Events

September 23 - 29, 2017

Saturday, September 23

GWOW Day Hike

GWOW Day Hike 7am

GWOW Day Hike! We will be heading to historic Harpers Ferry. No hiking exprience necessary but you should be comfortable walking with a day pack filled with...

Harpers Ferry  
Shenandoah Backpacking

Shenandoah Backpacking 7am

We are hiking the Beecher Ridge/Overall Run loop in Shenandoah NP (a link with specifics is at the bottom of this announcement). We will hike a total of 12...

Shenandoah National Park  

Sunday, September 24

Uncommon Grounds Flea Market for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Uncommon Grounds Flea Market for Hurricane...

Clothing sale on the Leavey Esplanade organized by the Corp's Uncommon Grounds to celebrate the opening of its new location and to raise money for hurricane...

Leavey Esplanade  

Monday, September 25

14th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference

14th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference 9am

The 14th annual conference, organized by the Migration Policy Institute, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., and Georgetown University Law Center, will...

Hart Auditorium  
French Exam for Study Abroad - Individual Oral Sessions

French Exam for Study Abroad - Individual Oral... 9am

This 2-part exam is required of all applicants to study abroad programs in French-speaking countries for Spring 2018, including those who have passed the SFS...

Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, 4th Floor, Rear Left  
Echo360 Training Webinar

Echo360 Training Webinar 12pm

Georgetown faculty and staff, come learn to record and publish your own lecture captures using Echo360 Cloud. Enable Echo360 Cloud in your Canvas or...

 
A Conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Zambia - Harry Kalaba

A Conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs... 3:30pm

Join Georgetown's African Studies Program for a conversation with Mr. Harry Kalaba, Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia!

 
FourBlock Military-Connected Career Advising

FourBlock Military-Connected Career Advising 4pm

Georgetown University and Four Block collaborates to support military-connected students at Georgetown University. Throughout the 2017-2018 academic year,...

School of Continuing Studies, C1 Level  
Study Abroad 101

Study Abroad 101 5pm

Come learn about the basics of study abroad at Georgetown, including specifics on timelines and the application process. Session is led by an OGE Peer Advisor!

ICC, 205A  
Presentation with Dr. Katrin Sieg - "How does one decolonize German history in the museum?"

Presentation with Dr. Katrin Sieg - "How... 5:15pm

This presentation examines the recent special exhibition on German Colonialism at the German History Museum in Berlin to ask how the museum choreographs...

Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, ICC 462  
Presentation: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George & Ira Gershwin Songbook

Presentation: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George... 5:30pm

In honor of the Centennial of the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald, the GU Music Program presents ELLA FITZGERALD SINGS THE GEORGE & IRA GERSHWIN...

Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theatre  
National Theatre of Ghana's TEN BLOCKS ON THE CAMINO REAL

National Theatre of Ghana's TEN BLOCKS ON THE... 7pm

Don't miss the National Theatre of Ghana's Ten Blocks on the Camino Real by Tennessee Williams. Written by American playwright Williams in 1947, Ten Blocks...

 

Tuesday, September 26

GUAbroad #TakeoverTuesday

GUAbroad #TakeoverTuesday

Follow @GUAbroad on Snapchat to see a day in the life of a Hoya abroad.

@GUAbroad on Snapchat  
New Employee Benefits Orientation

New Employee Benefits Orientation 9am

All newly hired benefits-eligible faculty, staff, and academic administrative professionals ("AAPs") must attend a Benefits Orientation session. While you...

Darnall Hall, M-3,1 Next to IDEAA, Upstairs from Student Health  
Problem Solving and Decision Making for Georgetown University Managers Only

Problem Solving and Decision Making for... 9am

Doug Hensch, MAOM, brings a wealth of experience and passion to the work he provides for his clients. His philosophy is simple: Set meaningful goals....

Healey Family Student Center  
Problem Solving/Decision Making (Managers)

Problem Solving/Decision Making (Managers) 9am

Doug Hensch, MAOM, brings a wealth of experience and passion to the work he provides for his clients. His philosophy is simple: Set meaningful...

Healey Family Student Center, Herman Room  
Chronic Absenteeism and ESSA: How States Should Hold Schools Accountable for Attendance

Chronic Absenteeism and ESSA: How States Should... 10am

Required by the federal Every Student Succeeds Act to go beyond test scores to assess school quality and student success, many state education leaders are...

ICC Auditorium, Georgetown University  
Back to the EU Future: A Discussion with Former EU Lawmakers

Back to the EU Future: A Discussion with Former... 12pm

The BMW Center for German and European Studies and the European Parliament Liaison Office invite you to: Back to the EU Future: A Discussion with Former EU...

Intercultural Center (ICC), Room 700  
Bioinformatics Seminar Series

Bioinformatics Seminar Series 12pm

Dr. Simina Boca Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics Departments of Oncology and Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Biomathematics Georgetown University

Basic Science Building, 341  
Creative Writing and Mindful Movement

Creative Writing and Mindful Movement 12pm

You are registering for a series that will run throughout the Fall Semester. Classes are held monthly: September 26, October 24, November 21 and December 19....

McCarthy Hall, McShain Lounge Small  
New RefWorks 101

New RefWorks 101 12pm

Georgetown has the New RefWorks! Dahlgren Memorial Library (DML) invites you to learn about the latest version of RefWorks bibliographic management tool...

Dahlgren Memorial Library, GUMC, BACC Classroom  
Energy and Climate Policy Seminars

Energy and Climate Policy Seminars 12:30pm

"Club-Based Strategies for Regulating Soot (BC) and Methane in the Arctic: Implications for the Region and Global Cooperation on Climate Change" David...

Mortara Center for International Studies  
Federal Government Jobs: Find & Apply

Federal Government Jobs: Find & Apply 12:30pm

Motivated to pursue public service with the US government or to make a move to another agency? There are a variety of paths into internships, fellowships and...

Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, 302-P  
Zoom Training Webinar

Zoom Training Webinar 1pm

Georgetown faculty and staff, come gain a working knowledge of web conferencing with Zoom. Learn web conferencing best-practices and how to schedule and host...

 
QiGong for Self-Care

QiGong for Self-Care 2pm

6 week session-Each class builds upon the last, so please plan to attend the series in its entirety for maximum benefit. You'll be glad you did!Discover...

McCarthy Hall, McShain Lounge  
Russian Conversation Hours

Russian Conversation Hours 2pm

Russian Conversation Hour for those learning the language

ICC Galleria - The MUG  
Campus Ministry Study Break: Chaplains’ Tea & Conversation

Campus Ministry Study Break: Chaplains’ Tea... 3pm

Join the Campus Ministry Chaplains and staff for tea, snacks, and conversation.Join the Campus Ministry Chaplains and staff for tea, snacks, and conversation.

Healy Foyer  
Chaplains' Tea

Chaplains' Tea 3pm

Join the Campus Ministry Chaplains and staff for tea, snacks, and conversation.

Healy Hall  
Prayer for Peace and Justice

Prayer for Peace and Justice 3:50pm

Following Chaplains' Tea, join us for an interfaith prayer for Peace and Justice. Prayer is led by a different member of our staff each week.

Dahlgren Quadrangle  
Prayer for Peace and Justice

Prayer for Peace and Justice 3:50pm

Following Chaplains' Tea, join us for an interfaith prayer for Peace and Justice. Prayer is led by a different member of our staff each week.

Dahlgren Quadrangle  
Castalia Information Session

Castalia Information Session 4pm

Open to Graduate SFS and McCourt students.

Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, 700/ECR  
Food for Thought: Grocery Store Tour

Food for Thought: Grocery Store Tour 4pm

Come tour Georgetown Safeway with the GU Registered Dietitian and Fitness Nutrition Specialist. Learn to read nutrition labels, Develop skills in identifying...

Wisconsin Avenue Safeway  
Nuclear Disarmament and Development: The Hopes of the Holy See

Nuclear Disarmament and Development: The Hopes... 4:30pm

This past July, a special UN conference adopted a Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which will open for signature on September 20. In observance...

Mortara Building  
Psi Chi Induction

Psi Chi Induction 5pm

This year's Psi Chi induction speaker is Dr. Brian Hare (http://brianhare.net/) from Duke University. The talk will begin at 5pm in Healy 106.

Healy Hall, 106  
Study Abroad 101

Study Abroad 101 5pm

Come learn about the basics of study abroad at Georgetown, including specifics on timelines and the application process. Session is led by an OGE Peer Advisor!

ICC, 204B  
National Theatre of Ghana's TEN BLOCKS ON THE CAMINO REAL

National Theatre of Ghana's TEN BLOCKS ON THE... 5:30pm

Don't miss the National Theatre of Ghana's Ten Blocks on the Camino Real by Tennessee Williams. Written by American playwright Williams in 1947, Ten Blocks...

 
French Exam for Study Abroad - Written Session

French Exam for Study Abroad - Written Session 6:30pm

This 2-part exam is required of all applicants to study abroad programs in French-speaking countries for Spring 2018, including those who have passed the SFS...

Car Barn, 230  

Wednesday, September 27

CSIC Social Impact Field Trip to Ashoka

CSIC Social Impact Field Trip to Ashoka 9:30am

The Center for Social Impact Communication is off to Ashoka for its next behind-the-scenes student social impact field trip. Ashoka is a world renowned...

Ashoka - Innovators for the Public  
Retirement Orientation

Retirement Orientation 9:30am

Do you find yourself worrying about the 'how to's' of retiring from Georgetown University? If you answered yes, we invite you to put your mind at ease by...

Darnall Hall, M-31, Next to IDEAA, Upstairs from Student Health  
Careers in Intelligence: Women in Intel

Careers in Intelligence: Women in Intel 10am

Hosted by Michael Cassidy, Intelligence Industry Career Coach Moderated talk with current senior executive on her rise through a historically male-dominated...

Mortara Building, Boardroom  
Instructional Continuity Tools Webinar

Instructional Continuity Tools Webinar 11am

Georgetown faculty and staff, come gain a working knowledge of lecture capture, web conferencing, and other tools available for Instructional Continuity....

 
CENTILE: Time-Saving, Stress Free Strategies for Publishing High Impact Articles and Books

CENTILE: Time-Saving, Stress Free Strategies... 11:30am

Carole Sargent, Director of Scholarly Publications for Georgetown University will be presenting this workshop from 11:30 – 1:30 pm. Lunch provided.​

Medical Dental Building or over Zoom, SW107  
CFR Conference Call: The Role of the United Nations in Global Governance

CFR Conference Call: The Role of the United... 12pm

The Council on Foreign Relations invites university students to participate in foreign policy calls with various experts. MSFS students are invited to...

Georgetown University  
Research Assistant Training

Research Assistant Training 12pm

The library will be holding two training sessions for new faculty research assistants this fall. In this training, RAs will learn about library services and...

Williams Law Library  
Success at the Patent Office: Strategies to Consider Before Filing a Patent Application

Success at the Patent Office: Strategies to... 12pm

This seminar covers information that will improve your chances of obtaining a patent. It will include some basics on patents, such as the purpose of filing...

Leavey Center, Leavey Program Room #1606 (Across from the bookstore)  
"Blood Sacrifice and the Myth of the Fallen Muslim Soldier in U.S. Presidential Elections" with Edward E. Curtis IV 

"Blood Sacrifice and the Myth of the... 12:30pm

One ultimate sign of political assimilation is the willingness of citizens to sacrifice themselves in battle for their nation. It is so central to...

Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, ICC #270  
"Blood Sacrifice and the Myth of the Fallen Muslim Soldier"

"Blood Sacrifice and the Myth of the... 12:30pm

One ultimate sign of political assimilation is the willingness of citizens to sacrifice themselves in battle for their nation. It is so central to...

Edward B. Bunn S.J. Intercultural Center  
Russian Conversation Hours

Russian Conversation Hours 2pm

Russian Conversation Hour for those learning the language

ICC Galleria - The MUG  
National Theatre of Ghana's TEN BLOCKS ON THE CAMINO REAL

National Theatre of Ghana's TEN BLOCKS ON THE... 3pm

Don't miss the National Theatre of Ghana's Ten Blocks on the Camino Real by Tennessee Williams. Written by American playwright Williams in 1947, Ten Blocks...

 
 F-1 Post-Completion Employment - OPT

F-1 Post-Completion Employment - OPT 4pm

This event covers work authorizations for F-1 Post-Completion OPT. Please be punctual for this event. Participants who arrive more than 10 minutes after...

Car Barn, 230  
Share The Journey with Refugees and Migrants: Pope Francis' Campaign

Share The Journey with Refugees and Migrants:... 4:30pm

There are more refugees and migrants in the world today than at any time since World War II—in fact, one out of 114 people in the world today is not living...

Healy Hall, Riggs Library  
Discerning Our Pasts: Townhall Revisited

Discerning Our Pasts: Townhall Revisited 5pm

The LGBTQ Center will observe the 10th Anniversary of the Out For Change Campaign in collaboration with our students, faculty, and partners from across...

HFSC, Social Room  
German Department Kaffeestunde

German Department Kaffeestunde 5pm

All levels are encouraged to come practice their German skills with two native German speakers from Trier! Kaffeestunde meets every week in Konrad's Corner,...

Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, Konrad's Corner, outside ICC 467  

Thursday, September 28

China, Tibet and the Yangtze River

China, Tibet and the Yangtze River 12am

Join the Georgetown Travel Society from September 28 - October 16, 2017 to discover the highlights of China, including the mysteries of Tibet and the...

 
Welcome to the Neighborhood 2017

Welcome to the Neighborhood 2017 12am

Join your local regional club on September 28th to celebrate Welcome to the Neighborhood, an annual celebration hosted by Georgetown Alumni Clubs across the...

 
Emotional Intelligence (Staff)

Emotional Intelligence (Staff) 9am

A Favorite workshop amongst Georgetown Staff! Emotional Intelligence (Managers Only) Barry Coleman “With 90% of top performers high in EQ, and EQ twice...

Healey Family Student Center, Herman Room  
Emotional Intelligence for Georgetown University Staff Only

Emotional Intelligence for Georgetown... 9am

“With 90% of top performers high in EQ, and EQ twice as important as IQ in getting where you want to go in life, who can afford to ignore it?” This one-day...

Healey Family Student Center  
Mendel's Peas and Today's Genes: Healthcare, Ethics, and Genetics

Mendel's Peas and Today's Genes: Healthcare,... 10am

The Georgetown Kennedy Institute of Ethics, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, is holding a symposium on the ethics of genetic medicine...

Rafik B. Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium  
Blackboard Training Webinar: Building Your Course

Blackboard Training Webinar: Building Your Course 12pm

Georgetown faculty and staff, come learn how to build your course in Blackboard. The following are some of the topics that will be covered during this...

 
CENTILE: IAMSE Fall 2017 Webinar Series on Global Health Education

CENTILE: IAMSE Fall 2017 Webinar Series on... 12pm

The theme of CENTILE sponsored IAMSE Fall 2017 webinar series is Global Challenges and Solutions in Health Professions Education. The series ...

 
Creative Spark Book Club: Bird by Bird

Creative Spark Book Club: Bird by Bird 12:15pm

Join us for our fall book club (September 14 - December 7) as we enter Anne Lamott's classroom in Bird by Bird: Instructions on Writing and Life. Whether you...

ZOOM URL  
Walk with Charles

Walk with Charles 12:30pm

No need to change your clothes or shoes. Just show up and stroll. This walk is approximately 1 mile. Go at your pace. Just go. Every Thursday, 12:30pm, Healy...

Healy Circle, 37 & O Streets, NW  
Georgetown University Bereavement Support Group

Georgetown University Bereavement Support Group 1pm

All members of our community experience life changes, often very unexpectedly, some very unhappy and coinciding with other major changes like starting your...

Makom Gathering Space in Leavey Conference Center, North Hallway down from Cosi and Starbucks  
gui²de Seminar Series

gui²de Seminar Series 3:15pm

The gui²de Seminar Series features guest speakers presenting cutting-edge research in development economics.

Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, 550  
Windows into Translation Seminar Series

Windows into Translation Seminar Series 4pm

Department of Medicine presents: Windows into Translation Seminar Series Thursday, September 28th, 2017 4 - 5 PM, Building D, Room 201 “Microvascular...

Building D, 201  
The U.S., France and Europe -  Where Do We Go From Here?

The U.S., France and Europe - Where Do We Go... 4:30pm

Oscar Iden Annual Lecture on American Foreign Policy The U.S., France and Europe - Where Do We Go From Here? Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017 Time: 4:30 -...

Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Hall, Georgetown University  
The U.S., France and Europe - Where Do We Go From Here?

The U.S., France and Europe - Where Do We Go... 4:30pm

Oscar Iden Annual Lecture on American Foreign Policy The U.S., France and Europe - Where Do We Go From Here? Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017 Time: 4:30...

Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Hall  
Queer Encounters: Proust Reading Emerson and Colette, 1917

Queer Encounters: Proust Reading Emerson and... 5pm

François Proulx of the University of Illinois and Elisabeth Ladensen of Columbia University will be offering these talks at a joint event.

ICC, 105  
Politics of Arabic in Israel: Camelia Suleiman

Politics of Arabic in Israel: Camelia Suleiman 6:15pm

Camelia Suleiman will join us at the CCAS to discuss her newly published book Politics of Arabic in Israel. It will be hosted in ICC 141.Camelia Suleiman...

Intercultural Center (ICC), Room 241 CCAS Boardroom  

Friday, September 29

Presidential Management Fellowship Information Session

Presidential Management Fellowship Information... 10am

Join us for a presentation from the Office of Personnel Management on the Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) opportunity. Bearing the Presidential...

Leavey Center, Program Room  
A Morning with Dr. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress

A Morning with Dr. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian... 11am

Join the Office of the President and the Georgetown University Library for a morning with Dr. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress. This special lecture...

Copley Formal Lounge  
CS Colloquium: Rama Chellappa (UMD)

CS Colloquium: Rama Chellappa (UMD) 11am

Deep Learning Networks for Computer Vision Over the last five years or so, deep learning networks have produced impressive results for several computer...

STM 326  
Canvas Training Webinar: Building Your Course

Canvas Training Webinar: Building Your Course 12pm

Georgetown faculty and staff, learn how to build your course in Canvas. The following are some of the topics that are typically included: adding files to...

 
GPS Skills Institute: Memo-Writing Clinic

GPS Skills Institute: Memo-Writing Clinic 12pm

This fall, we are launching a series of skills-based mini-clinics. The first clinic of the Skills Institute will focus on memo writing and will be led by...

Georgetown University  
Religion, Politics and Culture Workshop

Religion, Politics and Culture Workshop 12pm

This bimonthly interdisciplinary workshop brings together faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral and affiliate fellows to present and discuss...

New North, 107  
GPS Skills Institute: Memo Writing Mini-Clinic

GPS Skills Institute: Memo Writing Mini-Clinic 12:15pm

This fall, we are launching a series of skills-based mini-clinics. The first clinic of the Skills Institute will focus on Memo Writing and will be led by...

Georgetown University  
Careers in Intelligence: Looking Outside Government

Careers in Intelligence: Looking Outside... 1pm

Hosted by Michael Cassidy, Intelligence Industry Career Coach A moderated talk with an SSP alum who currently works for Walt Disney

Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, 302-P  
Friday Music Series: Duo Noire

Friday Music Series: Duo Noire 1:15pm

Duo Noire, featuring innovative classical guitarists Thomas Flippin and Christopher Mallett, will perform audience friendly works that they've commissioned...

McNeir Auditorium  
Study Abroad 101

Study Abroad 101 2pm

Come learn about the basics of study abroad at Georgetown, including specifics on timelines and the application process. Session is led by an OGE Peer Advisor!

Hariri, 150  
Friday Speaker Series: Florian Lionnet, Princeton University

Friday Speaker Series: Florian Lionnet,... 3:30pm

Subject: Phonological subfeatures: a phonetically grounded account of cumulative effects in phonology Abstract: Categorical phonological processes (e.g....

Poulton Hall, 230  
Kol Nidrei

Kol Nidrei 6pm

Join us for Kol Nidrei services at 6:00pm or 8:00pm. The Georgetown University Jewish Community continues its tradition of opening its doors to the greater...

Gaston Hall  

September 23 - 29, 2017