University News

Gelman & Eckles to Close at Midnight Wednesday

The George Washington University - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 14:09
February 12, 2014

Due to the forecasted snow, Gelman and Eckles libraries will close at midnight tonight.

Hours for both buildings on Thursday will be determined based on the university's official operating status.  Please the check the Campus Advisories website for more information about GW's operating status. 

High Cost of Fruits, Vegetables Linked to Higher Body Fat in Young Children

American University News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:43
A study by SPA faculty finds that low- to middle-income families tend to substitute cheaper foods when the prices of fruits and vegetables increase.
Categories: University News

SPA Undergrad To Present Privacy Paper

American University News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 11:41
Julia Morriss will present her paper "The EU Data Directive: Uniting Europe and Dividing Privacy" at a research symposium in April.
Categories: University News

Mullen Library Overnight Hours Cancelled, Feb. 12

Catholic University - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 11:28

Due to the predicted snow storm tonight, the University Libraries is cancelling our overnight hours.  Mullen Library will close at 10 P.M. on Wednesday, February 12.

Post expires at 8:00am on Thursday February 13th, 2014

Categories: University News

New Eagle Travel Club Offers Exciting Travel Opportunities for Alumni

American University News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 10:48
Alumni enjoy amazing discounts on pricing for AU-sponsored trips.
Categories: University News

Gelman Public Computer Outage at 2am Tonight

The George Washington University - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 23:00
February 11, 2014

The GW Division of Information Technology will be performing emergency maintenance at 2am Wednesday morning (tonight).  Public PC computers will be unavailable in Gelman during this maintenance.  Gelman PCs could be unavailable for up to 90 minutes.  Please use Macs in The Lab and on the Entrance Floor during this outage.

Writing and Publishing in Cybersecurity

The George Washington University - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:12
February 11, 2014

Wednesday, Feb. 12
Noon - 1:30pm
Gelman Library, Room 702
library.gwu.edu/cybersecurity

Join us for a panel discussion of this important and emerging interdisciplinary field. Scholars and experts from multiple disciplines, as well as government and industry, will address topics related to research, authorship, and publishing.

Part of the ongoing series Strategies for Interdisciplinary Publishing Success, brought to you by the GW Libraries in collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President for Research, the Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, and the Jacob Burns Law Library.

Ethics Awareness Week: Crossing Boundaries -- Dr. Peter C. Phan Receives Ethics Award

Marymount University - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 16:42
Ethics Awareness Week gives the MU community a chance to focus on ethical dilemmas related to a specific theme.
Categories: University News

Thinking Beyond the Bottle: Annual Kogod Case Competition Focuses on FIJI Water and Corporate Social Responsibility

American University News - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 16:29
22nd annual Kogod Case Competition encourages students to think beyond the bottom line to see FIJI Water’s impact on their community and environment.
Categories: University News

Key Executive MPA Alumna Named Fellow to Executive Training Program

American University News - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 15:49
Élida Sarmiento, a recent Key Executive MPA graduate, has been named a fellow in an executive leadership program at the National Hispana Leadership Institute.
Categories: University News

10 Reasons You Need to Go to Preview Day

American University News - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 10:54
Why American University’s “open house” event is a must for prospective students.
Categories: University News

Bruce Rosenstein: Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way

The George Washington University - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 17:32
February 7, 2014

February 27, 2014
2-3:30pm
Gelman, Room 702
Please RSVP for this free event

Join  Bruce Rosenstein, Managing Editor of Leader to Leader and author of the new McGraw-Hill book Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way: Developing and Applying a Forward Focused Mindset, for the presentation Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way: A Leadership
Perspective.

Bruce's presentation will focus on:

1.      How to create a future-focused mindset (Build a better tomorrow by taking steps today)

2.      Determining the future that has already happened (Look for clues in the past to forecast the future)

3.      Becoming your own successor (Keep yourself  in demand and in control of your destiny)

4.      Shaping the future of your organization (Go beyond the planning stage and create real change)

5.      Building your future beyond your current workplace (Identify key challenges & opportunities in all areas of life)

Bruce will focus on how current and aspiring leaders can work toward a better tomorrow individually, organizationally and for their professions. His talk will hold great relevance for knowledge workers in business, nonprofits, government and academia.

There will be a book signing after the presentation.

The future is too important to be left to chance; participate in this important event as you create your own future!

 

Learning from the Best in a Legendary Newsroom

American University News - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 16:05
Students dig deep alongside Washington Post pros
Categories: University News

Dr. Mark Yoffe Discusses Counterculture and the Sochi Olympics

The George Washington University - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 15:25
February 7, 2014

As the Sochi Olympics begin, the world is focused on Russia and its culture.  Dr. Mark Yoffe, curator of the International Counterculture Archive at Gelman Library and Slavic Languages Specialist in the GRC, has been busy sharing his expertise in Soviet/Russian music and art. 

WNYC Soundcheck: Before Pussy Riot, There Was Samizdat: Hear The Sounds Of Russia's Soviet-Era Counterculture

Washington Post: Russian posters give powerful internal critique of Sochi Olympics

Want to leanr more? The Global Resources Center currently hosts a display of selections from the Samizdat Archives on the 7th floor of Gelman Library. 

 

Sophomores, This One’s for You

American University News - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:42
AU is launching its inaugural event tailored specifically to second-years students.
Categories: University News

Corporate Social Responsibility at Heart of 22nd Annual Kogod Case Competition

American University News - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:35
Nida Ali, BSBA '15, shares her thoughts on corporate social responsibility as it relates to the 22nd annual Kogod Case Competition.
Categories: University News

MBA Team Selected to Compete for Clinton Global Initiative-Backed Hult Prize

American University News - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:00
Kogod MBA students search for sustainable approach to improving global healthcare for slum dwellers in competition backed by the Clinton Global Initiative.
Categories: University News

Lavender Languages: Linguistics and Culture for the LGBTQ Community

American University News - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 09:15
A preview of the upcoming Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference.
Categories: University News

Mason Firewall Maintenance: Many Library Systems DOWN February 9

George Mason University - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:39

Mason ITU network engineers will reconfigure the campus firewall on Sunday, February 9, from 7:00 am to 11:00 am. Departmental servers hosted in the Aquia data center will be unavailable while they work on the firewall.

This directly affects many library systems and access to online resources. Please note: The main library website (library.gmu.edu) and off-campus access via the proxy server (mutex.gmu.edu) to restricted databases and e-journals will be DOWN until the work is completed. inPrimo will continue to function but it cannot connect off-campus users to subscription content until the Mason campus firewall work is finished. Mason Libraries’ catalog will not be affected.

Categories: University News

Pages