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Students Explore the Sociology of Birth and Death

American University News - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 00:00
Learn about the AU course Sociology of Birth and Death.
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How Does the Federal Reserve work?

American University News - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 00:00
Eric Pajonk is the media relations director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
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Addressing Temperature Complaints in Gelman

The George Washington University - Thu, 12/10/2015 - 13:31
December 10, 2015

We hear your complaints about the heat in Gelman and we are working with GW Facilities to get the temperatures under control! The building is currently experiencing areas of extreme heat (primarily the 3rd floor) and areas of extreme cold (mostly the 5th and 7th floors). Please continue to email gelman@gwu.edu or tweet @gelmanlibrary with reports of when & where you experience extreme temperatures in the building. These reports help the maintenance crew pinpoint and correct the problem.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience at this important time of the semester and having been working since the initial reports to provide more comfortable temperatures in the building. 

SIS Alumnus Brings Juggling to the Youth in Central African Republic

American University News - Thu, 12/10/2015 - 00:00
Richard “Alec” Ross, SIS/BA ’08, joggles his way through Central African Republic.
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Librarian Profile—Stacey Marien

American University News - Thu, 12/10/2015 - 00:00
This article in our series of librarian profiles focuses on Acquisitions Librarian Stacey Marien. In addition to working with Library collections, Stacey is an enthusiastic gardener, volunteer, and mom to two teenagers.
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Uncorking Innovation

American University News - Thu, 12/10/2015 - 00:00
Innovation is not always attributed to success, at least according to David Trone, owner of Total Wine. As part of the Allen Meltzer CEO Leadership Speaker Series at Kogod, Trone spoke about how failure is more cause for celebration than success.
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Undergraduate Spotlight

American University News - Thu, 12/10/2015 - 00:00
Kogod’s Undergraduate Spotlight highlights Cody Guyer, BSF’ 16, as he reflects on his undergraduate experience, gives advice, and prepares for the future.
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Remembering SPA Professor Emeritus Robert Cleary

American University News - Wed, 12/09/2015 - 00:00
American University School of Public Affairs (SPA) is saddened to announce the passing of Professor Emeritus Robert Cleary.
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Fenwick Library Fire Alarm Shutdown

George Mason University - Tue, 12/08/2015 - 18:55

From Wednesday, December 9 until Friday, December 11, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, the fire alarm system for Wings B & C of Fenwick Library will be shut down for maintenance.  A fire watch will be posted in accordance with university standards.

For questions or concerns, please contact Rick Jensen at 703-898-1641.

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New Cybersecurity Concentration Addresses Global Threats

American University News - Tue, 12/08/2015 - 00:00
The School of International Service (SIS) has introduced a new cybersecurity concentration available to SIS master’s students.
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FMA Student Alumni Panel

American University News - Tue, 12/08/2015 - 00:00
Kogod’s Financial Management Association (FMA) hosted a Student Alumni Panel of current Kogod seniors and their career paths with major corporations like J.P. Morgan, EY, and CitiBank.
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Fenwick Move: Bound Journals

George Mason University - Mon, 12/07/2015 - 09:39

Bound journals, currently located in Fenwick Wing A, Floor 1 & 2, are being moved to the new Fenwick Addition this week. Need an item that’s been moved? Request it at bit.ly/needthisitem 

For more information about #FenwickOnTheMove, visit fenwickfocus.gmu.edu

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Fenwick Bound Journals Moving

George Mason University - Mon, 12/07/2015 - 09:31

Bound journals, currently located Floor 1, Wing A, are being moved to the new Fenwick Addition this week. Need an item that’s been moved? Request it at bit.ly/needthisitem 

For more information about #FenwickOnTheMove, visit fenwickfocus.gmu.edu

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Pariser Wins #MySOC Competition

American University News - Mon, 12/07/2015 - 00:00
Maddi Pariser's Instagram post from her internship at NBC4 earned her lunch with alumna Sonya Gavankar McKay.
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Five Questions for Celine-Marie Pascale

American University News - Mon, 12/07/2015 - 00:00
Creating an inclusive environment for first generation college students at AU
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Intergroup Dialogues Discuss Complex, Pressing Issues

American University News - Mon, 12/07/2015 - 00:00
In these confidential groups, students share perspectives on race, religion, and more.
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Human Rights and Hygiene

American University News - Mon, 12/07/2015 - 00:00
AU junior runs a successful GoFundMe campaign to help homeless women.
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Renmin University of China to Welcome SPA Distinguished Professor

American University News - Mon, 12/07/2015 - 00:00
David H. Rosenbloom, SPA Distinguished Professor and internationally acclaimed expert on public administration, will be serving as a visiting professor at Renmin University of China (RUC) in Beijing as part of China’s Thousand Talents program.
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Kogod Snapchat

American University News - Fri, 12/04/2015 - 00:00
With help from the Kogod Marketing Association, Kogod now has its own Snapchat geofilter, which students use to tag events, classes, and friends.
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Nobel Winning Astrophysicist Speaks to Packed Room at AU

American University News - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 00:00
John Mather spoke about his career and the role of good science in politics.
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