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Scraps presents the work of three designers who have pioneered creative approaches to recycling textiles: Luisa Cevese of Riedizioni in Milan; Christina Kim of Dosa in Los Angeles; and Reiko Sudo of Nuno in Tokyo. Organized by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
GWs Luther W. Brady Art Gallery has been showcasing art on the universitys Foggy Bottom campus for 15 years. The new exhibition, Drawn From: 15 Years of Exhibitions at the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, celebrates highlights from the gallerys history and the universitys extensive art collection and new gifts of work by Howard Hodgkin and Holly Trostle Brigham. Past exhibitions highlighted in the new show fall into three categories: historical, thematic, and major modern and contemporary artists. Collaborations include an exhibition with the Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, followed by collaborations with the Reading Public Museum, Demuth Museum, Stetson University and New Art Centre in UK, among others have extended the ability to show artists of international scope. Beginning with Epic Paintings in 2002, ongoing relationships with New York institutions and major artists have brought the GW Community into contact with art never before seen in Washington. By joining university-wide initiatives, such as in Imagination and Knowledge: Centennial Celebration of Einsteins Miraculous Year, when Einsteins personal effects were on view alongside photographs of the man, scientific input from the Physics Department enriched the educational impact of the initiative. Exhibitions such as Enlightened Thinking, Lasting Appeal responded to a citywide celebration of French culture and featured Henry Bacons The Boston Boys and General Gage 1775, a major work in the GW collection. The Luther W. Brady Art Gallery is the professional showcase for art at GW. Luther W. Brady (B.A. '46, M.D. '48), the gallery's namesake and benefactor, is a world-renowned oncologist who earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees at GW. He also received the honorary degree of doctor of fine arts from GW in May 2004, has served as a member of the University's Board of Trustees and received the Presidents Medal in 2015. Over the past 15 years, the gallery has created a niche in the community fo...
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Free Tango Class from 2:30-3:30 and a practice session from 2:30- 5 in District House B132 on Alternate Saturdays (2nd, 4th and 5th) Come learn and enjoy some Tango on saturdays. Practica is great to brush up the new moves you learn on Thursday's Tango class. GWU Argentine Club is hosting the infamous MLK practica. We have a free beginner class 2:30-3:30 and general practice from 2:30-5PM. Practica is an informal session for people to practice and learn together. One of the best things about Tango is that it is a very diverse and supportive community. NOTE: Here are the specific Dates: 09/09/17 , 09/23/17 ,09/30/17, 10/14/17,10/28/17,11/11/17, ,11/25/17 ,12/09/17 ,12/23/17 and 12/30/17
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Learn more about the graduate programs offered in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at GW's School of Engineering & Applied Science. Tips for submitting successful applications will also be discussed. The presentation will conclude with any questions from attendees. RSVP: https://gwadmissions.secure.force.com/tgtx/targetx_eventsb__eventspecificregistration?eid=a0P38000005ouQwEAI
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Fight the Flu this academic year! Get your flu shot on campus with the Colonial Health Center. $25 charged to student account - OR - Charge is fully covered for students with Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan
Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about TurningPoint Audience Response System! The TurningPoint Audience Response System can engage students and give you real-time feedback on comprehension during class. This workshop will cover the basic features of TurningPoint, including creating questions, conducting polling, and saving results. Please register here.
Applied Epidemiology: Life Lessons from a Local Epi Perspective Presented by Elquemedo Oscar Alleyne, PhD, Senior Advisor for Public Health Programs National Association of County and City Health Officials
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Intro to 3D Modeling with Tinkercad   12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Discover the amazing possibilities of 3-D modeling in this introduction to Tinkercad, a free, browser-based CAD software. You will learn how to create 3-D models from scratch and import existing models to modify. Feel free to bring your own laptop or you can borrow a Chromebook at the workshop.This concise and hands-on introduction will last about 1 hour. No RSVP is required. This workshop is also offered on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:45pm to 1:45pmand Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:45pm to 1:45pm. This workshop is part of the Build Your Skills Workshop Series, which features practical, hands-on instruction in useful skills you may not learn in class. Other workshops in this Fall 2017 series are Programming with Python, Collaborating Using Github, Learn Linux Shell, Working with Secure Technologies, Using Google Forms, Google Drive: File Management & Beyond, Crossing the Finish Line: Uploading Your Electronic Thesis or Dissertation (ETD), Study Less….Learn More: Understanding the New Science of Learning, and Intro to 3D Modeling with Tinkercad. All sessions will be first-come, first served.
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Fall Career & Internship Fair   1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GW Students & Alumni: RSVP thru your Handshake profile: http://go.gwu.edu/rsvpfair (If you are an employer, get more information on registering your organization) This fair provides opportunities for GW students and alumni to meet with organizations from a variety of industries that may be recruiting for full-time, part-time, and internship positions, and/or getting their brand out to the attention of GW students and alumni. At this event, students and alumni will have the opportunity to meet, on average, more than 100 company representatives who will discuss their organizations and possible internships and job opportunities. Employers who register for the events reect available openings and the required qualications. Students and alumni can review these listings in Handshake before attending the events. A highlight of the event will be the Fair Prep Room and the free headshot service at the LinkedIn Professional Photo Booth. In Handshake, review the list of Fair employers for information on positions for which they may be hiring. PLEASE NOTE: This Fair is exclusively for GW students and alumni. You will need to type in your GWID in the kiosk when you check in to access the Fair. Alumni who attended GW prior to GWork (now Handshake) will need to provide some form of evidence of their past attendance (resumes will do). Join the conversation on social media: Follow the Center for Career Services on Twitter and Instagram and while you're at the Fair, make sure to take pics with fair employers and tag them and us & use hashtags #GWCareerFair and #GWCareerSuccess. RSVP thru your Handshake profile: http://go.gwu.edu/rsvpfair
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Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard! This workshop covers the basic of Blackboard. From uploading course materials to engaging a discussion board and grading student assignments, participants will watch click-by-click demonstrations and explore diverse ways faculty use Blackboard at GW. This workshop will be held through Blackboard Collaborate. Please register to receive a link to the Blackboard Collaborate session.
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James M. Clark, GW Ronald Weintraub Professor of Biology The Gobi Desert of China has produced some of the most important dinosaur discoveries in recent years, and one of the most successful series of expeditions to this area was led by Dr. James M. Clark, along with his colleague Dr. Xu Xing of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Hear Dr. Clark describe how their expeditions unearthed fascinating new dinosaurs, including the bizarre Limusaurus inextricabilis that was trapped in a “death pit.” A collaboration with the GW Department of Biological Sciences and the GW Confucius Institute. The event is free, but registration is required. Register online or call 202-994-7394.
To learn more and register, visit http://connect.gwu.edu/site/Calendar?view=Detail&id=115362
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Let your voice be heard on issues in politics and media that matter to YOU! From DACA to North Korea! This is a Q & A with an incredible panel of SMPA National Council members and friends of SMPA. REGISTER NOW Cornell Belcher - Former CNN contributor and award-winning Democratic pollster, SMPA National Council Howard Opinsky - Former press secretary for U.S. Senator John McCain, communication strategist and campaign veteran, SMPA National Council Hadas Gold - Former Politico media and politics reporter, now at CNN, SMPA National Council Congressman Brendan Boyle (D)- Represents the Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District Mara Liasson - National Political Correspondent with NPR Jeffrey Blount - Emmy Award-winning TV producer for "Meet the Press" and "The Chris Matthews Show" among others, 2017 SMPA Shapiro Fellow Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.
To learn more and register, visit http://connect.gwu.edu/site/Calendar?view=Detail&id=115500



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