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SOC Alum Selected for Political Premiere

American University News - Tue, 10/27/2015 - 00:00
The Alexandria Film Festival will host the premiere of "I Approve this Message" by SOC alumnus, Jesse Medalia Strauss.
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Finding Success in the Tundra

American University News - Tue, 10/27/2015 - 00:00
A Kogod alumnus struck the balance between success and happiness when she left the corporate world for a more rewarding career finding IT solutions for Alaskan natives.
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Health is Happening Everywhere at AU

American University News - Tue, 10/27/2015 - 00:00
The College of Arts and Sciences launches new Department of Health Studies.
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Graduate Student Excels in International Affairs Fellowship

American University News - Tue, 10/27/2015 - 00:00
Lauren Hovis, SIS/MA ‘16, is the American University 2015 recipient of the DACOR Bacon House Foundation Fellowship. This article first appeared in the DACOR Bacon House Foundation November bulletin.
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Abigail Thomas to Visit AU

American University News - Mon, 10/26/2015 - 00:00
Award-winning author speaks on Wednesday, November 4
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Award for Study of Russian Language, Culture, and International Relations

American University News - Mon, 10/26/2015 - 00:00
Carmel Institute for Russian Culture and History invites applications
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Season of the Witch

American University News - Mon, 10/26/2015 - 00:00
AU Associate Librarian Explains the Allure of Paganism.
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American University Master’s in Education Degree Prepares Teachers to Lead

American University News - Mon, 10/26/2015 - 00:00
M.Ed. focuses on two new tracks: policy implementation and teacher leadership skills.
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MSRE Students Tour Cathedral Commons Development

American University News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 00:00
On October 6, a large group of faculty and students from the MS in Real Estate program and from Kogod real estate classes toured the newly completed Cathedral Commons development.
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Sophomores Plan for Today and Tomorrow

American University News - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 00:00
Planning ahead, sophomores attended the ‘chart your academic future event’ to plan for successful futures.
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#GRADReCon: Grad Student Workshops

George Mason University - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 06:58

Mason Graduate Students! Make plans to attend Graduate Research Connections – GRADReCon – on November 6, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A variety of experts from across the University are offering drop in research and productivity sessions. Find out how to write a literature review; manage large projects; manage data; find funding; get published; keep current in your field; use research tools such as Zotero, GIS, Omeka – and – MORE! Come for one, or stay for all! Check the GRADReCon schedule of sessions, times and locations. GRADReCon is also a good day to schedule a research appointment with your subject librarian, too! Join us on November 6 – discover what you need to succeed!

GRADReCon is a joint project of Mason’s Graduate Student Life Office, University Libraries, Writing Center, Learning Support Services, and the Graduate Fellowship Office.

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Assistant VP of Campus Life's statement on diversity and inclusion regarding Yik Yak posts

American University News - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 00:00
Statement regarding diversity and offensive social media posts
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Climate Activist Kick-Starts Environmental Lecture Series

American University News - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 00:00
Climate activist Bill McKibben kick-starts a new environmental lecture series at the School of International Service.
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Latest Tech for Kogod: Cybersecurity Governance Center

American University News - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 00:00
Kogod is proud to announce the launch of its new Cybersecurity Governance Center. This new technology will aim to help businesses and individuals protect themselves against hackers.
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Fourth Annual Fall for the Arts a Creative Success

American University News - Tue, 10/20/2015 - 00:00
Celebration showcased creative energy of the arts at AU
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Getting in Athletes’ Heads: A Talk with Under Armour

American University News - Tue, 10/20/2015 - 00:00
AU Sports Business Society hosted Ryan Kuehl, MBA ’07, and Katie Turner, BSBA ’09, from the major sports company, Under Armour, to talk about their journeys to Under Armour and give students a look at working in sports business.
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Librarian Profile: Nikhat Ghouse

American University News - Tue, 10/20/2015 - 00:00
This article in our series of librarian profiles focuses on Social Sciences Librarian, Nikhat Ghouse. Not only does she have a background in history and anthropology, she is now honing her expertise in the field of organizational development.
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Using Behavioral Science Insights to Better Serve the American People

American University News - Tue, 10/20/2015 - 00:00
Key Program Director Patrick Malone comments on the recent White House Executive Order.
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Heavy TV Watching Leads to Unhealthy Perceptions of Fast Food Health Risks

American University News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 00:00
New research uncovers relationship between TV viewing and adolescents' beliefs about the health risks of fast-food consumption.
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Defying Gravity: My Experience at the 2015 Kogod Leadership Retreat

American University News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 00:00
Students soared through the K-LAB leadership retreat at an outdoor ropes course in Jessup, Maryland. Groups had to work together silently to complete various course obstacles by finding different ways to communicate with each other.
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