University News

Father Jack Peterson: Celebrating 25 Years as a Priest

Marymount University - Wed, 04/30/2014 - 11:07
Fr. Jack has been serving the Marymount community since 2002.
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Dean's Picks: Communication Seniors Celebrate Success

American University News - Wed, 04/30/2014 - 10:58
In this issue of Dean's Picks, students spread public knowledge, communication professor uses comedy to create change, and SOC seniors celebrate success.
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May Collection of the Month: Kelly Photographs of Washington

The George Washington University - Wed, 04/30/2014 - 10:04

Special Collections is home to a remarkable D.C.

Students Find Simple Way to Save AU Water and Money

American University News - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 17:03
The small change that will save enough water to fill AU’s pools and almost $10,000 a year.
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Librarian Profile: Melissa Becher

American University News - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 16:30
This third article in a series of librarian profiles focuses on Associate Director of Research, Teaching, and Learning Melissa Becher. With her interest in history, art, and geek culture, Melissa is an ideal resource for students of all disciplines.
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Her Best Shot

American University News - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 14:23
Graduating senior Alexis Dobbs wins the President’s Award.
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New Game Design Master’s Taps into Player Psychology

American University News - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 13:05
American University now accepting applications for social impact game design degree program.
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Communication Seniors Celebrate Success

American University News - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 12:32
Lessons and connections for life post-graduation.
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New Study Carrels on the 3rd Floor!

The George Washington University - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 11:26
April 29, 2014

Gelman has added 120 new study carrels to the 3rd floor just in time for Final exams.  Each carrel comes with its own outlet! 

If you're looking for the tables, they've found a new home on the 1st floor.

Finals are Sweet at Cafe Gelman

The George Washington University - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 11:19
April 29, 2014

Cafe Gelman!
Sunday, May 4
9-10pm
Gelman, Room 219

Join Program Board to refuel for Finals with drinks, candy and special treats.

Crown Scholarship Recipient Alexis Dobbs Receives President's Award

American University News - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:55
Women's basketball captain and three-time Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year Alexis Dobbs earns the highest honor for an undergraduate student.
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Paul Diaz, CEO of Kindred Healthcare, To Deliver Commencement Address

American University News - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 08:45
Commencement speaker Paul Diaz, BSBA ’84, CEO of Kindred Healthcare, remembers his graduation as “one of the fondest memories” of his life.
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Key MPA Grad Participates in 2014 Commencement Platform

American University News - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 12:14
Elizabeth Guzman will represent the Key Executive Leadership Programs during the 2014 American University, School of Public Affairs commencement.
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Enter to Win The Eckles Prize

The George Washington University - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 08:34
April 28, 2014

Do you feel like you put way too much work into that UW paper to just submit it and be done?  Did you take a class in your prospective major that required a research paper you found really interesting?  You should enter that paper to win the Eckles Prize for Freshman Research Excellence.

The Eckles Prize is awarded to a freshman for a research project that shows significant and meaningful use of the resources and services available at the George Washington University libraries.

First year students are encouraged to submit a research project of any length or format, as well as an essay summarizing how library resources were used to complete that project.  Students should enter the one project that they feel reflects their best work of the year.

If the recognition of winning the Eckles Prize isn't enough to entice you, maybe the prizes awarded to the top 3 submissions will:

    1st Place: $500
    2nd Place: $300
    3rd Place: $200

Deadline to Apply: Friday, May 16th, 2014

Submit all entries electronically to: ecklesprize@gmail.com
Be sure to submit your paper as a word document, as PDFs will not be accepted.

A complete application will include the following:

    Application cover sheet
    Research project
    2-3 page Reflection essay (double-spaced, 12 point font)
    Faculty support form (found on the main website)

To Apply go to the website below to view the official instructions and criteria.
http://library.gwu.edu/eckles/the-eckles-prize-for-freshman-research-excellence

A selection of previous winning papers can be found at http://library.gwu.edu/eckles/the-eckles-prize-for-freshman-research-excellence/winners.

Winners will be announced in late summer.  Winning students will present their papers during an awards ceremony in the fall.

Email any questions to ecklesprize@gmail.com.

Enter to Win The Eckles Prize

The George Washington University - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 08:34
April 28, 2014

Do you feel like you put way too much work into that UW paper to just submit it and be done?  Did you take a class in your prospective major that required a research paper you found really interesting?  You should enter that paper to win the Eckles Prize for Freshman Research Excellence.

The Eckles Prize is awarded to a freshman for a research project that shows significant and meaningful use of the resources and services available at the George Washington University libraries.

First year students are encouraged to submit a research project of any length or format, as well as an essay summarizing how library resources were used to complete that project.  Students should enter the one project that they feel reflects their best work of the year.

If the recognition of winning the Eckles Prize isn't enough to entice you, maybe the prizes awarded to the top 3 submissions will:

    1st Place: $500
    2nd Place: $300
    3rd Place: $200

Deadline to Apply: Friday, May 16th, 2014

Submit all entries electronically to: ecklesprize@gmail.com
Be sure to submit your paper as a word document, as PDFs will not be accepted.

A complete application will include the following:

    Application cover sheet
    Research project
    2-3 page Reflection essay (double-spaced, 12 point font)
    Faculty support form (found on the main website)

To Apply go to the website below to view the official instructions and criteria.
http://library.gwu.edu/eckles/the-eckles-prize-for-freshman-research-excellence

A selection of previous winning papers can be found at http://library.gwu.edu/eckles/the-eckles-prize-for-freshman-research-excellence/winners.

Winners will be announced in late summer.  Winning students will present their papers during an awards ceremony in the fall.

Email any questions to ecklesprize@gmail.com.

Five from SPA Named Presidential Management Fellows

American University News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:35
As fellows, four students and an alumna of the School of Public Affairs will undertake two-year, salaried leadership positions in a range of federal agencies.
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IMI Hosts Fulbright Pakistan Seminar

American University News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:21
IMI hosted a Reentry and Social Entrepreneurship seminar for 116 Pakistani Fulbright scholars on March 26.
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Rolling Gelman Public Computer Outage at 2am Tonight

The George Washington University - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 11:31
April 25, 2014

The GW Division of Information Technology will be performing a security update from 2-6am Saturday morning (tonight).  Public PC computers will be unavailable in Gelman during this maintenance. Please use Macs in The Lab and on the Entrance Floor during this outage.

Researching Child Warfare

American University News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 10:57
History student Toby McCarroll examined child warfare in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Jennifer Lawless Appointed Senior Fellow at Brookings

American University News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 10:56
Lawless will conduct research and provide policy analysis on gender and youth issues, and she will remain a full-time SPA faculty member.
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