Home Vision Magazine 2018
- Connecting Researchers with the Tools to Counter ISIS
- Workshops Prepare Students for Career Success
- Building Community and Understanding Through Film
- Engaging Students with Primary Sources
- The Voluntary Library Gift: Enhancing Your Environment
- Samizdat: Smuggled Materials Shed Light on the Soviet Union
Also in this issue
- Welcome from the Dean of Libraries & Academic Innovation
- Solutions Center Saves the Day
- Sharing Scholarship on the Boy Who Lived
- International Brotherhood of Teamsters Transfers Archives to GW
- Resilient Networks for Inclusive Digital Humanities
- Librarians Facilitate Computational Analysis of Social Media Data
- An Oral History of Former Mayor, Marion Barry
If you want to analyze whether the House Agriculture Committee reflects the overall preferences of members of the House of Representatives for your Political Science dissertation, where do you start?...
The Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL, relies heavily on social media to recruit fresh volunteers to its cause, disseminate propaganda, and call for attacks....
Like most college students, when students start at GW, they are already planning beyond graduation. “So many students are interning,” says Amanda Rey, industry career coach with GW’s Center for Career Services. “You are in DC; you get to intern and get real life experiences and understand who you would be as a professional.”...
Lost in Gelman Library one day, David Lange, ESIA ‘19, stumbled upon GW Libraries’ video and media collection. “Now we really should just do it,” he said of the discovery....
When Professor Rachel Pollack began teaching a course titled, “Framing the Visual World of Shakespeare,” she wanted to find printed works written contemporaneous to Shakespeare to provide her students an insight into his time....
“Making sure our students are successful is our number one priority,” said Geneva Henry, dean of Libraries and Academic Innovation, at the opening of the new STEMworks space in September....
It’s 1980 in the Soviet Union, and attempts to stifle ideological dissent are common practice. But ideas want to spread, and with the help of an underground network of bohemian associations, clandestine political circles, and friends both foreign and domestic, these ideas are self-published, distributed, and smuggled out of the USSR at great personal risk. These materials are known as “samizdat.”...
Located at the center of the Foggy Bottom Campus, Gelman Library is one of its busiest buildings....
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