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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.
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:
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
Students beginning their studies toward an MPA or MPP degree are encouraged to participate in orientation activities to prepare them to succeed as students in GW's Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration. Between 8-10a.m., students can check in and get a LinkedIn headshot photo with a professional photographer. Beginning at 10a.m., orientation will include introductions to the program and participants, information regarding diversity and inclusion at the school, the opportunity to learn more about career services and advising and the chance to connect with returning students, faculty and fellow new students.
The Department of Prevention and Community Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health student Culminating Experience (CE) presentations will take place in classroom 300A in the Milken Institute School of Public Health. The Culminating Experience is a planned experience that requires a student to synthesize and integrate knowledge acquired in coursework and to apply theory and principles in an experience that approximates some aspect of professional practice. The students presenting are completing their studies in one of our four program tracks : Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) Public Health Communication and Marketing (PHCM) Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Health Promotion (HP) If you would like to attend a particular presentation, please arrive in advance of the scheduled time slot. Out of respect to the student presenters, we ask that no one enter or exit the room during the presentation. The schedule of presentations for both days, 8/25 and 8/26, is attached.
Trachtenberg School PhD Orientation   11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
2016 PhD Orientation Schedule MPA Building Room 601Z August 25, 2016 11:00-11:45 am: Library Resource Orientation & Tour with Shmuel Ben-Gad 12:00-12:45pm: Lunch with current students (w/ Nora Wiseman, Yaerin Park, Faya Hayati and XinXin Han) 1:00-1:30 pm: General Administration with Denee' 1:30-2:00 pm: Everything You Need to Know about Career Services - Denise Riebman 2:00-2:45 pm: Curriculum with Donna Infeld 2:45-3:00 pm: Break/Move to Basement 3:00-3:30 pm: Faculty introductions (MPA, B07) 3:30-4:30 pm: Reception with faculty (MPA basement lobby) 6:00-8:00 pm: Happy Hour Bertucci's at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
Graduate Student Services Fair   3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
All new graduate and professional students and their families are cordially invited to attend Graduate Welcome events on Thursday, August 25, 2016. Graduate Services Fair 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Science and Engineering Hall, Basement Level, 800 22nd ST NW The Graduate Services Fair will feature departments and offices from across the university, as well as graduate student organizations and outside vendors. Attending the fair will allow you to learn about all of the many services and opportunities available to graduate students at The George Washington University. For more information please visit:
Get to know the powerful tools and unique resources your Libraries have for graduate students. Learn about library spaces and services, and discover resources specific to your discipline. This orientation will provide a great overview of how to use the library and make sure you are ready for that first research project. There are six sessions to choose from: Thursday, August 18, 5-6pm Friday, August 19, 11:30am-12:30pm Thursday, August 25, 4-5pm Friday, August 26, 11:30am-12:30pm, 2-3pm, and 3-4pm These orientations fill up early so please RSVP to reserve your preferred session. Be sure to check out our research guide, "What Graduate Students Need to Know " for more information, and feel free to contact a librarian to schedule a one-on-one research consultation at any point during the semester.
All new graduate and professional students and their families are cordially invited to attend Graduate Welcome events on Thursday, August 25, 2016. The day will feature several events for new students, including a student services fair, a formal welcome ceremony featuring special speakers and university administrators, and a welcome reception where new students can mingle and network. Space is limited for the Graduate Welcome Ceremony and Reception. Students must RSVP by August 20, 2016 . Graduate Welcome Ceremony 5 to 6 p.m. Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St NW RSVP for the Welcome Ceremony and Reception The Graduate Welcome Ceremony is the formal welcome to GW for all new graduate students. The ceremony will feature speakers from the administration, the GW alumni association, and current graduate students. All new students will receive the special GW lapel pin that marks their entry into the GW community. Graduate Welcome Reception 6 to 7 p.m. Kogan Plaza and Mid-Campus Quad A reception featuring light refreshments will follow the ceremony. Students and their guests are encouraged to meet and network with university staff and other new students. For more information and to RSVP please visit:

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