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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...
Collector and former Textile Museum trustee Lloyd Cotsen challenged thirty-seven leading fiber artists worldwide to create a dynamic three-dimensional work sized to fit within a standardized box. Organized by the Cotsen Foundation for Academic Research with the Racine Art Museum.
Test Your IT Security Knowledge   10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In observance of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), the Division of IT will host a series of events this October to educate the GW community on the importance of cybersecurity. Join the Division of IT in the lower level of District House and test your IT security knowledge. Learn about our IT security resources, how to stay safe online and protect your identity. Giveaways will be available for those that can answer our IT security quiz correctly! Learn more:
MAE Seminar: “The Anatomy of a 2030's UUV: An Internally Biomimetic Soft-bodied UUV Propulsion System” Speaker: Dr. Simon Freeman, Naval Research Lab Thursday, October 12 2:00 - 3:00 pm SEH, B1220
Developing Engaging Presentations   4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join GW Libraries and Librarian Shira Eller for a session on creating presentations for school projects, interviews, or anything! In this workshop you will learn a few tips and tricks for keeping your audience captivated, telling your story, finding resources, and moving beyond basic presentation templates. This workshop is part of the Ready to Work Career Series, which introduces the practical skills you need to get the job and impress the boss. Other workshops in this Fall 2017 series are Freelancing 101, Studying in Africa, Shaping Your Professional Online Presence, and Finding Information on Firms, Companies, and Industries. All sessions will be first-come, first served.
Join the Loeb Institute as we kick off our fall calendar with a debate between Ryan T. Anderson (The Heritage Foundation) and John Corvino (Wayne State University). Anderson and Corvino will present contending positions on the relation between religious freedom and discrimination, based on their recent book from Oxford University Press. This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
The George Washington University Present 2017 Latinx Heritage Celebration Estamos para Quedarnos: Here to Stay Thursday, October 12 Make Your Mark: How Latino Millennials can Make a Difference in Their Communities 7pm | Marvin Center, Amphitheater Come hear from national leaders from different advocacy organizations on how we as Latinos and millennials can be more engaged through politics and can engage with our political leaders to better our communities. LHC is Sponsored By: LGBTQIA Resource Center, Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute, Organization of Latino American Students, Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc., La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Lambda Upsilon/Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc., Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc., PorColombia, Puentes GW, Casa Blanca, GW Fuego, First Generation 2 College, GW Latino Alumni Association, League of United Latin American Citizens, and the GW Student Association.
Free Argentine Tango Classes   7:15 PM - 9:30 PM
Do you want to try Argentine Tango? Free classes for GW Students, employees and researchers at GW university. Everyone is welcome to join. Beginner class is from 7:15-8:15PM. No experience is necessary and you are more than welcome to bring a friend with you. Advance Beginner class is from 8:30-9:30PM. This class is suitable for students who have taken tango classes before. For individuals who are not GW affiliates, the price is $10, and $5 for students from other universities. Mitchell Hall address is: 514 19th St NW Washington, DC Once you have entered Mitchell Hall through the entrance of 7-11, the theater is located just on your right.

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