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Public Health Research with National Implications

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 00:00
Being a public health student at American University provides the opportunity for unique experiences beyond the classroom, due to the university’s location in the nation’s capital.
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Corsets: Male Desire or Female Agency?

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 00:00
The recent popularity of waist training has brought corsets back to the forefront of fashion, even if they are no longer called corsets.
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Chemistry Chair's Research to Develop High Performance Catalysts

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 00:00
Shouzhong Zou works with his team on catalysis research that addresses current issues relating to the environment and energy.
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The Intrigue in Excrement

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 00:00
A student of College faculty members Colin Saldanha and Christopher Tudge, Kramer extracts the hormone samples for her research from fecal matter of gorillas housed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Zoological Park in Washington, DC.
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AU's Center for Behavioral Neuroscience

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 00:00
At American University, an active multidisciplinary neuroscience research environment is offered to both faculty and students and made possible through the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience.
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Introduction to the AU Physics Department

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 00:00
This is a unique physics department for many reasons, from the research opportunities to the diversity statistics.
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Dr. Elizabeth Cotter Promoted to Assistant Professor

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 00:00
Dr. Elizabeth Cotter in the Department of Health Studies was officially promoted to the position of Assistant Professor.
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Creating the Latin American “other” in the US

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 00:00
SIS Summer Scholars Research Fellowship recipient Bill Kakenmaster, SIS/BA ’17, explains his research on how US-Latin American identities are constructed through othering discourse in US print media.
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Presidential Predictions: No Polls, No Pundits

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 00:00
AU History Professor Allan Lichtman discusses presidential prediction models with professor of computer science.
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International Internships & Cross-Cultural Connections

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 00:00
Undergraduate business student, Stephanie DiLoreto, got hands-on internship experience while exploring China.
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Changing the Election Game

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 00:00
Game design can be a powerful tool in a activist's toolbox.
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Game Changer: Kelli Dunlap

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 00:00
Game design can be a powerful tool in a campaign's toolbox.
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“The Pollsters” Talk About the Countdown to Election 2016

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 00:00
The hosts of popular podcast, The Pollsters, came to AU for an event co-hosted by the School of Public Affairs and the School of Communication.
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The Power of Experiential

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 00:00
While Michael Clayton's passion for teaching motivated him to join Kogod’s faculty, the school’s commitment to education outside the classroom is what really hooked him. “The school’s focus on real-world experience is crucial,” he says.
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Meet new SIS professor Yang Zhang

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 00:00
New SIS Assistant Professor Yang Zhang, an authority on political elites and environmental activism in contemporary China, discusses his research and what drove him to pursue an academic career in historical sociology.
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Community Organizing and Democracy: Political Involvement Outside the Voting Booth

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 00:00
At a time when many Americans are disaffected with the current electoral choices, SPA hosted an event to talk about other ways to stay involved in the process outside of voting in the upcoming election.
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Key Receives Delegation from Brazil

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 00:00
In October 2016, Key hosted twenty-two executives from the Brazilian organizations in the state of Paraná, SEBRAE and SESCOOP.
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Bowles Award Deadline Extension

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 00:00
The deadline to apply for the W. Donald Bowles Award ($1000 award) has been extended to November 14th. Apply now!
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Like College…But With Helicopters

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 00:00
Stu Henderson, MSA ’16, never thought an accounting degree could get him a job in Afghanistan. Read more to find out how Kogod helped him achieve his dreams.
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The Key Team Visits Secret Service Headquarters

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 00:00
Staff at the Key Executive Leadership Programs exchanged the leafy setting of their Tenleytown office for the concrete jungle of downtown D.C. to participate in a tour of the United States Secret Service Headquarters
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