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SIS endows Matthew C. Shlonsky Memorial Fund

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 00:00
SIS has officially endowed a memorial fund honoring late alumnus Matthew Shlonsky, SIS/BA '14, that will support collaborative research on challenges that face the city of Washington, DC.
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SIS welcomes new Mohamed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 00:00
This semester, the School of International Service welcomes new faculty member and Mohamed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace Elizabeth Thompson. We sat down with Professor Thompson to get to know her.
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Documentary on Women’s Role in Maidan Debuts

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 00:00
Alumnus shares latest film exploring a unique perspective to the Ukrainian revolution
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Alumni Spotlight: Sydney Baldwin

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 00:00
Alumni Spotlight on Dance Program
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CNN Political Commentators Meet at AU

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 00:00
Ana Navarro and Patti Solis Doyle discussed the 2016 election with professor Jane Hall and AU students.
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Remembering Shimon Peres

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 00:00
Israeli leader, who inaugurated AU’s Center for Israel Studies, devoted his life to peace.
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Sarah Gray Shining Light

Thu, 10/06/2016 - 00:00
New book from American University alumna Sara Gray on a tragedy that led her to a new calling.
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Student researches where anti-establishment movements and xenophobia collide

Thu, 10/06/2016 - 00:00
After completing an AU Summer Scholars Research Fellowship, Emily Dalgo, SIS/BA ’17, shares her experience researching the Trump and Sanders campaigns to understand why some anti-establishment movements contain xenophobic characteristics.
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Bradley Hardy Named Brookings Economic Studies Fellow

Thu, 10/06/2016 - 00:00
American University School of Public Affairs Assistant Professor Bradley Hardy has been awarded a Brookings Institution economic studies fellowship for 2016/2017 academic year.
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AU Launches New Center on North American Integration

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 00:00
CLALS and SIS partner to start the Robert A. Pastor North America Research Initiative.
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New Research to Advance Early Child Health and Development Around the World

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 00:00
According to a new study, 43 percent of children younger than age five in low and middle income countries are at risk of not reaching their developmental potential due to extreme poverty.
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Secretary-General of OECD Angel Gurría to give keynote at American University Model G20 Initiative Launch

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 00:00
OECD Secretary-General Ángel Gurría will discuss contributions and challenges of the G20 at the American University Model G20 (MG20) Initiative Inaugural Event.
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Creativity & education drive social change

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 00:00
Alumna Geeta Raj SIS/MA '03 shares how her background and creative writing and studies in peace and conflict resolution came together to teach children to become global citizens through a digital storytelling series.
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Fear of Law Enforcement High Among D.C.-Area Blacks and Latinos

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 00:00
“Diversity in the D.C. Area: Findings from the 2016 D.C. Area Study,” shows results from the first comprehensive survey on quality-of-life issues of residents living in racially diverse and predominantly Latino neighborhoods.
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New Report Sheds Light on Diversity in Washington, DC

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 00:00
The Metropolitan Policy Center conducted a recent survey that explores diversity in Washington, DC.
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Chilean President dedicates new Mural at AU Museum President Michelle Bachelet visits Todas Las Manos

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 00:00
On September 22, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet paid a visit to the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center to dedicate a mural that symbolized painful events in Chilean history—events that reached all the way to American University.
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SPA Professor to Lead Team of Researchers to Explore Health Impacts of Urban Gentrification

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 00:00
SPA Professor Derek Hyra will head a research team to learn more about the health impacts of urban gentrification.
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‘MIXED’ Values: Biraciality in Non-Post-Racial America

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00
New SOC Faculty Documentary
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AU Professor donates two Oscars to NMAAHC

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00
Oscar winner and SOC Professor Russell Williams featured in WTOP article.
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Applications Open for NAHJ Internship

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00
Apply now to be placed in a DC journalism internship through the National Association of Hispanic Journalists
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