GW Ranked one of the Best Colleges for Student Voting

Washington Monthly ranked GW one of America’s best colleges for voting. The rankings were decided based on a variety of metrics-one of places that GW scored well was that the institution encourages students to vote. You can see the full article (as well as the other civically active and not-so active universities here: https://washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/september-october-2018/americas-best-colleges-for-student-voting/)

New Course, The Autism Experience: A Public Health Perspective

PUBH 6299. 13 The Autism Experience: A Public Health Perspective

2 credit hours Friday, 10:10am - noon

Open to graduate and upper level undergraduate students

Instructor, Sean D. Cleary, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Epidemiology sdcleary@gwu.edu

A public health perspective of the autism experience is explored through service learning and community participatory research methods engaging autistic young adults, their parents, researchers, clinicians and other service providers. The course covers the science, viewpoints, and experience of autism with a focus on young adults transitioning to adulthood. Collaboratively with community advocates, students will explore research relevant to the autistic community.

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GW Writing Department Prize Highlighted in the Washington Post

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The Julian Clement Chase Prize, which has been awarded by GW’s Writing Department since 2016, was featured in a recent article in the Washington Post. One of the winners named, Xavier Adomatis, is a Civic House student and was recognized for his paper, “Re-Segregate D.C. Schools: An analysis of gentrification’s peculiar consequences on Francis-Stevens.” For more information about Julian Clement Chase and the prize, check out the full article here.

Public Scholarship: Strategic Strategies for Resistance

This week we’re highlighting some take aways from the Imagining America Blog Salon. This selection on Public Scholarship and Resistance, written by a doctoral student as part of the PAGE program is a great tool for discussion in graduate level classes or among colleagues this week.

https://imaginingamerica.org/2018/09/25/public-scholarship-strategic-lessons-for-resistance/

For more information on how your graduate students can be involved in the PAGE program check out this link https://imaginingamerica.org/student-engagement/apply-for-page/

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