University News

From Beer to Business

American University News - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:00
For AU Professor Judith Spector, beer is not just a beverage. It’s a teaching mechanism. "The beer industry is an ideal outlet for learning the complexities of the business world," she says.
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Internship at USA Today: Still Learning

American University News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 00:00
Dean's Intern Berna Elibuyuk gives a first person account about her experience at USA Today.
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Fantastic Pokémon and Where to Find Them at AU

American University News - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 00:00
Answer: Pretty much everywhere on campus.
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Anarchy in the UK?

American University News - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 00:00
AU history professor discusses Brexit and the new British prime minister.
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Presidential Search Update

American University News - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 00:00
AU’s presidential search committee finalized the position description and welcomes nominations for president.
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Professor Participates in Ken Burns Facebook Trump Project

American University News - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 00:00
New Facebook project produced by Pulitzer Prize winning historian David McCullough.
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Learning Beyond Graduation Through Alumni Audit Program

American University News - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 00:00
Thomas Oakley, Kogod/MBA ’98, began the Alumni Audit program in fall 2012 and has participated nearly every semester since.
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As Body Mass Index Increases, So Does Spread of Multiple Myeloma

American University News - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 00:00
In a new study published in Cancer Letters, American University researchers show how, as body mass index increases, so does the growth and spread of the blood cancer multiple myeloma.
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Join the #AUElectionMap

American University News - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 00:00
Sign on to the Election Map to share what you are doing this election cycle.
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Building a Strategic Communications Plan for Marriott

American University News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 00:00
“Having Marriott as a client for PR Portfolio was my ultimate dream after 10 years of teaching this class,” said Professor Pallvi Kumar.
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High Times for Students

American University News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 00:00
SPA Assistant Professor Seth Gershenson researches the effects of marijuana usage on educational productivity.
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Fall 2016: New Undergraduate Class

George Mason University - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 10:16

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

UNIV 370: Navigating the Academic Publishing Process details

  • When: Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Where: Fenwick Library, Rm 1014A
  • Credits: 0 to 1 credits
  • Instructor: Theresa Calcagno, Research Librarian

Need more information? Contact Theresa Calcagno, tcalcagn at

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What Are You Doing This Summer?

American University News - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 00:00
Office of Campus Life staff share what they are working on while on campus, and their summer plans away from the office.
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Faculty Orientation to Library Services & Classroom Technology

The George Washington University - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 13:42
July 11, 2016

Learn how to manage your courses in Blackboard, how to use digital technology in your classroom, and how the libraries can support your and your students' research. Meet research & instruction librarians, as well as experts from GW's Instructional Technology Lab and Academic Technologies. This orientation is appropriate for all faculty, adjunct faculty, and teaching assistants.

There are two sessions to choose from:

Thursday, September 1, 6-7pm
Friday, September 7, 2:30pm-3:30pm

These orientations fill up early so please RSVP to reserve your preferred session. Please email librarian Ann Brown with questions.

Be sure to check out our research guide, "Library Resources for Teaching and Research Support" for more information, and feel free to contact a librarian to schedule a one-on-one research consultation at any point during the semester.

Kogod Students Attend the VSCPA Leaders’ Institute

American University News - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 00:00
The weekend of June 17-18, 2016, a group of seven Kogod students attended the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) Leaders’ Institute.
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SOC Shines at National Capital Emmys

American University News - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 00:00
American University film students Murugi Thande and Vanina Harel were honored at the National Capital Area Emmys.
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Alumna praises online programs at SIS

American University News - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 00:00
Emily Ham, SIS/MA ’15, set foot on American University’s campus for the first time as the School of International Service’s graduate student commencement speaker in May 2015. Read more about Emily's experience in the program.
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The New Imperial Presidency

American University News - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 00:00
SPA professor looks at the expansion of presidential power since 9/11.
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Marketing, Applied

American University News - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 00:00
“The knowledge I’ve gained personally and professionally in the program is so key,” Lamperti says. “Its commitment to applied, practice-based learning was exactly what I needed.”
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Apply Now for the Kiev Judaica Collection Research Fellowship

The George Washington University - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 10:22
July 1, 2016

The Special Collections Research Center is pleased to invite applications to the biennial Kiev Judaica Collection Fellowship Program for the 2016-2017 academic year. 

The fellowship program supports short-term research and writing at the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection, housed in the Kiev Room of the Gelman Library. Applicants for the fellowship program must be conducting research in the field of 18th-20th century Jewish history, Hebrew literature, Jewish art or Hebrew booklore. Candidates may come from a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, Graphic Arts, History, Religion, Comparative Literature, Bibliography or any relevant area of Judaic Studies. 

The Kiev Judaica Collection Research Fellowship will award  

  • $1,500 to one graduate or post-graduate researcher, academic or independent scholar.
  • $750 to one undergraduate student at GWU in the final years of matriculation (Junior or Senior year status).

For more information or to apply, please download a fellowship application. Please contact Shelly Buring, curatorial assistant, with questions. The deadline for submission of applications is July 31, 2016.

The I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection was established in 1996 by Dr. Ari and Phyllis Kiev with the donation of the private library of Dr. Kiev’s father, Rabbi I. Edward Kiev (1905-1975), one of the preeminent Judaica librarians of the 20th century. In 1998, the Kiev Room was dedicated to house the collection – along with supplementary collections of Jewish graphic art, archives, printed and recorded music, ephemera, artifacts and ritual objects - and to provide a reading room for researchers.