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Colonials Weekend

October 25 & 26 | Washington, DC
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Register for GWSPH Colonials Weekend

We are grateful for our community of alumni, students, parents, faculty, and staff and are excited to celebrate with everyone during GW's Colonials Weekend. We are particularly looking forward to presenting our second annual 950 Awards during the Dean's Reception Friday night, recognizing our incredible alumni and their achievements. Please browse below for a full schedule of Milken Institute SPH specific events. All events are open to GWSPH students, parents, faculty, staff, and of course, our alumni!

To register for GW-Wide events such as Taste of GW please view the university wide schedule here.



Second Annual “Thank you, Donors!” Breakfast

Friday, October 26 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

We are grateful for our donors’ generous contributions to Milken Institute SPH’s mission. Over 450 donors – alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, and friends – generously supported student scholarships, cutting edge research, and exemplary learning experiences in the 2017-2018 school year and we can’t wait to celebrate them! We encourage our donors, as well as those who would like to show their appreciation for our donors, to attend this open-house breakfast with brief remarks by Dean Goldman.

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Exercise & Nutrition Sciences Laboratory TED-style Talks

Friday, October 26 | 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Discover how our lab facilities are driving change in public health through academics, research & public service! Join us for four mini-lectures & demonstrations about your health and performance. See schedule of mini lectures here.

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10th Annual Southby Lecture in Comparative Health Policy

Friday, October 26 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

with Dr. Dale Smith

As the only school of its kind in the Nation’s Capital, Milken Institute SPH occupies a unique space at the confluence of research, practice and policy. Please join us for an engaging conversation with Dr. Dale Smith on the paradigm shift occurring in healthcare.

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Dean’s Reception and Second Annual 950 Awards Celebration

Friday, October 26 | 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for what promises to be a very special night as we celebrate our incredible community! We’ll have great food, live music, and the presentation of our second annual 950 Awards recognizing awesome and deserving Milken Institute SPH alumni. All members of the GWSPH community--alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents and friends—will not want to this opportunity to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. 

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Sunrise Yoga

Saturday, October 27 | 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Before a full day of programs, take 30 minutes to align your mind and spirit. The first 15 attendees will receive a special Milken Institute School of Public Health yoga mat. All yoga experience levels welcome.

This class will be held in the Convening Center at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at 950 New Hampshire Avenue.

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GWSPH Family Dean’s Reception

Saturday, October 27 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Come with your questions about public health, what it is like to be a student at Milken Institute School of Public Health, how to transfer into the school, the career paths for public health majors, and more! Dean Goldman, along with student ambassadors, and representatives from career services and undergraduate programs, will be on hand to answer your questions throughout this delicious open-house breakfast set among our state-of-the-art laboratories on the seventh floor of SEH.

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