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Dial One to Connect

American University News - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 00:00
AU undergrad turns a payphone into a gaming hub.
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MacArthur Foundation Awards $1.5 Million to American University Nonprofit News Organization

American University News - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 00:00
The Workshop's investigations have been co-published with The New York Times, the New Yorker, the Philadelphia Inquirer, BBC America, MSNBC and more.
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AU Announces Partnership with Marine Corps College of Distance Education

American University News - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 00:00
American University School of International Service Announces Partnership with Marine Corps College of Distance Education
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Welcome to the Libraries #GWClassof2020

The George Washington University - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 14:45
June 6, 2016

We are excited to welcome the #GWClassof2020 to the university and to the libraries at Colonial Inaguration! 

Drop by Gelman Library for an Open House on CI Day #1 from 11am - 1:15pm. We'll be happy to answer your questions and show you around your new home away from home.

Notice of Increased Noise & Minor Disruption in June

The George Washington University - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 14:39
June 6, 2016

Gelman Library will help to welcome the Class of 2020 by hosting several activities for Colonial Inauguration (CI) throughout the month of June.  

Expect increased noise and visitors on the entrance floor from 11 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. on the following dates:
Thursday, June 9 • Thursday, June 16 • Wednesday, June 22 • Tuesday, June 28

Expect increased noise and visitors on the entrance floor from 3:30 – 5 p.m. on the following dates:
Friday, June 10 • Friday, June 17 • Thursday, June 23 • Wednesday, June 29

All public computers on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floor –and- study carrels on the 3rd floor will be reserved for registering students from 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. on the following dates:
Saturday, June 11*  •  Saturday, June 18* • Friday, June 24  •  Thursday, June 30 

*Library building open only for CI students and staff.

AU Alumna Supports Aspiring Filmmakers

American University News - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 00:00
Sophia Neel Kountz, SOC/MA '85, established the Neel Foundation Fund in honor of John Douglass to support Film and Media Arts graduate students.
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Living for the City

American University News - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 00:00
SIS professor looks at D.C. gentrification and the politics of staying put.
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SIS forms new partnership agreement with the U.S. Marine Corps College of Distance Education and Training

American University News - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 00:00
SIS forms new partnership agreement with the U.S. Marine Corps College of Distance Education and Training.
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SPA Assistant Professor Lewis Faulk Named CORD Fellow

American University News - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 00:00
SPA Assistant Professor Lewis Faulk has been appointed a research fellow of the Center for Organization Research and Design at the Arizona State University School of Public Affairs.
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From MCAT to Peace Corps: An alumnus’ journey to a career in international affairs

American University News - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 00:00
Thanks to his Peace Corps service in Thailand, Kyle Livingston, SIS/MA ’15 discovered a passion for international affairs.
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President Obama Honors American University Students with Service Award

American University News - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 00:00
Maria Rose Belding and Zoey Jordan Salsbury were recognized for their work with MEANS Database, a nonprofit that uses technology to connect food pantries to each other and to local donors.
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AU’s Energy & Engineering Staff on Net Zero Energy

American University News - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 00:00
The Energy & Engineering department currently has a number of initiatives to help AU work towards a net zero energy status.
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Investing in Green: Corporate Strategies That Address Environmental Sustainability

American University News - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 00:00
Three environmental leaders recently discussed financing low-carbon energy resources at the AU School of Public Affairs Scher Sustainability Forum on Private-Public Financing for Global Sustainability.
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Film as a Powerful Medium for Change

American University News - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 00:00
Graduate film student Enrique Huaiquil uses skills learned at SOC to impact change around federal mandatory minimum sentencing.
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When the Cupboard is Bare

American University News - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 00:00
According to a new study published in the journal Children and Youth Services Review, children are at risk for food insecurity in communities across the income spectrum.
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Conference proposes reform of global financial governance

American University News - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 00:00
Professor C. Randall Henning released a new book at a conference on April 14 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.
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Film as a Powerful Medium

American University News - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 00:00
Graduate film student Enrique Huaiquil uses skills learned at SOC to impact change around federal mandatory minimum sentencing.
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Affecting Change through Social Entrepreneurship

American University News - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 00:00
Terjesen is excited to join the Center’s faculty and the AU community.
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Go global – with Rosetta Stone

George Mason University - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:38

Mason Libraries offer 24/7 online access to Rosetta Stone, the premier software for language learning. Acquire a new language or brush up your skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening as well as grammar and vocabulary.

  • Thirty languages available: Arabic. Chinese (Mandarin). Dari. Dutch. English (American). English (British). Filipino (Tagalog). French. German. Greek. Hebrew. Hindi. Indonesian. Irish. Italian. Japanese. Korean. Latin. Pashto. Persian (Farsi). Polish. Portuguese (Brazil). Russian. Spanish (Latin America). Spanish (Spain). Swahili. Swedish. Turkish. Urdu. Vietnamese.
  • Free access to this Mason Libraries’ database for Mason students, faculty and staff.
  • Users must create a free login account to access Mason Libraries’ Rosetta Stone language collection.

login. learn. library.gmu.edu/rosetta

 

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How I Netted a Filmmaking Job in the Keys

American University News - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:00
Alum David Ruck shares how he was able to land a job in the Florida Keys doing exactly what he wants -make amazing films.
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