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Defending Science

American University News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 00:00
Graduate students, alumni and professors documented the March for Science in Washington, DC.
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SPA’s Brian Forst and Ruth Lane Retire After Distinguished Careers

American University News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 00:00
Associate Professor Emerita Ruth Lane and Professor Brian Forst, both at SPA, will retire this summer, after distinguished careers in research and academia.
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SPA Hosts Second Global Health Forum After Ongoing Interest in 2016

American University News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 00:00
Bringing together scholars from various disciplines who share an interest in global health policy creates a synergy that is gaining momentum.
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Four reasons why the French parliamentary elections matter

American University News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 00:00
Professor Garret Martin outlines why the upcoming French parliamentary elections matter.
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Seniors Rising: Three Kogod Students Awarded for Business Commentary

American University News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 00:00
The Executive Leadership Council provides scholarships and networking access.
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Register Now: UNIV 370

George Mason University - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:03

Are you a Mason undergraduate student working on an original research, independent study, senior design or capstone project? Are you thinking about submitting your research for publication? Would you like to learn more about the publication process? UNIV 370: Navigating the Academic Publishing Process is the class for you! By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • identify and select appropriate publication/presentation venues
  • prepare a publication proposal
  • prepare a paper for publication/presentation
  • survive the peer review process
  • identify and avoid ethical issues related to publication and copyright

Register Now! UNIV 370: Navigating the Academic Publishing Process 

  • When: Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Where: Fenwick Library, Rm 1014A
  • Credits: 0 to 1 credits
  • Instructor: Theresa Calcagno, Research Librarian

For more information, please contact Theresa Calcagno, tcalcagn at gmu.edu

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Paris Climate Accord: AU Says “We Are Still In”

American University News - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 00:00
AU is among the universities that will maintain US commitment to addressing climate change.
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Travel the Globe with Special Collections

George Mason University - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:09

Summer is approaching and travel plans have been made! Special Collections Research Center holds many images and books that represent great travel destinations in the United States and around the world. The current exhibit, Around the World in (Almost) Eighty Days: Traveling the Globe with Special Collections, features wonderful selections, and might even help those who are still trying to figure out where to travel in the upcoming months. The exhibit runs from June 5 through mid-August. Join us at a reception on June 15 from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Special Collections Research Center, 2400 Fenwick. Hope to see you there – Bon Voyage!

For more information, please contact Brittney Falter, bfalter@gmu.edu

 

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Use of Natural Gas Linked to Improved Air Quality, Infant Health in Turkey

American University News - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 00:00
Improved air quality in Turkey results in healthier infants, according to a recent study published in "The Economic Journal" by SPA Professor Erdal Tekin.
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AU Invests in Project Offsetting Study Abroad-Related Travel Emissions

American University News - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 00:00
Investment in Paradigm Project will provide efficient wood-burning stoves to African women, helping communities and the environment.
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Trip to Copenhagen Inspires, Motivates

American University News - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 00:00
Stephanie Piperno, MSSM’ 17, talks about her recent trip to Copenhagen--one of the world's most sustainable cities--and how her experience enriched her time at Kogod.
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Trump to Europe: You’re on your own

American University News - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 00:00
Following Donald Trump's meeting with NATO leaders during a recent trip to Europe, SIS Dean James Goldgeier explores what "America First" means for the US's European allies.
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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at AU Celebrates 35th Anniversary

American University News - Fri, 06/02/2017 - 00:00
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at AU celebrated its 35th anniversary with a luncheon for more than 200 guests, including AU President Emeritus Neil Kerwin and guest speaker Diane Rehm, the former host of NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show.
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How to Prepare for Your Washington Semester Summer Internship Program Orientation

American University News - Fri, 06/02/2017 - 00:00
Washington Semester Summer Internship Orientation Date: Monday, June 5th Time: 9:30am - 5pm Place: American University’s Spring Valley Building 4801 Massachusetts Ave NW
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Bruno’s Research Pushes the Status Quo

American University News - Fri, 06/02/2017 - 00:00
Valentina Bruno, Professor of Finance, is affecting change with her research in the Finance world
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Making the Leap from Science Research to Communication

American University News - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 00:00
Jessie Smith joined the Strategic Communication MA program at AU with a goal to jump from scientific research to health communication.
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Pulitzer Nominee Finds New Challenges at American University

American University News - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 00:00
Pulitzer Nominee was assigned to the FRONTLINE and NPR project as part of a fellowship with AU School of Communication’s Investigative Reporting Workshop
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Building Bridges: CBR Students Work with DC Homeless

American University News - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 00:00
Working with Thrive DC, students conduct extensive surveys of the homeless population.
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American University News - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 00:00
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SPExS Scholars are Recognized for their Excellent Leadership and Professional Accomplishments

American University News - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 00:00
SPExS Spring 2017 alumni celebrate another successful semester of academic and professional achievement.
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