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Islamic Finance—A Centuries-Old Approach Providing Modern Solutions

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 00:00
Kogod’s graduate certificate in Islamic finance offers an alternative way to invest in the future
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Past as Prologue: Sociology Professor Examines the Historic Roots of Latin Exclusion

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 00:00
Ernesto Castañeda’s latest book is Building Walls: Excluding Latin People in the United States.
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Up for Debate: Faculty Experts Predict Hot Topics for Democratic Presidential Debates

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 00:00
We asked some AU School of Public Affairs faculty experts what they think will play out during the early Democratic presidential primary debates.
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AU Hosts International Data Science Research Conference

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 00:00
Leaders in field gather for prestigious conference
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Professor David Haaga Wins University’s Top Award

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 00:00
2018-19 Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award
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Professor Celebrates 30 Years at “Treasure Trove" SOC

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 00:00
Professor Jill Olmsted says the most rewarding part of her AU career has been seeing the success of her former students.
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Gender on The Ballot: New Project to Examine the Role of Gender in 2020 Elections

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 00:00
The AU SPA Women & Politics Institute and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and are proud to announce the launch of Gender on the Ballot, a new non-partisan project to examine and contextualize gender dynamics in the 2020 elections.
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Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrency

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 00:00
MBA graduate Emma Garnick wants to use blockchain to change the way we do business
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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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