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Five Questions for Antoaneta Tileva

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 00:00
For our getting-to-know-you series with new SIS faculty, we spoke with Antoaneta Tileva.
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AU’s Premed Program Hosts Stop the Bleed Workshop

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 00:00
The only thing more tragic than a death by bleeding is a death that could have been prevented. AU’s Premed Program, Phi Delta Epsilon, and Children’s National Medical Center, joined forces to host their first Stop the Bleed workshop at AU.
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Alumna Named Executive Director of Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 00:00
AU alumna Jessica Mallow (MA arts management ’16) will lead the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra (KSO) as its executive director, as the organization prepares to enter its 100th anniversary season.
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SIS Graduate Students Test Cyber Policy Knowledge at AvengerCon IV

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 00:00
The AU Cybernauts and CyberEagles participated in a cyber policy crisis simulation at this year's AvengerCon IV, held October 17 and 18 in Columbia, MD.
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Benefits of Microscopy for the Use of Research Experimentation

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
In the rapidly expanding field of microscopy, the scanning electron microscope (SEM) and transmission electron microscope (TEM) are at the forefront of ongoing research projects.
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Immersion and College through Practice, 3D Printing, and Open-Source Software

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
American University’s Computational and Systems Neuroscience Lab, run by Dr. Mark Laubach, aims to create a fully open-source 3D-printed syringe pump in collaboration with Linda Amarante.
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Engineers for a Sustainable World and a Sustainable University

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) American University chapter, which focuses on leaving a positive impact on the environment and increasing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) awareness at AU.
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The Impact of Mentorship

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
Dr. C’s mentorship has had a critical impact on the trajectory of students' academic and personal lives during our time at American University.
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Collaboration and Interdisciplinarity Guide

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
Joshua Tatz on the Behavior, Cognition and Neuroscience (BCaN) program at American University
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The Movement toward Open Information at American University

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
The “open movement” is a series of related efforts, with the goal of making information freely available to all.
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Microplastics in the Chesapeake Bay

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
More than 40 percent of the plastics used today are single-use. Large volumes end up as litter or in unintended places, such as our waterways
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Prevalence of Celiac Disease in South Asia

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
Globally, the majority of patients with CD are still underdiagnosed, and the prevalence is likely underestimated.
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Helping Hands: Switching to Biodegradable Gloves

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
Last spring, the biology department switched over from traditional plastic procedure gloves to entirely biodegradable gloves.
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Metal Organic Frameworks and Printing

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
Last year, Dr. Matthew Hartings spent a lot of time at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) working on research he began centered around metal organic frameworks and their ability to hold more density of gas than gas cylinders.
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Thinsat Program

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
The ThinSat program is a three-phase curriculum designed by Twiggs Space Lab.
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Bringing Myplate to Their Plate

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
Healthy Schoolhouse 2.0 is a program designed to increase health literacy and prevent obesity in elementary school students in Washington, DC.
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Why Doesn’t the US Just Send Anne Sacoolas Back to the UK?

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
Both sides can point to the Vienna Convention and to diplomatic tradition to support their case.
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Blockchain Applications

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
Why good ideas sometimes fail to materialize, and why using simple solutions can improve the chance of success.
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
In the Music Library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Cal Salant, who reviews Aja by Steely Dan.
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Combined Gift Supports Community on American University’s East Campus

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 00:00
A gift bolsters AU’s educational mission on a key part of its Northwest D.C. campus and furthers AU’s momentum. AU will name Congressional Hall and its lobby on East Campus the Marc N. Duber and Nancy E. Duber Hall and Stuart and Wilma Bernstein Lobby.
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