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June 28, 2014 to September 28, 2014 American Metal presents a retrospective survey of the art of Albert Paley, one of the world’s most distinguished metalsmiths. It covers all aspects of his nearly 50-year career, starting with his work as a jeweler and progressing through his recent, large-scale sculptural projects. Furthermore, Paley’s creative process is represented throughout the exhibition by drawings, maquettes, and photographs. He continually pushes the boundaries of what is thought to be possible with iron and steel, whether with his monumentally heroic sculptures, such as Sentinel (2003), made from Cor-Ten steel, stainless steel, and bronze, or his small-scale domestic tables, door furniture, and lamps, forged from steel and bronze. No matter the scale, Paley’s work provides a decorative richness to offset the usual corporate and institutional blandness of much contemporary architecture. It is no surprise that he is the first and remains the only metalsmith to be awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Institute of Architects (1995), the AIA’s highest award to a non-architect. Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Gallery 31 500 Seventeenth Street NW Washington, DC 20006
GWebinar: Are you Ready to be Powered by Pro Bono? Date: September 16, 2014 Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDTLocation: Online Learn how to transform the way you serve the community. This GWebinar presented by GW alumnus and Executive Director of Taproot Foundation, Max Skolnik, ESIA MA '99, will discuss the challenges and benefits of pro bono service, a step-by-step guide to getting started, and best practices and resources in the field. In this webinar you will: Explore opportunities to use your professional talents for positive social good. Discover a great way to network and hone critical skills. Understand innovative trends in the corporate and nonprofit sectors. System Requirements: GWebinars are scheduled events simulcast over the web via Adobe Connect. You'll need a computer with a browser, Adobe Flash player, Internet connection, and functional speakers or headphones. Voice-Over IP will broadcast the audio over your computer, so no phone access is needed. Please be mindful of the Time Zone of the presentation. GWebinars are limited to 300 participants. Access details will be provided once you register. Tweeting during the event? Use #networkGW to stay connected!Learn more about this event and register online on the GW Alumni website.
Researching Potter   4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Researching Potter Tuesday, September 16 4-5pm Gelman Library, Room 219 They say you should write research papers on things that really interest you, so why not write about The Boy Who Lived? Come for a conversation about Harry Potter Studies (yes! that's a thing!) and how to convince your professors to let you bring Hogwarts into your academic projects. This workshop is presented by librarian Tolonda Henderson, who has presented at academic conferences on Harry Potter and libraries.
Networking Happy Hour with GW Atlanta Alumni Date: Tuesday, September 16Time: 6:30-8:30pmLocation: Marlow's Tavern- Sandy Springs The Prado 5590 Roswell Road, Suite A-160 Atlanta, GA 30342 Description:The GW Atlanta Alumni Network invites you to join fellow Colonials for a networking happy hour at Marlow's Tavern at The Prado from 6:30-8:30pm on Tuesday, September 16. Come out and meet new alumni and some of the new members of the GW Atlanta Alumni Network. Cost of registration is $12 for alumni (classes of 2003 and earlier) and guests and $10 for young alumni (classes of 2004 and later). Registration includes appetizers and 1 drink ticket (beer or wine). Online registration has now closed. You are welcome to register onsite. Please bring the registration fee of $12 (for alumni and guests) or $10 (for young alumni, classes of 2004-2014) with you in either cash or check. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Derek Jansante at Thank youLearn more about this event and register online on the GW Alumni website.
Volleyball vs. Georgetown   7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
GW Volleyball takes on Georgetown at 7 p.m. in the Smith Center. Visit for more information.
The George Washington University Presents: 2014 Latino Heritage Celebration ENOUGH: Tal Como Soy ALTA RODRIGUEZ ADVOCATE AND TRAILBLAZER September 16, 2014 7:00pm Marvin Center, Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre Be motivated by the words of Alta Rodriguez the Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity. Doors open at 6:30pm. Please RSVP for this event The 2014 Latino Heritage Celebration, ENOUGH: Tal Como Soy, celebrates each individual for being a part of the ever changing image and description of what it means to be a Latino/a. The theme encourages each person to celebrate their Latino identity, whether they’re first or fifteenth generation because regardless of appearance, language, or upbringing – each person who identifies as a Latino/a provides us with an important piece of our history, present, and future. Sponsored by the LGBT Resource Center, the Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service, Organization of Latino American Students, La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Lambda Upsilon/Senoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc., Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc., Casa Blanca, GW Mexican Student Association, Multicultural Business Student Association, GW Latino Alumni Association and the GW Student Association. For more information, please contact the MSSC at 202-994-6772 or

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