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AU Professor Constructs Model of Receptor Protein Linked to Human Growth

American University News - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 00:00
Biochemistry Prof. Stefano Costanzi's model provides an important visual as researchers work to uncover possible treatments for growth-altering conditions.
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The Digital Experience

American University News - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 00:00
American magazine launches a versatile new app.
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Professor’s Book Examines Governance in Nigeria

American University News - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 00:00
Using the case study of Nigeria, Assistant Professor Carl LeVan‘s new book explores how political actors and the policymaking process shape government performance.
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An Exquisite Future

The George Washington University - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 09:29
December 10, 2014

Monday, January 12
11am–Noon
Gelman Library, Room 219

The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design and the Art and the Book program cordially invite you to the launch of An Exquisite Future, the fifth annual collaborative artist’s book by Art and the Book graduate students. Please join us!

An Exquisite Future explores the implications of a future with a reduced population of honeybees. A vital pollinator of many types of food plants for humans and animals, honeybees are in danger of disappearing because of colony collapse disorder. The artists used this phenomenon as a starting point for contemplating the future. Each artist responded to the preceding vision, building on what came before and using humor while considering potential difficulties.

#SPA80for80: Ki’tay Davidson, SPA/BA ’13

American University News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 00:00
Ki’tay Davidson was a champion for disability rights – a passion that was honored at the White House.
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Not For the Faint of Heart: Whistleblower Impresses Difficulties of Fraud Investigation

American University News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 00:00
Whistleblower Cynthia Cooper impresses the need for ethical behavior in her speech at the Annual Lecture on Fraud and Forensic Accounting.
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#SPA80for80: Brian Keane, SPA/BA ’89

American University News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 00:00
Brian F. Keane, former president of American University’s Alumni Association, is on a mission to promote clean, renewable energy sources through his business, SmartPower.
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Then Give Three Cheers, and One Cheer More!

George Mason University - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 20:06

You do us proud, sir! David Stone spent years collecting Gilbert and Sullivan memorabilia: original manuscripts, production materials, letters and personal effects of dramatist/librettist W.S. Gilbert,  composer Arthur Sullivan and impresario Richard D’Oyly Carte. Mr. Stone and his wife, Ann, are giving their massive collection to the University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives. “The University Libraries is honored to be the future home of this collection with its inestimable research value for Mason faculty and students as well as scholars world-wide. The collection complements existing strengths in performing arts collections such as the Arena Stage Archives and Federal Theatre Project Collections,” said Yvonne Carignan, Head, Special Collections & Archives. The Stones also created the David and Annabelle Stone Gilbert and Sullivan Endowed Fund for cataloging and preserving the collection. Read more!

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