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Susan Roth: Form, Frame, Fold   ( 10:00 AM Oct 22 2014 - 5:00 PM Jan 30 )
Exhibition of painting and "steel painting" by artist Susan Roth. October 22, 2014 - January 30, 2015.
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Blackboard: Discussion Boards   11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice creating Forums, Forum Settings, and grading Forums. Register Here
National Drug Facts Week   11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Join the Colonial Health Center: Health Promotion and Prevention Services as we educate the campus community on various drugs that are used in our society today. Drop by our table in front of the Marvin Center first floor elevators to test your knowledge of current drugs, learn quick facts about how these drugs impact the body and be encouraged to make healthy decisions while in college!
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Marc W. Mittelman of Harvard Universitys School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will present Biofilms and Biological Fouling in Occupational Settings. The event is part of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health 2015 Invited Speaker Seminar Series. Biofilms are communities of microorganisms that are associated with animate and inanimate surfaces. Their discrete associations with surfaces are mediated by extracellular polymeric substances (EPS), which act to stabilize the attachment process and can participate in localized physicochemical reactions. Biofilms represent the predominate mode of life--as opposed to planktonic growth--for microbial communities in nature, medicine, and industry. Microbial activity within biofilms, while often beneficial for processes such as waste treatment and food production, can lead to biological fouling, or biofouling. Mechanical disruptions, microbially influenced corrosion, deleterious xenobiotic transformation reactions, and the creation of pathogen reservoirs have all been associated with biofouling. The event will be held in the 4th floor conference room at 950 New Hampshire Ave., NW. All are welcome to attend. A light lunch will be provided, and RSVPS to Kallista Bernal (kallista@gwu.edu) are strongly encouraged.
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Foreign Language Cafe   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Casual Conversation, Coffee, Pizza The Foreign Language Cafe is an opportunity for anyone interested in using language skills to engage in casual conversation in numerous languages while enjoying refreshments in a relaxed setting. The Monday dates will cover: ASL, English, French, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese and Turkish. Located in the Eckles Library Auditorium, the Cafe takes place on a monthly basis throughout the academic year, is free and requires no advance sign-up. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Elizabeth Somers Center, Eckles Library and the GW Language Center.
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Your Career & Personal Branding, An Evening with Lindsey PollakPresented by the Shenkman Career Services Fund Date: Monday, January 26, 2015 Time: 6-8:30pm* Location: Marvin Center Grand Ballroom (3rd Floor) 800 21st Street, NW Description: Are you ready to land your dream job? Need advice on succeeding in the 21st century workplace? Join New York Times Bestselling author, Lindsey Pollak, for an interactive presentation that will provide tips on careers and professional leadership for the next generation. This event is open to students and alumni; please register your attendance in advance. The first 50 attendees will receive a free copy of Lindsey Pollak's new book (she will be available for a signing at the reception). *Presentation will begin at 6pm with a reception and book-signing to follow. Walk-in registration will be allowed at the door! Learn more about this event and register online on the GW Alumni website.
HeForShe DC Launch   6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Global Women's Institute is partnering with the National Capital Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women to launch the HeForShe campaign in Washington, DC. HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality developed by UN Women to engage men and boys as advocates and agents of change for the achievement of gender equality and women's rights. The event will feature Manuel Contreras of the Global Women's Institute, Neil Irvin from Men Can Stop Rape, Oswaldo Montoya from Promundo, and GWSA President Nick Gumas. There will also be a special appearance from Orlando Dixon of The Voice. All attendees will have an opportunity to sign the HeForShe pledge, recognizing how crucial their participation is in ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls. To RSVP, go to: http://globalwomensinstitute.gwu.edu/heforshe-dc-launch



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