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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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The George Washington University - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 11:26

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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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CAS and Kogod Students Team Up for Federal Technology Venture

American University News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 00:00
Last fall, four College of Arts and Sciences and Kogod School of Business students were selected for the FedTech program. The students worked alongside business professionals to bring their innovation skills to fruition.
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Faculty Member Honored for Scholarship and Political Engagement

American University News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 00:00
The Southern Political Science Association chose AU School of Public Affairs’ Karen O’Connor as the recipient of its Diane Blair Award. The biannual award honors political scientists who have played outstanding roles in politics and government.
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Small World, Big Ideas: The Race in the Marketplace Initiative Facilitates Collaboration

American University News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 00:00
Kogod professor Sonya Grier is a cofounder of RIM.
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American University Professor to Present Research on Gentrification, “Faux-Diversity” in the District

American University News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:00
In cities that are rapidly gentrifying, intentional and unintentional tensions between new and longer-term residents threaten to erode a sense of community built up over generations, according to new research from a professor at American University.
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Study Shows Teen Attitudes on Drinking Can be Changed in as Little as 40 Seconds

American University News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:00
A new study co-authored by Kogod professor Cristel Russell finds that a short PSA can change teen's attitudes about alcohol.
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AU Alumna Named Interim School Chancellor

American University News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:00
AU alumna Amanda Alexander (PhD, education) has been named interim school chancellor for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).
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Filmmaker Is a Voice for Amphibians

American University News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:00
Sam Sheline is an environmental filmmaker living in Washington, DC, whose film, Harbinger, will premiere in March.
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‘Black On Campus’ Aims for National Impact

American University News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:00
A recently launched investigative journalism reporting program for black college students, has a strong presence at American University.
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Closing the College Opportunity Gap

American University News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:00
A new center at American University aims for all U.S. students to get on the path to postsecondary success.
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