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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.
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.
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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Stroke Congress 2017 is organized around the theme An Insight into advanced research on diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders and stroke. The aim of Stroke Congress 2017 is to provide a platform for exchange of ideas and to share their state of art research and technologies of scientists which would cover the wide range of critically important sessions of neurological disorders and stroke.
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President LeBlanc Live   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Join Frank Sesno as he hosts President Thomas LeBlanc at a 21st century tech town hall with GW students and alumni throughout the continental United States and around the world. Frank Sesno is an Emmy Award-winning journalist, director of GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs.
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CPR/AED Training   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Taught by EMeRG, you will learn how to perform CPR and use an AED. Upon passing a short test, you will receive a two-year certification card (American Safety and Health Institute). To register, email safety@gwu.edu
Colleges and universities, their students, and communities are being impacted by changes in U.S. immigration laws and policies in ways they have never been before. They are dealing with the uncertainty and anxiety brought by the Trump Administration's decision to rescind DACA and new policies in place affecting international travel. The Forum on Higher Education and Immigration will examine the ways in which these new immigration policies impact colleges and universities from the perspective of leaders in higher education, business, the community, and the students most affected. A distinguished group of speakers will discuss what students, colleges, and communities are doing to respond to these challenges and what else can be done. Register to Attend Registration is required. The Forum will also be live streamed on the GW Cisneros Institute’s Facebook page. Location National Press Club 529 14th St NW Washington, DC 20045 Program Welcome – Louis Caldera, Senior Fellow, GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute Remarks: Nancy Cantor, Ph.D., President, Rutgers University - Newark Remarks: Luis Otero-Baca, GW Sophomore, Posse Scholar and Dreamer Panel Discussion: – David W. Oxtoby, Ph.D., President emeritus, Pomona College, Moderator – Dr. Ximena Hartsock, Ph.D., Co-Founder, and President, Phone2Action – Donald E. Graham, Co-Founder, TheDREAM.US – Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Esq., Director, Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, Penn State Law – Eduardo J. Padron, Ph.D., President, Miami Dade College – Elizabeth Vaquera, Ph.D., Director, GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute and Associate Professor of Sociology and of Public Policy & Public Administration Q&A The Forum is sponsored by the GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute with the assistance of a distinguished steering committee of college and university presidents from across the nation. The George Washington University’s Cisneros Hispan...
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Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes Maya Jasanoff for a lecture and discussion about her new book, The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World. This event is cosponsored by the History and English departments. Maya Jasanoff is professor of history at Harvard University. She won both the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction and 2012 George Washington Book Prize for her most recent monograph, Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World. Her first book, Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, 1750-1850, won the Duff Cooper Prize in 2009. Professor Jasanoff has also taught at the University of Virginia, and was educated at Harvard, Cambridge, and Yale.
Pulling the Plug on Cyber Violence   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Students of the GW Law International Human Rights Clinic present an interactive workshop intended to help young adults understand the aspects, prevalence, and impact of cyber-violence. The workshop features helpful tips on preventing cyber-violence as well as information on resources available to those who may experience cyber-violence. This event is part of Privacy Week. Hosted by GW Libraries and Academic Innovation, Privacy Week, running November 13-17, is a series of talks, workshops, and panels that explore privacy in the digital age. Open to the GW community and the general public, the events focus on responding to cyber violence, surveillance, data collection and dissemination, and secure and encrypted technologies. Featuring the GW Law International Human Rights Clinic, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
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All faculty are invited to join President and Mrs. LeBlanc at the F Street House (1925 F St.) for an open house following Dr. LeBlanc's inauguration.
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You Can’t Spell America Without Me is political satire as deeper truth: Donald Trump’s presidential memoir, as recorded by America’s foremost Trump scholar, Kurt Andersen, as well as America’s foremost Trump impersonator, Alec Baldwin. Get your tickets!



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