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Dean's Picks: October 15

American University News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:14
SOC debuts JoLT Disruptive Leadership Initiative with the Knight Foundation,
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Jack-o-Lit: Literary Pumpkin Carving with Faculty & Librarians

The George Washington University - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:04
October 15, 2014

Tuesday, October 28
3-4:30pm
Kogan Plaza/Mid-Campus Quad
#jack-o-lit

Bring your own pumpkin and sculpt your masterpiece in the company of GW's coolest faculty and librarians.  Carving implements will be provided along with cookies, cider, and nerdy-cool conversation. 

Judging begins at 4pm and prizes will be awarded for the best literary adaptation, best team (bring your friends), and best overall pumpkins.

Costumes aren't required, but are definitely encouraged!  Extra cookies and instant respect if you arrive dressed as any literary or classical character. 

Capital Partners Agreement Is Future of Solar for Universities

American University News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 18:30
Nationwide, other institutions take notice of GW, AU, and GWU Hospital solar deal.
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Kogod Student Jumpstarts Career with White House Internship

American University News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 15:58
Kogod prepared Kaelyn Lynch, BSBA ’14, for a once-in-a-lifetime internship with Michelle Obama.
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#SPA80for80: Professor Jessica Waters

American University News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 15:52
An enthusiastic member of the SPA community, Waters nvisions a new model of 21st century education, and constantly seeks to improve the student experience.
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"How Jewish is the Jewish State? Religion and Society in Israel"

American University News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:37
On Tuesday, October 28, the Center for Israel Studies will host an all-day academic conference entitled "How Jewish is the Jewish State? Religion and Society in Israel".
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Fenwick Gallery Exhibit: Scenes from Behind the Wall

George Mason University - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:14

On November 9th, 1989, the Berlin Wall came down, reuniting people who had been separated since 1961 and beginning a process through which the starkly divided East and West Germany would be made one country again.

In honor of the 25th anniversary of this momentous event, Fenwick Gallery’s current exhibit, Scenes from Behind the Wall: Images of East Germany 1989/90, features a selection of photographs by Page Chichester (who grew up in Culpeper, Virginia) and German photographer Helmut Brinkmann. Read more

Fenwick Gallery is located on First Floor, Wing A, Fenwick Library. For more information about Fenwick Gallery, please visit fenwickgallery.gmu.edu

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#SPA80for80: Keith Thirion, SPA/BA ’08

American University News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:03
Leading the cause to prohibit transgender discrimination, Thirion blends academics and action selflessly as an SPA alumnus.
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It’s Official: Kogod Incubator Now Open for Small Businesses

American University News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:02
The Kogod Incubator opened its doors to up-and-coming companies. Mentors will guide these entrepreneurs to business success.
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Undergrad Research & Write-In Day: October 24

George Mason University - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 05:33

The Undergraduate Research & Write-in Day provides undergraduate students a quiet environment in which to write. A spacious room in the Gateway Library, Johnson Center, is the venue, allowing for quiet work, free from distractions. Support is available from both the Writing Center and Gateway Library staff to assist with research and writing needs during this event. Bring your own laptop, or use one of ours.  Coffee, water, and snacks will be available. Registration required.

For more information, please contact Kara Kiblinger, kkiblin2 at gmu.edu, 703-993-1142.

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The Library's Role in Academic Success: What PARENTS Need to Know

The George Washington University - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 21:48
October 13, 2014

Saturday, October 18
11am -or- 1pm
Gelman Room 219

The modern library is much more than just books and a place to study.  Learn from teaching librarians how crucial the innovative services and technologies of the GW Libraries are to undergraduate success.

From BA to PhD: Former Eagle Receives Full Education at AU

American University News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 16:55
At American University, Nick Reksten, CAS/BA ’07/PhD ’15, went from freshman to mentor to professor.
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Greetings from Chip Griffin

American University News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 14:10
Greetings from Chip Griffin
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Capital Partners Leading the Way for Cheaper, Cleaner Energy

American University News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 14:07
How other institutions can replicate AU, GW, and GWU Hospital solar energy agreement. 
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Hear in DC: Vernacular Music in the Nation's Capital

The George Washington University - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 14:01
October 10, 2014

Thursday, October 16
2-5pm
Gelman Library, room 702
Free, no registration necessary

The DC Vernacular Music Archive at The George Washington University invites you to attend the opening exhibit and first annual symposium "Hear in DC: Vernacular Music in the Nation's Capital."

Covering bluegrass, folk, punk, and go-go music a panel of local artists and historians will discuss the homegrown music that makes Washington's cultural geography special. Moderated by Marc Eisenberg of the DC Music Salon, panelist include Andy Wallace, Ian MacKaye, Kevin Hammond, Kip Lornell, and Stephen Wade who will also perform. Following the symposium attendees are welcome to view the exhibit with items from Washington's influential music history.

Hear in DC: Vernacular Music in the Nation's Capital

The George Washington University - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:47

Thursday, October 16 
2-5pm
Gelman Library, Teamsters Room (702)
Free, no registration necessary

Tweeting with the Stars: Kogod Students Boost Local Musicians to New Heights

American University News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:49
Kogod students apply their business savvy to helping local musicians manage their up-and-coming careers.
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East Campus Construction is Underway

American University News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 14:48
Construction for AU's East Campus facility is underway.
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Game On!

American University News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 14:33
Explore our new games collection at the Course Reserves and Technology Borrowing Desk.
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Finding Wales

American University News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 13:09
Matt Waskiewicz ’16 researches economics in Wales on a Fulbright Summer Institute grant.
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