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Feature Fridays

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:00
In the music library’s ongoing series, this week’s feature is from guest blogger Hannah Ruth Wellons, who reviews Company by Stephen Sondheim.
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Message from Pride Alumni Alliance Chair

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 00:00
With all that’s going on around us from a pandemic to racial injustice, spirits are low and emotions are understandably high. I encourage you to stay hopeful.
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New Report Shows Dramatic Impacts of COVID-19 on Latino-Owned Businesses in the Washington, D.C. Area

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 00:00
New survey shows thirty percent of Latino business owners in D.C. metro area were forced to close or suspend operations due to COVID-19
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Meet the 2024 Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 00:00
Five student leaders, committed to multidimensional excellence and interested in pursuing social justice careers, have been named Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars.
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Hack-Back: Toward A Legal Framework For Cyber Self-Defense

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 00:00
This article explores the controversial topic of using a hack-back, or counterhacking techniques to prevent cyber attacks.
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AU Public Health Scholars “Go Inside the Outbreak”

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 00:00
AU Public Health Scholars Director Melissa Hawkins designed this summer’s Emerging Issues in Public Health Seminar class to focus solely on the pandemic—even as events were unfolding in real time.
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AU Launches New Neuroscience Department

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 00:00
This summer, American University has launched a new Department of Neuroscience under the leadership of Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience Terry Davidson.
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AU Statement on Pending U.S. House Vote on D.C. Statehood

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 00:00
American University supports D.C. statehood.
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Investing in their Future

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 00:00
Despite the most difficult market environment that many investors have ever seen, Kogod's Student Managed Investment Fund successfully beat the stock market by over 600 basis points.
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Experience AU Museum Summer Shows Online

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 00:00
Summer exhibits and virtual events can be experienced online now.
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Capstone Projects Showcase Game Design Students’ Skills and Creativity

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:00
The 2020 capstone projects from AU's MA in Game Design, such as the video game Hollow, were as diverse and imaginative as the students who created them.
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Dow Jones CEO Almar Latour Sees Growing Demand for Quality Journalism

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:00
School of Communication alumnus Almar Latour, recently named CEO of Dow Jones and Publisher of the Wall Street Journal, shares his thoughts on quality journalism, guiding principles of his career, and memories from SOC.
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Winning MPA Capstone Poster Highlights Racial Disparities in Maternal Health

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:00
SPA students Nancy Erickson, Matthew Hufford, and Isabel Taylor have won this year’s Best MPA Capstone Poster Award with a research project entitled "Maternal Health Outcomes in D.C."
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Monica Jackson Named AU Deputy Provost and Dean of Faculty

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:00
Mathematics and Statistics Professor Monica Jackson has been named AU Interim Deputy Provost and Dean of Faculty. She has served as CAS Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and is the College’s very first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer.
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Five Videos to Watch: Faculty Experts’ Corner

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 00:00
Faculty scholars from American University’s College of Arts and Sciences share their research and expertise on the pressing issues of the day in a new series of short videos.
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SOC's Borum Chattoo Launches New Book on Comedy and Social Justice

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 00:00
SOC Professor Caty Borum Chattoo and co-author Lauren Feldman launch their book "A Comedian and an Activist Walk into A Bar: The Serious Role of Comedy in Social Justice," with foreword by legendary TV producer Norman Lear.
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 00:00
In the music library’s ongoing series, this week’s feature is from guest blogger Samuel Horsch, who reviews Most Sacred Body.
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Jeremiah Patterson Named New Director of MA in Journalism and Digital Storytelling

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 00:00
Professor Jeremiah Patterson is the new director of the MA in Journalism and Digital Storytelling, the School of Communication's unique weekend master’s program for working professionals.
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A Solid Foundation

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 00:00
Why has the housing market weathered the economic downturn so well?
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Sine Institute Hosts Discussion on JFK’s 1963 Peace Speech at AU

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 00:00
On June 17, the Sine Institute at the AU School of Public Affairs hosted an online panel of experts to discuss that iconic speech and the power of speechwriting.
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