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New Research Examines the Broken Alliance of Al Qaeda and the Islamic State

American University News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00
A new paper written by SPA Assistant Professor Tricia Bacon and coauthor Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault, an assistant professor at Georgetown University look at the way leadership styles have driven a wedge between Al Qaeda and the Islamic State.
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Our Bodies, Ourselves: Two Alums Promote Sex Education for LGBTQ Youth

American University News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00
Emmett Patterson and Lex Loro continued their innovative work post-graduation.
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Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

George Mason University - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:28

Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning Across Academic Disciplines (George Mason University Press, 2017) explores strategies for online teaching with an emphasis on distinct approaches for different academic disciplines. The book offers innovative, practical and successful teaching tools from Indiana University East faculty in a wide range of disciplines designed to keep students engaged. With detailed examples, charts and rubrics, Best Practices provides faculty members the tools to design better curriculum and enhance online learning for their students.

Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning Across Academic Disciplines. Edited by Ross C. Alexander. Paperback. 300 pages. George Mason University Press. This book can be purchased from Amazon, or from your favorite independent bookseller. George Mason University Press titles are distributed by the University of Virginia Press.

The George Mason University Press supports the academic mission of George Mason University by publishing peer-reviewed, scholarly works of distinction, written by authors from a wide range of intellectual perspectives, for a diverse, worldwide readership. For more information, contact John W. Warren, Director, George Mason University Press and Mason Publishing Group, 703-993-3636, gmupress@gmu.edu

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Ryan Hansan, Kogod/BSBA ’08, has an Appetite for Success

American University News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:00
Alum helps start-ups launch food businesses in D.C. at TasteLab Marketplace in Union Market.
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2017 Black Alumni Alliance Book Award Winner

American University News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:00
Every year, as summer draws to a close, the AU Black Alumni Alliance chooses its Book Award recipient.
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New Book Explores Citizen Involvement with Privatized Programs

American University News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 00:00
The U.S. government contracts out an array of services to the private sector, spending nearly $500 billion a year. Just how and why citizens get involved in these programs is the focus of SPA Associate Professor Anna Amirkhanyan’s new book.
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WRLC Newsletter, January 2018

WRLC Newsletter - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:01




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Welcoming the Newest Alumni Board Welcoming the Newest Alumni Board Members

American University News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:00
Meet the university’s next alumni leaders.
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Searching for a New Job? New Study Says Talking to Friends and Family Boosts Chances of Success

American University News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:00
New research co-authored by a Kogod School of Business professor finds job seekers who discuss their search with friends and family are more active job seekers than those who don't.
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Jan 9: Libraries Open at 10:30 a.m.

George Mason University - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 06:54

Mason Libraries will open at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 9.

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American University Offers ICF-Accredited Executive Coaching Program

American University News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
On February 12th, 2018, American University’s School of Professional & Extended Studies will begin the fourth cohort of Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance (LCOP), an International Coach Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program.
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Charley Fogel, CAS/BA ’13, Helps Fellow Alums Navigate Career Development

American University News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
We sat down with Charley to discuss their position as AU’s Alumni Career Programs Coordinator.
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SIS’s living peace legend: Abdul Aziz Said

American University News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
Professor Emeritus Abdul Aziz Said shares how he championed an active approach to peace and came to serve as an SIS faculty member for nearly 60 years.
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Student Covers the Human Impact of Ending TPS for Salvadorans

American University News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
Journalism student Ambar Pardilla talked to families in the DC area who have built a life on TPS.
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Meet AU SOC’s New Comedian in Residence

American University News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
Bethany Hall, a talented comedy writer and performer, will work on the Center for Media & Social Impact’s “The Laughter Effect” initiative
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Jan 8: Mason Libraries Close at 2 p.m.

George Mason University - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 13:03

Due to inclement weather, Mason Libraries are closing at 2 p.m. Monday, January 8.

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Investigative Journalism Honored at Golden Globes

American University News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:00
Lewis accepted a major grant for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a group he founded in 1997.
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American University Names Vicky Wilkins as New Dean for School of Public Affairs

American University News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:00
American University announced today the selection of Vicky Wilkins, Ph.D., as the next dean of the AU School of Public Affairs.
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SIS welcomes Professor Naomi Moland

American University News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 00:00
New SIS Professor Naomi Moland talks about her research interests and the importance of studying intercultural communication today.
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SIS professor works to build global environmental peace

American University News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 00:00
Professor Ken Conca, an expert on water and environmental peacebuilding, discusses his work and upcoming Al-Moumin Award and Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Peacebuilding.
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