NewsFlash! The George Washington University Honors Program Issue 21: February 25, 2010
Monday, March 1 “Crossing Lines” Documentary Screening with Filmmaker Q & A 7pm Post Hall, Mount Vernon Campus This film follows filmmaker and Professor Indira Somani as she strives to connect the two worlds in which she exists – Indian and American – and the challenge of preserving her cultural identity following her father’s death. [...]
March is Women’s History Month — which means GW is going all out on informative and fun events for you to take in. We’ll be updating every week with next week’s schedule of events, but if you’d like the total list for the whole month, click through to see the complete schedule!
RSVP on Facebook! Save the date: March 11. We have a really exciting program for this year’s symposium in the works and hope that many in the UHP community can attend – a panel discussion on current US foreign policy with Professors Henry Nau (Elliott School), Lawrence Wilkerson (George Washington University, New America Foundation), and [...]
If you like Jane Austen, or… sea monsters… you might be interested in checking out Jane Austen: The Author, Her Legacy and…Sea Monsters? on Tuesday, March 9 from 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm. It will feature three authors, Seth Grahame-Smith, New York Times best-selling author of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies; Ben H. Winters, New [...]
Arrested Development character STEVE HOLT! is running for SA President, evidently. Really! Here’s the Twitter, Facebook and Website. Pretty funny, but I noticed that while we have a gigglicious fictitious candidate, there doesn’t seem to be a UHP candidate. Maybe next year?
We encourage you all to support your fellow UHPer and check out Montana DeBor’s art exhibit in Smith Hall this week. Montana DeBor, a freshman in the Honors Program, is currently exhibiting a solo art show in the first floor hallway gallery of the Smith Hall of Art through February 27, 2010. The show, “Watercolors [...]
We’ve been soliciting entries for the annual Strasser Writing Prize all month, but the snow storms really seemed to spin everyone’s heads around. If you haven’t submitted your work already, you really should! Not only to do you have the chance to win recognition, but a cash prize as well. All you need to do [...]
Here’s another event UHP students in particular might be interested in attending. College life and DC in general can often seem like living in a bubble — or maybe a snowglobe — but don’t forget that there’s a whole wide world out there. Even if a topic like this looks a bit overwhelming at first, [...]
The most recent xkcd comic touches on a subject a lot of Honors students are familiar with: being invited to Honor societies. We’re sure all of you have had your fair share of invitations to join or apply any number of the multitude of Honor societies out there — some certainly more legitimate than others! [...]