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SIS Students, Professor, Receive University Awards

American University News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 00:00
The School of International Service is proud to announce that three SIS students have received University Awards this year! University leadership will present the awards to the recipients on May 8 at a President’s Awards Program and Reception.
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Researchers Reverse Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics

American University News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 00:00
American University professor contributes to antibiotics research to help doctors deal with resistant bacteria in a clinical setting.
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Five Historical Tidbits About AU Commencement

American University News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
The lowdown on AU graduation ceremonies back a century.
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U.S. Drone Strikes -- Three Questions for Jeffrey Bachman

American University News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
We asked Director of the Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs program Jeffrey Bachman for some background information on the U.S. drone program:
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Dean Peter Starr Delivers Annual Address

American University News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
Sixth annual address to College of Arts and Sciences faculty
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GW Libraries' Summer Hours

The George Washington University - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 13:04
May 5, 2015

On Monday, May 18, the GW Libraries will begin operating on a Summer schedule. 24-hour access to Gelman Library will not resume until the Fall 2015 semester, but all of our online resources are available 24 hours a day to our current students, faculty and staff.  Please note: The summer schedule for Gelman Library is split into two parts and hours will change on Saturday, June 27.

Gelman Library Summer I Hours
(May 18 – June 26)*

Monday- Friday          8am - 11pm
Saturday & Sunday    10am – 11pm
*Closed May 24 & 25 for Memorial Day.

Gelman Library Summer II Hours
(June 27 – August 30)*

Monday- Friday          8am - 8pm
Saturday & Sunday    Noon – 6pm
*Closed July 3 & 4 for Independence Day and August 23 for Intersession weekend.

Eckles Library Summer Hours
(May 13 – August 28)*

Monday- Friday          8am - 8pm
Saturday & Sunday    Noon – 6pm
*Closed May 25 and July 3 for Memorial Day and Independence Day.

SPA Professor Jennifer Lawless sends message to Class of 2015: Run for Office!

American University News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 00:00
In Running for Office Jennifer L. Lawless and Richard L. Fox explore young people’s opinions about contemporary politics and their political ambition (or lack of it).
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ACL Used Books + Media Drive

George Mason University - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 09:43

Arlington Campus Library is currently collecting used books, CDs, and DVDs in support of Turning the Page, a nonprofit organization that works to engage and empower parents of D.C. public school students. To raise funds for programs, Turning the Page collects and sells donated items of all genres and for all ages.

A bin for donations is located inside the Arlington Campus Library in Founders Hal. Donations are accepted through May 12, 2015. With the semester’s end, it’s a great time to do some spring cleaning at home or in your office and donate to a good cause.

For questions, contact Beth Roszskowski at broszkow@gmu.edu.

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Inspiring Graduate Stories: William “Andy” Hatcher

American University News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
Iraq War vet says that AU and SIS revived his belief in public service.
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Inspiring Graduate Stories: Ta Lynn Mitchell

American University News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
CAS sociology grad overcame adversity and helped other students along the way.
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Inspiring Graduate Stories: Joelle Appenrodt

American University News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
This SPA grad isn’t ready to leave the classroom.
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Inspiring Graduate Stories: William “Andy” Hatcher

American University News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
Iraq War vet says that AU and SIS revived his belief in public service.
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Inspiring Graduate Stories: Nia McCarthy

American University News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
Kogod student went from high school entrepreneur to the Big Four.
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Inspiring Graduate Stories: Brittaney Nunnally

American University News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
SOC master’s graduate expresses empathy with her camera.
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Interesting Find in the Collection-Research Division Essays

The George Washington University - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 21:38

The Research Division of the National Education Association was born in 1922.

Spring Semester Finals Hours

George Mason University - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 13:10

Mason Libraries Finals Hours for all locations. Note that Fenwick Library is open 24 hours on selected dates; Mason ID required to enter Fenwick after midnight on those dates.

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Fall 2015: Dissertation Writers Rooms

George Mason University - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 08:07

Applications for Fall 2015 now being accepted.

Mason PhD students needing dedicated space for dissertation work on the Fairfax or Arlington campuses may apply to use space in a Dissertation Writers Room (DWR) in either Fenwick or Arlington Campus Libraries. Mason doctoral students, who’ve passed their comprehensive exams and are in good standing with the University and the University Libraries, are eligible to request a space to use and store research materials in an assigned DWR space for one term.  Spaces in each of the DWRs are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis (based on date/time submitted) until room capacity is filled.

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From Conflict to Table: Conference Explores Food as Diplomacy

American University News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 00:00
When it comes to diplomacy, can food help to foster peace? This question was explored during a conference convened by Scholar in Residence Johanna Mendelson Forman on April 21 at SIS.
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Well Awarded Wonks

American University News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 00:00
Meet this year’s University Student Award recipients!
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Recommended Reads – for You!

George Mason University - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 18:45

Mason Libraries’ Recommended Reads collection consists of approximately 700 recent fiction and non-fiction books. Housed in Gateway Library (located in the Johnson Center), these titles are favorably reviewed by National Public Radio, The New York Times, and other reputable sources. Recommended Reads have a three week borrowing period; books may be renewed once. Browse the collection, check a few out – and relax between some covers!

 

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