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De-stress at Gateway Library 12/8

George Mason University - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 15:51

Need to relax and refresh as you prepare for Finals? De-stress at Gateway Library on Thursday, December 8! Between 3 and 7 p.m., you can color, build Legos, and enjoy some refreshments. Join us!

For more information, please contact Allison O’Connor, Gateway Library, aoconnor@gmu.edu.

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International Collections Showstoppers

The George Washington University - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 11:25
November 28, 2016

Wednesday, November 30
3:00-6:00 p.m.
Global Resources Center (Gelman 708)
International candy!

Check out some of our favorite acquisitions found only in the Global Resources Center (Gelman 708). From Iranian schoolbooks to Russian resistance zines; from Japanese literature to Chinese military newspapers; from North Korean textbooks to classic works of Islamic law, the GRC's librarian-experts have chosen some of their most unique and interesting pieces to give you a break from studying! A diverse selection of international candy will be available to try and GRC experts will be on hand to answer any and all questions about the material.

On display, will be rare and special holdings in the areas of:
Samizdat, Tamizdat, and Underground Rock
Resistance and Dissent
Islamic Law – Highlights from the Damghani Collection
Government Documents and Statistics
Language, Education, and Literature
Security and Terrorism

 

Research Rescue!

George Mason University - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 11:12

On Monday, December 5, Off-campus Student Programs and Services is sponsoring Research Rescue. From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Fenwick Library Lobby, you can meet with Writing Center staff as well as Mason Libraries’ Research Services staff to get answers to last minute questions about final papers, research and prepping for Finals. Hot drinks and food will be offered, too!

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Dignitaries Honor Shimon Peres at AU

American University News - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 00:00
Members of the AU community pay tribute to the late Shimon Peres.
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Combating global HIV/AIDS epidemic starts in DC

American University News - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 00:00
School of International Service Professor Maria De Jesus emphasizes the importance of local community research in effort to reverse the global HIV/AIDS epidemic.
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2017 Games+ Summit Convenes in January

American University News - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 00:00
AU Game Lab brings together game professionals and DMV community.
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Artist’s Talk November 29

George Mason University - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 07:52

On November 29, Fenwick Gallery is hosting an Artist’s Talk by Professor Christopher Kardambikis on his current exhibition End Cycle. The Artist’s Talk will be held at 3 p.m. in Room 1014B, Fenwick Library, Fairfax Campus. Join us.

End Cycle Catalog

 

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A Passion for Exploration

American University News - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 00:00
Jenny Yoo, MSMKTG ‘14, is all about exploration. A former graphic designer who’s worked in everything from advertising to product development
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Libraries’ Thanksgiving Break Hours

George Mason University - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 12:33

Mason Libraries’ hours will vary during the Thanksgiving break, November 23 – 27. Happy Thanksgiving, Mason Nation!

 

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SIS professor provides small businesses big opportunity

American University News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 00:00
From yurts to artisanal donuts, School of International Service Professor and seed funding expert Krista Tuomi is helping small businesses and local economies grow by providing pro bono financial consultations.
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Kogod Hosts Panel on Potential Impact of Trump’s Policies

American University News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 00:00
On November 18, 2016, the Kogod School of Business hosted a panel discussion entitled “The Presidential Election’s Impact on the Business Landscape.”
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Carmel Institute Honors Librarian of Congress and Groundbreaking Book

American University News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 00:00
Carmel Institute celebrates 50th anniversary of James Billington’s The Icon and the Axe.
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Dr. Paul Farmer Speaks at National Institutes of Health (NIH)

American University News - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 00:00
Dr. Paul Farmer Speaks at National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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An Evening with General David Petraeus

The George Washington University - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 10:38
November 21, 2016

Friday, December 16
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
National Churchill Library & Center (Gelman 101)
RSVP required

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes General David Petraeus for a discussion on strategic leadership and current global challenges, and a reflection on Winston Churchill as a leader in war and peace. RSVP is required for this exclusive event so please reserve your seat here

General Petraeus, a renowned counterinsurgency expert, served for nearly four decades in the U.S. Army. His commands included coalition forces in Iraq, U.S. Central Command, and coalition forces in Afghanistan. He was widely credited for his leadership of the Surge in Iraq that sharply reduced sectarian violence. Upon his retirement from the military, he took up the post of CIA Director. The General is a Partner with the global investment firm KKR, and the Chairman of the KKR Institute.

Located on the 1st floor of Gelman Library, the National Churchill Library and Center is the first research center dedicated to the study of Sir Winston Churchill in our nation’s capital. The new center’s research resources and interdisciplinary programs offer GW students, faculty, researchers, and the public the opportunity to examine the life and legacy of Churchill.

Moving the Herd as One

American University News - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 00:00
From the battlefield to the boardroom, being a successful leader means being a good shepherd.
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Partnership to Improve Science Education in DC Schools

American University News - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 00:00
AU science and education faculty and students are working with middle school science teachers across DC to develop and implement student-centered, investigative science curriculum for their classrooms.
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Students at the Heart of 2016 Election Coverage

American University News - Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:00
Journalism students contribute to Beltway News, the Washington Post, USA Today, NBC News
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Research with a Purpose: How an AU student is Addressing Mental Health on College Campuses

American University News - Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:00
Junior Mary-Margaret Koch will present her findings at a conference in March.
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New Report Shows Veterans Treatment Courts Critical for Reintegration

American University News - Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:00
“Veterans Treatment Courts: 2015 Survey Results” released on November 17, 2016 by SPA's Justice Programs Office examines these courts for the first time.
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