University News

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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Cheney Visits AU

American University News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 13:23
The former vice president sits down for a wide-ranging discussion in Bender Arena.
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Dalai Lama Honors AU Alumna

American University News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:34
Susan Dix Lyons was honored as an Unsung Hero of Compassion.
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Edelson Book Wins Crader Prize

American University News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 11:10
The 2014 Crader Family Book Prize in American Values was presented to Chris Edelson, assistant professor of government
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JLC Student's Report Examines Performance of Guatemala National Police

American University News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:50
Erik Alda, Ph.D. candidate in justice, law, and criminology, finds Guatemala police force underperforming, despite increased resources.
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Daniel Dreisbach Publishes Book, Chapters on Religion in America

American University News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:26
Dreisbach, professor of justice, law, and criminology, examines the role of religion in America's founding in a pair of new publications
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Take the Tension out of Presentations with the Kogod Center for Business Communications at the Library

American University News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:54
The Kogod Center for Business Communications joins the Library through April 25 to help you with professional communications. Drop in or make an appointment for help with public speaking, presentations, and business writing.
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Underfunded Federal Program Hindering Criminal Investigations

American University News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:51
A study funded by the National Institute of Justice found that chronic underfunding of a federal program matching firearms evidence with previously unrelated crimes has hampered homicide investigations.
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Professor's Artwork Explores Choice

American University News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:28
Studio art professor Tim Doud finds inspiration and focus for many of his paintings through online portrayals.
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Saving D.C. Rivers

American University News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:14
Environmental science professor Stephen MacAvoy studies nutrient movement in aquatic systems, specifically in urban waters.
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Dean's Picks: Students, Faculty and Alum Find Success

American University News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 18:50
In this issue of Dean's Picks, students collaborate on SOC Water Project,  DeNardis appointed to key committee, and alum's "Astronaut' screens in orbit.
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SIS Professor's Book Explores War on Tribal Islam

American University News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 17:50
In his latest book, The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror became a Global War on Tribal Islam, Akbar Ahmed focuses on tribal areas in Islamic regions, the peripheral areas between states, and the communities living between borders.
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