University News

One-Stop for Election Results in 25 Countries

American University News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 00:00
SPA Professor David Lublin has been gathering election results of upper house legislative races from 25 countries to put together a comprehensive database.
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Race in America: Past, Present, and Future

American University News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 00:00
On February 23, students and faculty from American University and surrounding universities came together at AU’s Katzen Arts Center to hear Jelani Cobb speak
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Maslenitsa at the Embassy of the Russian Federation

American University News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 00:00
Past and Present Students from AU’s Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History Attend Traditional Pre-Lenten Festivity
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Call for 2017 Alumni Awards Nominations

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
Let's nominate our best and brightest to receive one of four alumni awards
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Plotlines of Corruption

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
Through a collaborative research grant, Professor Malini Ranganathan sheds light on the power of corruption stories by examining how citizens in global cities respond to land grabs
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Tweeting and Cheering at Discovery

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
Mirchaye Sahlu shares about a unique opportunity she was offered – and took – as part of her internship at Discover Communications.
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Award-winning documentary filmmaker visits SOC

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
Stanley Nelson, an award- winning documentary filmmaker, will visit American University School of Communication on Tuesday March 7 to discuss his work and experiences with race and racial identity.
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SPA Distinguished Scholar Ken Meier Named Top Public Affairs Researcher

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
SPA Distinguished Scholar in Residence Ken Meier was recently highlighted as the most productive political science researcher, out of a study of nearly 50,000 academics
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Reproductive Justice and Cupcakes

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
Public Health Scholar Esha Dholia organized and hosted a "Reproductive Justice 101" training at American University.
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Students' Reflections on the First International Mariinsky Far East Festival in Vladivostok

American University News - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 00:00
Carmel Scholarship Recipients Experience the Arts in Russia's Far East
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A.U. Alumnus Returns as a Professor and an Advocate for Artists

American University News - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 00:00
Linda Bloss-Baum reflects on her shift from AU alumna to AU professor, and how her course, “Protecting the Creative Class,” helps Kogod students envision a career in Business and Entertainment.
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Legend Has It: Prof Shows Fake News a Problem Long Before Facebook

American University News - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 00:00
W. Joseph Campbell's updated book takes on false quotes, additional media myths.
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Focus on: Career Resources

George Mason University - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 09:52

Start your job search at the University Libraries!

The Libraries provide full, complimentary access for all Mason students to a variety of career-related resources:

Research the companies you’re interested in using Mergent Online, a collection of financial information covering over 400,000 companies. Read in-depth reports, follow current company news, and investigate your prospective employer’s competitors in the public and private sectors.

Gear up for your new career with the Vault Online Career Library. Get industry-specific information and career advice; browse guides on resume-writing and cover letters; or search Vault’s job board for postings.

Organize your job search with CareerShift, a search tool that returns results from dozens of career sites and job boards. Search by job title, company name, keyword, and location—then save your results and manage your application documents in one place.

For more information on career resources available to you during your search, consult the University Libraries Career Resources guide or reach out to University Career Services.

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Trump’s address to Congress: Expert reaction

American University News - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 00:00
After Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress, Professor Jordan Tama reacts to bipartisanship under Trump "for The Conversation."
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AU No.1 among Medium, Grad Schools for 2017 Peace Corps Ranking

American University News - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 00:00
AU recognized as one of top volunteer-producing universities in nation.
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AU and Audubon Work to Make Campus an Environmental Sanctuary

American University News - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 00:00
Thanks to a team of environmental science students, American University recently received certification in Environmental Planning from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP).
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WMP Helps Students Transition into College Life

American University News - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 00:00
The Washington Mentorship Program is a great opportunity for anyone who takes advantage of all it has to offer. Elizabeth Williams entered the program as a freshman at American University in the fall of 2012.
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Music Library Grand Opening

George Mason University - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 13:20

During Winter Break, all music collections (including books, scores, LPs, and CDs) were moved from their long-time home in Gateway Library to 2600 Fenwick Library. Please join the University Libraries on Tuesday, March 21, for a host of events to celebrate the Music Library’s new location on the second floor of Fenwick.

#MarchIntoMusic with a musical parade from DeLaski to Fenwick at 1:30 p.m.; performances by the Mason Traditional Jazz Ensemble from 1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. in the south lobby of Fenwick; a gallery talk at our new Gilbert and Sullivan exhibition from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.; and digital demos by Alexander Street Press and Oxford Music Online throughout the afternoon (from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

To get yourself in the mood, check out the Libraries’ host of music-related resources, available online 24/7 for Mason students, faculty, and staff. Use these resources to expand your study of music or for your own relaxation and enjoyment. Resources include:

  • Music & Performing Arts Video Collection, by Alexander Street Press: Presents an extensive array of content in video, audio, and text, covering different time periods, artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles. Subjects include dance, film, music, and theater.
  • Oxford Music Online: Features over 60,000 articles on all aspects of music, and includes Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, The Oxford Companion to Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
  • Met Opera on Demand: Offers full-length performances from the Metropolitan Opera, including Live in HD productions, classic telecasts, and archival radio broadcast recordings for high-quality viewing and listening.
  • Naxos Music Library Jazz: Offers a large selection of works by over 32,000 jazz legends and contemporary artists from over 200 labels, including Blue Note Records, Warner Jazz, EMI, Fantasy, and others.

For more information, contact Steve Gerber, Music and Theater Librarian, at sgerber@gmu.edu or 703-993-9051.

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Where Are they Now? Matthew Barresi (MS health promotion management ’11)

American University News - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:00
We’ve asked alumni from across the College of Arts and Sciences to check in with us and let us know what they’re doing now. The first in the series is health promotion management graduate Matthew Barresi.
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Oscar Shortlist for Documentary Shows Spike in Diversity

American University News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:00
Doc shortlist shows lack of racial and gender diversity that traditionally plagues the Oscars.
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