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MBAs, Designers, Doctors Create Medical Prototype for Children

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 09:31
Students in Kogod’s Full-time MBA collaborate with designers, medical professionals to develop and launch a medical diagnostic tool.
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Increasing the Green Behind the Scenes at the AU Library

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 17:06
Library personnel work hard behind the scenes to reduce the carbon footprint of our work—and to encourage eco-conscious behavior in our visitors and employees.
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Charting AU's Carbon Neutrality Progress

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:03
SOC film students document carbon neutrality research trip to Costa Rica.
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Former Florida Senator to Address BP Oil Spill at Reilly Awards

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:18
Former Senator Bob Graham will discuss lessons from the BP oil spill as part of an event honoring recipients of the William K. Reilly Awards for Environmental Leadership.
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Area Universities Recognize AU Senior for Service

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:05
Jennifer Johnson's commitment to Latin America is turning heads.
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Hunker Down for Finals!

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:17
With finals just around the corner, the library will once again be offering 24/7 hours. Having all night access to study space, computers, library materials, and group work areas makes end of the semester workload a little bit easier to manage.
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Exploring the Science of Sports

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:41
Visit AU faculty and students at the USA Science and Engineering Festival April 26 and 27.
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Jesse Reed, BSBA '16, Leads Championship Basketball Team in Points and GPA

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:05
Jesse Reed, BSBA ’16, earned Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year award on his way to leading the Eagles the their first NCAA Tournament birth since 2009.
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Talk on School Violence Fifteen Years After Columbine

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:50
Lynn Addington, an associate professor in the Department of Justice, Law & Criminology, suggested that the Columbine incident constituted a cultural shift in how the public viewed school violence.
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Bridging Wikipedia's ‘GLAM’ Gap

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:17
Professor Andrew Lih's students spread public knowledge, dodge social-media pitfalls.
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Mandi Stewart Named Penn Social Impact Doctoral Fellow

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:48
Mandi Stewart received a prestigious fellowship that brings together doctoral students to critically examine issues in the nonprofit sector.
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5 Cool Research Tools

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:45
The AU Library wants to make your research easier and more rewarding. Here are five of the terrific tools that we offer to make your academic life a little simpler.
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2014 Mathias Student Research Conference Winners Announced

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:18
Undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students win at 24nd annual Student Research Conference.
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Terrorism Expert Wins Morton Bender Prize

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:00
Joseph Young, an expert on terrorism and homeland security at American University’s School of Public Affairs, has been awarded the Morton Bender Prize.
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New York Alumni Among AU's Most Engaged

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 13:36
Three alumni volunteers share why it’s an exciting time to be an AU alumni in NYC.
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BleakHouse Press Honors Outstanding Writers

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 16:31
BleakHouse Publishing, an independent, not-for-profit press devoted to social justice, hosted its annual awards ceremony to honor the most outstanding BleakHouse writers of the year.
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See What We Have to Offer at the Music Library

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 15:26
The AU Music Library is home to a range of materials and services available to all students. With a collection that includes musicals on DVD; over 10,000 CDs; scores; and music magazines, we have something for everyone.
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Taking Advantage of the SIS Backyard

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:07
Washington, D.C. is the hub for the nation’s foreign policy. AU’s School of International Service (SIS) is an arm’s length away from some of the most influential embassies, world leaders, and agencies in the world.
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SIS Shines at ISA Convention

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:47
Dozens of SIS faculty and students recently returned from the 55th annual convention of the International Studies Association.
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