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Enroll America Summer Fellowship Program [Internship]

24 Apr

Enroll America’s Summer Fellowship Program will offer a chance to be a part of a national campaign to maximize the number of Americans who sign up for the new health insurance options made possible by the Affordable Care Act. Fellowships are available in the following departments: Policy, Operations, Organizing, Analytics/Data, Digital, Partner Outreach, and Constituency Engagement.

Fellows will have a chance to learn the tactics and strategies used to build a national campaign from the grassroots up. We’re looking for self-motivated leaders who want to learn all facets of a campaign, from data to communications to policy. The Summer Fellowship is an unpaid, volunteer program. Candidates must be dedicated to the mission of maximizing health insurance exchange enrollment through empirically measuring success across the country. Positions available in DC and in states across the country.

Apply Here: http://www.getcoveredamerica.org/page/s/want-to-be-a-get-covered-america-fellow-

Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling basis.

Holocaust Remembrance and Genocide Awareness Week [Recommended Event]

3 Apr

Check out these events as part of GW Hillel, Kappa Alpha Psi, and SAFI’s Holocaust Remembrance and Genocide Awareness Week. The events will serve as a memorial to victims of the Holocaust, allow students of all backgrounds to take an active role in remembering the many victims of the Holocaust, and heighten awareness of genocide across the world.

The three events of the week will be:

Name Reading in Kogan Plaza – Monday, April 8th from 1pm-4pm in the mid-campus quad section of Kogan Plaza.  Students will have the opportunity to read the names aloud of those individuals who perished in the Holocaust.

Memorial Service – Monday, April 8th in Marvin Center Room 308 from 6:00pm-7:30pm.  A 10-15 minute memorial service will be held in honor the victims followed by a Holocaust survivor’s story.

Panelist Discussion – Wednesday, April 10th in Marvin Center Room 413-414 from 7pm- 8pm.  Panelists will discuss the Holocaust, issues in human rights, and contemporary genocide.  The last 15 minutes will be open to questions from the audience.  Dinner will be provided.

 

For more information, please visit the Facebook event page for Holocaust Remembrance and Genocide Awareness Week.

HRGA flyer

“The Tibetan Code of Happiness” – [Recommended Event]

2 Apr

This Thursday (April 4th), Khenpo Sodargye of the Laung Gar Buddhist academy in China will give a talk titled “The Tibetan Code of Happiness.” The talk will take place at GWU’s Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre, Marvin Center (800 21st Street NW), 6:30pm. Khenpo Sodargye is one of the leading Tibetan Buddhist teachers in China. He is a published scholar and popular speaker in leading universities on the mainland. This is his lecture series in North America and Europe. Check out the poster below: Continue reading

Join the UHP Relay for Life team!

6 Feb

Check out this post from UHP Sophomores Brian Dab and Thomas Josephson:

Join the UHP Relay for Life team! It is an exciting and fun opportunity to raise money and awareness benefiting cancer research! Team members take turns walking the track and participating in games and activities and enjoying entertainment.

Intrigued? Follow the link.

Where: Right here on campus at the Lerner Health and Wellness Center

When: April 20, 2013, starting at 7pm

For more information, contact the team captains: Thomas Josephson (tbjoseph@gwu.edu) and Brian Dab (briand93@gwu.edu)

You can do it!

You can do it!

[Rec’d Event] GW TRAiLS Tour of Bull Run Battlefield

28 Jan

Join GW TRAiLS for a tour of the Bull Run Battlefield in Manassas, Virginia, led by UHP Sophomore and GW TRAiLS Guide Evin Feldman. Read on for more:

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