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Regional cooperation: the key to peace and prosperity

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 00:00
International cooperation and the provision of public goods are essential to the world’s prosperity, contends 21st Century Cooperation, a new book featuring several SIS contributors.
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Five takeaways from Senator Sheldon Whitehouse’s US environmental policy discussion

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 00:00
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) said a US “failure to lead on climate change” would reverse its power of example and standing as an exceptional nation during the annual Ignatius Lecture on the Environment on November 2.
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SIS welcomes Professor Anthony Fontes

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 00:00
Professor Anthony Fontes, a human geographer and ethnographer focusing on Central American gangs and migration to the US, joined SIS this fall.
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American University's School of Public Affairs to Host Journal of Policy Analysis and Management

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 00:00
AU School of Public Affairs has been chosen to host the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, a quarterly, peer-reviewed research journal produced by the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management.
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The Internet Bully Pulpit: Why Do World Leaders Adopt Social Media?

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 00:00
President Trump is not the only leader to embrace social media. A recent study by SPA’s Professor Thomas Zeitzoff reveals that 76 percent of world leaders had an active presence on social media by the end of 2014.
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Stories of Valor: AU Plans Several Veterans Day Events

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 00:00
In advance of the occasion, four vets and servicemembers are featured.
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Old News in a New Tier 3 Template

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 00:00
No gnews is good gnews with Gary Gnu
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A Conversation with AU President Sylvia Burwell

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 00:00
American University president Sylvia Burwell engaged with a group of AU students and student leaders about important issues facing college students and college campuses today.
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55 years later: Lessons of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 00:00
Professor Philip Brenner looks back at the Cuban Missile Crisis to share insight on how best to prevent and mitigate international security crises today.
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Students reflect on AU’s Model G20 Summit

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 00:00
On October 6, the School of International Service hosted the first-ever US-based Model G20 Summit. Student organizers Nuha Hamid and Kris Trivedi share their experiences.
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SIS professor dishes out food for thought

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 00:00
Professor Johanna Mendelson Forman describes how and why she created one the most popular courses at the School of International Service: Conflict Cuisine.
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Bringing the Real World into the Classroom

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 00:00
The Student-Managed Investment Fun Helps Students Hone their Knowledge with Experience
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Film Student Achievements of 2017

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 00:00
School of Communication film students produce high-caliber work that earns them festival screenings and awards while still in school. They work for high-profile, respected organizations helping to produce films that change minds and the world.
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Solving the Few-Body Problem in Physics

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 00:00
There aren’t many equations that can probe the wide spectrum of possible few-particle dynamics in physics. A new family of mathematical models for mixtures of quantum particles could help light the way.
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AU Commemorates National News Engagement Day

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 00:00
Day dedicated to highlight the importance of young people staying informed of current events
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Students Take Award at Conservation Film Festival

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 00:00
American University graduate students attended the American Conservation Film Festival (ACFF) and took home an award for for a film they created in class.
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AU Commemorates National News Engagement Day

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 00:00
Day dedicated to highlight the importance of young people staying informed of current events
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Stories of Migration: Interview with Maria Elena Salinas

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 00:00
Maria Elena Salinas—co-anchor of Univision Network News and one of the most influential journalists in the U.S—came to American University in Washington, D.C., to screen her award-winning documentary, “Risking It All: Children at the Border.”
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New Book Highlights Need for Diverse Perspectives for Successful Democracies

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 00:00
Does a new constitution improve a country’s levels of democracy? This is the question a team of American University professors asked and analyzed for their new book: Constituents before Assembly.
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Can Augmented Reality Build Stronger Cities?

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 00:00
American University professor Benjamin Stokes is researching to find out if Pokémon Go can improve our cities.
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