University News

Library Staff Recognized for Service

George Mason University - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 11:05

Congratulations to our library colleagues who were recognized for their service to George Mason University and/or the Commonwealth of Virginia. The recipients were presented with their awards on April 6 and April 7 at the University Day Service awards celebrations.

30 years

  • Steve Dang, Resource Description & Metadata Services, Technical Services Group

20 years

  • Cynthia Bentley, Access Services, Fenwick and Gateway Libraries
  • William Perrin, Access Services, Fenwick and Gateway Libraries

15 years

  • Chandararith Chet, Systems Group
  • Karen Jacobs, Payments, Technical Services Group
  • Susan Stockwell, Office of the Dean of Libraries and University Librarian

10 years

  • Steven Gerber, Research Services, Fenwick Library, RES
  • Meaghan O’Malley, Resource Acquisition, Technical Services Group
  • Joyce Price, Resource Description & Metadata Services, Technical Services Group
  • Andrew Stevens, Web Services, Systems Group

5 years

  • Jason Byrd, Information Services Team, Fenwick Library
  • Anne Driscoll, Research Services, Fenwick Library, RES
  • Sally Evans, University Dissertations and Theses, Mason Publishing Group
  • Margaret Lam, Research Services, Fenwick Library, RES
  • Katara Wright, Information Services Team, Fenwick Library
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Environmental Champions Honored at 2016 Reilly Awards

American University News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 00:00
The Center for Environmental Policy at SPA honored Mindy Lubber, President of Ceres, and Bob Perciasepe, President of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, with the 2016 William K. Reilly Awards for Environmental Leadership.
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The Week of a Lifetime

American University News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 00:00
Opportunity awaited Kogod students to meet and network with leaders in the French fashion industry.
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Italian American Culture & Experience event

American University News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 00:00
Italian American Culture & Experience - Wednesday, April 13
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3D Printed Chemistry

American University News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 00:00
For the first time, researchers have demonstrated how to use commercial 3D printers to print something with active chemistry.
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Student Contributes to Powerful, Award-Winning Project at Post

American University News - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 00:00
Master's student Derek Hawkins has won an award for his reporting with the Washington Post.
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Student Video Competition Winners!

George Mason University - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 16:26

One of the events included in the Grand Opening Celebration of Fenwick Library was the Student Video Competition. Mason students created videos, with run times of less than a minute, on the theme “Top 3 Reasons I Can’t Live Without My Library.”  The videos had to  incorporate and feature a library/or libraries on any of the Mason campuses, and highlight the transformative role that the Mason Libraries play in the living and learning environment at Mason. The winning videos were announced and screened at the Fenwick Library Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, March 31, 2016, and are available online. Congratulations to

Grand Prize Winner: Samuel Robbins, Sophomore, Communications

Runners Up

Honorable Mention

 

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Communication Student Receives Elite Scholarship

American University News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 00:00
Ali Newhard awarded the AU Summer Scholars and Artist Fellowship.
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Tertulias at AU

American University News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 00:00
Tertulias at AU, a new initiative in the Spanish Program, is teaching students Spanish language and culture outside the classroom.
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The Work of Finding Work

American University News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 00:00
Talking with the Career Center about what students can expect from the job search.
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Panama Papers Highlight Impact of SOC's Lewis on Journalism

American University News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 00:00
Professor Chuck Lewis founded the consortium that led the investigation on massive amounts of leaked banking data.
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Lockers Now Available on the 4th & 5th Floors

The George Washington University - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 11:26
April 5, 2016

Looking for a secure spot to store small items while you are on campus? Gelman Library now offers lockers on the 4th & 5th floors for reservation by any GW student.

The Lockers on the 4th and 5th floors are located in the hallway past the bathrooms and are reserved on a “first-come / first-served” basis. Lockers rent for $35 per semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer).  Locker rentals begin on the first day of classes for the semester and end on the last day of scheduled finals of the same semester. Students may rent lockers per semester or for the academic year (a total of 3 semesters, Fall, Spring and Summer).

To apply for a locker, please select a locker by taking the slip posted on the desired locker and complete the online request form (you must have the locker number to complete the form). A library staff member will contact you for an appointment to make the applicable payment and issue you a combination lock for the requested locker. 

Please direct questions to Jennifer Wesson at (202) 994-2937 or jwesson@gwu.edu.

Director of Graphic Design Program Featured in Creative Quarterly’s 100 Best

American University News - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 00:00
Chemi Montes wins for AU Symphony poster design.
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Nationally Renowned Expert on Poverty Visits AU's School of Public Affairs

American University News - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 00:00
The School of Public Affairs' Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research welcomed Sheldon Danziger, President of the Russell Sage Foundation, on March 29.
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Company + Industry Research Workshop

George Mason University - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 15:47

Interested in business research? Area university students, faculty and staff are invited to join the Capital Area Business Librarians (CABL) for a workshop on various Mergent databases. This session will be held April 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. at George Mason University Arlington Campus, 206 Founders Hall, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA. Light refreshments will be provided by Mergent. Register today to reserve your spot!

For more information, please contact Jo Ann Henson, Business Librarian, George Mason University Libraries, jhenson3@gmu.edu, 703-993-2213

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Library of Congress Orientation 4/8/16

George Mason University - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 15:43

Arlington Campus Library will be hosting its regular Library of Congress orientation and tour session on Friday, April 8. Join us and learn how to conduct research at the Library of Congress with special guest instructor, Library of Congress Librarian Darren Jones. Attendees will be able to get ID cards to access the Readers Room, learn about the research services available, and get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Library of Congress. Registration is required, so please save your spot today!  For more information, please contact Beth Roszkowski, broszkow @ gmu.edu

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Behind the Scenes: Film and Media Arts

American University News - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
See what's going on behind the scenes in a few of your favorite Film and Media Arts courses.
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New Book Documents Shift in Internet Governance

American University News - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
SOC and SIS are teaming up to celebrate the launch of “The Turn to Infrastructure in Internet Governance.”
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When Women Win

American University News - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
Sen. Dianne Feinstein and EMILY’s List founder Ellen Malcolm will discuss women in politics at American University.
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Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia visits SIS, discusses terrorism and trade with students

American University News - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, visited SIS to discuss terrorism and trade with students on April 2.
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