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No Visible Bruises: Rachel Louise Snyder’s NY Times Top Ten Book

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 00:00
Professor Rachel Louise Snyder, the nation's leading writer on domestic violence, has published her latest award-winning book, No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us.
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AU Alumnae Release Synchronized Skating Documentary

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:00
Discover the story of how three very different AU alumnae came to befriend each other and make a film that has entered festivals across the nation.
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SIS Professor’s Podcast Explores Immigration and Identity

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:00
On her podcast, "UPROOT," SIS professor Agustina Giraudy engages in conversations about immigration, identity, and the condition of being “uprooted.”
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CVL Partners with Humanities Truck

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:00
Community Voice Lab and AU’s Humanities Truck are taking the Community Voice Film Series on the road and into the community.
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Gain Insider’s Access to the City that Never Sleeps, New York

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:00
Looking for a new adventure in NYC? Want insider access to unique experiences? Meet Corey William Schneider, Kogod/BSBA ’11, founder and CEO of New York Adventure Club.
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Director Laura Waters Hinson New Documentary on DC's Tent City

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:00
Laura Waters Hinson is currently in production on a short documentary following one of America’s most unique newsrooms: Washington DC’s street paper, Street Sense.
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:00
In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Ryan Jacobs, who reviews Flood, by They Might Be Giants
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AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center to Host 2nd Annual National Antiracist Book Festival

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 00:00
The 2nd annual National Antiracist Book Festival, the only book festival of its kind organized around authors writing for racial equity and justice, will take place Saturday, April 25.
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AU Ranks Among Top Schools for Peace Corps Volunteers for Third Straight Year

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 00:00
For the third consecutive year, AU has been ranked No.2 among medium size schools on the Peace Corps’ 2020 list of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities with 48 Eagles serving worldwide.
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Mainstreaming White Supremacy: A Twitter Analysis of the American ‘Alt-Right’

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 00:00
We caught up with Professor Carolyn Gallaher to ask questions about what she learned from immersing herself in the "alt-right" Twittersphere.
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 00:00
In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Cameron Betchey, who reviews Evening Machines, by Gregory Alan Isakov.
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AU Optics Olympiad Makes STEM Fun for DC Middle Schoolers

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:00
American University hosted more than one hundred enthusiastic students from four Washington, DC, middle schools for its fourth Optics Olympiad.
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Meet White House Correspondent, Sine Institute Fellow, and Alumna Janet Rodriguez

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 00:00
When Janet Rodriguez, SOC/BA ’06, applied to AU, she didn’t tell her mother. After visiting DC on a high school field trip, she knew she wanted to study in the city.
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Bee Bilingual: Expanding Early Language Learning

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 00:00
Elizabeth Black, SIS/BA ’09, co-founder of Bee-Bilingual, is expanding childhood access to Spanish language lessons.
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East Campus Receives LEED Gold Certification

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 00:00
East Campus is the latest AU facility to be receive U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Gold rating.
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Business Ethics or Bust

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 00:00
Kogod alum Steve Anderson taps into the growing ethical consumer market with his business, Kyrgies.
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Conservative Islamic Views Gaining Ground in Bangladesh

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 00:00
Conservative Islamic views are gaining ground in secular Bangladesh and curbing freedom of expression.
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SIS PhD Grad Wins Award at Munich Security Conference

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 00:00
For his dissertation on threat perception and incohesion in NATO, SIS PhD graduate Balazs Martonffy received this year's John McCain Dissertation award at the Munich Security Conference.
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AU’s Budding Journalists Fan Out Across NH, SC to Cover Primaries

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 00:00
The events capped off a nonstop week of reporting for 24 AU students enrolled in Presidential Primaries, a course offered every four years by SOC and SPA. Now in its fourth cycle, the class featured a new twist this year: South Carolina.
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2020 Black Alumni and Student Reunion

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 00:00
Mark your calendars: AU’s inaugural Black Alumni and Student Reunion will be held on campus April 3-5.
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