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Doorbuster Deception

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 00:00
We spoke with two of Kogod’s marketing professors to clear up some of the deceptive marketing tactics that are used to sway shoppers on Black Friday.
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Five Questions for Jesse Ribot

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 00:00
For our getting-to-know-you series with new SIS faculty, we recently sat down with Jesse Ribot.
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AU Hosts Arts, Social Healing, and Restorative Justice Colloquium

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 00:00
The AU community gathered for a day of dialogue to reflect on the relationship between art and social and restorative justice. It was the university’s first colloquium on Creativity and Innovation for Social Healing & Restorative Justice.
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 00:00
In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Elisabeth McCarren, who reviews Channel Orange, by Frank Ocean.
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American University and Dignity Health Global Education Introduce Innovative Certificates in Healthcare Project Management and Administration

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 00:00
American University will partner with Dignity Health Global Education for certificate programs in Healthcare Project Management and Administration.
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Top Five Reasons Math is the New Trend for the Info Security and Cybersecurity Field

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 00:00
If you want to become a leader in today’s growing field of information security and cybersecurity, look no further than American University’s master’s degree in Mathematics of Information and Security.
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SIS Launches Global CRS

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 00:00
SIS has announced the launch of Global CRS: Europe, a regional immersive experience for master's students interested in European affairs.
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New Oral History Project Reveals Untold Stories About the Civil Rights Movement

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 00:00
SPA Professor of Government Gregg Ivers documents the professional rise of Julian Bond in the Julian Bond Oral History Project.
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What Can a Small Worm Teach Us About Climate Adaptation?

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 00:00
Genome of the Devil Worm has been sequenced.
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Exploring Environmental Filmmaking from East Coast to West with SOC Student Amelia Tyson

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 00:00
Amelia Tyson is a documentarian who aims to infuse the heart and a message of stewardship in the films she creates. Tyson focuses on environmental stories, hoping to both educate viewers to genuinely care for the earth.
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Mayor Michael A. Nutter Announced as American University’s Fall 2019 Commencement Speaker

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 00:00
American University President Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will deliver the university’s keynote address for its 138th commencement ceremony.
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The Hard Questions: The Center for University Excellence Will Confront Pressing Issues in Higher Ed

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 00:00
Provost Emeritus Scott Bass and Professor Cynthia Miller-Idriss will lead a new research-based center.
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Evidence Shows Costly Superfund Cleanup Worth the Investment

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 00:00
New research by SPA Assistant Professor Claudia Persico finds prenatal exposure to hazardous waste contamination during pregnancy can significantly hurt a child’s development and performance in school.
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Alumna’s Love of Knowledge Powers Future Opportunities

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 00:00
American University received a $2 million gift to create the Karin A. Akerson Memorial Scholarship Fund. After Akerson passed away in 2018, her husband honored her memory by advancing their plan to endow the transformational scholarship fund.
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From Class Assignment to Passion Project: MFA Student Eman Alghamdi on the Process of Creating “A Piece of Paper”

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 00:00
What if your family was separated by a simple piece of paper? MFA film student Eman Alghamdi tells the story of Remi, a Syrian refugee who hasn’t seen his family in three years. The film, “A Piece of Paper,” screened Nov. 10 at Suns Cinema.
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The Next Olivia Pope? PR Student Rikki Kyle Changing Representation in the Industry One Step at a Time

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 00:00
Public Relations and Strategic Communication student Rikki Kyle was the recipient of the organization’s Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award at the 2019 Public Relations Student Society of American conference.
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 00:00
In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Jalen Lesly, who reviews Fragile, by Yes.
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Campus Connections

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 00:00
Amber McGill, founding president of the Graduate Black Student Union, is creating a social support network for graduate students across AU.
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Leading Scholar Shares His Insights on Brexit and Northern Ireland

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:00
Brendan O’Leary, Lauder Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, gave a recent lecture about the unfolding Brexit drama since the United Kingdom voted “Leave” in 2016.
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Susan Zirinsky Awarded 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:00
American University has named CBS News President Susan Zirinsky as the recipient of the 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal for leadership and service.
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