Schools Events Listing

Join us during Alumni Weekend 2013 for these school-related events and reminisce with your fellow graduates from the Columbian College, the Elliott School, GSEHD, and SEAS!

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
 
6 - 9 pm Alumni Achievement Awards ($35  General Admission)
The Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Join President Steven Knapp and your fellow alumni at a dinner honoring the 2013 Distinguished and Recent Alumni Achievement Award recipients, including Columbian College alumnae Victoria Clarke (CCAS BA ’82) and Dr. Ariel Hollinshead (CCAS MA ’55, PhD ’57).
 
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
 
4:30 – 6 pm F Street Open House 
F Street House, 1925 F Street NW 
President Steven Knapp and Diane Knapp welcome you to visit with them at their historic home, F Street House, during this special Alumni Weekend open house.
 
5 – 6:30 pm Columbian College Alumni Reception with Incoming Dean Ben Vinson 
Smith Hall Gallery 102
Please join incoming Dean Ben Vinson as we celebrate the achievements of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. Mix and mingle with your fellow alumni, reconnect with favorite professors and meet the new dean!
 
6:30 - 8 pm All-Alumni Kickoff Party
Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW
You won’t want to miss this casual, all-alumni party in the Smith Center with dinner, drinks, and special university entertainment!
 
8 - 10 pm Alumni Concert with Cyndi Lauper
Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW
The Grammy Award-winning singer Cyndi Lauper will kick-off Alumni Weekend with an all-alumni concert at the Charles E. Smith Center. This year, Ms. Lauper added Tony Award winner (Kinky Boots) and reality television star (Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual) to her list of many accomplishments.
 
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
 
9:30 - 11 am  Managing A Successful Career: Career advice for alumni at all stages of life
The Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW
Are you in a career transition or looking to advance? Wondering what GW provides in the way of Alumni Career Services? This session will give all alumni an opportunity to find answers to your career management questions and learn tips on how to better manage your career now and in the future. Whether you are new to the workforce or in a career transition, we invite you to join fellow Colonials and career services professionals to learn best practices in career management. Continental breakfast provided.
 
9:30-11:30 am School of Media and Public Affairs Lecture and Reception
Room B07, MPA Building, 805 21st Street NW
Join SMPA for a lecture by Professor Steve Roberts on “Media, Politics and the National Mood.” Stay after the lecture for a networking reception to catch up with old SMPA classmates and meet fellow alumni.
 
11 am - 12:30 pm Classes without Quizzes - "Balancing Acts: The U.S. Rebalance and Asia-Pacific Stability"
The Marvin Center Amphitheater, 3rd Floor
Go back to the classroom without having to take the quiz! Learn more about the Obama Administration's "pivot" or "rebalance" in U.S. relations with the Asia-Pacific region.  Dean Michael E. Brown and Professor Michael Mochizuki of the Elliott School of International Affairs will analyze the strategic rationale for this policy shift, the main elements of the new U.S. policy, regional responses to the new initiatives, and the prospects for U.S. policy toward the Asia-Pacific region.
 
1 - 3 pm Taste of GW
University Yard, H Street between 20th and 21st Streets NW 
Join fellow alumni for an afternoon of food and fun as you sample foods from restaurants throughout the Washington, DC area! Taste of GW will feature restaurants owned and/or operated by fellow GW alumni and parents, including Dos Gringos, Founding Farmers, Luke's Lobster, Cakes by Happy Eatery, Leopold Brothers, Occasionally Cake, Tonic @ Quigley's Pharmacy, Dolci Gelati, Pork Berrel BBQ, Cake Love and Foggy Bottom Grocery.
 
2 - 3 pm  Future of GW Tours 
Alumni Weekend Registration Center, Marvin Center
New groundbreaking inventions, exciting new research, accelerating art and interdisciplinary programs and more is happening at GW. Take a sneak peak of future projects at GW with a tour of the newly-renovated first floor of Gelman Library, the Science and Engineering Hall, the School of Public Health and Health Services, and the GW Museum construction sites.
 
5 - 7 pm Political Science 100th Anniversary Celebration 
Marvin Center, Grand Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Please join your fellow alumni, faculty and friends for the George Washington University Department of Political Science 100th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Presentation. Reconnect with faculty, network with alumni and friends and celebrate the achievements of the last 100 years. For Anniversary details, please visit go.gwu.edu/PS100.
 

Elliott School of International Affairs

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
 
4:30 – 6 pm F Street Open House
F Street House, 1925 F Street NW 
President Steven Knapp and Diane Knapp welcome you to visit with them at their historic home, F Street House, during this special Alumni Weekend open house.
 
5 – 6:30 pm Elliott School Alumni Reception
Lindner Commons, Suite 602, 1957 E Street NW
Kick off Alumni Weekend with the Elliott School! Take this opportunity to meet with Dean Michael Brown, reconnect with favorite faculty, and reminisce with your fellow Elliott School alumni.
 
6:30 - 8 p.m. All-Alumni Kickoff Party
Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW
You won’t want to miss this casual, all-alumni party in the Smith Center with dinner, drinks, and special university entertainment!
 
8 - 10 pm Alumni Concert with Cyndi Lauper
Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW
The Grammy Award-winning singer Cyndi Lauper will kick-off Alumni Weekend with an all-alumni concert at the Charles E. Smith Center. This year, Ms. Lauper added Tony Award winner (Kinky Boots) and reality television star (Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual) to her list of many accomplishments.
 
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
 
9:30 - 11 am  Managing A Successful Career: Career advice for alumni at all stages of life
The Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW
Are you in a career transition or looking to advance? Wondering what GW provides in the way of Alumni Career Services? This session will give all alumni an opportunity to find answers to your career management questions and learn tips on how to better manage your career now and in the future. Whether you are new to the workforce or in a career transition, we invite you to join fellow Colonials and career services professionals to learn best practices in career management. Continental breakfast provided.
 
11 am - 12:30 pm Classes without Quizzes - "Balancing Acts: The U.S. Rebalance and Asia-Pacific Stability"
The Marvin Center Amphitheater, 3rd Floor
Go back to the classroom without having to take the quiz! Learn more about the Obama Administration's "pivot" or "rebalance" in U.S. relations with the Asia-Pacific region.  Dean Michael E. Brown and Professor Michael Mochizuki of the Elliott School of International Affairs will analyze the strategic rationale for this policy shift, the main elements of the new U.S. policy, regional responses to the new initiatives, and the prospects for U.S. policy toward the Asia-Pacific region.
 
1 - 3 pm Taste of GW
University Yard, H Street between 20th and 21st Streets NW 
Join fellow alumni for an afternoon of food and fun as you sample foods from restaurants throughout the Washington, DC area! Taste of GW will feature restaurants owned and/or operated by fellow GW alumni and parents, including Dos Gringos, Founding Farmers, Luke's Lobster, Cakes by Happy Eatery, Leopold Brothers, Occasionally Cake, Tonic @ Quigley's Pharmacy, Dolci Gelati, Pork Berrel BBQ, Cake Love and Foggy Bottom Grocery.
 

Graduate School of Education and Human Development

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
 
4:30 – 6 pm F Street Open House 
F Street House, 1925 F Street NW 
President Steven Knapp and Diane Knapp welcome you to visit with them at their historic home, F Street House, during this special Alumni Weekend open house.
 
5 – 6:30 pm GSEHD Alumni Reception
GSEHD Admissions, 2136 G Street NW
Kick off Alumni Weekend with GSEHD! Take this opportunity to meet Dean Michael Feuer, reconnect with favorite faculty, and reminisce with your fellow GSEHD alumni.
 
6:30 - 8 pm All-Alumni Kickoff Party
Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW
You won’t want to miss this casual, all-alumni party in the Smith Center with dinner, drinks, and special university entertainment!
 
8 - 10 pm Alumni Concert with Cyndi Lauper
Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW
The Grammy Award-winning singer Cyndi Lauper will kick-off Alumni Weekend with an all-alumni concert at the Charles E. Smith Center. This year, Ms. Lauper added Tony Award winner (Kinky Boots) and reality television star (Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual) to her list of many accomplishments.
 
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
 
9:30 - 11 am  Managing A Successful Career: Career advice for alumni at all stages of life
The Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW
Are you in a career transition or looking to advance? Wondering what GW provides in the way of Alumni Career Services? This session will give all alumni an opportunity to find answers to your career management questions and learn tips on how to better manage your career now and in the future. Whether you are new to the workforce or in a career transition, we invite you to join fellow Colonials and career services professionals to learn best practices in career management. Continental breakfast provided.
 
11 a.m. - 12:30 pm Classes without Quizzes - "Balancing Acts: The U.S. Rebalance and Asia-Pacific Stability"
The Marvin Center Amphitheater, 3rd Floor
Go back to the classroom without having to take the quiz! Learn more about the Obama Administration's "pivot" or "rebalance" in U.S. relations with the Asia-Pacific region.  Dean Michael E. Brown and Professor Michael Mochizuki of the Elliott School of International Affairs will analyze the strategic rationale for this policy shift, the main elements of the new U.S. policy, regional responses to the new initiatives, and the prospects for U.S. policy toward the Asia-Pacific region.
 
1 - 3 pm  Taste of GW
University Yard, H Street between 20th and 21st Streets NW 
Join fellow alumni for an afternoon of food and fun as you sample foods from restaurants throughout the Washington, DC area! Taste of GW will feature restaurants owned and/or operated by fellow GW alumni and parents, including Dos Gringos, Founding Farmers, Luke's Lobster, Cakes by Happy Eatery, Leopold Brothers, Occasionally Cake, Tonic @ Quigley's Pharmacy, Dolci Gelati, Pork Berrel BBQ, Cake Love and Foggy Bottom Grocery.
 

School of Engineering and Applied Science #gwseas

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
 
4:30 – 6 pm F Street Open House 
F Street House, 1925 F Street NW 
President Steven Knapp and Diane Knapp welcome you to visit with them at their historic home, F Street House, during this special Alumni Weekend open house.
 
6:30 - 8 pm All-Alumni Kickoff Party
Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW
You won’t want to miss this casual, all-alumni party in the Smith Center with dinner, drinks, and special university entertainment!
 
8 - 10 pm Alumni Concert with Cyndi Lauper
Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW
The Grammy Award-winning singer Cyndi Lauper will kick-off Alumni Weekend with an all-alumni concert at the Charles E. Smith Center. This year, Ms. Lauper added Tony Award winner (Kinky Boots) and reality television star (Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual) to her list of many accomplishments.
 
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
 
9:30 - 11 am  Managing A Successful Career: Career advice for alumni at all stages of life
The Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW
Are you in a career transition or looking to advance? Wondering what GW provides in the way of Alumni Career Services? This session will give all alumni an opportunity to find answers to your career management questions and learn tips on how to better manage your career now and in the future. Whether you are new to the workforce or in a career transition, we invite you to join fellow Colonials and career services professionals to learn best practices in career management. Continental breakfast provided.
 
11 am - 12:30 pm Classes without Quizzes - "Balancing Acts: The U.S. Rebalance and Asia-Pacific Stability"
The Marvin Center Amphitheater, 3rd Floor
Go back to the classroom without having to take the quiz! Learn more about the Obama Administration's "pivot" or "rebalance" in U.S. relations with the Asia-Pacific region.  Dean Michael E. Brown and Professor Michael Mochizuki of the Elliott School of International Affairs will analyze the strategic rationale for this policy shift, the main elements of the new U.S. policy, regional responses to the new initiatives, and the prospects for U.S. policy toward the Asia-Pacific region.
 
1 - 3 pm  Taste of GW
University Yard, H Street between 20th and 21st Streets NW 
Join fellow alumni for an afternoon of food and fun as you sample foods from restaurants throughout the Washington, DC area! Taste of GW will feature restaurants owned and/or operated by fellow GW alumni and parents, including Dos Gringos, Founding Farmers, Luke's Lobster, Cakes by Happy Eatery, Leopold Brothers, Occasionally Cake, Tonic @ Quigley's Pharmacy, Dolci Gelati, Pork Berrel BBQ, Cake Love and Foggy Bottom Grocery.
 
3 – 6 pm SEAS BBQ & Science and Engineering Hall Tours
Tompkins Hall Front Lawn
Burgers, beer and building sites...that can only mean the annual SEAS BBQ! Come reconnect with former classmates, faculty, and current students at our annual BBQ.  Enjoy great food and conversation, and take a tour of the Science and Engineering Hall construction site.  Join us and "Be a Part of It" again!