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Caffeine Use Disorder Needs More Attention

American University News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 21:01
Caffeine is the most-widely used drug, but little is known about helping those who depend on it.
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Geoengineering: Science Fiction or Fact?

American University News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 17:36
Australian author Clive Hamilton spoke at SIS on January 15 about his recent book, Earthmasters: The Dawn of the Age of Climate Engineering, which examines the implications of climate engineering proposals.
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NOAA Tests Underwater Robot in MU Pool

Marymount University - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 15:34
This affordable tool, once adapted, will provide a durable, remote camera for diverse uses.
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New Exhibit: What’s in a Name?

George Mason University - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 12:25

A new exhibit is on display in Fenwick Library featuring materials from the University Archives. The exhibit is divided into two parts: What’s in a Name? and Broadside Images in Context. This exhibit draws on materials from the George Mason University Broadside photograph collection and issues of The Gunston Ledger, Broadside, and Fourth Estate student newspapers.

What’s in a Name? explores the history of the student newspaper at Mason from 1963 to the present by focusing on the name changes of the paper. The newspaper that represents the student voice at Mason has always picked its name carefully. It has changed names three times: The Gunston Ledger (1963-1969), Broadside (1969-2013), and Fourth Estate (2013-present). The second part of the exhibit investigates the Broadside student newspaper in detail, looking at photographs taken by Broadside staff. Thanks to a donation from the Office of Student Media of thousands of negatives taken by Broadside photographers, Special Collections & Archives holds a vast pool of images that accompany the collection of student newspapers. Displaying both the newspapers and the photographs provides a deeper look into how the Mason student body has changed over time. Read more…

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#GelmanTownHall

The George Washington University - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 15:28
February 2, 2014

Monday, February 10
7-8pm
@gelmanlibrary

How can Gelman help you be more academically successful? Join the conversation and use hashtag #GelmanTownHall. On the day of, use this portal to see the entire town hall thread!

Interesting Find in the Collection: Letters from Overseas Teachers

The George Washington University - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 08:00

In 1947, the National Education Association created the Overseas Teacher Fund to help "wage the peace." Intended to help ease the financial burden of teachers in countries whose economies had been ravaged by war.

Study: Child Care Centers with Strong Government Ties Happiest

American University News - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 16:07
Prof. Anna Amirkhanyan's research found that managers, clients, and employees were more satisfied with child care centers that have strong government relationships.
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Wading for the Answer

American University News - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:22
Environmental science master's student Nicholas Connor is conducting research in the Anacostia River.
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Self-Censorship and the Missing Future

American University News - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:19
A third of visual arts professionals overall have avoided or abandoned work in their field, because of insecurity about fair use.
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University College Class Listens to U.S. Senator Speak on Current Issues

American University News - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 08:52
UC students get the chance to hear politicians speak about current issues.
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The Alchemist to Open at AU’s Greenberg Theatre

American University News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 23:15
Learn about the play’s plot, alchemy’s impact on society, and its connection to modern day science.
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Graduate Students Get Career Advice

American University News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 14:48
The Key Executive Leadership Programs welcomed officials from the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Transportation for the event.
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Research Focus Wins Award for Communication Professor

American University News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 14:09
Prof. Campbell introduces students to the rewards of conducting research at the Library of Congress.
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DPAP Research Seminars Announced

American University News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:32
The Department of Public Administration and Policy showcases important research from SPA and outside scholars.
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Reaching the End Zone

American University News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:22
Kogod professor talks about leadership and success in the NFL.
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Marymount Launches New Athletics Website – www.MarymountSaints.com

Marymount University - Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:44
New home site for Saints powered by PrestoSports
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Spring Library Workshops – by Schedule and now by Request!

George Mason University - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 16:06

Drop by and discover what you can do! Mason Libraries offers a variety of free workshops for students, faculty, and staff on all Mason campuses. Check our current calendar to see what’s scheduled.

During Spring 2014, Mason Libraries are piloting a new service: Workshops-by-Request! If you don’t see a workshop scheduled at a time or date convenient for you or your group, use Workshops-by-Request and either choose from the workshop topics already offered OR suggest a customized workshop for you or your group on a library research-related topic of your choice. A librarian or staff member with expertise and/or interest in your topic will contact you about the time, date, place, topic and/or area of research interest, and conduct the workshop. Just ask!

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Salve Regina Digital Arts Lab Adds Hours for CUA Community

Catholic University - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 14:23

The Salve Regina Digital Arts Lab (218  Mullen Library) supports the digital arts classes offered by the Department of Art.  Students enrolled in those classes have always had access to the lab, but the Department of Art is now opening the lab to all  CUA students, faculty, and staff on: Tuesdays: 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.; Thursdays: 5:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.; and Fridays: 9:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M.

The hardware and software available in the lab is listed on the Art Department’s web page. A digital lab monitor will be available to provide assistance.

The following room guidelines are in place:

  • No food or drink
  • No disruptive behavior
  • No laptops connected to the wired network
  • No moving of equipment and / or cables
  • No illegal copying of ANY materials

 

 

 

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AU Intern Contributes to Books that Shaped Work in America

American University News - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 13:58
Amanda Kraft, SPA/BA ’15, draws broad appeal as contributor to the U.S. Department of Labor's Centennial project.
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144 MU Students Named to 2014 Who’s Who

Marymount University - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 11:31
These undergraduates have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders.
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