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All Politics Is Local

American University News - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 13:03
AU hosts a D.C. mayoral debate in advance of the April primary.
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Feb 13: Fenwick open 10am – 5pm; IM Reference Online

George Mason University - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 05:43

Fenwick Library will be open today, February 13, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. All other Mason Libraries are closed (includes Law Library).  IM Reference service will be online today from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.



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University Libraries Closed on February 13

Catholic University - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 05:23

Mullen Library and the campus libraries will be closed on Thursday, February 13.  The IM/Chat with a Librarian service will be available 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm.

Post expires at 8:00am on Friday February 14th, 2014

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Gelman & Eckles Open 10a-4p Today

The George Washington University - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 22:58
February 12, 2014

Gelman and Eckles Libraries will be open from 10am-4pm today, Thursday, Feb. 13.  GW classes are canceled & university offices closed due to the inclement weather. The National Security Archives and the GW Writing Center are both closed for the day.

Hours for Friday, February 14 will be based on the university's operating status.  Please check Campus Advisories for updated information on GW's operating status.

Gelman & Eckles to Close at Midnight Wednesday

The George Washington University - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 14:09
February 12, 2014

Due to the forecasted snow, Gelman and Eckles libraries will close at midnight tonight.

Hours for both buildings on Thursday will be determined based on the university's official operating status.  Please the check the Campus Advisories website for more information about GW's operating status. 

High Cost of Fruits, Vegetables Linked to Higher Body Fat in Young Children

American University News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:43
A study by SPA faculty finds that low- to middle-income families tend to substitute cheaper foods when the prices of fruits and vegetables increase.
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SPA Undergrad To Present Privacy Paper

American University News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 11:41
Julia Morriss will present her paper "The EU Data Directive: Uniting Europe and Dividing Privacy" at a research symposium in April.
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Mullen Library Overnight Hours Cancelled, Feb. 12

Catholic University - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 11:28

Due to the predicted snow storm tonight, the University Libraries is cancelling our overnight hours.  Mullen Library will close at 10 P.M. on Wednesday, February 12.

Post expires at 8:00am on Thursday February 13th, 2014

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New Eagle Travel Club Offers Exciting Travel Opportunities for Alumni

American University News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 10:48
Alumni enjoy amazing discounts on pricing for AU-sponsored trips.
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Gelman Public Computer Outage at 2am Tonight

The George Washington University - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 23:00
February 11, 2014

The GW Division of Information Technology will be performing emergency maintenance at 2am Wednesday morning (tonight).  Public PC computers will be unavailable in Gelman during this maintenance.  Gelman PCs could be unavailable for up to 90 minutes.  Please use Macs in The Lab and on the Entrance Floor during this outage.

Writing and Publishing in Cybersecurity

The George Washington University - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:12
February 11, 2014

Wednesday, Feb. 12
Noon - 1:30pm
Gelman Library, Room 702

Join us for a panel discussion of this important and emerging interdisciplinary field. Scholars and experts from multiple disciplines, as well as government and industry, will address topics related to research, authorship, and publishing.

Part of the ongoing series Strategies for Interdisciplinary Publishing Success, brought to you by the GW Libraries in collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President for Research, the Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, and the Jacob Burns Law Library.

Ethics Awareness Week: Crossing Boundaries -- Dr. Peter C. Phan Receives Ethics Award

Marymount University - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 16:42
Ethics Awareness Week gives the MU community a chance to focus on ethical dilemmas related to a specific theme.
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Thinking Beyond the Bottle: Annual Kogod Case Competition Focuses on FIJI Water and Corporate Social Responsibility

American University News - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 16:29
22nd annual Kogod Case Competition encourages students to think beyond the bottom line to see FIJI Water’s impact on their community and environment.
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Key Executive MPA Alumna Named Fellow to Executive Training Program

American University News - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 15:49
Élida Sarmiento, a recent Key Executive MPA graduate, has been named a fellow in an executive leadership program at the National Hispana Leadership Institute.
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10 Reasons You Need to Go to Preview Day

American University News - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 10:54
Why American University’s “open house” event is a must for prospective students.
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Bruce Rosenstein: Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way

The George Washington University - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 17:32
February 7, 2014

February 27, 2014
Gelman, Room 702
Please RSVP for this free event

Join  Bruce Rosenstein, Managing Editor of Leader to Leader and author of the new McGraw-Hill book Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way: Developing and Applying a Forward Focused Mindset, for the presentation Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way: A Leadership

Bruce's presentation will focus on:

1.      How to create a future-focused mindset (Build a better tomorrow by taking steps today)

2.      Determining the future that has already happened (Look for clues in the past to forecast the future)

3.      Becoming your own successor (Keep yourself  in demand and in control of your destiny)

4.      Shaping the future of your organization (Go beyond the planning stage and create real change)

5.      Building your future beyond your current workplace (Identify key challenges & opportunities in all areas of life)

Bruce will focus on how current and aspiring leaders can work toward a better tomorrow individually, organizationally and for their professions. His talk will hold great relevance for knowledge workers in business, nonprofits, government and academia.

There will be a book signing after the presentation.

The future is too important to be left to chance; participate in this important event as you create your own future!


Learning from the Best in a Legendary Newsroom

American University News - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 16:05
Students dig deep alongside Washington Post pros
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Dr. Mark Yoffe Discusses Counterculture and the Sochi Olympics

The George Washington University - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 15:25
February 7, 2014

As the Sochi Olympics begin, the world is focused on Russia and its culture.  Dr. Mark Yoffe, curator of the International Counterculture Archive at Gelman Library and Slavic Languages Specialist in the GRC, has been busy sharing his expertise in Soviet/Russian music and art. 

WNYC Soundcheck: Before Pussy Riot, There Was Samizdat: Hear The Sounds Of Russia's Soviet-Era Counterculture

Washington Post: Russian posters give powerful internal critique of Sochi Olympics

Want to leanr more? The Global Resources Center currently hosts a display of selections from the Samizdat Archives on the 7th floor of Gelman Library. 


Sophomores, This One’s for You

American University News - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:42
AU is launching its inaugural event tailored specifically to second-years students.
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