Current Graduate Student Events

 

These events are open to help current Columbian College graduate students thrive in their virtual learning environment, engage with students and other GW community members, successfully complete their degrees and find professional opportunities.

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Upcoming Events

 

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Past Events



National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Webinar

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn more about the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship program. This is a highly competitive opportunity for first and second-year graduate students in the social, biological, and natural sciences.

Trivia Night

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Join us for a fun night of GW and worldly trivia. You will be able to meet other students within CCAS and test your knowledge on all things GW!

Welcome Back Ice Cream Social

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of the semester with free ice cream! Drop by to meet your student services coordinators and other graduate students in CCAS.

CCAS Ph.D. Dissertation Copyright Workshop

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Copyright and your dissertation: When do you need permission to use the work of others or your own previous or future publications? Join us for this informative workshop hosted by Barrett Matthews and Shira Eller of the GW Libraries Scholarly Communications team and learn about the steps you must take to protect your work. Summer and Fall 2021 potential graduates whose dissertations will include previously published works are strongly encouraged to attend this workshop.

Trivia Night

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Audience:  All Students Join us for a fun night of Star Wars-themed trivia. You will be able to meet other students within CCAS and test your knowledge on all things Star Wars... May the force be with you!

NAGS Spring 2021 Regional 3MT Competition

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Participant:  Turni Chakrabarti, a doctoral candidate in English Disruptive Widowhood in the Indian and British Novel Audience:  All Students Please come out and support Turni Chakrabarti, a doctoral candidate in English and 2nd place winner of CCAS' 2021 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Dissertation Competition as she competes with winners from other graduate schools in the Northeastern Association of Graduate School’s (NAGS) regional 3MT Competition. The event will take place on Friday, April 23rd from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm via Zoom. Please register ahead of time to attend this fun event and show your support for Turni!

Meet the CCAS Dean

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Chad Heap invites you to meet and share the successes and challenges you've experienced this semester. Join us for our last small graduate group chat on Friday, April 23 at 9:00 AM EDT. Students from all CCAS graduate programs are invited to attend.

How to Get A Government Job

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
How to Get Government Jobs Details: April 6th, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Panelist:  Abhilasha Sahay, Gender Economist at the World Bank Dorothy Ohl Smith, Posture Policy Advisor at the Office of the Secretary of Defense Kate Yang, Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration Susan Dudley, Director of the GW Regulatory Studies Center Audience:  All Students Join us for an informative session on applying for jobs in development and public service. We will be joined by a four-person panel of GW alumni and professors. Each will share tips for navigating the application process within their respective fields.

Career Services LinkedIn GW Communities and Beyond

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Career Services LinkedIn GW Communities and Beyond Details: April 6th, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Audience: All Students LinkedIn is the primary networking tool used by employers. How does your profile represent you? This workshop will review tips for updating your profile and utilizing the power of contacts. Presented by the Center for Career Services as part of this Career Lunch Series.

Museums Today: The Resilience Playbook

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Museums Today: The Resilience Playbook Details: March 24th, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Panelist: Anne W. Ackerson, independent consultant Gail Anderson, president, Gail Anderson & Associates Dina A. Bailey, CEO, Mountain Top Vision LLC Audience: All Students Times of extraordinary change demand a lot from museum leaders: flexibility, humility, perseverance, self-reflection and responsiveness to complex realities. In this session, the three authors of The Resilience Playbook (2020) will highlight its core ideology for creating a resilient organization. These practical and empowering approaches help museums realign around equity and inclusion, community value and impact, financial viability and agile leadership.

The First Moon Landing: A History in Artifacts

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
The material legacy of the Apollo program is immense. Thousands of artifacts from rocket engines to spacesuits to the ephemera of life aboard a spacecraft are represented in the Smithsonian’s collections. In this presentation, Teasel Muir-Harmony, curator of the Apollo collection at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, reassesses the history of the Moon landing through the most evocative objects of the Space Age.


National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Webinar

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn more about the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship program. This is a highly competitive opportunity for first and second-year graduate students in the social, biological, and natural sciences.

Trivia Night

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Join us for a fun night of GW and worldly trivia. You will be able to meet other students within CCAS and test your knowledge on all things GW!

Welcome Back Ice Cream Social

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of the semester with free ice cream! Drop by to meet your student services coordinators and other graduate students in CCAS.

CCAS Ph.D. Dissertation Copyright Workshop

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Copyright and your dissertation: When do you need permission to use the work of others or your own previous or future publications? Join us for this informative workshop hosted by Barrett Matthews and Shira Eller of the GW Libraries Scholarly Communications team and learn about the steps you must take to protect your work. Summer and Fall 2021 potential graduates whose dissertations will include previously published works are strongly encouraged to attend this workshop.

GWU-BNU Summer Statistics Research Virtual Forum 2021

Repeats every day until Fri Jun 04 2021.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Friday, June 4, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am
This June, the GW Department of Statistics and the School of Statistics at Beijing Normal University presented a three-day virtual research forum. At the forum, program experts shared cutting-edge research topics in statistics theory, biostatistics, machine learning and big data.

GWU-BNU Summer Statistics Research Virtual Forum 2021

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Friday, June 4, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am
This June, the GW Department of Statistics and the School of Statistics at Beijing Normal University presented a three-day virtual research forum. At the forum, program experts shared cutting-edge research topics in statistics theory, biostatistics, machine learning and big data.

GWU-BNU Summer Statistics Research Virtual Forum 2021

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Friday, June 4, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am
This June, the GW Department of Statistics and the School of Statistics at Beijing Normal University presented a three-day virtual research forum. At the forum, program experts shared cutting-edge research topics in statistics theory, biostatistics, machine learning and big data.

Trivia Night

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Audience:  All Students Join us for a fun night of Star Wars-themed trivia. You will be able to meet other students within CCAS and test your knowledge on all things Star Wars... May the force be with you!

NAGS Spring 2021 Regional 3MT Competition

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Participant:  Turni Chakrabarti, a doctoral candidate in English Disruptive Widowhood in the Indian and British Novel Audience:  All Students Please come out and support Turni Chakrabarti, a doctoral candidate in English and 2nd place winner of CCAS' 2021 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Dissertation Competition as she competes with winners from other graduate schools in the Northeastern Association of Graduate School’s (NAGS) regional 3MT Competition. The event will take place on Friday, April 23rd from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm via Zoom. Please register ahead of time to attend this fun event and show your support for Turni!

Meet the CCAS Dean

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Chad Heap invites you to meet and share the successes and challenges you've experienced this semester. Join us for our last small graduate group chat on Friday, April 23 at 9:00 AM EDT. Students from all CCAS graduate programs are invited to attend.

Destination Moon: The National Air and Space Museum's New Look at Lunar Exploration

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 10:30am to 11:30am
In mid-2022, as part of the complete renovation of the National Mall Building, NASM will open Destination Moon, its new exhibition on lunar exploration from ancient dreams to the missions happening today. At its center will be the story of the Cold War Moon race and Project Apollo.

Building the Nation’s Fossil Hall, Excavating the Evidence for the Continuing Importance of Museums

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Exhibition developer and project manager Siobhan Starrs will take you behind-the-scenes of the seven-year mammoth undertaking to renovate, design, and rebuild the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s Fossil Hall. Starrs will provide an overview of the project’s breadth, surprising discoveries unearthed along the way, and the continuing cultural relevance of museums.

How to Get A Government Job

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
How to Get Government Jobs Details: April 6th, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Panelist:  Abhilasha Sahay, Gender Economist at the World Bank Dorothy Ohl Smith, Posture Policy Advisor at the Office of the Secretary of Defense Kate Yang, Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration Susan Dudley, Director of the GW Regulatory Studies Center Audience:  All Students Join us for an informative session on applying for jobs in development and public service. We will be joined by a four-person panel of GW alumni and professors. Each will share tips for navigating the application process within their respective fields.

Career Services LinkedIn GW Communities and Beyond

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Career Services LinkedIn GW Communities and Beyond Details: April 6th, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Audience: All Students LinkedIn is the primary networking tool used by employers. How does your profile represent you? This workshop will review tips for updating your profile and utilizing the power of contacts. Presented by the Center for Career Services as part of this Career Lunch Series.

“How Did You Get That?”

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
“How Did You Get That?”  -- when the “Explore the Universe” gallery opened on September 11, 2001 (!), many people asked me that question after they toured the exhibit.  In the late 1990s we collected, by acquisition and by loan, some of the most important astronomical instruments of the modern era. On loan are: William Herschel’s original 20-foot telescope with which he “gauged” the universe. 

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