University News

SIS Students Advise on Education in Kenya

American University News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 00:00
This summer, 11 SIS graduate students participated in a unique practicum in Kenya, led by Professor Amanda Taylor, which focused on community development through education.
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Ten Ways to Meet People During #AUWelcome

American University News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 00:00
Wondering how to make friends at AU? Follow the bagpipes.
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Internship Awards Provide Career Experience for Students

American University News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 00:00
Six undergraduate students in the School of International Service (SIS) are gaining career experience this summer in the field of international studies through funding from the SIS Internship Fund.
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Looking for a library job?

George Mason University - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 16:21

Welcome back, students!! To answer a popular, seasonal FAQ, all available library jobs are posted on HireMason.

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Secret Lives: Matt Barry

American University News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 00:00
The ninth article in a series of profiles offering a ‘behind the scenes’ peek at our Library personnel. Meet Overnight Operations Coordinator Matt Barry and learn about his secret life as a college student and veteran.
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Beginning August 31, Gelman Library to Maintain 24/7 Hours

The George Washington University - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 16:50
August 19, 2015

Message from Provost Steven Lerman

The Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  We continuously try to balance the need to make sure that there is high quality study space available and operational efficiency.


5 Little Known Archives and Special Collections Tidbits

American University News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 00:00
Already home to some of our rarest and most unusual items, there is even more to Archives and Special Collections than most people know. Take a look at some little known facts about your Library.
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Jason Gold Nabs 2015 Rising Star Award

American University News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 00:00
SOC congratulates Jason Gold (SOC/BA '05) on his prestigious award.
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American University Names Courtney Surls New Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations

American University News - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 00:00
American University has selected Courtney Surls, currently senior vice president for development at the Newseum, to become AU’s new vice president for development and alumni relations, effective September 15.
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Picturing Performance in Fenwick Gallery

George Mason University - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 13:12

The new Fenwick Gallery exhibition, Picturing Performance: a sampling of music, dance and theater imagery, highlights selected rarities and antiquarian prints held in George Mason University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives.

Examples include musical iconography and similar graphic materials which illustrate aspects of music, dance, and theater history or exemplify technical developments in the performing arts. The twelve selected items on exhibit reflect these genres, and includes engravings, lithographs, photographs, and drawings. The exhibit curators are Steven K. Gerber, MA, MLS, Music & Theater Librarian, and Rhianna Cockrell, George Mason Student/Library Intern. The exhibition is on display through September 18.

For more information about Fenwick Gallery, please contact Jenna Rinalducci, Art & Art History Librarian, jrinaldu at



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Academy of Management Convention Showcases SPA Scholars

American University News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 00:00
Two School of Public Affairs scholars played prominent roles at the recent Academy of Management convention in Canada.
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Skyping the World

American University News - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 00:00
AU students foster international dialogue through a virtual exchange program.
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Get ready to research at SmartSTART!

George Mason University - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 11:02

Welcome, new students! Get ready to research! From 1:00pm – 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 1, Gateway Library staff will help you get a SmartSTART on the semester! Drop in and discover:

  • Course Reserves
  • Textbooks on Reserve
  • Laptop Print Drivers
  • The Wonders of Your Mason ID
  • Zotero
  • OneButtonStudio
  • and more!

Stop by, enjoy a snack, and get a SmartSTART at Mason! For more information, please contact Sara Hudson, shudson7 at, 703-993-3471.

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Graduate Student Open House!

George Mason University - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 10:59

Graduate Students are cordially invited to meet your subject librarians and other research specialists at Fenwick Library’s Graduate Student Open House. You’ll get an overview of key research resources, services and tools, tour Fenwick Library, and more! Enjoy a snack as you discover what the University Libraries have for you—and your success at Mason.

Graduate Student Open House – Floor 2, Wing A, Fenwick Library

  • September 3 4 —7pm
  • September 18 10am — Noon
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Students Nominated for Helen Hayes Awards

American University News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 00:00
The annual Helen Hayes Awards are Washington theatre's highest honors.
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AU Faculty Improving Science Education in DC Schools

American University News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 00:00
Summer institute hosted by AU focuses on new science curriculum.
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Remembering Matthew C. Shlonsky

American University News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 00:00
In Remembrance: Matthew C. Shlonsky
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Remembering Julian Bond

American University News - Sun, 08/16/2015 - 00:00
AU School of Public Affairs is saddened by the loss of Julian Bond, distinguished adjunct professor, who passed away Saturday, August 15, 2015.
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Gelman Library Closed on August 23

The George Washington University - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 08:59
August 14, 2015

Gelman Library will be closed on Sunday, August 23.  The building will reopen on Monday, August 24 at 8am. Gelman will continue on the Summer II schedule through Sunday, August 30. 

Gelman's building and service hours will change on Monday, August 31, with the begining of the academic year. The library will then operate 24 hours a day, Monday through Thursday. It will close at 11 p.m. on Fridays. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The library will reopen at 10 a.m. on Sundays. 


Newly Renovated Graduate Student Reading Room

The George Washington University - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:33
August 13, 2015

Looking for a quiet place to study? Visit Gelman Library’s Graduate Student Reading Room on the 5th floor. We painted, re-carpeted, and brought in comfortable seating -- all in response to your feedback. We've also installed lockers to provide graduate students a safe place to store small items. You’ll need to tap your GWorld card to enter: the room is open to graduate students only.