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Commencement Boasts a Stellar Line Up of Speakers

American University News - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 12:07
Honorees include leaders in journalism, communications, politics, foreign diplomacy, and business.
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White House big data report

Catholic University - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 08:48

On March 17, 2014 the Data & Society Research Institute, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), and New York University’s Information Law Institute co-hosted “The Social, Cultural, & Ethical Dimensions of ‘Big Data.’“  [See conference speaker video presentations on the web site.]

This conference helped inform the White House report Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values released yesterday and available here 90 Day Review for Big Data.


Because we will need a growing cadre of data and social scientists who are able to encode critical policy values into technical infrastructure, we support investment in fields such as Science and Technology Studies which emphasize teaching scientific knowledge and technology in its social and ethical context, and the teaching of module courses to data scientists and engineers to familiarize them with the broader societal implications of their work. p68 

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These Wonks? Flawless.

American University News - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 15:13
AU honors graduating students who typify success in academics, service and leadership.
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SIS Korean Garden in Full Bloom

American University News - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 14:56
As spring arrives at American University, many students, faculty, and visitors enjoy the beautiful cherry blossom trees blooming on the quad. The cherry blossom trees are part of the Korean Garden around the School of International Service.
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The Greater Good

American University News - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:15
Two AU students are named Truman Scholars.
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End of Semester Hours

The George Washington University - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:34
May 1, 2014

Tuesday, May 13:  
The 24-hour study ends & the library will close at midnight.  24-hour access will not resume until the Fall 2014 semester.

Wednesday, May 14- Friday, May 16:  
7:30 am - 7pm

Saturday, May 17 & Sunday, May 18:  
Noon - 6 pm

Summer hours begin on Monday, May 19
Remember, all of our online resources are available 24 hours a day to our current students, faculty and staff.

Alumna Opens New Art Gallery

American University News - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:58
Art history alumna Suzanne L’Heureux founded Interface Gallery in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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