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Events at GW Libraries

Upcoming events at GW Libraries. You may also want to look at our News & Events page for updates and activities.

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MISSING MAPS

Join the GWU Humanitarian Mapping Society, and the Missing Maps Project for a mapathon, helping to map areas where humanitarian organizations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. 

Each year, disasters around the world kill nearly 100,000 and affect or displace 200 million people. Many of the places where these disasters occur are literally 'missing' from any map and first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project who's goal is to map the most vulnerable places in the...

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Public
Intro to 3-D Modeling with Tinkercad

Discover the amazing possibilities of 3-D modeling in this introduction to Tinkercad, a free, browser-based CAD software. You will learn how to create 3-D models from scratch and import existing models to modify. Feel free to bring your own laptop or you can borrow a Chromebook at the workshop.This concise and hands-on introduction will last about 45 minutes. No RSVP is required.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 214
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Build Your Skills Workshop Series
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Workshop

With graduation approaching, it’s time to take hold of your career search.  Come learn about resources that you can take advantage of now, through the library, while you still have full access to them.  Whether you are exploring a career, seeking out job information, scouting out networking opportunities, or preparing for an interview, we will help you identify some of the best places to get the information you need. This workshop will be held both in person (Gelman 300) and online via...

Date and Time:
Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 300 and Online
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Buff and Blue Happy Hour

Buff & Blue Happy Hour is a study break brought to you by the Colonial Health Center. Join us for relaxing coloring, Play-Doh, snacks and other givewaways to help you relax and recharge your mind and body!

Date and Time:
Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Location: Eckles Library
Event Format: Other
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Breakfast Break

Stop by to grab a granola bar, fruit and a fresh cup of coffee!

Date and Time:
Monday, May 8, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Location: Gelman Library, Outside room 219
Event Format: Other
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Buff and Blue Happy Hour

Buff & Blue Happy Hour is a study break brought to you by the Colonial Health Center. Join us for relaxing coloring, Play-Doh, snacks and other givewaways to help you relax and recharge your mind and body!

 

Date and Time:
Monday, May 8, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 302
Event Format: Other
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Breakfast Break

Stop by to grab a granola bar, fruit and a fresh cup of coffee!

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Location: Gelman Library, Outside room 219
Event Format: Other
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

Scholarship on Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is a growing area of research and discussion at top universities across the country, and we are excited to be joining their ranks through this inaugural effort. GW faculty interested in the systematic inquiry of teaching and learning are invited to present their classroom research, big or small, completed or in progress, at a SoTL Poster Session that will be part of the 2017 GW Teaching Day on September 28,...

Date and Time:
Monday, May 15, 2017 (All day)
Location: go.gwu.edu/sotl
Event Format: Deadlines
Event Type: Faculty
Course Design Institute

The University Teaching & Learning Center’s Course Design Institute is a “bootcamp” style program that guides faculty through the design of a new course or the re-design an existing one in a facilitated, supported environment. Participants experience the iterative, dynamic, and scholarly process of learning-focused course design and the benefits of active learning. 

Date and Time:
Monday, May 22, 2017 (All day) to Friday, May 26, 2017 (All day)
Location: Gelman Library, Rooms 301-302
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
MISSING MAPS

Join the GWU Humanitarian Mapping Society, and the Missing Maps Project for a mapathon, helping to map areas where humanitarian organizations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. 

Each year, disasters around the world kill nearly 100,000 and affect or displace 200 million people. Many of the places where these disasters occur are literally 'missing' from any map and first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project who's goal is to map the most vulnerable places in the...

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Rooms 301 and 302
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Public
Panel Discussion

Joining us will be a panel of academic librarians in Virginia who are leading OER campus initiatives.  This event is free and open to both members and non-members of VLACRL. 

Please register here!

Date and Time:
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 -
9:30am to 2:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Panel Discussion
Event Type: Public
Teaching Day 2017

GW’s seventh annual Teaching Day will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 in the Marvin Center. Interested faculty may submit a propsal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL) poster session that will be held on the afternoon of Teaching Day. Click here for details on how to apply. 

Date and Time:
Thursday, September 28, 2017 -
8:30am to 3:30pm
Location: Marvin Center, Third Floor
Event Format: Conference
Event Type: Faculty
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