Archive | April, 2010

How Not to Apply for an Internship

30 Apr

Via Buzzfeed.com

Finals start next week, so take a quick break for a fun distraction before you get back to studying.

Catherine pointed this out to me.  Click through for a good laugh at how comically (and inappropriately) indignant people can be while looking for internships.  It’s a tough market out there right now, so it’s extra important to make a great first impression.  Don’t be like this kid.

Click here to check it out.

Maybe we’re being too hard on the job-seeker? Heliocentrism is just a theory, after all.

Advertisements

16th Middle Atlantic Discovery Chemistry Project meeting

30 Apr

Here’s an opportunity for students and professors alike who are science-minded to meet some people and talk about ideas together.  Click through for more info.

Continue reading

Study Space and Snacks Aplenty at Eckles Library

30 Apr
Eckles Library

Eckles Library

We’ve got open study hours in our office, of course. But if you find you’re not done studying by 10pm, you can always head on up to the often less crowded Eckles Library and get your brain AND tummy stuffed.

—————

Finals at Eckles

Thu Apr 29 – Fri May 7 // Eckles Library

“Join us for 204 hours of fun at Eckles Library. We open on Thursday, and we don’t close again until 8pm on Fri May 7. During that time we’ll have free coffee, cappuccino, and hot chocolate as well as the return of our late night popcorn. And don’t forget to drop by for Midnight Snacks like make-your-own PB&J nights on Sun May 2 and Tue May 4 at 11:30pm.”

Beatrix Potter’s Science and Storytelling

30 Apr

Check out the info below to find out about one of the last cool author events you’ll get a chance to attend before classes end.

———–

Barbara Gates

Of Fungi and Fables:

Beatrix Potter’s Science and Storytelling

fungus

Friday, May 7, 3 pm

Armand Hammer Auditorium
Corcoran College of Art + Design, 500 17th St. NW
Reception following
Questions to Casey Smith: csmith@corcoran.org

Barbara T. Gates was Alumni Distinguished Professor of English and Women’s Studies at the University of Delaware and is now Professor Emerita. She is author of Victorian Suicide: Mad Crimes and Sad Histories (Princeton, 1988), Kindred Nature: Victorian and Edwardian Women Embrace the Living World (Chicago, 1998), and numerous essays and reviews. Her most recent work is In Nature’s Name: An Anthology of Women’s Writing and Illustration, 1780-1930 (Chicago, 2002).

This lecture is made possible by the generous funding of The Wang Endowed Fund for English Literature and Literary Studies of the GWU English Department and by GWU’s University Seminars Program. Sponsored by the University Seminar on Nineteenth-Century Histories at the George Washington University, this lecture honors Professor Judith Plotz for her many contributions over the years to nineteenth-century studies at George Washington University.

NewsFlash: Study in the UHP Office, Updated Registration Newsletter, Bertucci’s

29 Apr

NewsFlash! The George Washington University Honors Program
Issue 29: April 29, 2010

Continue reading