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AU’s Energy & Engineering Staff on Net Zero Energy

American University News - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 00:00
The Energy & Engineering department currently has a number of initiatives to help AU work towards a net zero energy status.
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Investing in Green: Corporate Strategies That Address Environmental Sustainability

American University News - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 00:00
Three environmental leaders recently discussed financing low-carbon energy resources at the AU School of Public Affairs Scher Sustainability Forum on Private-Public Financing for Global Sustainability.
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Film as a Powerful Medium for Change

American University News - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 00:00
Graduate film student Enrique Huaiquil uses skills learned at SOC to impact change around federal mandatory minimum sentencing.
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When the Cupboard is Bare

American University News - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 00:00
According to a new study published in the journal Children and Youth Services Review, children are at risk for food insecurity in communities across the income spectrum.
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Conference proposes reform of global financial governance

American University News - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 00:00
Professor C. Randall Henning released a new book at a conference on April 14 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.
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Film as a Powerful Medium

American University News - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 00:00
Graduate film student Enrique Huaiquil uses skills learned at SOC to impact change around federal mandatory minimum sentencing.
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Affecting Change through Social Entrepreneurship

American University News - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 00:00
Terjesen is excited to join the Center’s faculty and the AU community.
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Go global – with Rosetta Stone

George Mason University - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:38

Mason Libraries offer 24/7 online access to Rosetta Stone, the premier software for language learning. Acquire a new language or brush up your skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening as well as grammar and vocabulary.

  • Thirty languages available: Arabic. Chinese (Mandarin). Dari. Dutch. English (American). English (British). Filipino (Tagalog). French. German. Greek. Hebrew. Hindi. Indonesian. Irish. Italian. Japanese. Korean. Latin. Pashto. Persian (Farsi). Polish. Portuguese (Brazil). Russian. Spanish (Latin America). Spanish (Spain). Swahili. Swedish. Turkish. Urdu. Vietnamese.
  • Free access to this Mason Libraries’ database for Mason students, faculty and staff.
  • Users must create a free login account to access Mason Libraries’ Rosetta Stone language collection.

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How I Netted a Filmmaking Job in the Keys

American University News - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:00
Alum David Ruck shares how he was able to land a job in the Florida Keys doing exactly what he wants -make amazing films.
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First Annual Video Art Awards Announced

American University News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 00:00
AU festival highlights video work of 37 students.
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Embracing Diversity

American University News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 00:00
At the Kogod School of Business, an international experience is not just a possibility. It’s a given. "I've met students from many different countries," says Ajay Shah, BSBA ’16. "People from all over the world come to study here."
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AU's Tax Center Reveals Filing Loopholes

American University News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00
American University’s Tax Center Reveals Filing Loophole for Sharing Economy Entrepreneurs
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Shortchanged

American University News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00
White paper for the tax compliance challenges of small business operations
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Lih Receives National Archives Archivist Award

American University News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00
Lih is a vocal and passionate advocate for the benefit of using web-based tools to spread public knowledge.
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SPA Undergrad Wins Public Service Scholarship

American University News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 00:00
AU’s Washington College of Law has awarded Haley Hawkins SPA/BA ‘16 a PIPS (Public Interest-Public Service) scholarship: full tuition for the three years of law school.
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Eckles Library Closed on Wednesday, May 18

The George Washington University - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 09:42
May 18, 2016

Eckles Library will be closed all day on Wednesday, May 18.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this closure. If you need research assistance, please contact the Gelman Library Ask Us Desk. If you have questions about checking out or renewing books or about accessing books from other schools, please contact the Gelman Library Check Out Desk at (202) 944-6840. 

Workshop to explore role of female fighters in modern conflicts

American University News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 00:00
On May 26, the School of International Service (SIS) will host a workshop called “The Measurement and Conceptualization of Female Combatants” from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Abramson Family Founder’s Room.
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Build Relationships. Not JUST Connections

American University News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 00:00
For AU student Danyal Sheikh, success does not depend on other people. It comes from within.
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Dominguez Distills Science with President Obama for DNews

American University News - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:00
School of Communication alumnus Trace Dominguez has built a huge following as a science communicator for Discovery.
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AU 2030: Katie DeCicco-Skinner

American University News - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:00
For this biology professor, cancer research is academic and personal.
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