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Origins Book Recycling

CALLING ALL ORIGINS STUDENTS! The UHP will be collecting any Origins books that you don’t want to keep. Next semester, your books will be redistributed to first-year students on a first come, first served basis. Our goal is to cut down on book waste, and to provide free books for students who would benefit from […]

Loeb Institute Summer Program

From July 15-19, 2019, the Loeb Institute will be delighted to offer up to 15 exceptional students the opportunity to participate in the International Religious Freedom Ministerial sponsored by the U.S Department of State. In addition to attending sessions of the Ministerial, participants will meet with government officials and civil society activists, engage in seminar-style study of religious freedom, and enjoy […]

It’s Okay to Not Have a Passion

“What are you passionate about?” It’s a question that has been asked all too often at college and one that I hate. I don’t have a passion. I have interests, sure. Hobbies? Maybe not; it’s not like I have a stamp collection or any extraordinary fascinations. I have a few favorite sports teams, follow a […]

New Fraternity on Campus – Become a Leader Now

Who is Alpha Sigma Phi? We are the nation’s 10th oldest and 5th largest fraternity founded at Yale in 1845. We are the nation’s fastest expanding fraternity and are here at George Washington University because we believe there are men of high-character that share in our five values of silence, charity, purity, honor, and patriotism. […]

Intersection of Religion and Science: a Unique UHP Opportunity [SURE Stories]

As a biology major, taking non-science classes through the University Honors Program has been an incredibly unique experience and it has enhanced my undergraduate career at GW. During the Spring 2018 semester, I took a course titled Buddhist Contemplative Practices with Professor Eyal Aviv to learn more about meditation. This resulted in me asking an […]

Paid summer opportunities – Yleana Leadership Academy

The Yleana Leadership Academy is interested in recruiting both grads and undergrads for a transformative SAT summer camp that is part SAT boot camp, part higher order thinking skills development, part leadership academy, part on-campus college experience, and part traditional summer camp. We are looking for people who would be willing to work hard and […]

Free Hindi Language Course at GW

The Embassy of India and the Sigur Center for Asian Studies are excited to offer a free six-week, non-credit Introductory Hindi Language Course for Spring 2019. The course will include introduction to Hindi language including pronunciation, reading and writing of Devanagari script; speaking and comprehension of basic sentences, commands, and statements. The course will meet […]

TEDxFoggyBottom2019 Offers Intellectually Stimulating Day of Activities

The UHP prides itself on being a place where students can gather to discuss important ideas that shape our future. On April 13th, 2019, GW students will get the opportunity to attend TEDxFoggyBottom 2019, with our theme this year being Reaction. We will explore how we react to our constantly changing world, and focus on […]

Volunteer in Panama this Spring Break!

VOLUNTEER IN PANAMA OR BRAZIL – JOIN AN INTERNATIONAL DANCE EXCHANGE THIS SPRING OR SUMMER Are you looking for a unique way to volunteer this spring or summer? Join Movement Exchange for an international dance exchange to Panama or Brazil for an unforgettable volunteer experience that will combine dance, travel, history, and culture. Upcoming Dates: Panama: […]

Intern with Darfur Women Action Group!

Looking for a spring internship with a meaningful social mission? Apply to work with Darfur Women Action Group! Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) is a non-profit organization that takes a unique approach to fighting and preventing genocide. DWAG believes that empowering those who are historically excluded from peace processes enables them to foster positive change […]

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