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Winning Essay - 2015 Alumni Association Scholarship

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 00:00
Sirah Bah, Class of 2019, submitted this essay describing how her father's student experience influenced her own decision to attend AU. This was one of the requirements to apply for the Alumni Association Scholarship.
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Kogod Faculty Testify Before Congress

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 00:00
Kogod tax representatives testify before Congress seeking simplified regulations for digital entrepreneurs.
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Meet Sirah Bah, recipient of the 2015 AU Alumni Association Scholarship

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 00:00
Sirah is a legacy student whose father attended AU in the ’80s.
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American University Presents Research on Social Media, Big Data at AEJMC

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 00:00
Recent AU SOC graduates will present alongside eleven faculty members and the senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
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President Obama Channels JFK at AU

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 00:00
President urged resisting “drum beat of war.”
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The Mushroom Cloud

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 00:00
For the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima, CAS professor examines and criticizes the decision to use the bomb.
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American University School of Communication Hosts UFVA 2015 Conference

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 00:00
SOC has a strong presence at the conference, with 14 faculty members and 10 graduate students participating in more than two dozen sessions, including film screenings, panels and workshops.
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Students' Startup Delivers News2Share

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 00:00
"Between our work and the public’s submissions, we hope to push the news-cycle in a more user-driven direction," says communication student Ford Fischer.
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The Real World Effects of Reproductive Rights Decisions

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 00:00
SPA Associate Dean Jessica Waters and Ph.D. Student Leandra Carrasco recently published the article "Untagling the Reproductive Rights and Religious Liberty Knot" in the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism.
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Take a Break from the Heat with these Sea-Themed Film Selections

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 00:00
Take a trip to the beach without ever leaving DC! Library Media Services has a great selection of films waiting to transport you to the sea or shore.
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President Obama to Deliver Foreign Policy and Iran Speech at AU

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 00:00
Obama extends AU’s tradition of presidential visits.
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SPA Doctoral Student Publishes Article Prioritizing Global Surgical Services

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 00:00
An article by SPA doctoral student Yusra Shawar on prioritizing global surgical services was recently published in the medical journal, The Lancet.
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Rockin’ in the Free World

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 00:00
Kogod’s John Simson discusses the music business in the digital age.
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AU Library has got Game(s)

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 00:00
This summer, spend your next rainy day playing board games with some friends! The AU Library has more than 80 games to choose from at the Reserves and Technology Borrowing Desk.
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El Chapo and Mexico—Three Questions for Carolyn Gallaher

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 00:00
Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera recently escaped a maximum-security prison for the second time. We asked Associate Professor Carolyn Gallaher for insight:
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AU 2030: Catherine Stoodley

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 00:00
Psychology professor explores the cerebellum’s role in cognitive development.
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SIS Announces New Associate Deans

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:00
Dean James Goldgeier announced two important leadership changes at the School of International Service.
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An Invitation to Experience Awe, and Communicate It

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:00
“Science is a reservoir of great stories,” author Ivan Amato told AU students doing summer research
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AU to Host Regional Mock Trial Competition in 2016

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 00:00
The regional competition – to be held February 6-7, 2016 – is a qualifier for the opening rounds of the national Mock Trial competition.
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New Peer Educators Programs to Launch Fall 2015

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 00:00
Beginning in the Fall 2015 semester, a new program form the Office of Sustainability will train ambitious, passionate, and creative undergraduate students to become highly effective peer educators.
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