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C. David Welch (F’75)

Former Assistant Secretary of State, Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State Location: Wagner Alumni House Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) With career Foreign Service officers for parents—one of whom attended Georgetown—Welch grew up around the world. Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service was a natural choice for him, and Welch entered [...]

Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D. (M’67)

Former Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) A Philadelphia native, Dr. von Eschenbach attended the Georgetown University School of Medicine and served as a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps. After completing a residency in urologic surgery [...]

Lisa Murkowski (C’80)

U.S. Senator (R-Alaska) Location: White-Gravenor, Georgetown University Interviewer: Scott Fleming (F’72) Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Senator Murkowski remembers that although Georgetown was an international campus in the late 1970s, Alaska was still a novelty. She fondly recalls her economics classes. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2002, she became the [...]