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Game Changer: Kelli Dunlap

American University News - Wed, 11/02/2016 - 00:00
Game design can be a powerful tool in a campaign's toolbox.
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“The Pollsters” Talk About the Countdown to Election 2016

American University News - Wed, 11/02/2016 - 00:00
The hosts of popular podcast, The Pollsters, came to AU for an event co-hosted by the School of Public Affairs and the School of Communication.
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The Power of Experiential

American University News - Wed, 11/02/2016 - 00:00
While Michael Clayton's passion for teaching motivated him to join Kogod’s faculty, the school’s commitment to education outside the classroom is what really hooked him. “The school’s focus on real-world experience is crucial,” he says.
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Meet new SIS professor Yang Zhang

American University News - Wed, 11/02/2016 - 00:00
New SIS Assistant Professor Yang Zhang, an authority on political elites and environmental activism in contemporary China, discusses his research and what drove him to pursue an academic career in historical sociology.
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Community Organizing and Democracy: Political Involvement Outside the Voting Booth

American University News - Wed, 11/02/2016 - 00:00
At a time when many Americans are disaffected with the current electoral choices, SPA hosted an event to talk about other ways to stay involved in the process outside of voting in the upcoming election.
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Click it. Take it. Send it.

George Mason University - Tue, 11/01/2016 - 02:00

The LibQUAL+® survey is now live, and will be open through November 21. Check your e-mail to see if you were chosen to help the University Libraries measure our service quality and identify best practices. Please see our story, Will You Be Chosen?, for additional information, and please do not hesitate to contact us at libqual@gmu.edu if you have any questions.

We appreciate the participation of the Mason community and value your feedback – thank you!

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Key Receives Delegation from Brazil

American University News - Tue, 11/01/2016 - 00:00
In October 2016, Key hosted twenty-two executives from the Brazilian organizations in the state of Paraná, SEBRAE and SESCOOP.
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Bowles Award Deadline Extension

American University News - Tue, 11/01/2016 - 00:00
The deadline to apply for the W. Donald Bowles Award ($1000 award) has been extended to November 14th. Apply now!
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Like College…But With Helicopters

American University News - Tue, 11/01/2016 - 00:00
Stu Henderson, MSA ’16, never thought an accounting degree could get him a job in Afghanistan. Read more to find out how Kogod helped him achieve his dreams.
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The Key Team Visits Secret Service Headquarters

American University News - Tue, 11/01/2016 - 00:00
Staff at the Key Executive Leadership Programs exchanged the leafy setting of their Tenleytown office for the concrete jungle of downtown D.C. to participate in a tour of the United States Secret Service Headquarters
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AU Professor Publishes More Research on Interest Groups

American University News - Tue, 11/01/2016 - 00:00
American University professor, Dr. Laila Sorurbakhsh, is becoming an expert on the topic of interest groups and recently published another article on the subject.
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Reach Higher: AU Hosts Convening on College and Career Readiness

American University News - Tue, 11/01/2016 - 00:00
Education Secretary John King gives speech praising school counselors.
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AU Students Build Friendships Across Party Lines

American University News - Tue, 11/01/2016 - 00:00
In the middle of a divisive election season, AU's College Democrats and College Republicans come together to have events and spark friendships.
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Attend a Library Workshop from Anywhere!

The George Washington University - Mon, 10/31/2016 - 12:07
October 31, 2016

Many library workshops are also being offered in real time via WebEx and you can participate fully in these sessions from your home, office, or anywhere you have a computer and internet access. Online or in-person, library workshops are free for GW students, faculty, and staff. Below is a list of upcoming workshops set up for remote attendance:

 

Tuesday, November 1
Noon-1pm
Find and Use Open Access Images in Your Thesis or Dissertation

Wednesday, November 2
Noon-1pm
Developing Engaging Presentations

Friday, November 4
Noon-12:30pm
Basics of Graduate Research

Tuesday, November 8
Noon-1pm
Building a WordPress Portfolio

Thursday, November 10
11:30-noon
Exploring Beyond Gelman: Advanced Research Skills

Noon-12:30pm
Citation Chasing and Cited Reference Searching

12:30-1pm
Keeping Up With New Research

Friday, November 11
Noon-1pm
Take Charge of Your Stuff: Citation Management with RefWorks, Zotero & Mendeley

Monday, November 14
11:30-noon
Data Demystified

Noon-12:30pm
Data Management

Tuesday, November 15
Noon-1pm
How Do I Cite This?: Understanding MLA, APA, and Chicago Styles

Friday, December 9
4-5pm
Crossing the Finish Line: Uploading Your Electronic Thesis or Dissertation (ETD) 

National Churchill Library and Center Now Open

The George Washington University - Mon, 10/31/2016 - 11:22
October 31, 2016

The National Churchill Library and Center (NCLC), located on Gelman's 1st floor, officially opened on October 29! This space is now open for study whenever Gelman is open.

The new space features 20+ new tables and 50+ new chairs. Most of the tables in the main room have electrical outlets built in. Restrooms are located inside the NCLC.

Stop by the NCLC anytime to view an interactive digital exhibit on Winston Churchill or to browse a selection of books by and about him.

How an Internship Jumpstarted a Career

American University News - Mon, 10/31/2016 - 00:00
Sydney Gore visited a class of undergrad SOC students to share tips for success.
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Building a Network of Social Scientists Working on Global Health Policy

American University News - Mon, 10/31/2016 - 00:00
SPA Professor Jeremy Shiffman brought together 20 academics who presented papers and discussed shared interests in the areas of global health, health policy, and health systems.
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Department of Health Studies Launches Speakers Series

American University News - Mon, 10/31/2016 - 00:00
This fall the Department of Health Studies launched the DHS Speakers Series. Each month, we invite respected scholars in their field to speak at AU.
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Wynton Marsalis & Igor Butman Perform for Carmel Institute

American University News - Fri, 10/28/2016 - 00:00
Renowned jazz musicians Igor Butman and Wynton Marsalis took center stage at DC’s historic Lincoln Theatre to celebrate the fifth anniversary of AU’s groundbreaking Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History.
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Giants of Jazz

American University News - Fri, 10/28/2016 - 00:00
Renowned jazz musicians Igor Butman and Wynton Marsalis took center stage at DC’s historic Lincoln Theatre to celebrate the fifth anniversary of AU’s groundbreaking Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History.
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