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FALL 2018 Professional Development & Academic Events

2017-2018 Events:

Spring 2018

Join us Monday, January 29th for a GSA-hosted happy hour at Murphy's Grill! Come on time to get a free drink, and also learn about different beers and brewing techniques from Deacon Michael Hennessy, CSP. RSVP to to reserve your spot.

Come join the GSA this Sunday for a free trip to the National Museum of Women in the Arts, (before Super Bowl LII). Meetup time and location: 1 pm @ 1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC (NMWA location). The Hung Liu exhibition is currently on view, so don’t miss out! Just RSVP to to let us know if you’re coming


Spring 2018 Prof. Development events:

Are you ready to kick off the summer with a week of intensive writing? Be productive this summer and apply for the GSA-sponsored Dissertation Bootcamp, held on June 11-15th!!! $50 deposit required for accepted students. Application deadline is May 1st, apply here!

Register for the ~Networking on the Vine~ event, hosted by the Professional development chair of GSA, coming up on April 27th! This is a wine tasting event designed to give low-pressure practice with networking and handling alcohol in a professional environment, skills common to most fields. Join in on the Professional Development Experience today:  FREE WINE!


Struggling with your thesis, dissertation, journal article, or other work? Sign up for the GSA-sponsored Writing Workshop to be held on March 17th from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Breakfast and lunch will be provided! Sign up quickly to reserve your spot!! Registration is $5- to register click here. Password: CUAWW0318

Start the semester right by coming to the Business Card Workshop! Have personalized business cards at the ready when attending conferences, mixers, or that fortuitous meeting in the coffee line. We'll be giving advice on do's and don'ts of business cards, and the first 5 attendees will get a 70% off coupon code for their business cards!


·      Twelfth Night at The Shakespeare Theatre Company on November 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm.  
·      Washington Capitals game at the Verizon Center on November 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
·      End-of-Semester Celebration at Murphy's on December 1, 2017 @ 5-7 pm 

2016-2017 Events:

·      Semester End Celebration @ Busboys and Poets Thursday 4/27/2017 7:00pm. 
·      The National Symphony Orchestra @ The Kennedy Center Thursday 5/11/2017 7:00pm. 
·      Dissertation Boot Camp for the week of June 12th - 16th 2017.
·      April 16th - Graduate Writing Workshop
·      April 12th - GSA Conference - The Next Step: Your Degree and How to Use It
·      March 18th - Caps Game at The Verizon Center
·      February 25th - Social Happy Hour at Brookland Pint
2015-2016 Events:
·      December 18th - NSO: Handel's Messiah - The Kennedy Center
·      November 28th - The Nutcracker Ballet - The Kennedy Center
·      November 19th - Washington Nationals vs Dallas Stars
·      November 14th - GSA's "Graduate Writing Workshop"
·      November 9th – GSA-hosted "Dissertation Data Management Software Discussion"
·      October 31st – GSA-hosted night at the ballet!


Pictures from GSA-hosted events! 

Washington Nationals vs. St. Louis Cardinals on 4/11/17.

The Nutcracker @ the Kennedy Center on November, 2016.

Pumpkin Carving Social on October 27, 2016.


GSA Fall Foliage Hike on October 15, 2016.

GSA CRABFEST 2016 on September 16, 2016.

GSA-hosted Happy Hour at Brookland Pint


GSA hosted visit to the International Spy Museum!

NSO: Handel's Messiah - The Kennedy Center

GSA-hosted night at the ballet!



To suggest or get more information about GSA-sponsored social events, including accessibility, please contact Arghavan Hamedi.

For Professional Development event inquiries, please contact Emily Mason.