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Events at GW Libraries

Upcoming events at GW Libraries. You may also want to look at our News & Events page for updates and activities.

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Alcohol Skills Training Program

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 prevention@gwu.edu with questions or for more information.

Date and Time:
Friday, April 14, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 218a
Event Format: Training
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Cabinet's Finest Hour

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes David Owen (Lord Owen) for a discussion of his new book, Cabinet's Finest Hour: The Hidden Agenda of May 1940. With keen insight, gained in part from having sat at the Cabinet table himself, Lord Owen examines the tense Cabinet meetings that followed Winston Churchill's appointment as Prime Minister, as he and his colleagues debated whether to negotiate with Hitler.

Lord Owen served as British Foreign Secretary from 1977-79 and was a co-founder of the Social Democratic Party....

Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: Public
Alcohol Skills Training Program

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 prevention@gwu.edu with questions or for more information.

Date and Time:
Saturday, April 29, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 218a
Event Format: Training
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
MISSING MAPS

Join the GWU Humanitarian Mapping Society, and the Missing Maps Project for a mapathon, helping to map areas where humanitarian organizations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. 

Each year, disasters around the world kill nearly 100,000 and affect or displace 200 million people. Many of the places where these disasters occur are literally 'missing' from any map and first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project who's goal is to map the most vulnerable places in the...

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Rooms 301 and 302
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Public
Intro to 3-D Modeling with Tinkercad

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 45 minutes. No RSVP is required.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 214
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Build Your Skills Workshop Series
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

Scholarship on Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is a growing area of research and discussion at top universities across the country, and we are excited to be joining their ranks through this inaugural effort. GW faculty interested in the systematic inquiry of teaching and learning are invited to present their classroom research, big or small, completed or in progress, at a SoTL Poster Session that will be part of the 2017 GW Teaching Day on September 28, 2017.

Date and Time:
Monday, May 15, 2017 (All day)
Location: go.gwu.edu/sotl
Event Format: Deadlines
Event Type: Faculty
Course Design Institute

The University Teaching & Learning Center’s Course Design Institute 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. 

Date and Time:
Monday, May 22, 2017 (All day) to Friday, May 26, 2017 (All day)
Location: Gelman Library, Rooms 301-302
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
MISSING MAPS

Join the GWU Humanitarian Mapping Society, and the Missing Maps Project for a mapathon, helping to map areas where humanitarian organizations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. 

Each year, disasters around the world kill nearly 100,000 and affect or displace 200 million people. Many of the places where these disasters occur are literally 'missing' from any map and first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project who's goal is to map the most vulnerable places in the...

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Rooms 301 and 302
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Public
Panel Discussion

Joining us will be a panel of academic librarians in Virginia who are leading OER campus initiatives.  This event is free and open to both members and non-members of VLACRL. 

Please register here!

Date and Time:
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 -
9:30am to 2:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Panel Discussion
Event Type: Public

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