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March 4, 2003


2003 GW Award Nominations Due March 7
The final day to submit nominations to the Joint Committee of Faculty and Students for the 27th annual GW Award is March 7. Members of the GW community are encouraged to submit names of individuals who have made exceptional contributions to advance the University.

Forms and guidelines are available at the Student Activities Center, Marvin Center 427, and on the first floor lobbies of the Academic Center, Marvin Center, and Rice Hall. Send your nomination form and supporting documentation to the GW Award Selection Committee of the Joint Committee of Faculty and Students, c/o Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Office, Rice Hall, suite 401. The deadline for nominations is 5 pm.

GW Co-Hosts Airport Management Conference
The Center for Latin American Issues will host the upcoming International Conference on Modern Airport Management, March 26, at the Jack Morton Auditorium, in GW’s Media and Public Affairs Building. The conference, co-hosted with the Federal Aviation Administration and the American Association of Airport Executives, will offer an opportunity to discuss major civil aviation and airport issues in the Americas. Speakers will include prominent civil aviation and airport management officials from North and South America.

Registration will start at 8 am. Panel sessions will run from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm. Tickets for the event are $95, and payments may be made by check or online by credit card. For more information visit

GW Professor Featured In Korean American Exhibition
Dana Tai Soon Burgess, associate professor of dance, is prominently featured in the Smithsonian Institution’s celebration of the Korean American Centennial. His picture is included in a photo exhibition celebrating 100 years of Korean American history, and the Smithsonian has commissioned Burgess and his company, Moving Forward, to create a dance work as part of the centennial celebration.

Burgess is one of three artists featured in the photo exhibition, “A Korean American Century.” The exhibition highlights the history and achievements of Korean Americans in the United States, and exhibit material traces the relationship between Korea and the United States leading up to the initial Korean immigration. “A Korean American Century” runs through Aug. 20 in the Baird Gallery of the National Museum of Natural History.


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