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Where in the World is George Washington?

GW's namesake popped up in places all over the globe this summer.

The Alumni Weekend "Where's George?" challenge asked GW graduates to submit photographs of the Colonial cut-out in their hometowns or travel destinations. Alumni sent in about 100 photos showing George in backdrops such as the beaches of the Bahamas, the savannahs of Tanzania, the back of a Black Hawk helicopter, and plenty of places in between.

Alumni who submitted photographs were also entered in a drawing to win an iPad at Alumni Weekend 2010. All of the "Where's George?" photos can be viewed online at

George with elephants in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania (Matt O'Keefe, BA '05)

George in the Bahamas (Emmanuella DuPlessy, BA '02, MPA '04)

George at Machu Picchu, Peru (Lauren McCabe, BA '05)

George in Gettysburg, Pa. (Melvin Brock, BA '81, MA '84)

George in Athens, Greece (Patrick Donnelly, MBA '09)

George in a UH-60 Black Hawk (John Allison, BA '08)

George with a future Colonial (Melissa Wright, BA '00)

George at Niagara Falls (Sam Salkin, BA '08)