CCAS Undergraduate Studies Events

The CCAS Office of Undergraduate Studies hosts frequent webinars and other events to share information from the associate dean and field questions from current undergraduate students. Check back on this page for upcoming events and past recordings.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, send an email to [email protected].


Upcoming Events

All GW students, faculty and staff are invited to participate. Registration is required. The CCAS Office of Undergraduate Studies events may be recorded.

Past Event Recordings

Recordings of past workshops will be available here for future reference.

The First Moon Landing: A History in Artifacts

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm


Presenter: Dr. Teasel Muir-Harmony, Ph.D., Curator of the Apollo Collection, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

GW Day of the Dead

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 2:00pm
Did you know that GW has a burying ground? Before the Civil War, several students, faculty (and their children), were interred in Columbian College's burial ground on the original 1821 campus in Columbia Heights, along with major donor John Withers, who figured into DC's Snow Riot of 1834.

CCAS Scholar Roundtable: Exploring and Addressing Racism Through Scholarship

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
The Office of Undergraduate Studies and CCAS Advising is organizing a faculty roundtable that will address systemic racism by faculty from across CCAS disciplines. The roundtable will provide a multi-disciplinary perspective on systemic racism with a focus on this summer’s protests and social justice movements.

Making Museum Visitors Part of the Exhibition Design Team

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 4:00pm
Seminar participants have an opportunity to explore displays from one of the most popular museums in Washington and follow behind the scenes as the staff makes changes to the spaces.

In Slavery’s Wake: Slavery, Race and the Making of Our World

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 4:00pm
This discussion introduces students to the new exhibition, “In Slavery’s Wake: Slavery, Race and the Making of Our World” at the Smithsonian’s African American History Museum.

Witnessing Supreme Court History

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 1:20pm
Zachary Wolfe, a University Writing Program professor, will lead a discussion on the singular experience of Supreme Court oral arguments and the significant “no fly list” case.