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DC International Film Festival 2014   ( 12:00 AM Apr 17 - 12:00 AM Apr 27 )
WASHINGTON The Washington, DC International Film Festival (Filmfest DC) returns to the nations capital for the last time April 17 27, 2014, celebrating nearly three decades of bringing award-winning movies to Washington, DC theater goers. Among its extensive program of over 80 features, documentaries, comedies, shorts, award winners and discoveries, the Districts premiere film festival will highlight audience favorite series Trust No One: Espionage and Thrillers, The Lighter Side and Justice Matters. Feast Your Eyes will be a special series of full-length features whose fun, inventive and original stories all revolve around the theme of food. Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema has been added as a festival venue this year. Now in its 28th and, final year, Filmfest DC is back to celebrate nearly three decades of bringing thousands of entertaining and thought-provoking films to Washington and to thank the hundreds of thousands of DC film fanatics and volunteers who have attended the festival over the years.
"Light It Up Blue" at GW   ( 12:00 AM Apr 2 - 12:00 AM Apr 30 )
On April 2, landmarks across the world will be illuminated in blue to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day. With your help, GW will join this global effort…and keep our campus lit for the entire month of April! Autism Speaks developed the Light It Up Blue campaign to support and raise awareness for the millions of people the world over diagnosed with autism. GW's Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders (AND) Initiative will share 20% of our goal with Autism Speaks to further their work. With your help, 2014 will mark the third year that the AND Initiative will light up our Foggy Bottom, Mt. Vernon, and Ashburn, VA campuses in blue to create Autism Awareness and show our support for this global health concern. Please make a gift today! Donors will be invited to a special neighborhood gathering at CIRCA Foggy Bottom on April 2nd
GW Service Hour Submission Deadline   ( 12:00 AM Apr 3 - 12:00 AM May 2 )
GW is a community committed to public and community service. Last year, together, GW logged over 250,000 hours of community service. This year, we know we can log more hours! Learn how to log your service hours. Service hours logged can also make students eligible for awards at our Celebration of Service and special commencement cords. The date range for eligible service hours for this year’s awards are May 2, 2013 thru May 2, 2014.
The Taming of the Shrew   12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Apr 26
Ever feel like everyone likes your younger sibling more than you? And then your dad makes a rule that you have to be married off first? Come out and see the show that inspired "10 Things I Hate About You". GW Shakespeare Company presents a 1950's version of "The Taming of the Shrew" directed by Rosamond Kopczynski. Performances are April 24rd at 8 pm and April 25th and 26th at 7 and 10 pm at Lisner Downstage. $5 tickets, cash only!
Emergencies can occur anywhere at any time. GW plans for all-hazards and relies on designated and essential employees to perform specific critical and essential functions during a university closure or emergency. Divisions, departments and offices support university emergency response efforts by remaining operational and providing support as requested by university leadership. University Human Resources and the Office of Safety and Security has collaborated to provide additional detail regarding emergency planning and response responsibilities for (1) designated and essential employees and (2) academic and administrative management. Designated and essential employees, their managers and those responsible for emergency planning should attend one of the following 90-minute information sessions: Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) Monday 4/21, 10am, Enterprise Hall 175 Monday 4/21, 2pm, Enterprise Hall 175 Mount Vernon Thursday 4/24, 10am, Eckles Auditorium Foggy Bottom Wednesday 4/30, 2pm, Marvin Center 405 Thursday 5/1, 10am, Marvin Center 301 Tuesday 5/6, 2pm, Marvin Center 309 Sessions will include free giveaways. Seating is limited. Please RSVP at or call 202-994-9259. If you have questions about emergency preparedness, please visit or contact the Office of Emergency Management at 202-994-4936 or
CSE Happy Tables   11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
GW’s Center for Student Engagement is wrapping up the spring semester with a number of new programs, including weekly Happy Tables. For the remainder of the semester the campus community can find CSE Happy Tables from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. at the Foggy Bottom Campus on Wednesdays and at the Mount Vernon Campus on Thursdays. The tables will take a different theme each week: April 16 (Foggy Bottom – Square 80) & April 17 (Mount Vernon – Quad): Daffodils Days – handing out daffodils and lemonade April 23 (Foggy Bottom – Square 80) & April 24 (Mount Vernon - Quad): Bubbles – featuring bubble machines, bubble wands, and bubble gum April 30 (Foggy Bottom - Kogan) & May 1 (Mount Vernon - Quad): Recess – nostalgic snacks and games, including four square and jump rope May 7 (Foggy Bottom University Yard & Mount Vernon Quad): TrailMix ReMix – make your own trail mix
We look forward to seeing you at this exciting event sponsored by GW's Department of History: "Delegation of Authority in Medieval and Early Modern Europe and the Islamic Empires" Dr. Vasileios Syros Senior Research Fellow, Academy of Finland Onassis Visiting Professor, McGill University Thursday, April 24 4:00 pm 801 22nd St. NW, Phillips Hall 411 Dr. Syros' research interests focus on the interaction among the Christian, Islamic, and Jewish traditions of political thought as well as on cross-cultural encounters in the early modern period. Please RSVP to Professor Dina Khoury (
Art Therapy   5:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Hour and a half art therapy session. West Hall B108, Mount Vernon Campus
Tampa Bay Alumni Network Welcomes the GW Golf Team! We are sorry, this event has been postponed. Date/Time: Thursday, April 24 | 5-7pm5pm: Private Reception TPC Grill Room and Pavilion 6pm: Clinic/Demonstration with the GW Golf Team and resident Golf expertsTPC Practice Facility Location:TPC Tampa Bay5300 West Lutz Lake Fern RoadLutz, FL 33558#GWTampaBay Description: The GW Tampa Bay Alumni Network invites you and your fellow area alumni to come together and welcome the GW Golf Team while they are in town for the Atlantic 10 Championship. It is an exciting time for the team and it is a great opportunity to not only meet fellow alumni, but to talk to the current students on the team, and engage with the greater GW community! There will be a private reception in the TPC Grill Room and Pavilion at TPC Tampa Bay and then attendees will be able to go onto their practice facility with the team for a clinic/golf demonstration. Cost of registration is $10 for all alumni and guests; please register your attendance in advance. Appetizers and two non-alcoholic drinks per person will be included in your registration. Cash bar will be provided for any additional alcoholic drinks guests wish to purchase.Learn more about this event and register online on the GW Alumni website.
Political Science Alumni Reception Date: Thursday, April 24Time: 6-8pmLocation: The Home of Bryan Tramont (Dupont Circle Neighborhood)Description: Please join hosts Bryan Tramont, CCAS BA ’89, managing partner at Wilkinson Barker Knauer and Julie Silverbrook, CCAS BA ’09, Executive Director, The Constitutional Sources Project, and your fellow GW Political Science Alumni for a networking reception at the home of Mr. Tramont. Reconnect and network with fellow alumni and hear from Danny Hayes, GW Assistant Professor of Political Science, and Contributor to The Washington Post’s Wonkblog, who will discuss current political events. Due to limited space this event is only open to GW Political Science alumni and their one guest. All attendees must be registered in advance. Please Note: Mr. Tramont's home is accessible to the Dupont Circle Metro station on the Red Line. The address will be provided in the reminder email you will receive prior to the event. Learn more about this event and register online on the GW Alumni website.
Academic Honors Dinner   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Each year the George Washington University recognizes dedication to excellence in learning by honoring the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award Recipients, the top 2%, by GPA, of sophomores, juniors and seniors who have distinguished themselves inside and outside the classroom. Additionally, each school with undergraduate students presents a Distinguished Scholar.
The Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service invites you to our three-part spring 2014 Service Reflection Series: Connection Through Reflection Come if you have served the community! Come if you would like to connect with like-minded volunteers! You've done hard work for your community—now come share it with us through reflection activities: February 18 8-9 pm: Marvin Room 413 March 24 7-8 pm: Marvin Room 413 April 24 6:30-7:30 pm: Marvin Room 307 You can come to any or all of the events in the series! Bring your service-oriented friends, enjoy refreshments, and reflect back on the service you have done for your community. We look forward to seeing you! The Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service Academic Service-Learning
Join world renowned data analyst Dr. Terry Richarson as he explores GWU's Graduate Certificate program in Survey Design and Data Analysis. The program builds skills in: Sampling and designing surveys Collecting and analyzing data Critically analyzing public opinion Graduates acquire expertise to manage the phases of the process in corporate, association or government agency settings. Courses focus on designing and pretesting questionnaires, sampling cases, collecting and compiling data, computing estimates and margins of error, writing reports and managing the survey process. For additional information and to RSVP, click here.
GWU Red Cross will be hosting a fundraiser at Sweet Greens in support of victims of the Philippine Typhoon. Bring your friends and eat yummy food, all while helping a good cause! Come out on Thursday, April 24 from 7-8:30PM. All the proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross for the Philippine Typhoon Relief.
Join us for an in depth look at The George Washington University's Organizational Sciences Graduate Program. This 12-course (36-credit) master's degree focuses on the optimization of a variety of organizations (for profit, non-profit, etc.) -- with a particular focus on the individual- (micro), group-, and organization- (macro) levels -- and all within a cutting-edge global perspective. Our two concentrations — Organizational Management and Human ResourcesManagement —will prepare you to: Analyze and solve problems Synthesize information Rethink work processes Enhance member collaboration Direct organizational culture Persuade with data Optimize organizational success For more information and to RSVP, click here.

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