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Few Days Remaining to Apply for Joint US-Russia Youth Delegation

With only a few days left to apply, I would like to invite the GW community at large to take a shot at becoming a part of this year’s Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum delegation. Now running in its seventh year, the Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (SURF) cultivates collaboration between American and Russian university students through long-term research […]

Talk Fishy to Me [SURE Stories]

Simon Wentworth goes deep discussing the Fathead Minnow.

Call for Undergraduate Research Highlights

Did you work on research with a faculty member this semester? Consider submitting your work for “Undergraduate Research Highlights” for the Fall 2015 issue of CUR Quarterly on the Web!

Race and the Culture of Breastfeeding [SURE Stories]

Laura Schwartz explores the relationship between breastfeeding and race within the context of the culture of breastfeeding.

Intern This Summer with PBK!

Still looking for a summer internship in DC? The Phi Beta Kappa Society national office is seeking full-time interns to assist with research and communications projects. The ideal candidate has strong writing skills, can conduct substantive research and clearly convey results, and can work independently. To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume, and writing […]

What’s Up Alum: One Year Out

The following blog post was written by Khadija Lalani, UHP alum and current PAF fellow. Last Thursday, four awesome UHP Alum participated as panelists on our first Alumni Panel. Thank you to those who attended, and for those who couldn’t make it, this won’t be the last of Alum events, so keep your eyes peeled! […]

American Muslims: History, Culture, and Politics [Research Assistantship]

Department: Religion Professor Irene Oh Koukios The Project: The project involves both research on the topic of American Muslims, and translating that research into a multi-media online format. The research is an extension of a Summer Institute sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities that centers around two important questions: What impact has American culture had […]

Gender, War, and History: Women Fighters and Victims in World War II and the Holocaust [Research Assistantship]

Department of Sociology Professor Daina Eglitis The Project: “Gender, War, and History” is a historical and sociological project that focuses on women volunteers in the Red Army in World War II and women victims of Nazi Germany in the Holocaust. The project highlights the idea that women’s particular motivations and experiences have been obscured by larger, male-centered […]

Gun Control, The Empirical Controversy [Research Assistantship]

Department: Sociology Professor Robert J. Cottrol The Project:  For this I would want an undergraduate familiar with basic social science research techniques including the ability to do basic literature reviews. The student should also have a knowledge of elementary statistics such as might be gained from the undergraduate statistics course in sociology, political science or other social […]

Regulatory Policy: Understanding the White House’s Office for Regulatory Oversight [Research Assistantship]

Department: Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration Professor Chris Carrigan   The Project: This research project is aimed at understanding the impact of the White House’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) on the regulatory review process. We are analyzing both how OIRA’s preferences shape regulatory outcomes and when the agency is most influential […]