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Seeing Inside Coral

American University News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 00:00
Scientists, including American University’s Kiho Kim, are using new technologies that make it possible to see inside coral, to examine the skeleton cores for devastation caused by humans.
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Public Management Research Conference Brings Fresh Perspective to Pressing Issues

American University News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 00:00
American University School of Public Affairs welcomed more than 400 scholars from the U.S. and abroad for the 2017 Public Management Research Conference, June 8-10.
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George HW Bush: America’s last foreign policy president

American University News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 00:00
School of International Service Dean James Goldgeier explores former President George H. W. Bush's foreign policy experience.
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Loving v. Virginia: 50 Years Later

American University News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 00:00
Exploring biracial identity and reality in America 50 years after a landmark civil rights milestone.
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Turkey’s National Healthcare Program Significantly Reduces Infant Mortality

American University News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 00:00
A new study coauthored by SPA Professor Erdal Tekin, links a nationwide medical program in Turkey to a 25.5 percent reduction in infant mortality.
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Professor Olga Rojer Writes Award-Winning Screenplay

American University News - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 00:00
her first screenplay, Buenos Aires, Olga Rojer has received both awards and an option agreement with a German production company.
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10 ways SIS broke ground

American University News - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 00:00
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the SIS groundbreaking ceremony in 1957, we gathered ten groundbreaking moments from the school’s history.
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Strategic Communication Students Help MPD Grow Its Ranks

American University News - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 00:00
Police Chief Peter Newsham and other MPD officials were impressed by strategic communication plans presented by students.
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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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