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History on Screen: The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty at the Russian Embassy

American University News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 00:00
The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty is a silent cinema masterpiece screened by the Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History at the Russian Embassy’s Tunlaw Theater February 28, 2018
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Full STEAM Ahead?

American University News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 00:00
AU science professors incorporate art into classes and the new Don Myers building.
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American University Professor Launches National Effort to Train Aspiring Black Journalists

American University News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 00:00
SOC Professor Sherri Williams has teamed with The Nation to launch "Black On Campus" to train the next generation of black journalists.
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2018 Reilly Award-Winner Spent 40 Years Cleaning Up the Chesapeake Bay

American University News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 00:00
On March 8, Will Baker, president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), will receive the William K. Reilly Award from American University School of Public Affairs’ Center for Environmental Policy.
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'It Wasn't the Water or the Wildlife, It Was the People'

American University News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 00:00
On March 8, Mamie Parker, former chief of staff and head of fisheries at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will receive the William K. Reilly Award from American University School of Public Affairs’ Center for Environmental Policy.
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SPA Alumnus and Blue Cross Leader Daniel Hilferty Talks about Health Care Reform

American University News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 00:00
Daniel Hilferty (SPA/MPA '81), president and CEO of Independence Blue Cross, says fixing health care is the challenge of our time. With health care spending representing 18 percent of the gross national product, the need for bipartisan action is urgent.
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Three Ways Evaluation Skills Can Boost Any Career

American University News - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 00:00
Program Director for the Master's of Science in Measurement and Evaluation, Dr. Mindelyn Anderson, presents three key things that distinguish professionals with evaluations skills as those who have the right talent for difficult-to hire-positions.
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Three Ways Evaluation Skills Can Boost Any Career

American University News - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 00:00
Program Director for the Master's of Science in Measurement and Evaluation, Dr. Mindelyn Anderson, presents three key things that distinguish professionals with evaluations skills as those who have the right talent for difficult-to hire-positions.
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Social Impact: Promoting Public Health

American University News - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 00:00
Michele Alexander is a senior coordinator for public health at Burness. She received her MA in Strategic Communications from AU, and, while at AU, she worked as a graduate fellow with the Center for Media & Social Impact.
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Sunday's Oscars: A Repeated Mishap?

American University News - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 00:00
As the nation ramps up for the 90th annual Academy Awards this Sunday, March 4, one can't help but wonder if we'll see a similar mishap as last year.
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SIS ranked a top school in the world for international relationS

American University News - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 00:00
Foreign Policy magazine placed the School of International Service in the top tier of undergraduate, masters, and PhD international relations programs around the world in its latest rankings.
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How College Basketball (and a Kogod Education) Prepared Nick Hendra for the Business World

American University News - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 00:00
Nick Hendra, KSB ’11, a member of the AU men’s basketball team in 2007-08, still remembers highlights from that season.
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Covering Politics: Q&A with CNN Reporter Dan Merica (SOC/MA '11)

American University News - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 00:00
American University alum Dan Merica is a political reporter at CNN who is currently covering the Trump Administration.
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BA Journalism Alum: Dan Merica

American University News - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 00:00
American University's BA Journalism Alum Dan Merica is a political reporter at CNN who is currently covering the Trump Administration. He covered Hillary Clinton and other Democrats in the 2016 presidential election.
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R.S. Zaharna to Be Honored with 2018 ISA ICOMM Scholar Award

American University News - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 00:00
Rhonda Zaharna, a professor and director of the Global Media program in AU School of Communication, is receiving the 2018 International Communication Division Distinguished Scholar Award.
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AU's Optics Olympiad Makes Science Fun

American University News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 00:00
Middle school students from six schools across DC spent the day at AU, learning about physics through lasers, infrared light, and other scientific concepts.
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Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2018

George Mason University - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 14:40

Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2018 will take place from Monday, February 26 through Friday, March 2. Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week is an annual celebration, commissioned by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), designed the highlight, explain, and promote the doctrines of fair use and fair dealing. Check out their new infographic on how fair use promotes the creation of new knowledge!

More questions on fair use? Check out these resource pages compiled by our own Mason Publishing Group on Fair Use and on Open Access, OERs, Fair Use and Copyright.

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Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies Hosts Bipartisan Conversation

American University News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 00:00
SPA hosted U.S. Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and Republican Rep. David Brat (R-VA) on campus for a discussion that highlighted the lawmakers’ philosophical differences and, more importantly, their areas of common ground.
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Caleen Jennings Talks Othello, Race, and Theatre

American University News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 00:00
On March 1, Prof. Caleen Sinnette Jennings’s newest production, a modern take on Shakespeare’s Othello, opens in the Katzen Studio Theatre. In Jennings’s remake, the 415-year-old play comes alive through a contemporary lens.
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