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Vicktery Zimmerman Shapes Messaging on Global Issues, Advocates for Diversity and Inclusion 

American University News - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 00:00
The public relations professional and SOC graduate has worked with top leaders to  support programs that transform lives around the world. 
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They Might Be Eagles

American University News - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 00:00
Get to know some of the academically talented, racially and ethnically diverse, changemaking students admitted to AU's Class of 2024.
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Gerber to receive 2020 Distinguished Library Faculty Award

George Mason University - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 03:40

Steve Gerber, Music, Theater and Philosophy Librarian, has been selected for the 2020 Distinguished Library Faculty Award. For the fifteen years Steve has been with Mason’s libraries, he has distinguished himself through his work within the University Libraries, his scholarly and professional contributions to librarianship alongside the discipline of music, his strong record of teaching graduate and undergraduate students as well as his creative output. Steve will be recognized for this outstanding achievement at  Mason’s  annual Celebration of Teaching event, to be held in fall 2020.

Congratulations!

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Business in the Circular Economy

American University News - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 00:00
Kogod MBA student Nathalie Arfvidson is combining her business and environmental expertise to help companies become more sustainable.
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Coping Tips from AU Health Promotion Students

American University News - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 00:00
A group of AU Health Promotion ’20 students researched strategies for promoting mental health during this difficult and uncertain time. They share them here, in their own words.
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SPA Team Wins Cybersecurity Competition

American University News - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 00:00
AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) students won the Atlantic Council's cyber policy and strategy competition, beating 21 teams from other area colleges and universities.
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From Coronavirus Response to Climate Change, For Frank Benenati Communication is Key

American University News - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 00:00
As United Airlines’ Managing Director of Communications, Frank Benenati has been on the front lines of the effort since the Covid-19 outbreak began.
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National Emergency Library

George Mason University - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 12:13

The Internet Archive has suspended waitlists for the 1.4 million (and growing) books in its lending library by creating a National Emergency Library. This suspension will run through June 30, 2020, or the end of the US national emergency, whichever is later. For more information, see the Internet Archive’s announcement.

When you use the Mason OER Metafinder search tool, you will now have the option to include this expansive resource in your search parameters.

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Seeking Continuity in Crisis, SPA Pivots Online

American University News - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 00:00
When the Covid-19 outbreak response prompted American University to move to online classes as of March 18, Dr. Sonja Walti, Director of Online Programs at the School of Public Affairs (SPA), led the school’s response.
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AU Receives First-gen Forward Designation

American University News - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 00:00
The designation is a national honor for the university's commitment to first-generation student success.
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New MA Degree Combines Literature, Culture, and Technology

American University News - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 00:00
This fall, American University is offering an exciting, forward-looking new graduate degree: an MA in Literature, Culture, and Technology, combining literary and cultural studies, cinema, and writing, along with digital technology and coding.
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Stronger Communities, Stronger Businesses

American University News - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 00:00
Kogod professor Jay Simon’s research demonstrates that kindness isn’t antithetical to success—it’s essential.
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First Things First: Get to Know AU's First-Gen Resources

American University News - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 00:00
AU provides resources and support to help them navigate the college experience, whether it’s figuring out finances, deciphering the many acronyms used around campus, or finding a community.
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From Breaking Cybersecurity News to Fighting Food Insecurity

American University News - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:00
Her career may not have followed a linear path, but for Pamela Hess, SIS/BA ’89, some great stories have come of it. “Everything was just luck,” she says.
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Library Online Resources

American University News - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:00
Throughout the remainder of the semester, many of the Library’s resources will be available online for students to access at home. The Library is here to assist you in every way possible.
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Expanded Insurance Coverage Impacts Opioid Crisis

American University News - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:00
SPA Assistant Professor Aparna Soni examined data from 46 states and DC and discovered a nearly 10 percent reduction rate of opioid-related inpatient hospitalizations in states that expanded Medicaid after implementation of the ACA in 2014.
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Mason Libraries Closed; Services Continue

George Mason University - Sun, 03/22/2020 - 21:48

All Mason Libraries are closed effective Monday March 23, 2020.  Library services will continue to operate, will expand virtual access as feasible, and will be available virtually to support faculty and students in accessing needed materials for online classes and assisting with other resources and services.  For more details about library services during this period, please see detailed information below.

Please refer to Mason’s covid-19 website for current university information.

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AU Providing Emergency Resources to DC Teachers and Children

American University News - Sun, 03/22/2020 - 00:00
As schools across DC face long closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, families are worried about having enough food to eat. AU's Department of Health Studies is working to help.
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AU Providing Emergency Resources to DC Teachers and Children

American University News - Sun, 03/22/2020 - 00:00
As schools across DC face long closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, families are worried about having enough food to eat. AU's Department of Health Studies is working to help.
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Virtual Reference Hours Extended

George Mason University - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 17:14

Mason Libraries Virtual Reference is available during these times:

  • Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday + Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday Noon – 6 p.m

We’re at your fingertips! library.gmu.edu/ask

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