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Learn 3-D Modeling with Tinkercad!

The George Washington University - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 08:09
September 12, 2016

Discover the amazing possibilities of 3-D modeling with a free Introduction to 3-D Modeling with Tinkercad. Tinkercad is a free, browser-based CAD software. You will learn how to create 3-D models from scratch and import existing models to modify. Feel free to bring your own laptop or you can borrow a chromebook at the workshop.This concise and hands-on introduction will last about 45 minutes. No RSVP is required. Please contact Dominique Pierce with questions.

Join us for any of the 4 sessions this semester:

Wednesday, September 14, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 12, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 9, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 16, 12:30 p.m.

This workshop is part of the Build Your Skills Workshop Series which features practical, hands-on instruction in useful skills you may not learn in class. Other workshops in this Fall 2016 series are Zotero In-DepthProgramming with PythonUsing the Linux ShellHow Do I Cite This?: Understanding MLA, APA, and Chicago Styles, and Take Charge of Your Stuff: Citation Management with RefWorks, Zotero & Mendeley. All sessions will be first-come, first served.

All sessions take place in Gelman Library, Room 214

Communication Expert Blout Joins Faculty

American University News - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 00:00
Blout has extensive experience studying defense, security, Iran and political and global communications.
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AU students are trying their hand

American University News - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 00:00
AU students are trying their hand editorializing the 2016 presidential election.
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Doctoral Student Becca Peixotto Explores the Great Dismal Swamp

American University News - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 00:00
Last year at this time, archaeology doctoral student Becca Peixotto was making international headlines. She had played a critical role in excavating the fossils of a new human relative named Homo naledi.
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Susan Collins Speaks at AU

American University News - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 00:00
KPU and College Republicans welcome the most senior GOP woman in the Senate.
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The Best of Both Worlds

American University News - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 00:00
JD/MBA student Kiki McArthur sees business in everything. Exploring its underlying power in society is a major goal of her coursework, after all.
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Coffee, Catholics and Climate Change in Colombia

American University News - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 00:00
Pulitzer Crisis Center fellow Camila DeChalus reports on the impact of climate change on farmers.
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SIS Welcomes Audrey Kurth Cronin to Faculty

American University News - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 00:00
This fall, the School of International Service welcomes new Professor Audrey Kurth Cronin as an expert on political violence, terrorism, and conflict. We got to know Professor Kurth Cronin a bit through a Q&A.
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Dean’s Discussion Addresses Obama’s Foreign Policy

American University News - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 00:00
SIS Dean James Goldgeier discussed President Obama’s foreign policy with former US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Derek Chollet at a Dean’s Discussion on September 6.
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4 Ways Presidential Power Has Changed Since 9/11

American University News - Thu, 09/08/2016 - 00:00
A new book by SPA Assistant Professor Chris Edelson shows through historic records that U.S. presidents have tested, pushed, and increasingly overstepped the limits of their emergency powers.
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Prochnow set to Continue Lynch Legacy

American University News - Thu, 09/08/2016 - 00:00
MA Student named the recipient of the second Dotty Lynch scholarship
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School of Public Affairs to Host the Public Management Research Conference in Washington, DC

American University News - Thu, 09/08/2016 - 00:00
American University’s School of Public Affairs will host the 2017 Public Management Research Conference, June 8-10.
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Pick Your Spot!

George Mason University - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:04

You asked. We answered!  Areas throughout Fenwick Library are now arranged to accommodate various study needs and research interactions. As a member of the Mason community, we are also encouraging you to help maintain a pleasant, productive facility in which to work. Pick Your Spot operates on the principle of think globally, act locally: kindly ask those who may not be respecting the designated space to please do so. Protect Fenwick’s environment, too! Eat food in Fenwick Lobby only. Keep feet off furniture, window ledges, furniture. Protect your valuables. Respect others.

Know where to go – to study and succeed. Pick Your Spot!

 

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Special Collections Open House 9/7, 9/8

George Mason University - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 10:56
Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is hosting an open house September 7, 2016, 10:00  a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and tomorrow, September 8, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and members of the public are all invited to stop by and learn about SCRC’s collections, how to use the materials, and how to search finding aids. A number of materials will be placed in the Special Collections seminar room for viewing. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact speccoll @ gmu.edu or visit sca.gmu.edu.
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CEP Seeks Nominations for the 2017 William K. Reilly Awards for Environmental Leadership

American University News - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 00:00
The Center for Environmental Policy at American University is looking for nominations for the 2017 William K. Reilly Awards.
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New Research Reveals Influence of Social Media on Modern Warfare

American University News - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 00:00
A new study reveals how international public opinion as expressed via social media can influence conflicts on the battlefield.
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How Terror Evolved: Tricia Bacon Talks Al Qaeda and ISIS

American University News - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 00:00
For the 15th anniversary of 9/11, SPA professor analyzes the terrorist threat.
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On Eve of Historic Presidential Election, AU Museum Shows Explore American Identities

American University News - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 00:00
Early fall exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center are open Sept. 6 through Oct. 23.
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AU Brings Smithsonian Deep into Swamp

American University News - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 00:00
Dan Sayers, historical archaeologist and chair of AU's anthropology department, is featured in the Smithsonian Magazine.
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Connecting online with on-the-ground

American University News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 00:00
Julie Polumbo, SIS/MA ’16, a student in the International Relations Online Master’s program (IR Online), participated in the Democracy and Development in South Africa summer seminar in May 2016.
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