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Gallery 102 at the George Washington University is excited to present LEGAL: Branco, Gen Duarte, Nick Alive, TIKKA, Vermelho, opening October 6 and running for four weeks, until October 31. The exhibition is the first presentation of Brazilian street art in Washington, DC and features the work of five Sao Paolo-based artists. The exhibition was curated by Roxanne Goldberg, a senior art history major at GW, and is being presented in collaboration with ArtFarm Annapolis and the Fringe Festival Annapolis. LEGAL challenges visitors to think of street art as a polyvalent practice with an infinite capacity for social change and community building. A catalog with full-colored reproductions and texts by specialist authors will be available in a digital format online, and for sale in print. LEGAL opens with a public reception with the artists, who will be flown in from Brazil, on Thursday, October 9 from 6- 8 PM. Gallery 102 Smith Hall of Art 801 22nd Street NW Washington, DC 20052
Think you have what it takes to take on a Zombie Apocalypse? Grab a Nerf Blaster and join the GW Humans Versus Zombies' 10-day campus wide challenge and see which side you'll be on! E-mail us for more info on registration at gwu.hvz@gmail.com or Search us on Facebook at GWU Humans vs Zombies
Serve Your City will be selling Halloween Grams from October 13th to October 28th to raise money to bring students from an under-served inner city high school to campus. The purpose being to expose these students to GW and some of the great opportunities, resources and experiences that college in general has to offer. A Halloween Gram is a fun note with a bag of candy attached to it that can be sent to a friend, professor or significant other on campus. Halloween Grams will cost $2 and will be sold in Kogan Plaza, J Street Terrace, Ivory, Thurston and the MSSC. The Halloween Grams will be delivered to students on October 30th and 31st.
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Are you struggling writing and editing your research paper? Help is available through The GW Writing Center, a FREE service that helps students and faculty with their writing projects. Beginning this Wednesday, October 1st, we are pleased to welcome Ijeoma Egekeze, as the Graduate Writing Center Tutor specialized in the health sciences who will be providing writing and editing support from 5:30pm-8:30pm. - Tutor: Ijeoma Egekeze - Location: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor - Weekly: Wednesday - Hours: 5:30pm-8:30pm - Cost: FREE! HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT: If you wish to make an appointment to see a specialized Writing Center tutor at the Himmelfarb Library, please call (202.994.3765), directly and ask for an appointment with Ijeoma @ Himmelfarb.
Are you struggling writing and editing your research paper? Help is available through The GW Writing Center, a FREE service that helps students and faculty with their writing projects. Beginning this Wednesday, October 1st, we are pleased to welcome Ijeoma Egekeze, as the Graduate Writing Center Tutor specialized in the health sciences who will be providing writing and editing support from 5:30pm-8:30pm. - Tutor: Ijeoma Egekeze - Location: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor - Weekly: Wednesday - Hours: 5:30pm-8:30pm - Cost: FREE! HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT: If you wish to make an appointment to see a specialized Writing Center tutor at the Himmelfarb Library, please call (202.994.3765), directly and ask for an appointment with Ijeoma @ Himmelfarb.
Are you struggling writing and editing your research paper? Help is available through The GW Writing Center, a FREE service that helps students and faculty with their writing projects. Beginning this Wednesday, October 1st, we are pleased to welcome Ijeoma Egekeze, as the Graduate Writing Center Tutor specialized in the health sciences who will be providing writing and editing support from 5:30pm-8:30pm. - Tutor: Ijeoma Egekeze - Location: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor - Weekly: Wednesday - Hours: 5:30pm-8:30pm - Cost: FREE! HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT: If you wish to make an appointment to see a specialized Writing Center tutor at the Himmelfarb Library, please call (202.994.3765), directly and ask for an appointment with Ijeoma @ Himmelfarb.
Pilot: Fine Arts Thesis Show   ( 9:00 AM Oct 15 - 7:00 PM Oct 26 )
Pilot opens October 15th and gives a mid-semester preview of senior students' swell of fresh work at the Corcoran School. Students use new mediums and work with sculpture in plaster, cement and off-the-shelf cosmetics.
PETA2 Virtual Reality Exhibit   ( 9:00 AM Oct 21 - 3:00 PM )
This exhibit couples the most cutting-edge virtual reality (VR) hardware availableincluding wireless VR goggles, motion-capture cameras, and a powerful computerwith guidance from leading VR psychologists in order to immerse participants in a world where they can flap their wings, communicate with other chickens, take dust baths, and engage in other natural chicken behavior. But as participants soon learn, life for any of the 26 million chickens slaughtered every day isnt a walk in the park. Read more: http://www.peta.org/blog/petas-innovative-virtual-reality-experience-turns-chicken/#ixzz3GFZdV5Gp
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Susan Roth: Form, Frame, Fold   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Jan 30 2015
Exhibition of painting and "steel painting" by artist Susan Roth. October 22, 2014 - January 30, 2015.
Entrepreneur Office Hours   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The GW Office of Entrepreneurship and GW Business Plan Competition host office hours for current or aspiring entrepreneurs in the GW community (GW students, faculty, staff and alumni). Register to receive personalized advice from Executive Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Jim Chung and/or Director of the GW Business Plan Competition, Lex McCusker. We will also have guest entrepreneurs pop in, so stay tuned! Receive free and impartial advice on how to: - Build a successful lean startup company - Brainstorm startup strategies - Find startup funding opportunities - Learn about the entrepreneurship resources available at GW - Navigate the technology transfer and patent process - Learn about the GW Business Plan Competition Register to secure a spot for your visit.
NIH Comes to GW   10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Dionne Jones, Ph.D., Acting Chief, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Services Research Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research will discuss current NIDA funding priorities and trends to include Special Populations Initiatives of Women’s and Sex/Gender Differences, and minority and health disparities concerns, the review processes and career development programs. Please contact reshelp@gwu.edu to RSVP. For information on NIDA’s Services Research Branch: http://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/organization/divisions/division-epidemiology-services-prevention-research-despr/services-research-branch-srb
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Dr. Beverly Lunsford, director of the GW Center on Aging, Health & Humanities, together with her colleagues, will present some of the ways the arts are used in education programs for health-care students and practicing health-care professionals. By incorporating the arts, educators intend to highlight the capacity of older adults (including those with neurocognitive impairments) for continued growth and development—with the goal of improving care of older adults and their families. This half-hour program, followed by informal discussion and coffee, is part of a series of lunchtime lectures that connect GW faculty, students, and the public during the spring and fall semesters. Free; no reservations required. Produced in collaboration with the Arts Initiative Committee of GW.
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Have a question? Ask a Himmelfarb Librarian and get help with research and citing sources. Location: Milken Institute School of Public Health Room: Resource Room (200C) Date/Time: Wednesday's 4:00pm-6:00 pm* *Except Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Flu Shot Clinic   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Student Health Service will offer Flu shots to students.No appointment needed. The cost is $20 billed to Student Accounts. No charge to students with Aetna Student Health Insurance. Student Health Service ,2141 K St. NW suite 501, 5-7 pm
The Middle East Policy Forum will show the documentary “No End in Sight,” which provides a critical and comprehensive look at the Bush Administration’s approach at the time of the U.S. intervention and its aftermath. Three experts featured in the film—Ambassador Bodine, Colonel Hughes, and Colonel Wilkerson—will discuss their experiences in Iraq and provide a contextual basis for the country’s ongoing descent into chaos. This is a special event broken into different parts: 5:00 – 6:30 pm: Documentary Screening 6:30 – 7:00 pm: Light Supper 7:00 – 8:30 pm: Panel & Discussion Speakers: Paul Hughes, Senior Advisor for International Affairs, USIP Barbara Bodine, Director, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University Lawrence Wilkerson, Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Government and Public Policy, former Chief of Staff to Sec. of State Colin Powell
Atwater Brewery Tasting with GW Detroit Alumni Network Date: Wednesday, October 22Time: 6-8pmLocation: Atwater Brewery 237 Jos Campau Detroit, MI 48207 Description:The GW Detroit Alumni Network invites you to join your fellow Colonials for a tasting and private reception at Atwater Brewery on Wednesday, October 22, followed by a private reception. Registration will open at 5:30pm and there will be opening remarks from the Detroit Alumni Network Committee at 6pm, followed by a tasting and private reception where food will be served.The cost of registration is $10 per person and your registration includes your tasting and a private reception with appetizers. Online registration for this event has now closed. If still wish to attend, you are welcome to register on-site and pay your registration fee via cash or check. Questions can be directed to Derek Jansante, Coordinator of Regional and Young Alumni Programs, at djansante@email.gwu.edu.Learn more about this event and register online on the GW Alumni website.
DEB Seminar Series: Wenze Tang, Student CE Experience at Curatio International Foundation With a background in English and International Relations, Wenze Tang obtained his MPH in Biostatistics from Milken School of Public Health in 2014. As a MPH student, he was engaged in a supply study of primary care clinics in California and inthe ECHPP (Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Plans) studies in DC area. He completed his Culminating Experience in Tbilisi, Georgia, working on data analysis from CIF's national health utilization study. For his Practicum, he led one small retrospective drug safety study on warfarin and dabigatran at Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness under Bloomberg School of Public Health. Mr. Tang is currently working to publish the results as first author. He is now a data manager/statsitician at Children's National Medical Center, focusing on natural history studies and clinical trials involving rare muscular diseases such as Duchenne and Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. Place: Conference Room, 950 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, 5th Floor All are welcome and a light lunch will be provided. Students may use this for professional enhancement credit. RSVPs are not required for this talk.
Are you struggling writing and editing your research paper? Help is available through The GW Writing Center, a FREE service that helps students and faculty with their writing projects. Beginning this Wednesday, October 1st, we are pleased to welcome Ijeoma Egekeze, as the Graduate Writing Center Tutor specialized in the health sciences who will be providing writing and editing support from 5:30pm-8:30pm. - Tutor: Ijeoma Egekeze - Location: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor - Weekly: Wednesday - Hours: 5:30pm-8:30pm - Cost: FREE! HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT: If you wish to make an appointment to see a specialized Writing Center tutor at the Himmelfarb Library, please call (202.994.3765), directly and ask for an appointment with Ijeoma @ Himmelfarb.
How do you know what research is out there? How can you know what you don't know? Librarian David Killian will help you be sure with a comprehensive search of all published book literature using Worldcat. This workshop is best for disciplines that write books, especially the humanities and social sciences. Lit Review How To is a series of workshops for graduate students working on a literature review for a thesis or dissertation. These 30-minute workshops will teach tips to save you time and sanity. All sessions will take place in Gelman Library, Room 219. Please bring your own computer.
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Panel discussion on the history of women and immigration featuring historian Dr. Donna Gabaccia of the University of Toronto and Diane Portnoy, founder of The Immigrant Learning Center. The hour-long event will be followed by a reception. Free admission for GW students, faculty, and staff but RSVP is appreciated -- http://nwhm.ticketleap.com/immigration/.
How Do I Become A Political Communications Consultant? Featuring GW alumnus Trevor Francis, CCAS BA '95 Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Time: 6:30-8pmLocation: Alumni House, 1918 F Street, NW Description:If you have an interest in exploring a career in political communication, media relations, and campaign communications consulting, then you should join us for this event during Media & Communications Week! This event is open to GW students and alumni. Please RSVP your attendance below as space is limited. About Trevor Francis As Executive Vice President and Managing Partner, Trevor Francis is responsible for leading and executing JDA Frontline’s business and strategic growth plans. He serves as a senior counselor and resource to all of JDA Frontline’s clients. He also works with clients to develop, implement and manage programs that further their public affairs, educational or reputational goals. Prior to JDA Frontline, Trevor was Senior Vice President and Partner in the Washington, D.C., office of FleishmanHillard where he led a wide array of national and state advocacy campaigns. He provided strategic communications, media relations and issues management counsel to clients confronting reputational challenges. He previously served as Communications Director for the Republican National Committee where he led efforts to advance the party’s message and agenda on Capitol Hill, in state capitals, and among grassroots organizations. Additional agency experience includes serving more than five years as Managing Director at Burson-Marsteller, where he managed a host of issue campaigns to influence potential actions by Congress, state legislatures and regulatory bodies. Trevor also has significant experience in the executive branch, having served in public affairs positions at the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Commerce. In both agencies, he played key roles in support of Administration priori...
This is a small and informal information session held both ONLINE and IN-PERSON for students interested in earning either a MA in Philosophy or an MA in Philosophy and Social Policy. Current faculty members will discuss prerequisites for admission, career opportunities, and coursework. Current students will talk about their own experiences in the program, and ample time will be reserved for Q&A. - Register to attend this session ONLINE. - Register to attend this session IN-PERSON.
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Dinner with Alumni in France Date: Wednesday, Oct. 22Time: 7:15 p.m.Location: Private Residence Paris, France75116Details will follow registration Description: The Office of Alumni Relations and the Office for Study Abroad invites study abroad students in France to participate in the Dinner with Alumni program. Join fellow Colonials to discuss career interests, gain professional advice and share the GW experience. Foggy Bottom just got a little closer to Paris. Space is limited. The registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 17By Invitation OnlyLearn more about this event and register online on the GW Alumni website.
Responsible Alcohol Manager (RAM) Training is an interactive certification workshop facilitated by CADE staff and GWise Peer Educators. The training contains a brief overview of the CADE Event Registration Procedures, responsible hosting tips, information on how alcohol impacts the body, and how to respond in emergency situations.
Getting into Grad School Workshop   7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Come to Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honors Society, Getting Into Grad School Workshop. The workshop will be led by Dr. Katrin Schultheiss, the Director of Graduate Studies in the History Department. Learn valuable tips and tricks for graduate school applications.



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