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Despite Snowfall California Drought Persists

American University News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:00
Felicia Marcus, keynote speaker for the 2016 William K. Reilly Awards, is cautiously optimistic about recent California snowfall, but remains determined to also continue water conservation efforts.
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January 26: Mason Libraries Status

George Mason University - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:35

On Tuesday, January 26, Gateway Library (Johnson Center) will be open 10 am – 4 pm. All other Mason Libraries are closed. Virtual reference service will be available 10 am – 10 pm. Online resources are available at library.gmu.edu

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January 25: Mason Libraries Closed

George Mason University - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 09:03
  • All Mason Libraries are closed today, Monday, January 25
  • Online resources are available at library.gmu.edu
  • Virtual reference is available today as scheduled
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Mason Libraries Closed 1/22-1/24

George Mason University - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:27

All Mason Libraries are closed January 22 through January 24, 2016.

Online resources and services are available at library.gmu.edu. Virtual Reference service will be available as regularly scheduled.

Stay safe and warm, Mason Nation!

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Know Thyself

American University News - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:00
At CAS event, professors grapple with their identities and confront discrimination.
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Gelman & Eckles to CLOSE at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 22

The George Washington University - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 22:39
January 21, 2016

Due to adverse weather, the GW Libraries (Gelman, Eckles, and the Virginia Science and Technology Campus Libraries) will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 22.

Gelman Library will remain closed all of Saturday, January 23, and will reopen on Sunday, January 24 from noon - 8:00 p.m.

Eckles Library will reopen from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. on Saturday, January 23 and from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Sunday, January 24.

Power outages are predicted with this storm and may impact library hours. Please check library.gwu.edu for updated information before attempting to visit a library this weekend.

AU Museum Winter 2016 Exhibits

American University News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 00:00
Winter exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center can be viewed beginning Jan. 26 and will run through March 13.
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SPA Professorial Lecturer Joins Emerging Education Policy Scholar Program

American University News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 00:00
Constance Lindsay has become the second SPA faculty member to be selected to join the Thomas B. Fordham Institute’s prestigious EEPS program.
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AU Public Health Scholar Awarded 2016 MLK Service Grant

American University News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 00:00
Freshman Rainey Twohey-Jacobs will help Next Step high schoolers learn from first generation college students.
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Communication Professor Puglisi Honored

American University News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 00:00
American University Assistant Professor Gemma Puglisi was honored by the Washington, DC Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women.
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Aloha, Washington

American University News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 00:00
SIS sophomore was a guest at the State of the Union address.
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WRLC Newsletter, January 2016

WRLC Newsletter - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 12:40

In This Issue:

  • 2016 WRLC Annual Meeting
  • Coordinated Collections Initiatives
  • WRLC Private Cloud Provides Flexible, Cost-effective Computing Services
  • Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Approved by the WRLC Board of Directors
  • Event: Library Technology Innovation: Building a Start-up in a Library

View on web: http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=31c9fc16228794561a5c20738&id=7f6f0a7...

WRLC Newsletter, January 2016

The Unintended Consequences of the U.S Child Care Subsidy System

American University News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 00:00
A study by SPA Professor Erdal Tekin examined how the use of child care subsidies influence a child’s ability to succeed in school, both emotionally & cognitively.
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The You that You Create Event Brings Together Faculty and Students

American University News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 00:00
A lively discussion of race, class, dis/ability, gender, and sexual identity.
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AU Arts Calendar of Events

American University News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 00:00
AU Arts jumps into spring with packed calendar of performances and arts events.
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New Fenwick Library Opens!

George Mason University - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 14:14

New year, new Fenwick! The new Fenwick Library opens January 19. After weeks of moving collections, equipment and staff, the facility provides

  • One unified full-service assistance desk, located in the first floor Atrium
  • A variety of new group study spaces and rooms which can be reserved for
    your use
     – equipped with white boards and monitors
  • Compact shelving for increased storage for print collections
  • MediaScape collaboration study rooms, in which up to 4 students can share their screens simultaneously
  • Self-serve laptop dispenser to check out computers for use in the library
  • State-­of-the-­art Special Collections Research Center
  • Enhanced device-­charging capabilities throughout the library
  • Presentation practice rooms equipped with technology (similar
    to the Gateway Library’s One Button Studio)
  • The Research Commons, featuring programming and support
    for individual and collaborative projects
  • Two exhibition/gallery areas for student and faculty art, as well as items from the Special Collections Research Center

The full move will be completed by March 2016, and the Cafe will open sometime in the Spring. Come in, explore, learn – see what’s in the new Fenwick Library for you!




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Workshops & Tours

George Mason University - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 14:41

Mason Libraries offer a variety of workshops to refresh and enhance research skills. In addition, tours of the new Fenwick Library will be offered. Check them out!

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Black Neighborhoods, Gentrification, and the Great Recession: Study Reveals a Mixed Bag

American University News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 00:00
SPA Associate Professor Derek Hyra researches the effects of the 2007-2009 recession on three historic, redeveloping black neighborhoods.
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The Science Guy at AU

American University News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 00:00
Bill Nye will appear in Bender Arena in February.
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AU Signs Climate Action Pledge, And Attends COP21

American University News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 00:00
AU signed climate pledge and sent representatives to COP21 in Paris, France.
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