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alexdent

alexdent has written 29 posts for University Honors Program Blog

German Film Viewing

The UHP will be hosting a viewings of German films on the Foggy Bottom Campus over the course of the next month. Snacks will be provided!

Welcome From Professor Creppell

January 2019 Dear University Honors Program Students, Happy new year & welcome back from the holidays! I hope you’ve had a restful break and return with replenished energy for the spring semester. I am delighted to become Interim Director of the University Honors Program. Over the past eight years, serving as Deputy Director and teaching […]

2019 Strasser Writing Prize

The UHP is now accepting your entries for the 2017 Strasser Writing Prize! The Strasser prize awards a grand prize of $100 and two runner-ups of $50 to the best papers written in any Honors course over the past year.  You can only enter one paper, so make sure it’s your best! Submit your entry here after reading the full […]

Honors Contract Due Fri, 2/8

If you’re taking a contract course this semester, make sure to get your Honors Contract complete. How do you know if you need to complete an Honors Contract? If your spring plans include pursuing any of these things FOR CREDIT through the Honors Program: Internship, Undergraduate Research, Research Assistantship, Senior Thesis (Not the same as Special Honors in […]

Take a Second Look at These Research Assistantships

Looking for ways to round out your fall semester? Interested in getting involved with research at GW? Take a second look at these research assistantships for the fall! Tom Geurts Annamarie Lusardi Shoko Hamano Arie Dubnov

Be a research assistant to Prof. Arie Dubnov and work on Fallen Soldiers: The creation of Israel’s commemoration culture.

Professor: Arie Dubnov Department: History Title: Fallen Soldiers: The creation of Israel’s commemoration culture Description: Fallen Soldiers: The creation of Israel’s commemoration culture Unlike the Veterans Day in the USA, “Yom Hazikaron”, the Israeli Memorial Day for fallen soldiers, takes a different mood and meaning and is even considered a key element of Israeli civil […]

Prepare for the 2016 Strasser Submissions!

  The UHP is now accepting your entries for the 2016 Strasser Writing Prize! The Strasser prize awards a grand prize of $100 and two runner-ups of $50 to the best papers written in any Honors course over the past year.  You can only enter one paper, so make sure it’s your best! Submit your entry here after reading […]

#HonorsProblems – Stress and Pressure (Concepts from Solids and Fluids)

This post was written by peer advisor Lydia Gleaves, a junior in SEAS, studying mechanical engineering with a concentration in robotics. Do you remember the year that you learned to write in cursive? They probably told you that you would always have to use cursive in the real world. Odds are, you don’t write exclusively in […]

Climate Reality Project Organizing Internship

The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore. Our mission is to empower a global cultural movement demanding immediate action on the climate crisis using cutting-edge advertising and communications strategies to demonstrate the urgency and solvability of the climate crisis. The Climate Reality Project Campaigns teams is working […]

Fall Job Opportunity

Seeking responsible, energetic student to provide after school care for our two daughters (age 6 and 11). Location: Capitol Hill (Eastern Market/Barracks Row area). Duties: Meet girls at school daily at 3:15 pm, walk home (< 1 mile), help prepare afternoon snack, supervise and assist with homework/studying, supervise outdoor and indoor play, possible shuttling to after-school activities […]

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