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#SPA80for80: Professor Bill LeoGrande

American University News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 00:00
Former dean Bill LeoGrande recently completed a multi-year research project on U.S. relations with Cuba.
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The Outbreak and the Aftermath

American University News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 00:00
An American University Ebola working group is formed to help West Africa.
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Marymount Graduate Student Wins NEWH Scholarship

Marymount University - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 17:16
Marymount Graduate Student Wins NEWH Scholarship
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Senior Art Exhibition Opens Dec. 5 at Marymount University

Marymount University - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 17:16
Senior Art Exhibition Opens Dec. 5 at Marymount University
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From Newsroom to Classroom and Back Again

American University News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
Victoria St. Martin shares why she left a job at the Star-Ledger for SOC's journalism MA program and talks about her new beat at the Washington Post.
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#SPA80for80: Audra Dial, SPA/BA ’94

American University News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
Audra Dial, one of Atlanta’s top lawyers, credits SPA with honing her interests in the foundations of the court system.
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A Feather in Their Caps: Patriot League Honors Kogod Field Hockey Stars

American University News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
Two Kogod student athletes stand out on the field and in the classroom, as the teammates celebrate the end of the field hockey season with Patriot League awards.
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More Data? No Problem. Kogod Prepares Professionals with New Masters of Science in Analytics Degree

American University News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
With so much data in today’s world, companies crave experts to help make sense of it all. Kogod’s new Master of Science in Analytics program will help a new generation of business analysts succeed.
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Be Thankful for: Music, Movies, and Books

American University News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
This article highlights a small collection of books, videos, and music which attempt to discover the truth about the Pilgrims, the Mayflower, and that harvest nearly 400 years ago.
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Undergraduate Research Write-In December 9

George Mason University - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:22

Gateway Library is sponsoring a Research Write-In is scheduled for Tuesday, December 9, from Noon to 5 p.m. in Room 228 Gateway Library. The drop in event is first-come, first-served. Stop by! Registration is not required – you can meet with library staff and Writing Center tutors who will be available to help you get it all done. Light refreshments will be on hand, too!

Questions? Need more information? Contact Kara Kiblinger, kkiblin2 @gmu.edu, 703-993-1142.

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Covering the Elections: SOC Edition

American University News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
What classroom? Graduate sudent Paola Chavez spent Nov. 4 covering the elections for major news outlets.
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Shakespeare in the Alley

American University News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
American University scholar in residence discusses the legacy of Bob Dylan.
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#SPA80for80: Betsy Fischer Martin, SPA/BA ’92

American University News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
After taking advantage of AU's exceptional internship program, Martin went on to a long, successful career with NBC, eventually leading "Meet the Press" as executive producer.
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Fenwick Extends Hours for Finals

George Mason University - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 13:19

Fenwick Library will be open extended hours December 7 through December 15 for final exams:

Sunday, December 7 Open 10 am – 24 hours Monday, December 8 Open 24 hours Tuesday, December 9 Open 24 hours Wednesday, December 10 Open 24 hours Thursday, December 11 Open 24 hours Friday, December 12 Close at 7:00 pm Saturday, December 13 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Sunday, December 14 Open 10 am – 24 hours Monday, December 15 Open 24 hours Tuesday, December 16 7:30 am – 12:00 am (regular hours)

 

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The Great Gateway Giveaway: Win a Deluxe Library Study Room

George Mason University - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 12:03

Mason Students, it’s time for The Great Gateway Giveaway! Win the exclusive use of a Deluxe Library Study Room in Gateway Library (Johnson Center) during Final Exams, December 7-16. How do you enter The Great Gateway Giveaway? Like us at facebook.com/gatewaylib and/or follow us on Twitter @gatewaylib. One very lucky Mason student winner will be drawn from our Likes and Followers on December 5, 2014. Questions? Contact Jason Byrd, jbyrd10@gmu.edu. Good luck to one and all!

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Alt Break Endowment Honors Chaplain’s Legacy of Social Justice

American University News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:00
Named for Alt Break pioneer Joe Eldridge, endowment supports student exploration.
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Food for Fines at the AU Library

American University News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:00
This article details the Food for Fines program, which allows patrons to pay their Library fines with donated food. These food donations go to the Capital Area Food Bank.
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#SPA80for80: Professor Erdal Tekin

American University News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:00
Erdal Tekin joined the School of Public Affairs in August 2014 to be in the epicenter of policy decision-making.
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Alternative Models for Funding Research

The George Washington University - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 13:42
November 20, 2014

Need NIH funding but haven't won the Nobel Prize? 
Think NIH and NSF are passing on the most cutting edge research by early-career scientists?

Find out at this panel discussion what you can do to get your innovative and creative projects funded.

Tuesday, Dec. 9
Gelman, Room 702

Noon– Dr. Benjamin McNeil
1pm – Panel Discussion

Join us as we explore alternative models for funding promising research. Oceanographer Ben McNeal will address:

his new platform, Thinkable.org;
the power of crowdfunding; and 
direct engagement with the public.  

Afterwards, he and a panel of fellow experts will discuss other funding models, including changes to peer-review systems and foundation funding. 

Panelists will include:
Benjamin McNeil, Professor of Oceanography, University of New South Wales and founder of Thinkable.org 
Jennifer Wisdom, GW Associate Vice President for Research
Johan Bollen, Associate Professor, Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing
Tracy Sullivan, Senior Associate Director of Development, GW Libraries

Moderated by Ryan Watkins, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, GW GSEHD and founder of WeShareScience.org

This program is co-sponsored by GW Libraries and the Collaborative Science Network.  It is open and requires no registration. 

A Very Thankful Thanksgiving

American University News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 00:00
The AU community shares the things they are thankful for.
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