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“Managing Relations with an Increasingly Assertive Russia”: A Foreign Policy Discussion with Ambassador Thomas Pickering

American University News - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 00:00
Ambassador Thomas Pickering, Career Ambassador with the U.S. Foreign Service, visited the School of International Service (SIS) on March 1 for a discussion with Dean James Goldgeier about U.S. relations with Russia.
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Faculty Forum on Library Collections

The George Washington University - Thu, 03/03/2016 - 15:21
March 3, 2016

Thursday, March 24
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Gelman Library, Room 219

Under the combined effects of diminished university revenues and predatory inflation by publishers, academic libraries everywhere are facing serious financial constraints. Join us for a presentation and discussion of the GW Libraries' collection strategy, and learn more about how the Libraries use data in managing collections across the disciplines.

Spring Break Building Hours

The George Washington University - Thu, 03/03/2016 - 09:09
March 3, 2016

The weather may not feel like spring, but the calendar says it is Spring Break!  For those of you spending your break in the warm embrace of Gelman Library, please note our change in hours. The library will not be available for 24-hour study during Spring Break (March 12-19).

 

 
Hours:
Friday, March 11
Close at 10pm

Saturday & Sunday, March 12 & 13
9am-6pm

Monday-Friday, March 14-17
7am—9pm

Saturday, March 19
9am-6pm

Sunday, March 20
Open at 9am and 24-hour study resumes

#MySOC Election Contest Winners Announced

American University News - Thu, 03/03/2016 - 00:00
The New Hampshire primaries provided a great backdrop for the contest.
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Super Tuesday the Key to Predicting Campaign Outcomes?

American University News - Thu, 03/03/2016 - 00:00
To shed some light how primaries impact the race, The School of Public Affairs’ Jan Leighley, an expert in political behavior and voter turnout, weighs in.
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2016 AU Global Health Competition: Solving Real-World Problems

American University News - Thu, 03/03/2016 - 00:00
Developing new approaches to addressing non-communicable disease.
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A Full Docket for the Justice Programs Office

American University News - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 00:00
SPA's Justice Programs Office took on a robust autumn agenda under director Caroline Cooper.
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Racially Diverse U.S. Neighborhoods Undergoing Re-Segregation

American University News - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 00:00
American University study examines neighborhood racial change in the 40 years since Civil Rights Movement and finds many diverse neighborhoods are becoming segregated.
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Sundance Doc Club Features 'The Mama Sherpas'

American University News - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 00:00
SOC professor Brigid Maher's film on women's health and human rights is now streaming online.
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Alumnus advocates for digital identity in TEDx talk at AU

American University News - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 00:00
Stan Stalnaker, SIS/BA ’96, gave a TEDx talk at American University on February 27 about digital identity. Stan told us more about his TEDx talk, his thoughts on Apple vs. FBI, and why he is giving back to AU:
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Najjar's 'Thief' Available for Digital Download

American University News - Tue, 03/01/2016 - 00:00
“Eyes of a Thief” (2014), the latest film from Najwa Najjar (SOC/MA ‘91) is now available in digital format on iTunes and Amazon.
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Donna Brazile to Accept the 2016 Wonk of the Year Award

American University News - Tue, 03/01/2016 - 00:00
The savvy political strategist will appear in Bender Arena on March 24.
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Spring Break Hours

George Mason University - Mon, 02/29/2016 - 07:51

Mason Libraries’ hours vary March 5 through March 13, 2016. Please note the changes – and enjoy your spring break.

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The Healthy Schools Act, Five Years Later

American University News - Mon, 02/29/2016 - 00:00
AU Report: Are DC schoolchildren receiving better nutrition and more exercise?
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AU Alumna Princess Sora Saud of Saudi Arabia Launches Jewelry Business

American University News - Mon, 02/29/2016 - 00:00
Jewelry line promotes individuality and empowers women.
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In the Spotlight

American University News - Mon, 02/29/2016 - 00:00
At SOC event, Martin Baron talks about how his work became a movie.
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A Time to Act

American University News - Mon, 02/29/2016 - 00:00
President Kerwin unveils plan to build a more diverse and inclusive AU.
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The politics of staying put: Professor examines gentrification in DC

American University News - Mon, 02/29/2016 - 00:00
Professor Carolyn Gallaher talks to us about her new book, which analyzes a unique law designed to curb gentrification in DC.
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David Aldridge Receives of Basketball Hall of Fame Award

American University News - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00
David Aldridge Receives Basketball Hall of Fame’s Curt Gowdy Media Award
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Gleaning the Glorious from Garbage

American University News - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00
SOC Alum Brad Allgood is earning national recognition for his latest documentary, Landfill Harmonic.
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