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#SPA80for80: Davonta Ellis, SPA/BA ’14

American University News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:00
Graduating in December, Davonta Ellis has worked closely with SPA faculty to examine the effects of extra-legal factors upon sentencing outcomes.
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Study Modernism in Paris this Summer

The George Washington University - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 15:01
December 1, 2014

Summer Study Abroad: TRDA 4595w
Professor Mary Buckley & Librarian Bill Gillis
June 3-16, 2015

Paris-City of Lights, City of Love, Cultural Capital, Moveable Feast: Earnest Hemingway wrote to a friend, "If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then where ever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast."  Study abroad in Paris this summer and enjoy the feast.  This course, now in its 10th year, will explore the journey of Picasso, Diaghilev, Kertesz, Stravinsky, and others who forged artistic collaborations and established Paris as the center of Modernist thought in the early 20th century.  Visiting museums, touring iconic architectural sites and viewing contemporary performance spaces, today's art will be measured against the past.

Learn more at www.studyabroad.gwu.edu or www.gwuparis.com and contact Mary Buckley (buckley@gwu.edu) or Bill Gillis (gillis@gwu.edu).

No language requirements: 3 credits, WID, Elliot School and Cultural Studies Course Humanities GCR

Price: $5250.76 (tuition, lodging, demi-bord, cultural events and museum entrances included.  Airfare is not included.)

 

Gelman Relaxation Station

The George Washington University - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 13:37
December 1, 2014

Finals can be a stressful time, but taking a break to relax can help improve focus and productivity. Take a time-out for YOU at the Gelman Relaxation Station on Tuesday, December 9

7pm, 7:15pm, 7:30pm & 7:45pm
Free, 15–minute sessions of breathing meditations & gentle seated stretches to soothe the neck and spine.   
Taught by yoga instructor Kristin Hoeberlein. 
Gelman Room 301

7-9pm
Grab a healthy snack and enjoy some stress-busting activities.
Gelman Room 302

#SPA80for80: Professor Bob Durant

American University News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 00:00
In an era of bureaucrat bashing, Professor Bob Durant has challenged students, scholars, and policymakers to see the nobility of a career as a public manager.
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Saints Participate in United Cerebral Palsy 2014 Enabled by Design-a-thon

Marymount University - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 14:34
Saints Participate in United Cerebral Palsy 2014 Enabled by Design-a-thon
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Marymount Community Packages 10,000 Meals for Impoverished African Nation

Marymount University - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:33
Marymount Community Packages 10,000 Meals for Impoverished African Nation
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Marymount Representatives Explain Successful Global Classroom Series

Marymount University - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:33
Marymount Representatives Explain Successful Global Classroom Series
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#SPA80for80: Professor Bill LeoGrande

American University News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 00:00
Former dean Bill LeoGrande recently completed a multi-year research project on U.S. relations with Cuba.
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The Outbreak and the Aftermath

American University News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 00:00
An American University Ebola working group is formed to help West Africa.
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Marymount Graduate Student Wins NEWH Scholarship

Marymount University - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 17:16
Marymount Graduate Student Wins NEWH Scholarship
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Senior Art Exhibition Opens Dec. 5 at Marymount University

Marymount University - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 17:16
Senior Art Exhibition Opens Dec. 5 at Marymount University
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From Newsroom to Classroom and Back Again

American University News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
Victoria St. Martin shares why she left a job at the Star-Ledger for SOC's journalism MA program and talks about her new beat at the Washington Post.
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#SPA80for80: Audra Dial, SPA/BA ’94

American University News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
Audra Dial, one of Atlanta’s top lawyers, credits SPA with honing her interests in the foundations of the court system.
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A Feather in Their Caps: Patriot League Honors Kogod Field Hockey Stars

American University News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
Two Kogod student athletes stand out on the field and in the classroom, as the teammates celebrate the end of the field hockey season with Patriot League awards.
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More Data? No Problem. Kogod Prepares Professionals with New Masters of Science in Analytics Degree

American University News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
With so much data in today’s world, companies crave experts to help make sense of it all. Kogod’s new Master of Science in Analytics program will help a new generation of business analysts succeed.
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Be Thankful for: Music, Movies, and Books

American University News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
This article highlights a small collection of books, videos, and music which attempt to discover the truth about the Pilgrims, the Mayflower, and that harvest nearly 400 years ago.
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Undergraduate Research Write-In December 9

George Mason University - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:22

Gateway Library is sponsoring a Research Write-In is scheduled for Tuesday, December 9, from Noon to 5 p.m. in Room 228 Gateway Library. The drop in event is first-come, first-served. Stop by! Registration is not required – you can meet with library staff and Writing Center tutors who will be available to help you get it all done. Light refreshments will be on hand, too!

Questions? Need more information? Contact Kara Kiblinger, kkiblin2 @gmu.edu, 703-993-1142.

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Covering the Elections: SOC Edition

American University News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
What classroom? Graduate sudent Paola Chavez spent Nov. 4 covering the elections for major news outlets.
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Shakespeare in the Alley

American University News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
American University scholar in residence discusses the legacy of Bob Dylan.
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#SPA80for80: Betsy Fischer Martin, SPA/BA ’92

American University News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
After taking advantage of AU's exceptional internship program, Martin went on to a long, successful career with NBC, eventually leading "Meet the Press" as executive producer.
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