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Vicktery Zimmerman Shapes Messaging on Global Issues, Advocates for Diversity and Inclusion 

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 00:00
The public relations professional and SOC graduate has worked with top leaders to  support programs that transform lives around the world. 
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They Might Be Eagles

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 00:00
Get to know some of the academically talented, racially and ethnically diverse, changemaking students admitted to AU's Class of 2024.
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Business in the Circular Economy

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 00:00
Kogod MBA student Nathalie Arfvidson is combining her business and environmental expertise to help companies become more sustainable.
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Coping Tips from AU Health Promotion Students

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 00:00
A group of AU Health Promotion ’20 students researched strategies for promoting mental health during this difficult and uncertain time. They share them here, in their own words.
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SPA Team Wins Cybersecurity Competition

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 00:00
AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) students won the Atlantic Council's cyber policy and strategy competition, beating 21 teams from other area colleges and universities.
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From Coronavirus Response to Climate Change, For Frank Benenati Communication is Key

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 00:00
As United Airlines’ Managing Director of Communications, Frank Benenati has been on the front lines of the effort since the Covid-19 outbreak began.
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Seeking Continuity in Crisis, SPA Pivots Online

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 00:00
When the Covid-19 outbreak response prompted American University to move to online classes as of March 18, Dr. Sonja Walti, Director of Online Programs at the School of Public Affairs (SPA), led the school’s response.
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AU Receives First-gen Forward Designation

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 00:00
The designation is a national honor for the university's commitment to first-generation student success.
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New MA Degree Combines Literature, Culture, and Technology

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 00:00
This fall, American University is offering an exciting, forward-looking new graduate degree: an MA in Literature, Culture, and Technology, combining literary and cultural studies, cinema, and writing, along with digital technology and coding.
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Stronger Communities, Stronger Businesses

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 00:00
Kogod professor Jay Simon’s research demonstrates that kindness isn’t antithetical to success—it’s essential.
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First Things First: Get to Know AU's First-Gen Resources

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 00:00
AU provides resources and support to help them navigate the college experience, whether it’s figuring out finances, deciphering the many acronyms used around campus, or finding a community.
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From Breaking Cybersecurity News to Fighting Food Insecurity

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:00
Her career may not have followed a linear path, but for Pamela Hess, SIS/BA ’89, some great stories have come of it. “Everything was just luck,” she says.
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Library Online Resources

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:00
Throughout the remainder of the semester, many of the Library’s resources will be available online for students to access at home. The Library is here to assist you in every way possible.
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Expanded Insurance Coverage Impacts Opioid Crisis

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:00
SPA Assistant Professor Aparna Soni examined data from 46 states and DC and discovered a nearly 10 percent reduction rate of opioid-related inpatient hospitalizations in states that expanded Medicaid after implementation of the ACA in 2014.
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AU Providing Emergency Resources to DC Teachers and Children

Sun, 03/22/2020 - 00:00
As schools across DC face long closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, families are worried about having enough food to eat. AU's Department of Health Studies is working to help.
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AU Providing Emergency Resources to DC Teachers and Children

Sun, 03/22/2020 - 00:00
As schools across DC face long closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, families are worried about having enough food to eat. AU's Department of Health Studies is working to help.
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PhD Graduate’s New Framework Exposes Information Control Struggles in the Digital Era

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 00:00
Coskuntuncel’s research challenges the narrative that digital communication technologies favor free speech and democratic processes. He offers a new framework for understanding how non-democratic actors use “control points” to censor the flow of info.
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AU Public Health Students’ Work Continues Unabated

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 00:00
In the midst of the global pandemic crisis, fifty-seven AU public health students are continuing their important mission to support community public health organizations, ranging from the DC Department of Health to the American Heart Association.
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Securing Your Privacy Online

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 00:00
Regular use of smartphones and online platforms makes it easy to share sensitive personal information, but it is vital to take solid precautionary measures to improve safety online.
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5 Things to Know about Water Conflict

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 00:00
Leading up to World Water Day, we asked SIS professor Ken Conca to list the top five things people should know about water conflict.
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