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American University’s Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program Receives All-Inclusive Award

American University News - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 00:00
The highly competitive scholarship program admits five freshmen annually.
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Podcast Featuring SPA Faculty Highlights How Gentrification Affects Washington, D.C.

American University News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00
SPA Associate Professor Derek Hyra talks with the Holistic Housing Podcast about his work researching gentrification and equitable urban development in D.C.’s famous U Street/Shaw neighborhood.
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Meet the 2017 Latino Alumni Alliance Book Award Winner

American University News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00
Meet the 2017 LAA Book Award Winner who was selected from a pool of passionate and talented students.
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Science, Business and Meaningful Change

American University News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00
Nicole Condon, MSSM ’15, came to Kogod for impact. She wanted to use her training in science to affect change in business—an ambition she now lives every day.
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Students Earn Analytics Certification and Professional Experience

American University News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 00:00
Jason Mollica's class was able to road test new software and earn more than a grade this semester.
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Managing Cyber Risks: Three Misconceptions

American University News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:00
How do business leaders manage cybercrime? Ayman Omar's preliminary research reveals alarming trends in how businesses approach cyber risk.
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What is President Trump Doing to Obama-Era Policy?

American University News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
A recent American University School of Public Affairs’ Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies event highlighted the many changes in executive norms and federal regulations having an impact across the country.
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From Theory to Practice

American University News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
EPL students present findings from their Summer 2018 field projects with DC-based organizations.
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Davenport Coffee Lounge serves up rich aromas and a rich history

American University News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
"The Dav" wasn’t always the beloved coffee purveyor we know today. Its history extends back decades to a time when SIS was only an idea.
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Why SIS’s Nora Bensahel signed #metoonatsec

American University News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
Distinguished Scholar in Residence Nora Bensahel shares why she published an article about her personal experience as a woman in the national security field and what the response to her article has been.
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New Study Shows That Fluctuating Household Income Affects Child Health and Nutrition

American University News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
Changing jobs can be rough on families with young children — especially in homes with low income and few resources. According to new research by SPA Associate Professor Taryn Morrissey, income and employment instability can be harmful to a child’s health.
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Next Steps: AU Graduate Finds Herself Through Math and Dance

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
Fangfei Lan is now applying to PhD programs in applied mathematics.
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New Faculty

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
New faculty members join departments in AU's College of Arts and Sciences.
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Who Is Taking Care of the Caregivers?

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
With a Hewlett Foundation grant, Economics Professor Maria Floro leads an AU research team working to integrate caregivers into economic policymaking.
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Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building Opens

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
AU opens the new Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building, a state-of-the-art facility for scientific research, collaboration, and learning.
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Next Steps: AU Graduate Finds Herself Through Math and Dance

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
Fangfei Lan is now applying to PhD programs in applied mathematics.
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New Autism Research Highlights Brain Circuit of Interest

American University News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:00
A new study on autism, first-authored by Associate Professor of Psychology Catherine Stoodley, appears as the December cover story of the journal Nature Neuroscience.
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Can Game Design Concepts Increase Journalism Engagement? New Report Says Yes

American University News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
A new report from American University's Game Lab examines the impact of game design techniques in news.
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Can Game Design Concepts Increase Journalism Engagement? New Report says Yes

American University News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
Anew report from the AU Game Lab examines the impact of game design techniques in news.
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A New Role for Estrogen: Protecting the Brain

American University News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
AU Professor Colin Saldanha’s research on songbirds reveals estrogen’s role in preventing neuroinflammation in response to illness.
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