University News

Jan 9: Libraries Open at 10:30 a.m.

George Mason University - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 06:54

Mason Libraries will open at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 9.

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American University Offers ICF-Accredited Executive Coaching Program

American University News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
On February 12th, 2018, American University’s School of Professional & Extended Studies will begin the fourth cohort of Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance (LCOP), an International Coach Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program.
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Charley Fogel, CAS/BA ’13, Helps Fellow Alums Navigate Career Development

American University News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
We sat down with Charley to discuss their position as AU’s Alumni Career Programs Coordinator.
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SIS’s living peace legend: Abdul Aziz Said

American University News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
Professor Emeritus Abdul Aziz Said shares how he championed an active approach to peace and came to serve as an SIS faculty member for nearly 60 years.
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Student Covers the Human Impact of Ending TPS for Salvadorans

American University News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
Journalism student Ambar Pardilla talked to families in the DC area who have built a life on TPS.
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Meet AU SOC’s New Comedian in Residence

American University News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
Bethany Hall, a talented comedy writer and performer, will work on the Center for Media & Social Impact’s “The Laughter Effect” initiative
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Jan 8: Mason Libraries Close at 2 p.m.

George Mason University - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 13:03

Due to inclement weather, Mason Libraries are closing at 2 p.m. Monday, January 8.

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Investigative Journalism Honored at Golden Globes

American University News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:00
Lewis accepted a major grant for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a group he founded in 1997.
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American University Names Vicky Wilkins as New Dean for School of Public Affairs

American University News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:00
American University announced today the selection of Vicky Wilkins, Ph.D., as the next dean of the AU School of Public Affairs.
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SIS welcomes Professor Naomi Moland

American University News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 00:00
New SIS Professor Naomi Moland talks about her research interests and the importance of studying intercultural communication today.
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SIS professor works to build global environmental peace

American University News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 00:00
Professor Ken Conca, an expert on water and environmental peacebuilding, discusses his work and upcoming Al-Moumin Award and Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Peacebuilding.
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Here are our Top 10 News Stories of 2017

American University News - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 00:00
Our students lobbied in Congress, visited economists at the World Bank, advocated for veterans’ rights, and so much more.
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Predictions for 2018

American University News - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 00:00
A new year is upon us. It’s time to look ahead to what’s in store for 2018. Every year, we ask SPA faculty their predictions for the coming year. Whatever the prediction, we wish you a happy and successful new year ahead.
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There’s No Time Like the Present!

George Mason University - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 05:53

The Journal of Mason Graduate Research (JMGR) offers all Mason graduate and professional students the opportunity to publish their work in an interdisciplinary, open-access venue. Manuscripts are published using the Open Journal System (OJS) hosted by Mason Publishing Group. Authors publish through JGMR at no cost.

Register and submit your work to journals.gmu.edu/jmgr. While submissions are welcome year-round, special priority for this year’s volume will be given to manuscripts received by January 31, 2018. Read more

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Does Political Participation or Affluence Affect Policy Responsiveness?

American University News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 00:00
Political scientists have long studied what influences political participation and voter turnout. American University School of Public Affairs Professor Jan Leighley wanted to find out whether activism beyond voting really affected how lawmakers act.
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American University Uses Innovative Software To Boost Energy Savings

American University News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 00:00
Data collected is used to bring about significant reduction in building’s energy costs and carbon footprint
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How to Save Lives Using Strategic Communication

American University News - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 00:00
American University senior Rafaella Pastor Ferrari studying Public Relations & Strategic Communication provides a perfect case study of how you can create change - and literally save lives - when you practice strategic communication effectively.
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Reminder about NY Times Accounts

George Mason University - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 11:28

REMINDER: Mason Libraries provides Mason students, faculty, and staff with full, free online access to NYTimes.com and NYT mobile apps, including Spanish and Chinese editions, breaking news articles, blogs, videos, and interactive features. Includes archives from 1851 to the present (articles from 1923 to 1980 are limited to five per day per user; unlimited access to the archives is available through ProQuest Historical Newspapers).

Users can share and comment on articles, set up daily or weekly email alerts by topic or keyword, and save articles or links for later reading. Users are also encouraged to download the NYTimes app, which is available for iPhone, iPad, and Android.

You can create your NYTimes account with your Mason username and password. Once registered, you can access NYTimes.com directly from any location.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Once you’ve set up your account, you will need to renew it annually to confirm your Mason affiliation and to keep your account active.

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How the Garden Grows: Graduate Student Plans Film on Arboretum

American University News - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 00:00
The short doc will celebrate the beauty of AU’s 84-acre campus.
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American University’s Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program Receives All-Inclusive Award

American University News - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 00:00
American University's Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program (FDDS) has been awarded the 2017 All-Inclusive Award by Color Magazine in the category of Leadership.
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