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Food for Thought at Fenwick: Welcome Graduate Students!

George Mason University - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:59

Welcome to the University Libraries!
Mason graduate students are cordially invited to meet subject librarians and other research specialists at our Food for Thought at Fenwick Graduate Students Open House. You can get an overview of key research resources, services and tools, tour Fenwick Library, and enjoy a free boxed lunch supper. (Limited supply. Don’t miss out!) Discover what the University Libraries have for you – and your success at Mason.

  • Fenwick Library, 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • September 3
  • 4 to 7 p.m.
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Welcome, Mason Nation!

George Mason University - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:38

Happy New (School) Year! Mason Libraries faculty and staff at Fenwick Library, Gateway Library, Arlington Campus Library, and Mercer Library/Prince William welcome you to the Libraries and the University. We look forward to working with you on your papers, projects and other research needs…just ask! We’re at your fingertips!

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TextSelect: Required Textbooks on Reserve

George Mason University - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:30

Mason Libraries’ TextSelect program provides required course textbooks for required classes. Textbooks priced more than $50.00 are purchased by the libraries. This popular collection now includes required textbooks for the following 100, 200, 300 & 400 level required courses:

  • Required General Education classes
  • Required School of Business classes
  • Required Conflict Resolution classes
  • Required Economics classes
  • Required Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Health and Nursing classes

TextSelect also includes selected textbooks under $50.00 as well as selected graduate-level textbooks for these programs (above). TextSelect textbooks are placed on 2-hour reserve in the Gateway Library, located in the Johnson Center, Fairfax Campus. Check the the Mason Libraries Catalog or the Course Reserve Catalog to find TextSelect textbooks on reserve. Students may also suggest a textbook purchase.

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The Ebola Outbreak: Three Questions for Susan Shepler

American University News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:37
West African nations are currently grappling with the worst-ever outbreak of the Ebola virus.
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Congratulations to 2014 Alpern Scholarship Winner, Luefras S. Robinson

American University News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 14:08
Congratulations to Luefras S. Robinson on her selection as the 2014 Anita F. Alpern Scholarship winner.
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Hey Corcoran! Meet GW Libraries.

The George Washington University - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 12:27
August 17, 2014

Hey Corcoran! Meet GW Libraries
Tuesday, August 26 at 3:30pm
Gelman Library, Room 302

New students of the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design are invited to a special orientation to the GW Libraries. Get to know the collections, technology and services available to you at the GW Libraries.  Find out how to access research help, how to reserve a study room and see our awesome Multimedia Lab.

Stick around for burgers, hot dogs, and some knowledge at Librarypalooza, a casual cookout in Kogan Plaza from 4-6pm.

 

Study Abroad in Israel: Beyond the Conflict

American University News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 14:47
We asked SIS student Ariel Ehmer to share her experience on the summer abroad program, Israel: The Prospects for Peace, with us.
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Come Celebrate the Arts at AU

American University News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 13:11
Fall for the Arts takes place on September 20 in Katzen Arts Center.
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2014 Writer as Witness Colloquium

American University News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:08
The featured book is The Influencing Machine by Brooke Gladstone.
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10 Signs It’s Back-to-School at AU

American University News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:26
What do Eagles expect to see on campus this time of year? Bagpipes.
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Diverse Faculty Bring Expertise to SOC

American University News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:52
SOC’s new faculty appointments strong in investigative journalism, public opinion research, and political affairs.
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Art Auction in the AU Museum

American University News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:21
Fall for the Arts auction features artwork from the Estate of H. Marc Moyens.
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Student Jobs at Gelman Library

The George Washington University - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:28
August 14, 2014

Where can you learn the research skills you need to snag that White House internship AND get paid doing it? Gelman Library!

Gelman is hiring work-study students able to work 5-10 hours/week.  No experience is required!

You can learn more at the Gelman Hiring Fair on move-in Saturday (August 23) from 1-3pm on the Gelman Entrance Floor -or- at Librarypalooza.  You can also apply by emailing a completed GW Student Job Application.pdf and your resume to gelman@gwu.edu or bringing it to the GW Libraries HR Department in Gelman, Suite 606 (Monday through Friday between 9am-5pm).

 

Files:  GW Student Job Application.pdf

New Alumni Communities - Connecting Alumni around the World

American University News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 14:06
AU has launched a new alumni chapter and recruited two new area representatives.
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American University Recognized As One Of The Greenest And “Coolest” Schools

American University News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 13:29
American University’s dedication to environmentally-friendly practices has earned it a place in The Princeton Review’s seventh annual “Green Ratings” and in Sierra magazine’s “Coolest Schools” list.
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Dotty Lynch Leaves Legacy of Political Communication

American University News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 22:47
The SOC community is mourning Lynch, a journalist and pollster who infused students with a love of politics and the political process.
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New Adviser Announced to PPL Scholars Program

American University News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:54
Lara Schwartz, professorial lecturer of government at the School of Public Affairs, has been announced as the faculty adviser for the PPL scholars program.
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Tobias to Analyze State Department’s OIG

American University News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:49
Bob Tobias was recently appointed to the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Academy Panel, which will conduct an organizational analysis of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of State.
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Hamilton Selected for International Staff Exchange

George Mason University - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:47

On August 8, Jennifer Smith Hamilton, Gifts Coordinator, was selected as one of two University staff members to participate in George Mason’s Global Professional Staff Exchange Program. The program provides an international professional development exchange experience for staff that will enhance global awareness, encourage cross-cultural perspectives, and broaden professional expertise through direct in-service experience. Jennifer will work abroad for a week at the University of Basel, Switzerland. Read more

 

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Librarypalooza!

The George Washington University - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 14:30
August 11, 2014

Librarypalooza!
Tuesday, August 26
4-6pm
Gelman Entrance Floor & Kogan Plaza

Join us for Librarypalooza, a casual cookout where graduate and undergraduate students can learn about library services and spaces in a relaxed environment.

Come to the Gelman Library's entrance floor to learn about everything you need to start your academic year off right - from checking out a book to choosing your library study space to getting research help and discovering resources in your discipline. Then, head to Kogan Plaza for burgers and hot dogs.

Rain date: Wednesday, August 27 from 4-6pm

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