Featured Stories

Fearless Flying!

Alumna Soars With ‘Fearless Flying’ Mixed-Media Exhibit

August 29, 2016
For years after her flight was detoured on 9/11, Marian Osher, MFA ’72, was terrified to step on a plane. But the mixed-media artist crafted abstract paintings and wall hangings to help her overcome her fear of flying. Her exhibition Fearless Flying in 2016! is on display at the Virginia Science and Technology Campus.
Stack of books

Good Reads: A Sampling of New Books by Columbian College Faculty

August 10, 2016
From an insider look at Communist China to an exploration of Islamic beliefs, this library of faculty books is stacked with thought-provoking titles.
Students and alumni meet at GW Career Center networking events such as the New York City Career Quest Spring 2016 Alumni Breakfa

Making Career Connections

August 10, 2016

From White House internships to dream jobs in the private sector, Columbian College students and recent graduates are taking advantage of their GW connections to advance their career aspirations.

Illustration of two people sitting at a table for an interview

In-Person Interviews Yield Best Outcomes

August 10, 2016
A new Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication study revealed that both employers and job candidates favor face-to-face interviews over phone calls, videos or Skype.
Sara Pool and Jane Lambert

Making Dreams Come True: Donors and Recipients Stories

August 08, 2016
Sara Pool’s, MA ’16, dream of studying to be a speech pathologist were nearly derailed by financial woes. Then she met Janet Lambert, who, with her late husband Eugene Lambert, BA ’57, funded a stipend for graduate students in danger of dropping out. The pair and other scholarship recipients tell their inspiring stories.