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Global food security class sees farming in action

American University News - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 00:00
“DC is a microcosm of the global food security crisis,” says SIS student Lou Maroulis, who runs an urban farm that provides fresh produce to DC-area foodbanks.
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Classrooms Off Campus: Four AU Students Talk About the Internship Experience

American University News - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 00:00
Internship opportunities abound in the D.C. area.
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American University Announces Launch of Three Innovative Graduate Education Degree Programs Online

American University News - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 00:00
With teacher shortage looming, American University's online programs in education will help to prepare the next generation of effective teachers and education policy leaders.
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Diplomacy, Defense, and Development Concentration Prepares Students For Successful Careers

American University News - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 00:00
The Diplomacy, Defense, and Development program is a perfect next step for those interested in diplomacy, security, or international development.
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Strikes against Syria: Did Trump need permission from Congress?

American University News - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 00:00
Did Trump have the authority to order missile strikes against Syria without congressional approval? SIS Professor Jordan Tama examines recent precedent.
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Jake Tapper Talks News and Gives Advice to Journalism Students

American University News - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 00:00
Hundreds of students from American University lined up two hours early to get tickets for the event. SOC professor Jane Hall interviewed Tapper and moderated student Q&A.
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The Power to Change a Life

American University News - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 00:00
The 20th Celebration of Scholarships honors the impact of support and thanks donors.
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SPA’s Key Executive Leadership Program Publishes New Book

American University News - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 00:00
Federal leaders have a new tool to help them navigate the changing nature of their work, thanks to a new book from AU School of Public Affairs’ Key Executive Leadership Program.
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The Road to Glory: Hip-Hop Star Common Speaks at AU

American University News - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 00:00
The rapper, actor, and author offered pearls of wisdom in Bender Arena.
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AU's Stake In the Twin Cities: Irene Quarshie, SPA/MPP '00

American University News - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 00:00
Vice president, product quality and responsible sourcing, Target
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Experts Share Perspectives on Current Global Terrorism Threat

American University News - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 00:00
A panel of experts discussed the global terrorism landscape at an event hosted by the AU’s School of Public Affairs on March 29.
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Child’s Play is Serious Business for Passionate Alumna

American University News - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 00:00
Darla Davenport-Powell is bringing her African American doll Niya and her multicultural and multilingual group of friends to ABC's "The Toy Box."
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East Meets West in Gettysburg

American University News - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 00:00
Students discuss differences between perceptions and realities of the US, Russia, and other nations.
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Annual Awards Ceremony Celebrates Environmental Champions

American University News - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 00:00
Nearly 200 people gathered at the AU Katzen Art Center on March 30 for the 5th William K. Reilly Awards for Environmental Leadership.
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Renowned Psychiatrist Visits SPA, Talks About Creating a Culture of Health

American University News - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 00:00
Renowned psychiatrist and public health expert Mindy Fullilove Ph.D. spoke at the Metropolitan Policy Center’s annual spring lecture at AU’s School of Public Affairs on March 29.
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Welcome AU’s New Interim Vice President of Campus Life

American University News - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 00:00
Dr. Fanta Aw reflects on her AU journey and shares her vision for Campus Life and AU.
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Presentation: Missing Out on Innovation

George Mason University - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:19

Missing Out on Innovation: African-American Teens & Technology

DR. KEVIN CLARK, DIRECTOR
CENTER FOR DIGITAL MEDIA INNOVATION & DIVERSITY
APRIL 27    1:30 – 2:30 P.M.    MAIN READING ROOM    2001 FENWICK

Based on a new national survey, young African-Americans may be missing out on key opportunities to learn to code, develop apps and software, and innovate with technology. Sponsored by Mason Libraries, Dr. Kevin Clark will speak about his recent research on African-American teens and digital innovations on Thursday, April 27, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Main Reading Room, 2001 Fenwick. The hour-long presentation includes a question and answer session.

Dr. Clark is a professor in Mason’s College of Education and Human Development, and is also the Director of Mason’s Center for Digital Media Innovation and Diversity.

For more information, please contact Andrew Lee, yli7 at gmu.edu

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Alexander Toradze Peforms and Lectures at American University

American University News - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 00:00
Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History Presents World-Renowned Russian Pianist in an Exploration of the Revolutionary Changes in Russian and Soviet Music
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Students simulate national security crisis

American University News - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 00:00
After the fifth annual Cyber 9/12 competition, US Foreign Policy and National Security graduate student Taishu Pitt, SIS/MA ’17, reflects on the value of simulating a response to a national security crisis.
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University Service Awards 2017

George Mason University - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 10:48

Congratulations to the following library staff for their service to George Mason University and/or the Commonwealth of Virginia. The awards will be will be given on April 5 and April 6 at the University Day Service Awards celebrations.

25 years

  • David Alexander, Access Services
  • Jamie Coniglio, Research and Educational Services
  • Kathleen Kehoe, Development, Office of the Dean of Libraries and University Librarian

15 years

  • Jessica Bowdoin, Access Services
  • Friedgard Cowan, Resource Description & Metadata Services, Technical Services Group
  • Allison O’Connor, Teaching and Learning Services
  • Vittoria Perrone, Access Services
  • Kevin Sanders, Administrative Services

10 years

  • Jessica Clark, Development
  • Claudia Holland, Mason Publishing Group
  • Denise Klasen-Lopez, Teaching and Learning Services

5 years

  • Lynn Eaton, Special Collections Research Center
  • Kimberley Edwards, Technical Services Group
  • Royce Gildersleeve, Teaching and Learning Services
  • Debby Kermer, Data Services Group
  • Tricia Mackenzie, Resource Description & Metadata Services, Technical Services Group
  • Leigh Ann Skeen, Collection Development
  • Stephanie Smith, Collection Development

 

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