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Moving from Dream to Reality

American University News - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 00:00
Kent Wagner joined American University’s MFA program in the fall of 2015 planning to get a degree. Little did he know that the program he had joined would lead him to something much bigger.
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Out of the Box: Prince William County Historic Newspapers

George Mason University - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 12:20

If you love researching local history or old newspapers, you’ll want to check out the Prince William County Historic Newspapers. Our Special Collections Research Center recently finished processing this new collection given to the University Libraries by the Prince William County Library. The papers in the collection span the years 1851 through 1992 and contain many interesting articles (such as the one pictured on the left) and fun advertisements. Read SCRC’s story and visit the newly created finding aid to learn more.

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Find Love in a Not-So-Hopeless Place

American University News - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:00
Emily Roseman Tillet expected to have a thrilling experience in the Washington Mentorship Program, worked towards her career, and she also found her husband.
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Student Promotes Airline's First Flights to Cuba

American University News - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:00
AU MFA Film student Amberly Alene Ellis recently finished up an amazing gig with Alaska Airlines promoting its first flights to Cuba.
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Students Visit New National Museum of African American History and Culture

American University News - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00
College of Arts and Sciences double-alum Lonnie Bunch (BA history ’74 and MA history ’76) is opening the doors of the Smithsonian’s newest and highly acclaimed museum to AU students.
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Alumna’s Sonic Jungle: Party with a Purpose

American University News - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00
Angela Del Sol (SOC/BA ’13) is an entrepreneur, who describes herself as “a dreamer and seeker at heart.”
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Kogod Alumna Credits School for Professional Advancement

American University News - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00
"Kogod helped me see the bigger picture [in my work]. The knowledge I gained in my graduate program really helped me grow professionally” –Julie Bloecher, MBA ‘10
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Going the Distance

American University News - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00
The movie TRI follows an ordinary woman who goes on an extraordinary journey as she trains for a triathlon.
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Artists’ Book Open House: Nature & Discovery

George Mason University - Fri, 02/10/2017 - 13:17

Learn more about Mason Libraries’ Artists’ Book Collection! Students, faculty and staff are invited to an Artists’ Book Open House on March 1, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Special Collections Research Center, 2400 Fenwick. This month’s Open House features a selection of artists’ books related to the themes of nature and discovery. A guided conversation between two current Mason graduate students on the selected books, and their own artistic practices, will start at 6 p.m. Join us!

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Reflect on Black History Month with these Books, Films, & Music

American University News - Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00
Black History Month is a time of observance during which we reflect on the important people and events in African American history. Here at Bender Library, we spotlight the best selections in our collection to help further celebrate Black History Month.
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Profile: 2017 Reilly Award Winner Claire Barnett

American University News - Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00
Claire Barnett, the Founder and Executive Director of the Healthy Schools Network, has been selected as a recipient of the 2017 William K. Reilly Environmental Leadership Award.
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MA Student on Strategic Communication Program

American University News - Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00
Student Chandler Green says her experience in SOC's Strategic Communication MA Program has made her a more engaging writer and a stronger communicator.
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AU launches Breaking Bread initiative to promote inclusion and collaboration

American University News - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 00:00
The initiative supports “OneAU” community between faculty, staff, and students
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Success Beyond Kogod: Alumnus Reflects on 40 years in Business

American University News - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 00:00
Richard Green, BSBA ‘74, reflects on his successful career in real estate and how being a Kogod graduate in D.C. shaped his path.
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American University Alumni Filmmakers Shine in Festivals

American University News - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 00:00
Inspiring and telling films from AU School of Communication Alumni are being showcased at various film festivals throughout the country.
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Assistant Professor Khaldoun AbouAssi Receives Award for Public Affairs Research

American University News - Wed, 02/08/2017 - 00:00
“I am honored to be receiving this award that commemorates the long service and dedication of Professor Robert Cleary to American University,” said AbouAssi.
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Profile: 2017 Reilly Award Winners Ben and Vannesa Henneke

American University News - Wed, 02/08/2017 - 00:00
Ben and Vannesa Henneke, founders of Clean Air Action Corporation and The International Small Group and Tree Planting Program, have been jointly selected to receive a 2017 Reilly Award.
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Scholars of the Center for Environmental Filmmaking

American University News - Wed, 02/08/2017 - 00:00
Each year, at least five graduate scholars are selected by the Center for Environmental Filmmaking based on their abilities to demonstrate leadership in their thesis films.
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Third Annual Tatiana Ball at the Embassy of the Russian Federation

American University News - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:00
AU’s Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History provides tickets to the Third Annual Tatiana Ball at the Embassy of the Russian Federation.
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