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Research Yields Clues About Inflammation Control in Songbird Brains

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 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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Trudeau engages with students on climate, optimism, and compassion at SIS

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 00:00
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited SIS to engage with students on topics including climate, the refugee crisis, diversity, optimism, and compassion.
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AU Arts Management Colloquium Tackles Diversity and Funding in the Arts

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 00:00
Focuses on funding inequities for arts organizations of color.
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American University Headlines and Hosts DC Environmental Film Festival

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 00:00
The Center for Environmental Filmmaking has four projects in the 2016 DCEFF, and several student projects will also screen.
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Awarding our Own: It’s Time to Nominate Dynamic AU Alumni

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 00:00
Know amazing alumni that represents AU’s best of the best? Then we want your nominations for the 2016 AU Alumni Awards
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Clawed had a Ball!

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 00:00
450+ Eagles participate in 2nd annual giving day.
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6 Ways Research Can Empower the Federal Workforce

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 00:00
With 2 million employees, how can government ensure the best available research is driving human resource and operation policies for this important sector?
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When You Wish Upon a Star

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 00:00
AU filmmakers chronicle the campaign to thwart a VA-based Disney theme park.
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Hashtag Activism Can Effect Real-World Change

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 00:00
New report explains the rise of #blacklivesmatter and uncovers how Twitter activism can help fight for racial justice.
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Alumnae Leaders Celebrated during Women’s History Month

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 00:00
In celebration of Women's History month, AU alumnae leaders (both past and present) are recognized.
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Mock Trial Teams Advance to National Competition

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 00:00
Two American University mock trial teams have advanced to national competition as a result of their performance at a regional tournament that the School of Public Affairs hosted for the first time in early February.
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DC Council Appoints AU’s Andrew Huff To Boxing & Wrestling Commission

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 00:00
AU Director of Community Relations Andrew Huff Joins DC Boxing & Wrestling Commission
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American University Game Students JOLT GDC

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 00:00
AU student talks about her experience at the GDC panel.
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Scientific American (University)

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 00:00
AU’s recent “big bang” of science-related happenings.
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Students Awarded for Community Service and Leadership

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 00:00
Three SOC students have won awards from the AU Honors and Scholars programs.
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SIS welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau March 11

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 00:00
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak at American University’s School of International Service at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 11.
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“Managing Relations with an Increasingly Assertive Russia”: A Foreign Policy Discussion with Ambassador Thomas Pickering

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 00:00
Ambassador Thomas Pickering, Career Ambassador with the U.S. Foreign Service, visited the School of International Service (SIS) on March 1 for a discussion with Dean James Goldgeier about U.S. relations with Russia.
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#MySOC Election Contest Winners Announced

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 00:00
The New Hampshire primaries provided a great backdrop for the contest.
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Super Tuesday the Key to Predicting Campaign Outcomes?

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 00:00
To shed some light how primaries impact the race, The School of Public Affairs’ Jan Leighley, an expert in political behavior and voter turnout, weighs in.
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2016 AU Global Health Competition: Solving Real-World Problems

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 00:00
Developing new approaches to addressing non-communicable disease.
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