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Leading Scholar Shares His Insights on Brexit and Northern Ireland

American University News - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:00
Brendan O’Leary, Lauder Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, gave a recent lecture about the unfolding Brexit drama since the United Kingdom voted “Leave” in 2016.
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Susan Zirinsky Awarded 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal

American University News - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:00
American University has named CBS News President Susan Zirinsky as the recipient of the 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal for leadership and service.
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Veteran Journalist Lisa Stark Joins AU

American University News - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:00
Lisa Stark is American University’s assistant vice president for communications and media.
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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

George Mason University - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 17:49

Mason Libraries will be closed Wednesday, November 27; Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for Thanksgiving. For the full schedule of Mason Libraries’ holiday and holiday weekend hours, please visit library.gmu.edu/hours

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Music in the Lobby November 20

George Mason University - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 17:17

The last Music in the Lobby concert of the Fall semester is set for November 20. “Brought to You by The Letter H” features selections by Haydn and Handel – and includes a harp! Join us in Fenwick Lobby from 12:30-1:30 p.m. and support your local Mason Music students – refreshments provided by Argo Tea Cafe.

Music in the Lobby is a partnership of Mason School of Music, Fenwick Library and Argo Tea Cafe. Coordinators are Professor June Huang, Director of Strings, Mason School of Music and Steve Gerber, Music Librarian, Mason Libraries. Music in the Lobby treats are provided by Argo Tea Cafe. Music in the Lobby concerts are approved for MUSI 300 credit.

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Marketing World Champions: Alum Graham Wheeler on Working the Nationals’ World Series Victory Season

American University News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 00:00
Graham Wheeler, SOC '12, has been Digital Marketing Manager at the Washington Nationals for their last three seasons. This year, he got a front row seat to their first ever World Series victory.
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Dignity Health Global Education Partners with American University

American University News - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 00:00
American University (AU) is partnering with the world’s leading healthcare workforce development company, Dignity Health Global Education (DHGE).
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Politics of the Plate: New Sine Fellow Wants You to Understand Food Systems and Policy

American University News - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 00:00
Katherine Miller is a communications executive and advocate for the culinary community.
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Connection, Communication, and Collaboration: Celebrating AU Veterans

American University News - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 00:00
AU recently held its fourth annual Veterans Day ceremony.
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Sine Institute of Policy & Politics Announces New Class of Fellows

American University News - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 00:00
The Sine Institute of Policy & Politics has announced its new cohort of fellows and distinguished lecturers.
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“The River and Wall” screening features performance by Peter and Bethany Yarrow

American University News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 00:00
World renowned musician and activists performed at SOC on Oct. 1 for the opening of Films Across Borders.
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Knock Down the House: An interview with co-producer and SOC Alum, Cherry Graziosi

American University News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 00:00
In October, SOC hosted a screening of the documentary Knock Down the House, followed by a panel featuring co-producer and SOC alum Cherry Graziosi.
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A Visual Journey at Bender Library

American University News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 00:00
“A Visual Journey,” a new exhibit on the photojournalism career of Professor Bill Gentile, is now on display at Bender Library.
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Kicking Stigma: Former AU Soccer Player Talks Sports Psychology Research

American University News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 00:00
Carly Perry (CAS/BA ’18) is starting a PhD program in England, where she’ll research mental health challenges facing women’s soccer players.
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Feature Fridays

American University News - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 00:00
In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Cami Betchey, who reviews Watermark, by Enya.
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Doing Digital History: Text Mining Presentation

George Mason University - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 09:20

The next DiSC Research Connections presentation, “Text Mining the Indian Claims Commission: Doing Digital History” will be held Tuesday, November 19, in 2001 Fenwick Library. Peter Jones, a doctoral student in History at Mason is the featured speaker.

Jones’ research analyzed the decisions of the Indian Claims Commission, a judicial body that operated from 1946 through about 1978 and attempted to right legal wrongs perpetrated by the United States on indigenous tribes. Analysis of these thousands of complex legal decisions also provide a case study in using online archival sources. In addition to discussing the history of the Indian Claims Commission, Jones will provide lessons from his workflow that may apply in your own research.

For more information, contact Wendy Mann, wmann@gmu.edu

DiSC Research Connections are organized by Mason Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC).

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Creating Inclusive Spaces for SIS’s Military Students

American University News - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 00:00
Staff Sergeant William Hubbard (SIS/BA ’11) and SIS professor Terra Gargano discuss how SIS and AU are working to support military students and student veterans on and off campus.
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From Plan to Published

American University News - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 00:00
How Kogod alum Mark Greathouse used his business background to become a successful novelist.
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SOC PRSSA Celebrates Another Award Winning Year at 2019 Conference

American University News - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 00:00
Last month, the American University School of Communication chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America celeberated another successful year at their organization’s annual conference, and swept the house with multiple awards
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