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Mixed: Documentary to Explore Interracial Families

American University News - Thu, 12/15/2016 - 00:00
The film, co-directed by Leena Jayaswal and Caty Borum Chattoo, is slated for release in 2017.
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Register Now! UNIV 370

George Mason University - Wed, 12/14/2016 - 14:17

Are you a Mason undergraduate student working on an original research, independent study, senior design or capstone project? Are you thinking about submitting your research for publication? Would you like to learn more about the publication process?  UNIV 370: Navigating the Academic Publishing Process is the class for you!

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • identify and select appropriate publication/presentation venues
  • prepare a publication proposal
  • prepare a paper for publication/presentation
  • survive the peer review process
  • identify and avoid ethical issues related to publication and copyright

UNIV 370: Navigating the Academic Publishing Process details:

  • When: Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:15 PM
  • Where: Fenwick Library, Rm 1014A
  • Credits: 0 to 1 credits
  • Instructors:
    • Theresa Calcagno, Research Librarian
    • Claudia Holland, Scholarly Communication Librarian

Need more information? Contact Theresa Calcagno, tcalcagn at gmu.edu

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A Lens on Diversity in our Cities

American University News - Wed, 12/14/2016 - 00:00
Michael Bader’s data is all about changing neighborhoods
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Mixing it Up

American University News - Wed, 12/14/2016 - 00:00
Emily Heppen reflects on everything she has learned in her M.S. Real Estate classes as the semester wraps up.
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Apply Now: Open Access Publishing Fund

George Mason University - Tue, 12/13/2016 - 15:40

George Mason University, through the University Libraries, provides financial support to Mason scholars and researchers who wish to publish their work in open access (OA) journals. Faculty, postdoctoral fellows and registered graduate students are eligible to apply to Mason’s Open Access Publishing Fund (OAPF) for assistance with article processing fees required by some OA journals.

Questions? Please contact Claudia Holland, chollan3 @gmu.edu for more information.

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New year; new career opportunities

American University News - Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:00
Looking for a new job or internship in 2017? Make the most of your holiday down time with these five tips from the new SIS Office of Career Development.
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5 Time Management Tips for your Grad School Success

American University News - Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:00
"I was committed to graduating on time, and was determined to make it work." How did MSA student Mandy Shimizu do it? Read more to find out.
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Natalie Konerth: Scholar-Athlete of the Year

American University News - Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:00
Math major Natalie Konerth wins second straight award for academic and athletic excellence.
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Leveling the Playing Field in Education

American University News - Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:00
Get to know Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, new Dean of the School of Education
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18 things that made history in 2016

American University News - Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:00
We asked SIS faculty members what they think will make the history books from the year 2016. Here are 18 moments from 2016 our experts say we’ll remember for years to come.
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Change and Transformation

American University News - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 00:00
“Change is the result of true learning.” Read more to find out how Kogod helped Ladipo become the student--and the person--he desires.
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SIS welcomes Susanna Campbell to faculty

American University News - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 00:00
We sat down with Professor Susanna Campbell, who joins the SIS faculty in spring 2017, to learn more about her experience and work in international intervention and the dynamics of war-to-peace transitions.
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Archives & Special Collections is Moving

American University News - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 00:00
AU Archives and Special Collections is currently closed to prepare for their move to the Spring Valley Building in late January 2017
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SOC Alumnus Rivera Shares Advice & Stories from Capitol Hill

American University News - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 00:00
Foreign Language and Communication Media graduate now works at political consulting firm, On Message.
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SIS students expand horizons with Cuba practicum research

American University News - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 00:00
SIS graduate students use summer practicum to research potential of US/Cuban higher education collaborations and present work on a national platform.
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Student Takes Over Air and Space Museum Instagram

American University News - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 00:00
Photojournalist, veteran and undergraduate broadcast journalism major teams up with Smithsonian
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Kogod Q&A: Master of Science in Analytics – Alumna Heidi Friedrich

American University News - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 00:00
The Master of Science in Analytics program opened doors for Heidi Friedrich because she was willing to take advantage of every opportunity.
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9-Foot-Tall Statue of American Indian Leonard Peltier at American University Museum Raises Awareness of Clemency Campaign

American University News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 00:00
9-foot-tall statue of American Indian Leonard Peltier will be installed at American University Museum to raise awareness for his pardon request.
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Kogod Q&A: Master of Science in Analytics – Frank Armour

American University News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 00:00
With countless opportunities in and out of the classroom, Professor Frank Armour knows Kogod can't be beat.
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