In-Person Interviews Yield Best Results

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For job seekers hoping to land their dream positions, interviews are as crucial as résumés or references. A new study by researchers from the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication revealed that face-to-face interviews yield better impressions and outcomes for both the company and the candidate than phone calls, videos or Skype. Read more.

Good Reads: New Faculty Books

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An insider look at the Chinese Communist Party; a handbook of music's role in religion; the finest scholarly research on quantum logic; an exploration of the basic tenets of Islamic beliefs. From international drama to economic inquiries, this library of new books by Columbian College faculty is stacked with timely topics and thought-provoking titles. Read more.

Students, Recent Graduates Making Career Connections

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From White House internships to dream jobs on Wall Street, Columbian College students and recent graduates are taking advantage of internship and professional opportunities to advance their career aspirations. Whether connecting to the GW Career Center or networking with alumni, these relationships translate to workplace success. Read more.

Caminos al Futuro Promotes Latino Student Leaders

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A cohort of 15 high-achieving Latino-American high school students from across the U.S. and Puerto Rico traveled to Washington, D.C., as the inaugural class of Caminos al Futuro, an initiative launched by the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute to cultivate leadership potential and community action among young scholars. Read more.

Corcoran Renovations Progressing

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Corcoran School of the Arts and Design students returning this fall will see improvements to the Flagg Building thanks to renovations underway this summer. While work has primarily focused on enhancing safety compliance and Americans with Disabilities Act standards, additions include new painting and drawing studios. Read more.

Alumnus Key on Clinton Campaign Trail

Alumnus DJ Sigworth opens door for Hillary Clinton

At every stop on Hillary Clinton’s campaign trail, DJ Sigworth, BA ’13, works behind the scenes to ensure that speeches and rallies go off without a hitch. As Clinton's national advance site coordinator, the Columbian College alumnus organizes the nominee’s appearances on a path that may lead him to the White House. Read more.

In the Spotlight

James M. Clark received a $279,868 grant from the National Science Foundation to study Triassic-Jurassic fossils and the origins of the crocodylian skull.

Keryn Gedan was awarded $110,341 by the U.S. Department of Commerce for her research on biodiversity and blue carbon in the face of sea-level rise and barrier-island migration.

Weiqun Peng received a $103,674 grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore the proteins Tcf1/Lef1 and beta-catenin in follicular helper T-cells.

Xiangyun Qiu received a $397,093 grant from the National Science Foundation for his study on elucidating chromatin, a highly dynamic nucleoprotein complex of DNA and proteins that controls DNA-dependent processes.

Maria Cecilia Zea was awarded $594,827 from the National Institute of Mental Health for a webnovela-based intervention to promote HIV testing among at-risk Colombian men.

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