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Dr. Williams Interviewed on Podcast FreshEd

Jul 22 - Dr. Jim Williams was interviewed on the weekly podcast FreshEd with Will Brehm. Listen to the interview: Memory, power, and identity inside textbooks.

Dr. Streitwieser Presents Paper at Seminar

Jul 22 - Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser presented a paper entitled "Supporting Immigrants, Refugees and Students from Countries in Turmoil" for the seminar International Education in a New Political Climate, hosted by Boston College's Center for Comparative and International Higher Education and World Education Services.

American Educational Research Association Accepting Proposals

Jul 22 - The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is accepting proposals for the 2018 AERA Annual Meeting: The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education. The deadline for proposal submission is Monday, July 24, 2017. (The meeting will take place in New York City, April 13-17, 2018.)

Nominations Now Open For George Washington Black Alumni Association IMPACT Award

Jul 22 - Nominations are now open for the George Washington Black Alumni Association (GWBAA) IMPACT Award. The IMPACT Award is the highest form of recognition bestowed on distinguished black alumni by the GWBAA executive committee. Each year, the IMPACT Award celebrates three black alumni who have cultivated a proven history of commitment to GW. Through professional endeavors and community engagement, IMPACT Award recipients have made indelible contributions to their alma mater, their local communities, and society at large. The nomination submission deadline is August 4, 2017.

2017 GW UNESCO Fellows Blog is Live

Jul 22 - The 2017 GW UNESCO Fellows blog is live. Don't forget to follow the Fellows in their summer internships in Amman, Bangkok, Dakar, Hamburg, New Delhi, and Paris, and check out #GWUNESCOFellows on social media.

The George Washington University Online High School Holds Graduation

Jul 22 - The George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS) held its in-person graduation ceremony at GW in the Marvin Center on June 24, 2017. Thirty-three students representing 13 states and five countries graduated this year. Collectively, the GWUOHS Class of 2017 reports it has been offered more than $3 million in college scholarships.

GSEHD Alumna Dr. Lois F. Berlin Appointed Superintendent

Jul 22 - The Alexandria City School Board has appointed GSEHD alumna Dr. Lois F. Berlin (master's, early childhood/special education) as interim superintendent for Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) while it conducts a nationwide search for a permanent superintendent. Dr. Berlin served as superintendent of Falls Church City Public Schools from 2004 to 2011 and has a long professional history with ACPS.

GSEHD Alumna Dr. Stephanie Wood-Garnett Appointed President of ISA

Jul 22 - GSEHD alumna Dr. Stephanie Wood-Garnett (master's, higher education administration) has been appointed the next president of The Institute for Student Achievement (ISA), a division of ETS. ISA, whose mission is to partner with schools and districts to transform public high schools so that students who are traditionally underserved and underperforming graduate prepared for success in college and careers, has been part of ETS since 2013.

GSEHD Student Tyler Wu Receives Excellence Award

Jul 22 - GSEHD student Tyler Wu (master's, higher education administration) collected the Graduate Award for Individual Excellence at the GW Excellence in Student Life Awards at the end of the academic year for his impact and guidance as a residence director on campus.

GSEHD Student Michelle Brummond Gives Two Conference Presentations

Jul 22 - GSEHD student Michelle Brummond (master's, educational technology leadership) gave two presentations at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference: Ed Tech Coaches Playground: Which Hats Do You Wear? and Open Educational Resources: Igniting Change in Teaching and Learning.