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Exploring DC: Media by Metro 2016

American University News - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 00:00
Media By Metro offers a look at some of the most exciting communications companies in Washington.
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Gateway Library Closed/Inaccessible September 16

George Mason University - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 13:29

The Johnson Center is the site for a University event on Friday, September 16. Gateway Library will be closed, and all services and all collections in the Johnson Center will be inaccessible. Please note and plan accordingly:

  • Users will not be able to access any Gateway Library collections including circulating books, print course reserve materials, textbooks, music or media collections.
  • Reference service and information will be available at the Fenwick Library Information Desk or through Virtual Reference 
  • Gateway Library will reopen on Saturday at 10 a.m.
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American University Receives Gift of Airlie Center in Warrenton Virginia

American University News - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 00:00
Historic “Island of Thought” will continue to serve as platform for academic initiative.
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Do you want to join a Book Club?

George Mason University - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 08:18

Mason Libraries are establishing a Book Club. Interested? Join us on Tuesday, September 20,                         2 – 2:30 p.m., 1014A Fenwick Library, for an brief meeting to discuss the possibilities! For more information, visit 
George Mason Libraries Book Club
 or contact Sara Hudson, shudson7 @

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Fenwick Gallery Artist’s Talk 9/15

George Mason University - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 08:12

Artist Jonathan Lee will discuss his work, Renewables, at an Artist’s Talk on Thursday, September 15, 4-5 p.m., Main Reading Room (2001), Fenwick Library. Renewables is currently on exhibit in Fenwick Gallery. Join us!

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AU as an All-Access Pass

American University News - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 00:00
American University graduate journalism students have the opportunity to attend State Department briefings in person.
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Find Your Quiet Study Space at Gelman

The George Washington University - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 08:40
September 12, 2016

Wondering where you can go for quiet study? Or where you can meet with a study group? Spaces throughout Gelman Library are designated for either quiet, individual study or collaborative, group study. Quiet spaces are designated with the "Quiet Study Space" posters so you'll know the guidelines for that space. Respecting the posted guidelines makes Gelman a better place for everyone!

Quiet Study Spaces in Gelman
No group conversation allowed • Use headphones at a low volume  • Silence phones & electronic devices

3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th floor stacks
4th floor large study room (401)
5th floor large study room (501)
Graduate Student Reading Room (503)
Andrew Oliver Reading Room (609)

Group Study Spaces in Gelman
Group conversation allowed • Use headphones at a low volume  • Silence phones & electronic devices

1st floor (all areas except National Churchill Library & Center 101)
Entrance floor (all areas)
4th floor large study room (403)
Reservable, small group, study rooms on floors 2,3,4,5 & 6 

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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