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Patricia Schultz (I’75)

Author, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Schultz’s world opened up during her years on Georgetown’s international campus, when she learned from its diverse student population. She took a gap year to travel, worked as an au pair [...]

Charlie Capozzoli (F’53)

Olympian, 1952 Helsinki Games Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Capozzoli is one of America’s greatest long-distance runners. In high school, he joined the track team. By distinguishing himself as a champion runner, he received a number of college scholarships. He chose Georgetown and, as [...]

Lana Dajani (F’04, G’05)

Author, My Letter to President Barack Obama Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) As a Georgetown student, Dajani took courses in English, government, religion, politics and Arab studies. She remembers a particularly inspiring human rights and international law class taught by professors Anthony Arend and [...]

George M. Taber (C’64)

Author, Judgment of Paris: California vs. France and the 1976 Paris Tasting that Revolutionized Wine Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Taber entered Georgetown in fall of 1960. Here, he recalls the Kennedy years, a protest at the Indian Embassy and memories of the 60s, [...]

Parag Khanna (F’99, G’05)

Director, Global Governance Initiative at the New America Foundation Location: Barclay Hotel, New York City, during John Carroll Weekend 2009 Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) In 2008, Parag Khanna was named one of Esquire’s 75 most influential people of the 21st century. He is author of the international best-seller The Second [...]

Frank J. Prial (C’51)

Former Wine Columnist, The New York Times, and Author, Decantations Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Prial reflects on post-war Washington, D.C., the competitive English classes at Georgetown and the good fortune of knowing Rev. Timothy S. Healy, S.J. Prial’s first job was at a [...]

Ranya Idliby (F’86)

Author, “The Faith Club” Location: Barclay Hotel, New York City, during John Carroll Weekend 2009 Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) At the age of 16, Idliby arrived at Georgetown from Dubai—already a “global citizen” who was born in Kuwait and had lived in London, the Middle East and outside of Washington, [...]

Robert J. Bies, MBA, Ph.D.

Professor of Management and Founder, Executive Master’s in Leadership Program McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University Location: Wagner Alumni House Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Professor Bies speaks eloquently on Georgetown’s values, history and traditions. Cura personalis, a Jesuit precept that means “care for the whole person,” is a central theme [...]

Carl Reiner (F’43)

Author, Actor, Writer and Director Interviewer: Dr. Bernie Cook (C’90) Location: Mr. Reiner’s Residence in Beverly Hills, CA Producer: Chris Enochs Editors: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) and Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Carl Reiner, author, actor, writer, director and one of television’s most creative minds, has influenced nearly every major comedic talent for more than 50 years. [...]