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AU 2017 Global Health Competition Winners Announced

American University News - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 00:00
What would you do if you ran a public health nonprofit organization and just received a $400,000 grant to address critical drug abuse issues in our nation, including the opiate addiction crisis, alcohol abuse, and synthetic drug abuse throughout the US?
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Grad Student Receives Merriman Award

American University News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 00:00
Journalism master's student Jordan Houston has been recognized for excellence in broadcast writing, visual storytelling and reporting.
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The Things We Carry

American University News - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 00:00
Arielle Bernstein's book will examine how we love and loathe material things.
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New Report Reveals Urgent Need to Educate Americans on Right to Counsel

American University News - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 00:00
More than half of Americans are not aware that their right to an attorney in a criminal case is guaranteed by the United States Constitution.
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Fenwick Fellow Program Expands

George Mason University - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 14:36
Beginning with the 2017 cycle, the Fenwick Fellow program will expand beyond the single faculty award. University Libraries will offer an additional fellowship to fund a Mason faculty project proposal that specifically aligns with the Libraries’ ever-increasing activities in the area of digital scholarship (e.g., digital humanities, data-focused research, development of digital content and curation). Each Fenwick Fellow will receive $5,000, exclusive use of a furnished and equipped office in Fenwick Library as well as access to our Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC).

Revised guidelines for Fenwick Fellow applications are forthcoming.  
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KCGC Co-hosts Solving Cyber Risk Seminar

American University News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 00:00
The Kogod Center for Cybersecurity Governance hosted the Solving Cyber Risk seminar on Tuesday, February 28, bringing together over 75 corporate risk managers, insurance brokers and cybersecurity professionals.
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Overcoming Gender Parity in the Entertainment Industry

American University News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 00:00
For Mandy Shimizu, MSA '17, the Women in the Entertainment Industry Panel was more than just a gender discussion. It was professional inspiration.
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SPA Professor Named Distinguished Expert in Social Insurance

American University News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 00:00
The National Academy of Social Insurance has named SPA Associate Professor Bradley Hardy as one of its distinguished social insurance experts, and member of its academy.
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Is it Legitimate to Enforce Borders?

American University News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 00:00
SPA welcomed Michael James on campus recently for a lecture about immigration as part of its Political Theory Institute’s Spring Colloquium Lecture Series.
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Climate, Energy Expert Joins SPA’s Center for Environmental Policy

American University News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 00:00
Paul Bledsoe, an expert specializing in tax policy, energy, natural resources, and climate change, has joined SPA’s Center for Environmental Policy as an adjunct professorial lecturer.
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Graduate Program Helps Students Transition into Adulthood

American University News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 00:00
The time before college graduation can be stressful for many students. Uncertainty about the future, what to do next, and where to go became important questions that need answers --- fast.
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WMP Student Interns with Great Non-Profit

American University News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 00:00
The Washington Mentorship Program gives freshman the opportunity to start their professional careers as soon as they set foot on a college campus.
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Agile Process Management: It’s Not Just Work. It’s a Lifestyle.

American University News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 00:00
"What is Agile?" This simple question, the theme of a recent Business Leadership Luncheon, left Kogod grad student Paige Davis feeling confident and motivated post-event.
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Carmel Institute Celebrates Work of Soviet Filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky

American University News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 00:00
Kicking off a spring semester filled with art, music, and cultural dialogue, AU's Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History hosted a screening of the 1966 Soviet Russian film Andrei Rublev at the Embassy of the Russian Federation on February 28.
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How Green is Your State?

American University News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 00:00
Ph.D. Candidate Riordan Frost gave a guest lecture at the University of Michigan on his project, “How Green is Your State? Constructing a modern state environmental index.”
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Stanley Nelson Delivers Braithwaite Lecture

American University News - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 00:00
Documentarian and writer Stanley Nelson delivers the Gary Braithwaite Memorial Lecture.
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Win Together, Lose Together

American University News - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 00:00
Mohammed Barakat, a veteran of international business, gives a presentation for Professor Nakshbendi's Global Marketplace class
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Gender, Media, and Political Campaigns in a Polarized Era

American University News - Thu, 03/09/2017 - 00:00
For women who aspire to hold elected office, researchers have good news: You can generally expect to be treated the same as male candidates by journalists, supporters, and the public.
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American Diet: Prof Looks at the Eating Habits of Immigrants and Children

American University News - Thu, 03/09/2017 - 00:00
Sociology professor Molly Dondero is researching Mexican-American diet patterns.
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Success and Satisfaction by Design

American University News - Thu, 03/09/2017 - 00:00
Learn more about the beginnings of filmmaker Chris Palmer's popular course, "Design Your Life for Success" and register to attend the workshop!
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