Friday, 11 February 2011

Weekly quiz

Steven Arjonilla won our seventh quiz last week. He was followed closely by Góes and Nilshan, all of whom correctly named the United States, Italy and Germany as the three countries that have sent the most students to SAIS Bologna.

This week I was tempted to run this photo:

... and ask you to identify the subject.

But that would be too easy. Everyone knows Giulio.

I could ask how many countries are represented by this year's batch of applicants. But you could simply go to yesterday's post and count the arrows on the map.

No, we have to raise the bar while staying within the confines of the SAIS Bologna community, writ large.

So here we go.

SAIS Bologna has a great many famous individuals among our 6,511 alumni.

Which alumnus was recently named to lead an important international body that sets closely watched bookkeeping standards?

Need a hint? The alumnus is in this photograph -- and he is not the Sesame Street-like creature on the right:

The winner, of course, gets a free lunch at Giulio's. With our famous alumnus, if he's in town.

Nelson Graves