This DC Data Scientist is Using Open Data to Predict a City's Future
Open Data Nation is built around applying her skills to improving civic services with public data, a mission that earned her a spot in the latest cohort at D.C.'s Halcyon Incubator with other social entrepreneurs.
Foodhini Startup Supports DC Immigrant Chefs
When Noobtsaa Philip Vang (GRD ’16) moved to Washington, D.C., from Minnesota for his MBA program at Georgetown in 2014, he found himself craving his mother’s home-cooked meals. But as a Hmong-American, Vang had trouble finding anything resembling his family’s cuisine in the District’s restaurants.
Whisonant makes tuition easy
One Longwood University alumna was inspired by her college experience to help others afford a higher education.
Washington Ballet’s departing director Septime Webre named to S&R Foundation
Septime Webre, who on June 30 steps down as artistic director of the Washington Ballet, will join S&R Foundation as its artistic director, the arts foundation announced today.
Halcyon Introduces 12 DC-Based Artists Selected for Pilot Studios Program at Historic Fillmore School in Georgetown
S&R Foundation today announced the 12 DC Artists selected for the pilot Studios Program at The Fillmore School. S&R is a Washington, DC-based non-profit that supports gifted individuals in the arts, sciences and social entrepreneurship.
A Look at One Foundation's Plan to Use the Arts to "Create a New Neighborhood"
While recently expounding on how foundations can assist artists in rapidly gentrifying cities, we called attention to one obvious strategy, employed by the S&R Foundation in the Washington, D.C. region: buy a building and make it available to artists.
Halcyon House to offer free studio space for emerging D.C. artists
Recognizing the District’s need for studio space for artists, the S&R Foundation is offering local artists six months of free space in the Fillmore School in Georgetown.
With Studio Space Scarce In D.C., Fillmore School Building To Offer Reprieve
In the tony Georgetown neighborhood, local artists have a unique opportunity to apply for half a year of studio space — rent free.