University News

Kogod Hosts Panel on Potential Impact of Trump’s Policies

American University News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 00:00
On November 18, 2016, the Kogod School of Business hosted a panel discussion entitled “The Presidential Election’s Impact on the Business Landscape.”
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Carmel Institute Honors Librarian of Congress and Groundbreaking Book

American University News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 00:00
Carmel Institute celebrates 50th anniversary of James Billington’s The Icon and the Axe.
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Dr. Paul Farmer Speaks at National Institutes of Health (NIH)

American University News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 00:00
Dr. Paul Farmer Speaks at National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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An Evening with General David Petraeus

The George Washington University - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 10:38
November 21, 2016

Friday, December 16
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
National Churchill Library & Center (Gelman 101)
RSVP required

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes General David Petraeus for a discussion on strategic leadership and current global challenges, and a reflection on Winston Churchill as a leader in war and peace. RSVP is required for this exclusive event so please reserve your seat here

General Petraeus, a renowned counterinsurgency expert, served for nearly four decades in the U.S. Army. His commands included coalition forces in Iraq, U.S. Central Command, and coalition forces in Afghanistan. He was widely credited for his leadership of the Surge in Iraq that sharply reduced sectarian violence. Upon his retirement from the military, he took up the post of CIA Director. The General is a Partner with the global investment firm KKR, and the Chairman of the KKR Institute.

Located on the 1st floor of Gelman Library, the National Churchill Library and Center is the first research center dedicated to the study of Sir Winston Churchill in our nation’s capital. The new center’s research resources and interdisciplinary programs offer GW students, faculty, researchers, and the public the opportunity to examine the life and legacy of Churchill.

An Evening with General David Petraeus

The George Washington University - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 10:38
November 21, 2016

Friday, December 16
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
National Churchill Library & Center (Gelman 101)
RSVP required

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes General David Petraeus for a discussion on strategic leadership and current global challenges, and a reflection on Winston Churchill as a leader in war and peace. RSVP is required for this exclusive event so please reserve your seat here

General Petraeus, a renowned counterinsurgency expert, served for nearly four decades in the U.S. Army. His commands included coalition forces in Iraq, U.S. Central Command, and coalition forces in Afghanistan. He was widely credited for his leadership of the Surge in Iraq that sharply reduced sectarian violence. Upon his retirement from the military, he took up the post of CIA Director. The General is a Partner with the global investment firm KKR, and the Chairman of the KKR Institute.

Located on the 1st floor of Gelman Library, the National Churchill Library and Center is the first research center dedicated to the study of Sir Winston Churchill in our nation’s capital. The new center’s research resources and interdisciplinary programs offer GW students, faculty, researchers, and the public the opportunity to examine the life and legacy of Churchill.

Moving the Herd as One

American University News - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 00:00
From the battlefield to the boardroom, being a successful leader means being a good shepherd.
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Partnership to Improve Science Education in DC Schools

American University News - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 00:00
AU science and education faculty and students are working with middle school science teachers across DC to develop and implement student-centered, investigative science curriculum for their classrooms.
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Students at the Heart of 2016 Election Coverage

American University News - Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:00
Journalism students contribute to Beltway News, the Washington Post, USA Today, NBC News
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Research with a Purpose: How an AU student is Addressing Mental Health on College Campuses

American University News - Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:00
Junior Mary-Margaret Koch will present her findings at a conference in March.
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New Report Shows Veterans Treatment Courts Critical for Reintegration

American University News - Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:00
“Veterans Treatment Courts: 2015 Survey Results” released on November 17, 2016 by SPA's Justice Programs Office examines these courts for the first time.
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A Semester in D.C. Inspires A Year in Korea

American University News - Wed, 11/16/2016 - 00:00
After a particularly stimulating series of lectures on the Korea, Christina Kjelland knew she had to study the issue further. One year later she was in Korea on a Fulbright!
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Discovering the World of NGOs

American University News - Wed, 11/16/2016 - 00:00
As part of the Washington Semester Program, Elizabeth Saverino learned that there were different non-political organizations that do work for a better country – like Citizens Against Government Waste and DC Vote and others.
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Alumnus Will Cusey

American University News - Wed, 11/16/2016 - 00:00
As part of WSP, I attended Congressional hearings, heard from prominent speakers, engaged in political discussions, analyzed our governmental structure, and discovered the complex nature of DC’s political process.
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WSP Alumnus Ray Collins

American University News - Wed, 11/16/2016 - 00:00
Ray Collins owes much of his success in broadcast journalism to American University's Washington Semester Program.
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WSP Alumna: Jena Barjenbruch

American University News - Wed, 11/16/2016 - 00:00
Through initial international experiences at WSP, I would have seen the world the way I do now – as a place filled with opportunities to experience, to learn, to appreciate, and to give.
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GW Libraries 2016 Thanksgiving Hours

The George Washington University - Tue, 11/15/2016 - 12:51
November 15, 2016

The GW Libraries are thankful for our terrific patrons (and a few days off!) Please note the building closures and changed hours for the Thanskgiving holiday.

Gelman Library Thanksgiving Hours:
Wednesday, Nov. 23  - Gelman building closes at 6pm*
Thursday, Nov. 24 & Friday, Nov. 25  -  Gelman is CLOSED*
Saturday, Nov, 26  -  Open from noon-6pm* 
Sunday, Nov. 27  -  Open at 9am to resume 24-hour access
*24-hour building access is not available during this time.

Eckles Library Thanksgiving Hours:
Tuesday, Nov. 22 - 8am-11pm
Wednesday, Nov. 23  -  8am-5pm
Thursday, Nov. 24, Friday, Nov. 25, & Saturday, Nov. 26  -  Eckles is CLOSED
Sunday, Nov. 27  -  3pm-3am

VSTC Library Thanksgiving Hours:
Thursday, Nov. 24 & Friday, Nov. 25  -  VSTCL is CLOSED*
*24-hour building access is not available during this time.

GW Libraries 2016 Thanksgiving Hours

The George Washington University - Tue, 11/15/2016 - 12:51
November 15, 2016

The GW Libraries are thankful for our terrific patrons (and a few days off!) Please note the building closures and changed hours for the Thanskgiving holiday.

Gelman Library Thanksgiving Hours:
Wednesday, Nov. 23  - Gelman building closes at 6pm*
Thursday, Nov. 24 & Friday, Nov. 25  -  Gelman is CLOSED*
Saturday, Nov, 26  -  Open from noon-6pm* 
Sunday, Nov. 27  -  Open at 9am to resume 24-hour access
*24-hour building access is not available during this time.

Eckles Library Thanksgiving Hours:
Tuesday, Nov. 22 - 8am-11pm
Wednesday, Nov. 23  -  8am-5pm
Thursday, Nov. 24, Friday, Nov. 25, & Saturday, Nov. 26  -  Eckles is CLOSED
Sunday, Nov. 27  -  3pm-3am

VSTC Library Thanksgiving Hours:
Thursday, Nov. 24 & Friday, Nov. 25  -  VSTCL is CLOSED*
*24-hour building access is not available during this time.

A Knack for Art

American University News - Tue, 11/15/2016 - 00:00
Nick Galifianakis sketches out a career as a celebrated Washington Post cartoonist
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AU's Stake In: Leigh Morgan, SPA/MSOD ’97

American University News - Tue, 11/15/2016 - 00:00
COO, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Take a closer look

American University News - Tue, 11/15/2016 - 00:00
First person
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