad with the text "New Year's Resolutions" written on it

Why Your New Year’s Resolution Should Be Self-Acceptance

January 16, 2020
Kavita Daiya, director of Columbian College’s Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, urges people to reframe negative messages about eating and weight loss.
During World War II, Jews in France like Denise Bauman were required to carry identity cards. (Photos Courtesy Ashley Valanzola)

Commemorating History’s Dark Chapter

January 16, 2020
History PhD student Ashley Valanzola is researching the stories of six extraordinary Jewish women—Holocaust survivors who worked to honor the memory of lives lost.