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Can Game Design Concepts Increase Journalism Engagement? New Report says Yes

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
News outlets looking to increase engagement with readers should look to concepts from game design.
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American University Senior Craig Stevens Named a 2018 Marshall Scholar

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:00
American University student Craig Stevens has been named a recipient of the Marshall Scholarship to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.
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American University Senior Craig Stevens Named a 2018 Marshall Scholar

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 00:00
American University Senior Craig Stevens Named a 2018 Marshall Scholar
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James Comey, Former FBI Director, Visits School of Public Affairs to Speak With MPA Students

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 00:00
Former Director of the FBI, James Comey recently visited a class of first-year American University School of Public Affairs MPA graduate students to talk about ethical leadership.
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Lack of Fairness in Receiving Public Defense Services: Study Reveals Injustice in Death Penalty Cases

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 00:00
Although Americans want to believe that courts are fair, particularly in capital punishment cases, a new study by American University School of Public Affairs' Professor Jon Gould shows the courts are falling short.
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SOC@25

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 00:00
Celebrating 25 years as a school and generations of making media matter.
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Building peace in DC’s Shaw neighborhood

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 00:00
Students work to build peace in a community where alumnus fell victim to gun violence through the first award supported by the Matthew C. Shlonsky Memorial Fund for the District of Columbia.
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Undergraduate scholar examines the effects of France’s hijab restriction

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 00:00
Aman Abdelhamid, SIS/BA ’18, traveled to Paris on an American University Summer Scholars grant to interview dozens of Muslim women about how France’s hijab restrictions impacted their lives.
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Alumnus Exemplifies AU Values Through Commitment to Public Service

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 00:00
From public office, to business, arts, and education, Kevin Malecek works to benefit his beloved Cleveland community.
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Where Future Financial Analysts Are Made

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 00:00
“I think [the FSIT Lab] is one of the best things that Kogod has to offer,” Dasha Savchenko, BSF ’17, says.
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A Laughing Matter: Comedy’s Role in Social Change

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 00:00
SOC’s Caty Borum Chattoo is leading a research and creative initiative called The Laughter Effect.
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First Semester Reflections

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:00
First-year student Harrison Eichelberger discusses his transition to AU.
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Perry Wallace: A Pioneering Life

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:00
Perry Wallace was the first African-American college basketball player in the Southeastern Conference.
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STEM Students + Distance Resources = Success!

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 00:00
Distance resources at American University allow you to access materials such as data, literature, and peer-reviewed research, as well as services such as research assistance and interlibrary loan while you are away.
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Combating HIV/AIDS at home and abroad

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 00:00
SIS Professor Nina Yamanis was recently awarded an NIH grant to expand her research on HIV risks and interventions for young people in urban Tanzania.
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Free Speech: How Far Can We Go?

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 00:00
Should university officials invite speakers with extremist views to campus? What kind of protest should be allowed? Should students who threaten speakers face consequences? This was the topic of discussion at a recent SPA event.
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Finding My Way at S.E.A.

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 00:00
Environmental science student Sergio Morales, Jr. discusses his experience of studying abroad with the Sea Education Association.
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The Pursuit of Engineering

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 00:00
Learn more about a unique and relatively new joint degree program in affiliation with Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.
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Alumnus Seeks to Educate Others While Searching For Kidney Transplant

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 00:00
Stuart Miller, SPA/BS ’81, needs a kidney transplant to survive.
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The Business of Balancing Both

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 00:00
Cody Louis Cohen, BSBA '17 with a concentration in television production, is bi-lingual--but not as one might think.
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