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#SPA80fo80: Jodi McCarthy, SPA/MPA ’10

American University News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:51
Jodi S. McCarthy, director of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Air Traffic Control Facilities Directorate (ATCF), is an exemplary leader responsible for a number of high profile and politically charged projects.
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Tobias Receives the Stockberger Award

American University News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 09:20
Robert Tobias, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of public sector human resource management, received the Stockberger award.
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Libraries Receive Gilbert and Sullivan Collection

George Mason University - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 22:17

Davie Stone and his wife, Ann, are giving their collection of Gilbert and Sullivan memorabilia, from original manuscripts to production materials to letters and personal effects of the two men and their partner, Richard D’Oyly Carte, to the University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives. The couple has also created the David and Annabelle Stone Gilbert and Sullivan Endowed Fund for cataloging and preserving the collection. Read more

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Writing & Productivity Day at the Arlington Campus Library

George Mason University - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 22:10

Sign up for the Arlington Campus Library’s Writing & Productivity Day! This half-day program will give you space to work along other Mason graduate students who are also serious about completing writing projects. A Learning Specialist from Mason’s Learning Services will give a brief presentation on writing productivity, and will be available for 15-minute one-on-one consultations to offer tips and strategies to increase your individual writing productivity. Topics can include improving concentration, goal setting, time management, and more.

Arlington Campus Library’s Writing Productivity Day will be held on Saturday, October 18. Space is limited to 10 participants; all graduate-degree-seeking George Mason students at the Fairfax, Arlington, Prince William, and Loudoun campuses are eligible to attend. To participate, please complete the registration form.

The event will be held in the Arlington Campus Library’s instruction room. Please bring your computer, any other research materials you may need, and most importantly, your personal commitment to working diligently and productively.

For more information, please contact April Kelly,

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Murphy Part of Award-winning Big Data Team

Marymount University - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:45
Murphy Part of Award-winning Big Data Team
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PPL Scholars Visit Oyster Adams School on Constitution Day

American University News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 13:04
First-year Politics, Policy, and Law scholars spent Constitution Day volunteering and working with students at Oyster Adams Bilingual School.
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Tech Fair 2014 – October 23, 10 am – 2 pm

Catholic University - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 09:56

On Thursday, October 23 from 10 am to 2 pm, the University Libraries will host a Tech Fair. The entire CUA community is welcome to attend!

SCHEDULE

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Vendor Fair (Reading Room, 2nd Floor)
Featuring: lynda.com, Blackboard, Piktochart, BrowZine, The Sunlight Foundation, Tanya Gupta (Examiner.com), ArcGIS, QOMO, Extron, Epson, Panasonic, RTZ, Computerware, Audio Associates, and CUA Technology Services.

Breakout Sessions
10:00 am – 10:50 am – Sunlight Foundation (MERIC Classroom, 1st Floor)
10:30 am – 11:20 am – Blackboard (FYE Room, 2nd Floor)
11:00 am – 11:50 am – ArcGIS (MERIC Classroom, 1st Floor)
11:30 am – 11:40 am – Password Reset Tool – CUA Technology Services (FYE Room, 2nd Floor)
11:45 am – 12:00 pm – Adobe Connect – CUA Technology Services (FYE Room, 2nd Floor)
12:00 pm – 12:50 pm – lynda.com (MERIC Classroom, 1st Floor)
12:05 pm – 12:20 pm – Panopto – CUA Technology Services (FYE Room, 2nd Floor)
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm – 3D Printing Demo (Digital Arts Lab, 2nd Floor)
1:00 pm – 1:50 pm – Google Docs Add-ons (MERIC Classroom, 1st Floor)
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm – 3D Printing Demo (Digital Arts Lab, 2nd Floor)

Giveaways and door prizes, including a free year of Piktochart Pro!

The purpose of the CUA Tech Fair is to provide members of the CUA community a chance to engage with cutting edge, interactive technology and showcase the university’s academic tools. Technology and software vendors will be on site to demonstrate their products and breakout sessions will be hosted by professionals. The goal of this University Libraries hosted event is to entertain and inform the greater CUA community about new electronic resources.

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A Month to Celebrate

American University News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 09:06
Latino students are making an impact at AU.
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PR Pros Share Insights at NYC@AU2

American University News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 15:12
Alums say tenacity and networking are key to building a career in public relations.
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Never Too Late: Final Semester Course Guides Alumna’s Career Path<br />

American University News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 13:41
Christyn Enser, BA/SOC/CAS ’14, learned IT skills from Kogod that she uses everyday in her job at the Associated Press.
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A History of Success: A look back at AU Men’s Soccer

American University News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:46
On September 5 the Men’s Soccer team defeated #1 ranked UCLA. We asked alumni to reflect on their own highlights.
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#SPA80for80: Zachary Rybarczyk, SPA/MPP ’15

American University News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 17:54
Zachary Rybarczyk believes his Boren Fellowship in Morocco will teach him "the successes and challenges of providing urban and rural populations with clean water and adequate sanitation."
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Packard Foundation Establishes “Reilly Endowment” at SPA

American University News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:50
The Center for Environmental Policy was awarded a $500,000 philanthropic grant from the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, establishing the William K. Reilly Endowment.
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Magic and the Brain, October 9

American University News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:46
An exciting evening of magic and mental jujitsu.
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Town Hall Event to Discuss the Crisis in Hong Kong

Marymount University - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:17
Join us for a town hall event to discuss the crisis in Hong Kong, featuring Dr. Edward Yang.
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Off-Campus Eagles Offer Neighborly Advice

American University News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:46
Thinking of moving off campus? Get the lowdown from other AU students.
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Lorena Gimenez

American University News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:20
With a heavy heart, I write to inform you of the tragic death of School of International Service undergraduate student Lorena Gimenez, who passed away late last week after being struck by a county bus in Fairfax County, Virginia.
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Celebrating the Creative Process at Eckles

The George Washington University - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:43
October 6, 2014

Saturday, October 18th 2014
Eckles Library, 1st floor
1-2pm

Join us in a celebration of research, music, and art as we award the 2014 Eckles Prize for Freshman Research Excellence and open the Women's Leadership Program's annual art show!
 
Meet the student artists and writers and enjoy refreshments.

#SPA80for80: Jonelle Williams, SPA/BA ’09

American University News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 17:51
When FDR founded the School of Public Affairs in 1934, he envisioned great opportunities for future students – for initiative, for constructive thinking, and for practical idealism. SPA alumnus Jonelle Williams epitomizes those ideals.
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Database of the Month: DSM Online

American University News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:53
October’s Database of the Month feature showcases the DSM Online, a critical resource for anyone studying psychological disorders.
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