Nic Gerschman

Students run in marathons around country for charities

Last January, junior Marissa Cohen ran in a Miami marathon to benefit the Whitman-Walker Clinic, an organization that provides support for people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. She is one of several students who participate in marathons around the country. “I had never run even a mile before I started training, so it was a big step,” […]

WEB EXTRA: Alumnus discusses job, dispels rumors of power lobbyists

Alumnus Robert Efrus tried to dispel the bad reputation that can come with being a power lobbyist in Washington as he described his job to students Thursday night. Efrus, vice president of the D.C. lobbying firm The Implementation Group, encouraged students to consider the industry and listed specific paths to become a lobbyist and skills […]

State Department official discusses polio

U.S. Undersecretary of Democracy and Global Affairs Paula Dobriansky stressed the United States’ role in the ongoing international effort to eradicate polio in a speech Tuesday. Dobriansky’s address in the Jack Morton Auditorium, the first event in the Elliott School’s Distinguished Women in International Affairs speaker series, stressed the importance of foreign policy to the […]