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This exhibition showcases prints and explores the career of Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshigeconsidered one of the great masters of woodblock printmaking. The exhibition will feature all the prints in Hiroshiges seminal Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido Road series. The series was published in 1834 and established Hiroshiges reputation as the foremost artist of the topographical landscape. In this collection of woodblock prints, Hiroshige, who is influential to artists in Japan and in the West, documented his pilgrimage along the Eastern Road that linked Edo (now Tokyo) with Kyotothe ancient imperial capital of Japan. Along the Eastern Road: Hiroshiges Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido is organized by the Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania. Partial funding is provided by the Friends of the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery and the Frances K. and Leonard W. Burka Fund for the Arts. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - Friday, December 2, 2016 Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For more information: Image: Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797 - 1858), 16th Station: Yui, circa 1833-4 from Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido Road (detail), woodblock print, courtesy of Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania.
The George Washington University kicks off the academic year with more than 30 events to welcome undergraduate and graduate students. Discover GW’s resources for success, build connections with fellow students, explore the DC and GW communities, and create new memories that will last a lifetime. Welcome Week 2016 features informative and social events to help students succeed at GW including: GW First Night, EngageGW Student Organization and University Services Fair, Freshman Day of Service and Convocation, and many, many more! For more information and a full event calendar, please visit the Welcome Week website at
Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora   ( 10:00 AM Apr 16 - 5:00 PM Sep 4 )
In this juried and invitational exhibition, forty-four artists share personal and universal stories of migration—from historic events that scattered communities across continents to today’s accounts of migrants and refugees adapting to a new homeland. Co-organized with Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) and with assistance from GW’s Diaspora Program in the Elliott School of International Affairs. Learn more at
For Juniors, Seniors and Graduate Students: Applications are being accepted August 1-September 9, 2016 for GW Career Quest - an exclusive program to visit top employer headquarters in New York City and San Francisco during academic year breaks. Fall Break: New York City - October 23-25, 2016 - for students interested in Communications/Media/PR Winter Break: San Francisco - January 9-13, 2017 - all majors LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE. DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 9 Info/Application: Questions:
[8/31 5:00-6:15pm] Bystander Intervention and Sexual Assault Prevention. Marvin Ctr 302
ISCOPES Student Alumni Panel   11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Learn more about ISCOPES by meeting a panel of past student participants! Free pizza available at 11:30 AM (first come, first serve). Kindly RSVP here: -- ISCOPES is an evolving health focused service-learning initiative that places GW students, staff, faculty, community practitioners, and neighbors from the DC Metro Area in interprofessional learning communities to address bigger picture health issues through smarter service.Learn more at
Geared toward people who may have been involved in violence prevention programs previously, this workshop will explore cultural and social factors related to sexual assault and relationship abuse. We’ll talk about issues like “rape culture” and “consent culture,” and strategize about how to effect social change. We’ll also cover opportunities for getting involved on campus and in the local area. This session meets the requirement for in-person prevention programming for first year students. Wednesday, August 31st, 1:30-2:45pm. Marvin Center 302. For more information about prevention programs and your workshop options, visit
Everyone deserves to be safe and happy in their dating, romantic, and sexual relationships. This workshop will focus on identifying the key components of healthy relationships, recognizing warning signs of relationship abuse, and helping friends who might be in trouble. This session meets the requirement for in-person prevention programming for first year students. Wednesday, August 31st. 3:15-4:30pm. Marvin Center 302. For more information about prevention programs and your workshop options, visit
This workshop will be led by the nationally renowned organization Men Can Stop Rape. Men will be able to talk together about creating cultures free of sexual and relationship violence, about keeping one another safe and holding one another accountable. This session meets the requirement for in-person prevention programming for first year students. Wednesday, August 31st, 7pm-8:15pm. Marvin Center 309. For more information about new student programs and your workshop options, visit
First Generation Connect   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
You might identify as a first generation college student if your parents did not graduate from a four-year college or university. If so then this event is for you! Come meet fellow first generation students, both incoming first-years and upperclassmen alike. Connect with offices and student organizations that can support and assist you while you're here at GW. Refreshments will be served so at the very least come for a free cookie and stay for the connections that will help you succeed as a Colonial! This event is part of GW's Welcome Week. To view all Welcome Week events, visit
Learn about graduate programs in engineering and computer science at GW's main campus in Washington, DC. RSVP:

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