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Podcast Featuring SPA Faculty Highlights How Gentrification Affects Washington, D.C.

American University News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00
SPA Associate Professor Derek Hyra talks with the Holistic Housing Podcast about his work researching gentrification and equitable urban development in D.C.’s famous U Street/Shaw neighborhood.
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Meet the 2017 Latino Alumni Alliance Book Award Winner

American University News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00
Meet the 2017 LAA Book Award Winner who was selected from a pool of passionate and talented students.
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Science, Business and Meaningful Change

American University News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00
Nicole Condon, MSSM ’15, came to Kogod for impact. She wanted to use her training in science to affect change in business—an ambition she now lives every day.
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Managing Cyber Risks: Three Misconceptions

American University News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:00
How do business leaders manage cybercrime? Ayman Omar's preliminary research reveals alarming trends in how businesses approach cyber risk.
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Davenport Coffee Lounge serves up rich aromas and a rich history

American University News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
"The Dav" wasn’t always the beloved coffee purveyor we know today. Its history extends back decades to a time when SIS was only an idea.
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Why SIS’s Nora Bensahel signed #metoonatsec

American University News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
Distinguished Scholar in Residence Nora Bensahel shares why she published an article about her personal experience as a woman in the national security field and what the response to her article has been.
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New Study Shows That Fluctuating Household Income Affects Child Health and Nutrition

American University News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
Changing jobs can be rough on families with young children — especially in homes with low income and few resources. According to new research by SPA Associate Professor Taryn Morrissey, income and employment instability can be harmful to a child’s health.
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Next Steps: AU Graduate Finds Herself Through Math and Dance

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
Fangfei Lan is now applying to PhD programs in applied mathematics.
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New Faculty

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
New faculty members join departments in AU's College of Arts and Sciences.
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Who Is Taking Care of the Caregivers?

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
With a Hewlett Foundation grant, Economics Professor Maria Floro leads an AU research team working to integrate caregivers into economic policymaking.
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Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building Opens

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
AU opens the new Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building, a state-of-the-art facility for scientific research, collaboration, and learning.
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Next Steps: AU Graduate Finds Herself Through Math and Dance

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
Fangfei Lan is now applying to PhD programs in applied mathematics.
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New Autism Research Highlights Brain Circuit of Interest

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
A new study on autism, first-authored by Associate Professor of Psychology Catherine Stoodley, appears as the December cover story of the journal Nature Neuroscience.
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A New Role for Estrogen: Protecting the Brain

American University News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
AU Professor Colin Saldanha’s research on songbirds reveals estrogen’s role in preventing neuroinflammation in response to illness.
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Seeds of Change

American University News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
Professor Ibram X. Kendi establishes the groundbreaking Antiracist Research and Policy Center at AU.
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East Coast Students Learn West Coast Innovation

American University News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
Led by AU alumnus John Morada, six AU computer science students learn about technological innovation on a tour of Silicon Valley.
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CAS Launches New Majors and Programs

American University News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
AU's College of Arts and Sciences several innovative new degree programs ranging from dance to data science.
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13 things that made history in 2017

American University News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
We asked SIS faculty members what they think will make the history books from the year 2017. Here are 13 moments from 2017 our experts say we’ll remember for years to come.
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Racism in America

American University News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
AU Professor Ibram X. Kendi gives an interview on his National Book Award-winning book, Stamped from the Beginning.
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Hoopistani Dreams

American University News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
Indian sports writer Karan Madhok becomes a novelist in AU’s MFA in Creative Writing Program.
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