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Giving Chances, Giving Back

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:00
Howard Dvorkin, BSA '86, believes in business as a tool for service. A self-defined serial entrepreneur, he's founded countless companies on this premise - each with the mission to give back.
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Recent Grad Looks for a New Angle at POLITICO Journalism Institute

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:00
Aya Elamroussi is one of 13 students who are part of the 2018 POLITICO Journalism Institute which focuses on building diverse newsrooms.
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American University Welcomes Two New Board Members

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:00
Public relations professional and former professor to begin first terms as board members.
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Year One Done

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:00
Freshman Economics and Political Science double major Harrison Eichelberger returns to talk about his first year experience.
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Food for Action: Community-Based Research Scholars Help LAYC and Seek Answers

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:00
The class used surveys and focus groups to get a clearer picture of food insecurity.
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From Washington to Montreal, a Fulfilling Career in Lifelong Learning

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:00
As the founding Dean of the School of Professional & Extended Studies prepares to leave American University, Dr. Carola Weil reflects on an innovative career in academe and higher ed.
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Memorial Day Travel and Earnings are on the Rise - Or Are They?

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:00
This weekend, people across the country will hit the road for long Memorial Day weekend getaways. What does this mean, economically speaking?
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New Book Examines How Terrorist Groups Become Allies

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:00
A new book, Why Terrorist Groups Form International Alliances, by SPA Assistant Professor Tricia Bacon, examines why some terrorist groups choose to work together.
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How the Next Generation is Tackling the #MeToo Movement

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:00
Students at American University created the New Boundaries project to report and share women's stories about sexual assault.
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Doomsday Scenarios: SIS Prof Sharon Weiner Talks Nuclear Weapons and Choices

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:00
With a prestigious fellowship, Weiner will examine why the US maintains a massive nuclear arsenal.
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SPA Alumnus Remembered for Leadership on Capitol Hill

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:00
House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Members of Congress spoke recently at a memorial for SPA alumnus Ed Lorenzen, SPA/BA '92, who died tragically in a house fire.
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Gene Discovery Boosts Understanding of Zebra Finch Biology

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:00
Using sophisticated genome-sequencing techniques, American University researchers identified a gene in the zebra finch that could pave the way for further research into what makes a bird male or female.
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American University Names Christine Chin as New Dean for School of International Service

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:00
Dr. Christine Chin starts as the new dean for the School of International Service on June 1.
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A College Experience in Four Scenes

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:00
A graduating film major looks back on her AU SOC experience, and finds the excitement and support to dive into the sequel.
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Teaming Up with CAVA to Create a PR Campaign

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 00:00
Students in Professor Kumar's class teamed up with CAVA to develop new PR campaigns and strategies for the company.
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Visiting Researcher Shares Latest on Efforts to Regulate Genetic Resources

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 00:00
Nicolas Pauchard of the University of Lausanne recently shared findings from his research on governing genetic resources at an SPA event.
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United Entertainment Group's Building20 Challenge Lets PR Students Pitch to Pros

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:00
American University School of Communication teamed up with United Entertainment Group to create Building20 to challenge students and give them a real-life example of how to respond to a 'request for proposal'.
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Making a Mayvin

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 00:00
Kogod alumni Melanie Ziemnik and Lisa Rosenthal share the story of their work together and the impact they're making.
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AUx2: Two Facilitators Discuss the Race and Social Identity Course

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 00:00
Andrea Malamisura and Brazil McCray reflect on race discussions in the classroom.
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AU Honors College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Work Across Disciplines

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 00:00
Each year, American University honors outstanding faculty who have made significant contributions in teaching, research, collaboration, and service.
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