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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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Guest Lecture Focuses on Menachem Begin's Legacy for the Israeli Right

American University News - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
On March 28, the School of Public Affairs and the Center for Israel Studies welcomed Israeli academic and public intellectual Daniel Gordis to give the prestigious Amos Perlmutter Lecture.
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Freelance Journalists to Discuss Increased Risks

American University News - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
American University and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting look at the mounting dangers to freelance journalists.
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SOC Graduate Students Win Public Relations Case Study Competition

American University News - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
Strategic Communication M.A. students Rachel Pipan and Kelly Sheehan won the 2016 Page Society/Institute of Public Relations Case Study Competition
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CAS Launches Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Collaborative

American University News - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
A new community to explore social justice issues
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Biology Professor Mark Laubach Receives Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award

American University News - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
Three College of Arts and Sciences faculty honored by university.
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New College Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Faculty and Staff Awards will recognize inclusion, innovation, and impact.

American University News - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
The College of Arts and Sciences is offering of a new set of awards to recognize outstanding contributions by College faculty and staff in the key areas of inclusion, innovation, and impact.
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Helping Students Find Themselves

American University News - Sun, 04/03/2016 - 00:00
Professor Chris Palmer talks about what colleges are doing to prepare students for the real world.
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Open Access Publishing Fund

George Mason University - Sat, 04/02/2016 - 11:08

The University Libraries offers financial support to eligible members of the Mason community to offset the costs of publishing in scholarly open access (OA) journals that charge author fees. Complete and submit the Open Access Publishing Fund (OAP Fund) application on the University Libraries’ website to apply for funds. Please read the journal eligibility requirements before applying. Contact Claudia Holland (chollan3@gmu.edu) with any questions.

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ACL Library Graduate Student Survey

George Mason University - Sat, 04/02/2016 - 09:48

The Arlington Campus Library is conducting a survey over the next few weeks to better understand graduate student research needs, and how the Library can be improved to support your productivity and success. The online survey takes about 10 minutes to complete. Your responses are voluntary and confidential.

For more information or any questions about your rights as a participant, please contact Mary Oberlies or Beth Roszkowski at 703-993-4121 or moberlie@gmu.edu or broszkow@gmu.edu. This project has been reviewed and approved by the Mason Institutional Review Board (IRBnet number: 881461-1).

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LOCALE: Fenwick Gallery Exhibit

George Mason University - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 15:02
The current Fenwick Gallery exhibit, LOCALE, is curated by Gallery Assistant and MFA student Sarah Irvin, and features artists’ books, sculptural books and repurposed books that respond directly to the Washington DC area through concept of specific materials. The show features Washington DC area artists, as well as George Mason University students and alumni. The work in the exhibit explores topics including local folklore, bird migration, public housing, HIV prevention resources and political structures. Mason MFA student Mark Kelner recreated F. Scott Fitzgerald’s grave ledger using 50 copies of The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald is buried in Rockville, Maryland, Kelner’s hometown, and the ledger is inscribed with the final line of the well known classic. The piece brings this local landmark into the library using books as the medium as well as the subject matter of the work. Kelner’s work and Fenwick Gallery were featured in both the Washington Post and The Examiner.
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