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Game Changer

Men's coach Mike Lonergan and his staff take the court at the newly renovated Charles E. Smith Center.

By Julia Parmley

When his day as a Catholic University student and basketball player came to an end, Mike Lonergan got on the red line at Brookland-CUA and rode the Metro to Foggy Bottom. Read more >

On the cover: Photo by William Atkins

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GW News

Michael Bloomberg Headlines Commencement

With the U.S. Capitol as a backdrop, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg urged GW's class of 2011 to continue fighting for the rights of all people during the university-wide Commencement ceremony May 15.

Innovation Task Force Identifies New Priorities

Law School Welcomes A New Dean

A Faculty for Writing

Philanthropy Update

Alumni News

Alumni Newsmakers

A Special Kind of Strength

Mt. Vernon's Permanent Wildlife

Alumni Bookshelf

In Memoriam

Peace Corps Calling

As a top producer of volunteers, GW honors the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps.

By Caitlin Carroll

When Frank Almaguer, MA '74, left the United States to spend two years in British Honduras (now Belize) in 1967, he was joining a young organization in only its sixth year of sending Americans abroad with the mission to promote peace and friendship. Read more >

A Voice for the City

On the air at WTOP or in person, Mark Plotkin, BA '69, advocates for D.C. and more.

By Steve Daley

Mark Plotkin has stories. There are stories about Washington's Marion Barry and about Chicago's Mayors Daley, Richard J. and Richard M.; stories about voting rights struggles in the District of Columbia; stories about graduating from George Washington University on "the five-year plan."
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A Space to Create

Classroom 102, GW's student-run gallery, offers real-life exhibition experience.

By Carrie Madren

Sarah Allison, an artist inspired by the beauty of science and nature, wanted to make visitors to her spring thesis exhibition feel like they were swimming. Read more >