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GWSB Undergraduate News

February 29, 2012

Study International Business in Buenos Aires

Study International Business in Buenos Aires!
Application deadline: March 1, 2012

The IBUS in Argentina program will launch in Fall 2012 and will provide students the opportunity to complete all IBUS field courses in one semester. Students will take classes at di Tella University (UTDT) & all IBUS courses will be taught in English. The program is designed to maximize students' intercultural learning experience in the following ways:

  • half of the program's students will be from GW and half will be from UTDT
  • students will take part in corporate site visits and cultural activities
  • students will live with host families

Students will take a total of 5 IBUS courses and one Spanish course:

  • IBUS 3001 Introduction to International Business*
  • IBUS 3201 International Marketing
  • IBUS 3301 International Business Finance
  • IBUS 4402 Managing in Developing Countries
  • IBUS 4900 Doing Business in Argentina
  • Spanish Language Course (can be used as the Field related elective for IBUS)
    *Students who have already completed IBUS 3001 do not have to re-take this course.

To learn more and to access the application, visit the Office for Study Abroad website.

WHU Announces European Bachelor Summer Institute

The Otto Beisheim School of Management is proud to announce WHU’s 4th European Bachelor Summer Institute “The Business, Political and Cultural Environment in Europe”

May 27 to June 8, 2012


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Further Information
You can find regularly updated information about the course on our website

Further information may be found by clicking here.

GWSB and CIBER present an International Career Workshop and Lecture


For more details, please click here.

GW Net Impact: Undergraduate Chapter Spring General Body Meeting


GW Net Impact: Undergraduate Chapter will be hosting a General Body Meeting this Monday, March 5th at 6:30PM in Duques 453. The mission is “to mobilize a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational change in their workplaces and the world” (Source: At the meeting, we will be discussing upcoming events such as site visits to sustainable companies, the re-launch of the DOT campaign, an Embassy green event, the Green Impact Campaign, and many others. Additionally, we are looking for more students to become involved through executive leadership positions

For more information, please send your contact information and level of interest in the organization to Please RSVP if you plan to attend the meeting. We look forward to your participation this semester!

Interested in working on Wall Street?

The Wall Street Study Groups have been running for five weeks strong. Seniors that interned in Investment Banking, Operations, Research, Sales and Trading, and Wealth Management have all helped to provide a unique perspective on the market to the over 50 students who have participated in the groups so far.  We've covered topics such as the European sovereign debt crisis, US labor markets, the Federal Reserve, and US Fiscal Policy.  You can check out a summary of the meetings at

If you are interested in working on Wall Street or just want to get a better idea of what is going on in the market, come drop by a study group.  We meet on Mondays at 6:00 in Funger 223 and Thursdays at 5:00 in Monroe 251.  Feel free to e-mail with any questions.

Academic Success Skill Workshops

GWSB Undergraduate Programs is partnering with the University Counseling Center to offer Academic Success Skill Workshops to be facilitated by Dr. Imran Riaz of the University Counseling Center.

  • Thursday, March 22, 2012
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2012
  • Thursday, April 12, 2012

Each workshop will start at 5:00pm in Duquès 652.

Free Tutoring through the GW Tutoring Initiative

Need a Tutor for the Spring 2012 Semester?

Contact the GW Tutoring Initiative!

More information here.

Information Session: Master of Arts in Jewish Cultural Arts

Information Session: Master of Arts in Jewish Cultural Arts

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join the program that's training the next generation of Jewish cultural entrepreneurs and arts administrators, GW's Master's Program in Jewish Cultural Arts: the first of its kind in the United States.

This 36-credit, two year MA program provides students with the hands-on skills and intellectual capital to think analytically about the history, ethnography, and sociology of the modern Jewish experience. Students gain expertise in audience development, fiscal management, and fostering new forms of Jewish cultural expression. The rich resources of the nation’s capital, coupled with those of the university, offer students stellar opportunities, including internships and cultural collaborations with arts organizations, foundations, and museums. The multidisciplinary degree culminates in a student project that plans and executes of an arts event for the GW community.

Light refreshments will be served.


HIMSS-NCA 2012 Scholarship Program

Through advocacy, education and professional development, the National Capital Area Chapter of the Health Information Management & Systems Society promotes the development and improvement of healthcare information management as an essential contribution to quality patient care.

Purpose: The HIMSS-NCA Scholarship program was established to provide financial assistance and recognition to students who are pursuing health information or systems management degrees, and are interested in helping to shape the future of the profession.

Objective: The program awards three scholarships – one for each of the following
three degree programs: graduate, undergraduate and associate's level.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Active enrollment in a DC-Metro area accredited university fulfilling the requirements for a health information or systems management related degree
  • A grade point of 3.0 or better
  • Member of local HIMSS chapter

Application Requirements include:

  • Submission of the HIMSS-NCA Chapter Scholarship Application Form
  • Recent, official college transcripts, through the fall semester 2011
  • Three letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a current school official
  • A short essay of no more than 500 words (2 pages) that addresses:
  • Why you have chosen this field? (1/2 page)
  • Why IM/IT is important to healthcare today? (1/2 page)
  • A discussion of a major issue facing the healthcare community today and how IM/IT can address the issue. (1 page)

Applications are available on the HIMSS-NCA web site at: and must be submitted no later than April 17, 2012 to be considered for an award.

Questions should be sent to

Robert P. Maxon Lecture - Wes Bush

The 13th Annual Robert P. Maxon Lecture

Mr. Wes Bush
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Northrop Grumman Corporation

Global Challenges and How Northrop Grumman is Leading Innovative Solutions in Response
Monday, April 9, 2012
Jack Morton Auditorium

Maxon Lecture Website

School of Public Health and Health Services Offering Three Ugrad Courses Online for Summer

The School of Public Health and Health Services is now offering the following three undergraduate courses on-line during the first six week summer session.

EXSC 2119.DO1 Basic Nutrition CRN #88497
HLWL 1109.DO1 Human Sexuality CRN #88489
HLWL 1114.DO1 Personal Health and Wellness CRN #8848

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DEADLINE - Study International Business in Buenos Aires (Deadline TOMORROW

NEW! WHU Announces European Bachelor Summer Institute

NEW! GWSB and CIBER present an International Career Workshop and Lecture

NEW! GW Net Impact: Undergraduate Chapter Spring General Body Meeting

NEW! Interested in Working on Wall Street?

Academic Success Skill Workshops

Free Tutoring throught the GW TutoringInitiative

Information Session: Master of Arts in Jewish Cultural Arts

HIMSS-NCA 2012 Scholarship Program

Robert P. Maxon Lecture - Wes Bush

School of Public Health and Health Services Offering Three Ugrad Courses Online for Summer

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