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Whats Up Alum? – Scott McDonald

LtCol Scott McDonald ‘95 graduated from the University Honors Program with a major in International Relations. An Armor Officer, Scott has also completed Marine Corps Attaché tours in Canberra, Australia and Taipei, Taiwan. He is currently a Regional Engagement Planner with III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan. His article, “Phase Zero: How China Exploits It, Why […]

UHP Alumni Panel: The After(graduation)life

Have you ever wondered what UHP Alums do after graduating? Are you feeling stressed about the seemingly endless choices after graduation – but the lack of concrete job opportunities? Want to learn how to live as an Honors student in the “adult” world? Join UHP alums from 1994 through 2011 as they discuss their various […]

UHP Alumni Career Presentation: Vinay Murthy

Join Vinay Murthy, 2002 graduate of the UHP and SEAS for a lunch focusing on career strategies and specifically on opportunities within the intelligence community and Lockheed Martin. The goal in this presentation is to arm graduating seniors with the tools necessary to effectively market themselves and successfully compete in an economically challenging job market. When: […]

What’s Up Alum? – Alison Maassen

Alison Maassen, a former UHP student staffer, graduated with degrees in International Affairs and Anthropology in 2009. She’s a distance-learning student with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and will be a field assistant on a Stanford-based research project in San Jose del Guaviare, Colombia for the first half of 2012. She blogs […]

What’s Up Alum? – Ryan Pevnick

Meet Ryan Pevnick – 2003 UHP alum, Assistant Professor of Political Science at New York University, and recently published author.

What’s up Alum? – Marc Eisenberg

Marc Eisenberg, CCAS ’94, graduated from the University Honors Program with a major in American Studies. Marc is currently the Executive Director of the Washington Bach Consort and founder of the DC Music Salon, a free film & book series about music in Washington, DC featuring discussions with expert guests. I just turned forty years old, […]

UHP Alumni Career Panel – Law School and Legal Careers

Interested in going to law school? Headed to law school  but not sure why? Yearning for some seasoned wisdom on legal careers? Join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, October 25 in the UHP Club Room to hear from Honors Alums about their experiences. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP on Facebook so we know how many guests to […]

What’s Up Alum? – Jeffrey O’Hara

Jeffrey O’Hara received a B.S. in economics in 2000.  Jeff graduated from the University Honors Program magna cum laude and received special honors from the Department of Economics.  He subsequently obtained a Ph.D. in economics from UCSD in 2007 and currently works as an economist for the Union of Concerned Scientists. My experience at GW was a transformative time […]

UHP Alumni Career Panel – International Affairs

Interested in a career in International Affairs? Want to join the Foreign Service? Yearning to head to graduate school abroad? Join us at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, September 21 in the UHP Club Room to hear from three Honors Alums – Robert O’Brien, Erin Hohlfelder, and Tim Edge – about their experience in international affairs […]

Kathleen McGinn (via GWToday)

UHP Alum Kathleen McGinn’s Wins Prestigious LGBT Scholarship

Congrats to UHP alum Kathleen McGinn for winning the Point Foundation scholarship! GWToday wrote a cool article that explains more about what Kathleen won, why, and what she’ll be doing with it.  So make sure to check it out!  FTA: The two Colonials were among 34 national Point Foundation scholarship awardees selected from a pool […]