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Celebrate Research at AU

Mon, 09/23/2019 - 00:00
Learn about research at AU at the 3rd Annual Research Fair on Wednesday, October 30, 2019!
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Center for Israel Studies Receives $2 Million as part of $7 Million Gift

Mon, 09/23/2019 - 00:00
The College of Arts and Sciences’ Center for Israel Studies (CIS) has received $2 million as part of an extraordinary gift of $7 million to American University from Board of Trustees member Alan Meltzer and his wife, Amy.
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Get to Know Them: Jessica Gephart

Mon, 09/23/2019 - 00:00
This profile on CAS’s newest environmental science professor is part of a series on recently hired faculty.
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Gift of $7 Million Will Support New Athletics Facility and Center for Israel Studies Fellowship

Mon, 09/23/2019 - 00:00
American University Board of Trustees member Alan L. Meltzer, a graduate of AU, and his wife, Amy, have made a $7 million gift in support of AU’s new Center for Athletics Performance as well as the university’s renowned Center for Israel Studies (CIS).
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 00:00
In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Jalen Lesly, who reviews Homogenic, by Björk
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Katzen Soundbites

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 00:00
Katzen Soundbites is the Music Library's series of lunchtime concerts from 12:35-12:55 in the Katzen Rotunda. Soundbites is a collaboration between the AU Library and the Department of Performing Arts.
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Who’s in Your Wallet?

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 00:00
The Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center and the SANS Institute are working together to increase cybersecurity awareness and decrease the number of data breaches.
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Gender on the Ballot: The Electability Question in 2020

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 00:00
The Women & Politics Institute and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation co-hosted a panel discussion on campus to shed light on what the much-discussed concept of “electability” actually means to voters in the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election.
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Passing on the Passion to the Next Generation of Filmmakers

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:00
Student Beth Ebisch shares speaking about SOC's Center for Environmental Filmmaking at the Smithsonian National Zoo. 
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Science Fiction is Real – Is the Workforce Ready?

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:00
American University’s new Master’s Degree in Data Science is preparing students with the skills to crunch that data with hands-on approaches and cutting-edge methodologies that put them at the top of this competitive field.
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How Does the European Union Really Work?

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:00
Political chaos is growing in the UK as the government tries to manage the country's exit from the European Union. What does the EU do that so angered UK voters that they voted to leave?
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SPA Prof. Jocelyn Johnston Selected as a Fellow by the National Academy of Public Administration

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 00:00
Professor Jocelyn Johnston of American University’s School of Public Affairs (SPA) has been selected by the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) for inclusion in its 2019 Class of Academy Fellows.
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American University Announces $3 Million Gift to Support New Athletics Facility

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 00:00
A $3 million gift in support of a new Center for Athletic Performance at American University will enhance the student experience and help student athletes and Patriot League champion teams reach new heights.
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First of its Kind Study Examines How Social Class is Tied to Citizen Satisfaction with Schools: What Can Be Learned from Korea

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
School of Public Affairs Assistant Professor Nathan Favero partnered with two graduate students to examine equity, a key pillar of public administration, and its impact on school evaluation in South Korea.
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A Look Back: Reactions of Women Voters to the Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
With reports over the weekend of new sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the debate over whether he should serve on the nation’s highest court has re-emerged as a political issue.
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President Burwell Offers Encouragement to Veteran Program Leaders

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
Burwell addressed the 2019 class of scholars in the Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program.
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Condoleezza Rice and Philip Zelikow on Building a Better World

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
The former Secretary of State and former 9/11 Commission executive director spoke in Bender Arena.
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Research Examines Funding Colleges Based on Performance

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
American University School of Public Affairs Assistant Professor Nathan Favero has coauthored a paper with Amanda Rutherford of Indiana University that calls into question the merit of funding colleges based on performance.
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Book Focused on Environmental Policy and Sustainability Receives International Political Science Prize

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
AU School of Public Affairs' Distinguished Executive-in-Residence Daniel Fiorino’s book, "A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth," has been awarded the Charles Levine Prize of the International Political Science Association.
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Pirates Invade the Classroom

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
SIS professor Dylan Craig’s class on piracy approaches a complex problem in an accessible and engaging way for first-year students.
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