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Alt Break Endowment Honors Chaplain’s Legacy of Social Justice

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:00
Named for Alt Break pioneer Joe Eldridge, endowment supports student exploration.
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Food for Fines at the AU Library

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:00
This article details the Food for Fines program, which allows patrons to pay their Library fines with donated food. These food donations go to the Capital Area Food Bank.
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#SPA80for80: Professor Erdal Tekin

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:00
Erdal Tekin joined the School of Public Affairs in August 2014 to be in the epicenter of policy decision-making.
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A Very Thankful Thanksgiving

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 00:00
The AU community shares the things they are thankful for.
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Benefits of Whistleblower Programs Outweigh Costs

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 00:00
New study provides policymakers and regulators with data that proves the benefits of whistleblower involvement outweigh the costs.
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#SPA80for80: Jennifer Fernandez, SPA/MPP ’15

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 00:00
2014 Reilly Scholar Jennifer Fernandez paired an early focus on housing issues with a new passion in pursuing environmental policy after joining SPA's MPP program.
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A Family Affair

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:00
Participation in the Washington Semester Program transcends generations.
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Political Ambition Gender-Gap Could Last a Generation

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:00
New research reveals prospects for more women seeking elected office unlikely for a generation.
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Spring 2015 Entertainment and Media Alumni Alliance to Launch Chapter in D.C.

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:00
American University's Entertainment and Media Alumni Alliance is expanding its reach.
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AU Economic Students Win 2014 Regional District Fed Challenge

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:00
Team advanced to semi-final round of prestigious competition.
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CAPRI Initiative Launches at AU

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:00
Collaborative for Applied Perceptual Research and Innovation brings together science, art, and technology.
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#SPA80for80: Adam Rosenblatt, SPA/BA ’06 and SPA/MA ’07

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:00
Adam Rosenblatt uses lessons from SPA to understand the value of data-driven decision making in today’s political and corporate arenas.
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#SPA80for80: Stephen Bronskill, SPA/BA ’13

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:00
Stephen Bronskill joined Teach for America to better understand how the policies he learned about during his time at SPA actually affect people.
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A Culture of Service

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:00
AU students and faculty organize Thanksgiving volunteer efforts.
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Fun, memories, and Eagle spirit fill All-American Weekend 2014

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:00
Brunch at TDR, going back to class (and not taking a quiz), and partying with fellow Eagles in D.C. are just a few of the activities that AU graduates enjoy during All-American Weekend.
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Research Yields Clues About Inflammation Control in Songbird Brains

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:00
A process in the brains of zebra finches shows that the songbirds respond quickly to trauma, thereby controlling inflammation that occurs to protect the brain from injury.
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#SPA80for80: Professor Lynn Addington

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 00:00
Lynn Addington, professor of justice, law and criminology, is now one of the nation’s foremost experts in crime measurement.
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AU athletes look towards a successful 2014-15 season

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 14:46
AU winter sports are kicking off and athletes are looking towards a successful season.
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Win A Prize for Outstanding Research! Enter a Paper or Project in the Annual AU Library Research Competition

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 14:07
The University Library Research Prize recognizes AU undergraduate students who make extensive use of the Library’s collections and show excellence in critical analysis by locating, selecting, evaluating, and synthesizing information.
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#SPA80for80: Dante Chinni

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 13:31
Dante Chinni's research and analysis through his directive, the American Communities Project, is providing key data for NBC's "Meet the Press" and other publications.
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