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The “L” Word

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 16:12
Despite the negative stereotypes, AU professors and students explain the merits of lobbying.
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PEERS Take a Stand on Sexual Assault Prevention

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 15:55
One student group represents a campus united in support.
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Chemistry Professors Improve Furniture Smoldering Test

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:54
Results show that current test can severely underestimate smoldering-combustion propensity in real furniture
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Clinton Ambassador to Deliver Perlmutter Lecture

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:50
Stuart Eizenstat will discuss major geopolitical, economic and security challenges that are reshaping the Jewish world.
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IR Online Mobile Application Now Available

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 18:00
New app helps close the mobile gap for students across the globe.
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Forecasting Space Weather

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:08
Student Dhanesh Krishnarao’s NASA internship sparked interest in space weather research.
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The Rhodes Less Traveled

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:05
Doors open for scholarship finalist Hanaleah Hoberman, BA psychology ’13.
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A Lifelong Educator’s Legacy Highlights Celebration of Scholarships

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:10
Inspired by her own classroom journey, Clara Londoner, CAS/BA ’63, pays it forward through her scholarship for special education teachers.
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Health Economics and Policy Expert to Join Faculty

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:01
Dr. Erdal Tekin, an expert on health economics and policy, will join the Department of Public Administration & Policy as a professor in August.
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Ford, Chevrolet Top New Release of Made in America Auto Index

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:34
The Kogod index uniquely evaluates the American-ness of vehicles to determine the impact on the U.S. economy.
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AU Alumni and Friends Meet Up for Fun, Games, and Scholarship

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:21
Library friends and donors enhanced our Game Design & Persuasive Play collection at our recent Gaming with a Purpose fundraising event. This new collection will support the new MA in Game Design & Persuasive Play’s program in the School of Communication.
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PMBA Student Named Standout Employee at Rising D.C. Company

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 09:25
Professional MBA student Briana Evans has earned recognition at her employer, Cvent, and on campus for her stand-out leadership. 
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Prolific Author on Public Service to Deliver Levine Lecture

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:45
Paul Light, a prolific author on government reform and public service, will discuss “The National Commission on the Public Service at Twenty-Five Years and Counting” at the Fifth Annual Charles H. Levine Memorial Lecture.
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Couric Named Commencement Speaker

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:33
News legend Katie Couric will speak at the 2014 School of Communication commencement ceremony.
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AU First in Nation to Debut "Smells of Sustainability" Devices in Classrooms

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 13:39
AU will be integrating sustainability into the classroom experience with authentic green smells, including grass, compost, and solar electricity generation.
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AU Staffer Leads Youth from Hoops to Higher Ed

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 13:31
Donald Curtis’ SOUL program brings at-risk D.C. youth to college, professional development.
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Scholar Puts Focus on Care at Home and Abroad

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 12:28
Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and CEO of the New America Foundation, visited SIS as part of the Dean’s Discussion speaker series. Titling her talk, “Revaluing Care, at Home and Abroad,” she spoke about a broad range of issues, domestic and foreign.
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Not Just Words: Symposium on Language & Endangered Alphabets

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:03
Languages and alphabets are not just historical artifacts—they also shape our cultures and perceptions of the world. This symposium will explore the importance of language and what happens when languages and writing systems die out.
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MSOD Student Receives North Carolina’s Highest Award for Volunteer Service

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 09:48
Current MSOD student Atrayus Goode (Cohort 69) will receive the North Carolina Governor’s Medallion for Volunteer Service.
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