One of the reasons that Python is a popular programming language is that it can be easy for novices to learn. This workshop will introduce participants to programming by using Python to focus on the basic concepts that all programming languages build upon.
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Laura Camp is a poet, writer and educator based in Santa Fe, NM. A long-time public radio producer, Lauren hosts “Audio Saucepan,” a spicy mash of border-defying jazz, Americana, contemporary classical and world music with interpretive readings of contemporary poetry.
Her new collection explores the lives of a first-generation Arab-American girl and her Jewish-Iraqi parent. One Hundred Hungers tells overlapping stories of food and ritual, immigration and adaptation, evoking Baghdad in the 1940s at a time when tensions began to emerge along ethnic and religious lines. She also draws upon memories of...
CDI is a “bootcamp” style program that guides faculty through the design of a new course or the re-design an existing one in a facilitated, supported environment. Participants experience the iterative, dynamic, and scholarly process of learning-focused course design and the benefits of active learning.
All GW faculty members are invited to apply. The time commitment is an intensive 4.5 days and $500 stipends are awarded upon successful completion. Food and many opportunities to collaborate with fellow faculty are an integral part of the experience. The CDI has proven relevant to any teaching mode. This...
In honor of Women's History Month, drop by the March Rare Book Friday to learn more about the intersecting identities of women across several centuries and geographic regions. This inclusive exhibit features rare books and archival materials documenting the lives and works of a diverse selection of women of different races, ethnicities, religions, sexual identities, gender expression, economic status, age or ability.
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...
Learn and practice how transparent design practices can improve the impact and success of assignments in your course. Professor Mary-Ann Winkelmes (PhD Harvard) will lead faculty through a peer-review of their own assignments. For more information and to register, click here. BRING 1 ASSIGNMENT TO WORK ON. Read more about her work here!
A gathering and informal discussion for all GW students led by faculty from the English Department. We start with stories of learning, teaching and living at a time when racism, misogyny, homophobia, Islamophobia, antisemitism and other forms of hate are on the rise, and then move to group discussion. The objective here is better understanding and faculty-student community at a difficult time. All who would like to contribute positively are welcome. Refreshments and honest conversation.
Join us for A Splendid Wake, the annual celebration of poetry in the nation’s capital from 1900 to the Present. This 5th event in the series will feature presentations on Kid's Poetry Scene: Poets and Programs, Washington's Word Warriors: the history of DC poetry slam, Sterling Brown and the Howard Poets With Samantha Jackson and Isaiah Holloway, Scorched by the Sun: a Tribute to Moshe Dor, and A Tribute to Nan Fry.
Alcohol Skills Training Program (ASTP) is a program designed to discuss GW's drinking culture and to foster a conversation with students about how to reduce their risks if they choose to consume alcohol. Please complete this form to reserve your seat. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for more information.
OVPR's Research Enhancement Unit offers a series of engaging Faculty Research Salons designed to connect GW faculty from diverse disciplines in collaborative intellectual and scholarly exchange around research-themed issues, questions and challenges. The salons are moderated by leading faculty and university leadership.
The topic for this salon will be, "What are the possibilities for research using social media data?" The discussion will be led by Dr. Kimberly Gross and Dr. Howie Huang. It is being hosted by GW Libraries and the OVPR Research Enhancement Unit.
This graduate student panel will highlight the exciting research being done by GWU graduate students of History and Regional Studies, as well as the resources available in our libraries helping them to make original contributions to their fields. Students from Fall 2016’s class on “Citizenship and Difference in the Middle East” with Professor Dina Khoury will discuss the original research that they conducted using resources available through the Global Resources Center.
Do you struggle to sort through your growing collection of photographs, music, papers, and other files? Digital services librarian Rachel Trent will show you tips, tricks, and best practices for managing your personal digital file management. You will learn about embedding and organizing metadata (tags) to aid in the management and retrieval of various digital file formats.
Examining gender issues in team science is critical from the perspective of advancing and facilitating actions at the organizational level. Organizations can set goals for improving the diversity, capacity, and quality of human capital by creating a more responsive, effective and efficient research environment for people to develop and work. This presentation, organized by C3@GW - Creating a Culture of Collaboration at George Washington University will review the literature related to gender and team science, with a focus on evidence-based policy implications...
Anyone, anywhere who makes things for a living needs to have a digital space to represent their work. How else do you expect to attract attention for what you do? How else can you keep your work organized, current, and ready for display? Learn how to impress potential employers with a great portfolio through this open lab session with librarian Mandy Gooch. First come, first served seating, and please bring your own laptop to this session.
Join the GW Persian Program, the GW Language Center, and the GW Libraries' Global Resources Center for an evening of contemporary and Classical Persian Poetry to ring in the Persian year 1396.
Students will present verses from a variety of Persian literary masterpieces both in the original language and in translation.
Please RSVP here!
Anyone, anywhere who makes things for a living needs to have a digital space to represent their work. How else do you expect to attract attention for what you do? How else can you keep your work organized, current, and ready for display? Learn how to impress potential employers with a great portfolio through this open lab session with librarian Mandy Gooch.