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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...
From September 15th to 16th, the Holy Cross Retrievers, the Delaware Blue Hens, and the UMBC Retrievers volleyball team will face our Colonials for our GW Tournament Match. GW students enjoy a free admission with a valid Gworld card.
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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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Rare Book Friday: STEM Edition   11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Did you know science, technology, and mathematics have always been central to research and education at GW? Join us for a special STEM@GW edition of Rare Book Friday. Explore our University Archives to find out how GW faculty played a prominent role in the advancement of the Atomic Age. See notebooks, publications, and course descriptions from a number of different University departments, including Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, and Psychology. We will also have original artifacts from a collection on the evolution of electronics and computers that was donated by a GW alum, including an early 20th century decimal calculator and early examples of computer chips. Come for the University history and stay for the rare books! See 300 years of landmarks in the history of science among the rare books of the original Columbian College Library, including the first Latin edition of Newton’s Opticks and Faraday’s Experimental Researches in Electricity. Rare Book Friday is a monthly open house, featuring an up-close look at the materials of GW's special collections. Archivists choose a different collection for display each month and are on hand to a discuss the books and answer questions. This is a great opportunity to interact with rare and historic items that you can access in Gelman Library with the help of special collections staff. Learn how to enhance your research using the rich trove of primary sources available in GW's Special Collections Research Center.
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Xu (Jack) Wang, chemistry graduate student with the Dowd Group here at GW will present a seminar entitled, "MEPicides: Promising Drug Candidates for Tuberculosis and Malaria." Refreshments served at 1:45 pm. ALL ARE WELCOME!
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