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History Professor Lisa Leff Wins Major Jewish Literature Prize

American University News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:00
American University History Professor Lisa Leff is the recipient of the 2016 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.
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New Study: Small Crimes Matter Big in the War On Terrorism

American University News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:00
A recent study co-authored by SPA Professorial Lecturer Brad Bartholomew shows that outreach targeting people involved in extremist movements may reduce terrorism.
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Glass Ceilings in the White House

American University News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:00
SPA professor Jennifer Lawless talks gender and the presidential election.
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A Home Away from Home

American University News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:00
Pribula, an undergraduate/graduate dual degree major, believes the guidance she received has been instrumental to her success at AU.
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Eyewitness to the Rise of Women in American Politics

American University News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 00:00
On April 6th, EMILY’s List founder Ellen Malcolm and Sen. Dianne Feinstein discussed the rise of women in politics during a special event at American University.
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2016 Distinguished Library Faculty Award

George Mason University - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 09:10

Beth Roszkowski, Head, Arlington Campus Library, is the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Library Faculty Award. Ms. Roszkowski truly embodies commitment to George Mason University and the profession of academic research librarianship. With this award, she is being recognized for her enthusiastic and tireless support of Mason’s students, faculty, and staff.

Ms. Roszkowski has a strong record as a skilled manager of complex functions, programs and services as well as noteworthy professional accomplishments which encompass all three areas of library professional faculty responsibilities at Mason – professional expertise and competence, scholarship, and service.

The award will be presented to Ms. Roszkowski at Mason’s Celebration of Teaching Excellence ceremony on Monday, April 11, 2015, 3:30pm, at the Center for the Arts, Concert Hall Main Lobby, Fairfax campus.



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ESPN's Kevin Merida Predicts Big Things for ‘The Undefeated’

American University News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 00:00
ESPN's Kevin Merida visited SOC to talk race, sports, culture and The Undefeated.
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The 2016 Celebration of Scholarships Highlights the Impact of Philanthropy

American University News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 00:00
This year’s program featured a three-time alumna donor, a student who made his way to Washington from a tiny island, and an operatic example of philanthropy in action.
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Library Staff Recognized for Service

George Mason University - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 11:05

Congratulations to our library colleagues who were recognized for their service to George Mason University and/or the Commonwealth of Virginia. The recipients were presented with their awards on April 6 and April 7 at the University Day Service awards celebrations.

30 years

  • Steve Dang, Resource Description & Metadata Services, Technical Services Group

20 years

  • Cynthia Bentley, Access Services, Fenwick and Gateway Libraries
  • William Perrin, Access Services, Fenwick and Gateway Libraries

15 years

  • Chandararith Chet, Systems Group
  • Karen Jacobs, Payments, Technical Services Group
  • Susan Stockwell, Office of the Dean of Libraries and University Librarian

10 years

  • Steven Gerber, Research Services, Fenwick Library, RES
  • Meaghan O’Malley, Resource Acquisition, Technical Services Group
  • Joyce Price, Resource Description & Metadata Services, Technical Services Group
  • Andrew Stevens, Web Services, Systems Group

5 years

  • Jason Byrd, Information Services Team, Fenwick Library
  • Anne Driscoll, Research Services, Fenwick Library, RES
  • Sally Evans, University Dissertations and Theses, Mason Publishing Group
  • Margaret Lam, Research Services, Fenwick Library, RES
  • Katara Wright, Information Services Team, Fenwick Library
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Environmental Champions Honored at 2016 Reilly Awards

American University News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 00:00
The Center for Environmental Policy at SPA honored Mindy Lubber, President of Ceres, and Bob Perciasepe, President of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, with the 2016 William K. Reilly Awards for Environmental Leadership.
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The Week of a Lifetime

American University News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 00:00
Opportunity awaited Kogod students to meet and network with leaders in the French fashion industry.
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Italian American Culture & Experience event

American University News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 00:00
Italian American Culture & Experience - Wednesday, April 13
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3D Printed Chemistry

American University News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 00:00
For the first time, researchers have demonstrated how to use commercial 3D printers to print something with active chemistry.
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Student Contributes to Powerful, Award-Winning Project at Post

American University News - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 00:00
Master's student Derek Hawkins has won an award for his reporting with the Washington Post.
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Student Video Competition Winners!

George Mason University - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 16:26

One of the events included in the Grand Opening Celebration of Fenwick Library was the Student Video Competition. Mason students created videos, with run times of less than a minute, on the theme “Top 3 Reasons I Can’t Live Without My Library.”  The videos had to  incorporate and feature a library/or libraries on any of the Mason campuses, and highlight the transformative role that the Mason Libraries play in the living and learning environment at Mason. The winning videos were announced and screened at the Fenwick Library Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, March 31, 2016, and are available online. Congratulations to

Grand Prize Winner: Samuel Robbins, Sophomore, Communications

Runners Up

Honorable Mention


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Communication Student Receives Elite Scholarship

American University News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 00:00
Ali Newhard awarded the AU Summer Scholars and Artist Fellowship.
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Tertulias at AU

American University News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 00:00
Tertulias at AU, a new initiative in the Spanish Program, is teaching students Spanish language and culture outside the classroom.
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The Work of Finding Work

American University News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 00:00
Talking with the Career Center about what students can expect from the job search.
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Panama Papers Highlight Impact of SOC's Lewis on Journalism

American University News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 00:00
Professor Chuck Lewis founded the consortium that led the investigation on massive amounts of leaked banking data.
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Lockers Now Available on the 4th & 5th Floors

The George Washington University - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 11:26
April 5, 2016

Looking for a secure spot to store small items while you are on campus? Gelman Library now offers lockers on the 4th & 5th floors for reservation by any GW student.

The Lockers on the 4th and 5th floors are located in the hallway past the bathrooms and are reserved on a “first-come / first-served” basis. Lockers rent for $35 per semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer).  Locker rentals begin on the first day of classes for the semester and end on the last day of scheduled finals of the same semester. Students may rent lockers per semester or for the academic year (a total of 3 semesters, Fall, Spring and Summer).

To apply for a locker, please select a locker by taking the slip posted on the desired locker and complete the online request form (you must have the locker number to complete the form). A library staff member will contact you for an appointment to make the applicable payment and issue you a combination lock for the requested locker. 

Please direct questions to Jennifer Wesson at (202) 994-2937 or jwesson@gwu.edu.