University News

Health Economics and Policy Expert to Join Faculty

American University News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:01
Dr. Erdal Tekin, an expert on health economics and policy, will join the Department of Public Administration & Policy as a professor in August.
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It’s Crunch Time! Drop In Research Help@Fenwick

George Mason University - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:56

It’s Crunch Time! Need help finishing (or starting!) some research? Need help with your citation formatting? Want to learn the basics of Zotero? Drop in! The Crunch Time Research Lab offers you a space and people to help. Bring a topic, bring a friend!

  • Who:  You!
  • What: Get research help!
  • When: 3:00-5:00pm, April 14-18; April 21-25; April 28 – May 2
  • Where: A-214 Fenwick Library
  • How: Drop in! Fenwick Library Research Services subject librarians and reference staff will be available. MS Office tools will be available, too!
  • Why: To get it done!
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Ford, Chevrolet Top New Release of Made in America Auto Index

American University News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:34
The Kogod index uniquely evaluates the American-ness of vehicles to determine the impact on the U.S. economy.
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Water Outage in Gelman - Friday 9am-noon

The George Washington University - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 09:09
April 3, 2014

The District of Columbia will shut off the main water valve that services Gelman Library and several other buildings in the immediate vicinity on Friday, April 4, 2014, between 9:00 a.m. and 12 noon.  This includes the Gelman Starbucks.

During this outage there will be no access to restrooms, water fountains no the coffee machine in Gelman Library.  Patrons may use restroom facilities in the Academic Center, Duques Hall, or the Marvin Center during this time. 

 

AU Alumni and Friends Meet Up for Fun, Games, and Scholarship

American University News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:21
Library friends and donors enhanced our Game Design & Persuasive Play collection at our recent Gaming with a Purpose fundraising event. This new collection will support the new MA in Game Design & Persuasive Play’s program in the School of Communication.
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PMBA Student Named Standout Employee at Rising D.C. Company

American University News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 09:25
Professional MBA student Briana Evans has earned recognition at her employer, Cvent, and on campus for her stand-out leadership. 
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Prolific Author on Public Service to Deliver Levine Lecture

American University News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:45
Paul Light, a prolific author on government reform and public service, will discuss “The National Commission on the Public Service at Twenty-Five Years and Counting” at the Fifth Annual Charles H. Levine Memorial Lecture.
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Couric Named Commencement Speaker

American University News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:33
News legend Katie Couric will speak at the 2014 School of Communication commencement ceremony.
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Local D.C. Political Papers at Special Collections Research Center

The George Washington University - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:25

April 1, 2014 -- On this primary election day in Washington, D.C., the Special Collections Research Center would like to highlight our

AU First in Nation to Debut "Smells of Sustainability" Devices in Classrooms

American University News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 13:39
AU will be integrating sustainability into the classroom experience with authentic green smells, including grass, compost, and solar electricity generation.
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AU Staffer Leads Youth from Hoops to Higher Ed

American University News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 13:31
Donald Curtis’ SOUL program brings at-risk D.C. youth to college, professional development.
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Scholar Puts Focus on Care at Home and Abroad

American University News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 12:28
Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and CEO of the New America Foundation, visited SIS as part of the Dean’s Discussion speaker series. Titling her talk, “Revaluing Care, at Home and Abroad,” she spoke about a broad range of issues, domestic and foreign.
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Not Just Words: Symposium on Language & Endangered Alphabets

American University News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:03
Languages and alphabets are not just historical artifacts—they also shape our cultures and perceptions of the world. This symposium will explore the importance of language and what happens when languages and writing systems die out.
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MSOD Student Receives North Carolina’s Highest Award for Volunteer Service

American University News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 09:48
Current MSOD student Atrayus Goode (Cohort 69) will receive the North Carolina Governor’s Medallion for Volunteer Service.
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Alumni Business Built on Customer Service Provides Service that Dazzles

American University News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 09:40
Alumni Michael Paradise, MBA ’00, and Craig Bednarovsky, CAS/BA ’91, built their business to provide professional guidance and placement in competitive industries.
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Hack Your Homework! 30 Minutes to Better Presentations

The George Washington University - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 19:00
March 31, 2014 Punch Up Your Presentation

Thursday, April 3
4:30PM –OR- 7PM
Gelman Library, Entrance Floor Lab

Have a final presenation due for class?  A job interview?  Come by and see how you can punch up your presentation!

Library Life Hacks is a new series offered by the librarians of the GW Libraries. These 30 minute workshops offer practical solutions to save you hours of needless work.

RSVP:  GO.GWU.EDU/LIBRARYLIFEHACK

Spring Exhibits at the AU Museum

American University News - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 15:49
Shows focus on Beat Generation, Korean contemporary art, and interactive technologies.
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Kevin Plank, CEO of Under Armour, to Give Commencement Address

Marymount University - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 12:39
Marymount’s Commencement Ceremony is on May 18.
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MS Taxation Program Among Top Ten for Second Year in a Row

American University News - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:36
Kogod MS Taxation program named among top in the nation by prominent industry publication TaxTalent.
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