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SCRC Exhibit Reception on 2/19

George Mason University - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:44

Special Collections Research Center is hosting an exhibit reception for its current display, From Tintypes to .TIFFs – Life through the Lens, on Monday, February 19, 2-4 p.m., 2400 Fenwick Library.  Professor Vanessa Schulman of the History and Art History department will provide remarks about the exhibit, and refershments are provided by Argo Tea.

For more information, contact Liz Beckman, ebeckman@gmu.edu, 703-993-5282

 

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Intro to Pathway Studio Feb 20 & 22

George Mason University - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:34

By integrating a vast knowledgebase of biological relationships harvested from millions of published articles (full-text and abstracts) with analytical and visualization tools, Pathway Studio enables scientists to explore molecular interactions along with the cause and effect relationships associated with biological processes across multiple organisms. Register now to get an overview of this tool on February 20 (Fenwick Library) or February 22 (Colgan Hall, SciTech Campus). Come and learn how Pathway Studio can help you:

  • Analyze and interpret your experimental results in the context of published data with greater confidence
  • Rapidly develop and confirm experimental hypotheses for new drug targets, biomarkers and drug repurposing projects
  • Unravel cell and immunology interactions associated with disease biology
  • Understand the underlying biology that affects development, disease progression and drug responsiveness

For more information, contact Carl Leak, cleak@gmu.edu, 703-993-8347.

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Young Alumni Chapter News

American University News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 00:00
Join the ranks of the motivated, enthusiastic members of the DC and NYC Young Alumni Chapters!
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Alumna Calls Working with At-Risk Youth a Privilege

American University News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 00:00
A casual conversation with a friend led Angela Gonzalez down an unexpected path.
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American University Appoints Traevena Byrd as General Counsel

American University News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:00
American University President Sylvia M. Burwell announced she has appointed Traevena Byrd as vice president and general counsel.
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Celebrating the Bicentennial of Abolitionist Frederick Douglass

American University News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:00
To honor and celebrate 19-century abolitionist Frederick Douglass during his bicentennial, American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center has teamed up with Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives for "The FD200."
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AU President Sylvia M. Burwell to Receive Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service

American University News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 00:00
The Elliot L. Richardson Prize is presented on a biennial basis to individuals possessing the outstanding public service virtues exemplified by the late Mr. Richardson.
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Giving Changes Everything this Founders Day

American University News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 00:00
Celebrate the 125th anniversary of AU’s founding with a community-wide giving event.
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SIS@60: A Conversation with Ambassador Susan E. Rice & NPR’s Joshua Johnson

American University News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 00:00
On March 8, SIS continues its 60th anniversary celebration by hosting Ambassador Susan E. Rice and WAMU/NPR’s 1A host Joshua Johnson as they discuss America’s place in a changing world.
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MA in Intercultural and International Communication celebrates 50 years

American University News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 00:00
The MA in Intercultural and International Communication at the School of International Service celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
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Net Neutrality Explained: A Conversation with Gwanhoo Lee

American University News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 00:00
Kogod professor Gwanhoo Lee shares his insights on net neutrality and what its repeal means for businesses and consumers.
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The Data Sciences: Five Things You Need to Know

American University News - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 00:00
People with the right skills and training, who can interpret complex data, are highly sought after and compensated in all sectors of the job market. Here are five things you should know about the Data Sciences.
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New Faculty Experts at AU School of Public Affairs, Academic Year 2017-18

American University News - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 00:00
The AU School of Public Affairs is pleased to add 12 experts to the school in academic year 2017-2018, including faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, scholars and executives-in-residence, and term faculty members.
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The Data Sciences: Five Things You Need to Know

American University News - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 00:00
People with the right skills and training, who can interpret complex data, are highly sought after and compensated in all sectors of the job market. Here are five things you should know about the Data Sciences.
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Wading into Wakanda: AU Profs Discuss Black Panther

American University News - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 00:00
In advance of the movie’s release, two AU professors ponder its cultural impact.
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Activist Marc Edwards Illuminates Flint Water Crisis

American University News - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 00:00
The AU environmental science department hosted Marc Edwards for a presentation on how government science institutions went to great lengths to conceal critical information about the toxic levels of lead in Flint’s water supply.
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School Spirit Brings Together AU Sweethearts

American University News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:00
Alumni, Lisa and Justin share their love story and how AU brought them together.
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Kathleen Kennedy Townsend speaks to SIS Graduate Student Council

American University News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 00:00
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Maryland's first female lieutenant governor and former US deputy assistant attorney general, spoke to SIS graduate students on February 1.
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Foreign Lobbying in Congress: A Discussion of Influence and Transparency

American University News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 00:00
A panel of experts spoke about the challenge of tracking foreign lobbyists, recent scandals, and proposed reforms at an event on Jan. 30 sponsored by the AU School of Public Affairs’ Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.
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SPA Pilots New Civil Discourse Program

American University News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 00:00
In today’s polarized society, universities have an opportunity to engage in civil dialogue. SPA is working with the Office of Campus Life to encourage students to have tough conversations, listen to other points of view, and learn from those experiences.
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