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Police Training Needs Urgent Reforms, New Report from American University Reveals

A new AU report reveals that instructional models that are used to train police officers are in need of immediate transformation.
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Study: Massachusetts Gun-Control Legislation Has Had No Effect on Violent Crime

A new SPA study examined the impact changes to background checks and licensing policies has made on different types of violent crime in Massachusetts.
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SPA Dean Vicky Wilkins

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AU SPA Dean Vicky Wilkins Elected as a Fellow by the National Academy of Public Administration

American University’s School of Public Affairs (SPA) Dean Vicky M. Wilkins has been selected by the National Academy of Public Administration for inclusion in its 2021 Class of Academy Fellows
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Report Explores Priorities of College, University Leaders This Academic Year

A new report, Academic Year 2021–2022: Are College Campuses Ready?, explores preparation by US colleges and universities to support their students as they return to in-person learning.
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Suat Cubukcu

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New Research: Face-to-Face Propaganda Is Most Effective to Influence Public Sympathy to ISIS

A new study finds that face-to-face connections are far more likely to gain new followers for the ISIS Islamic terrorist organization than messaging in traditional or online media.
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Urban Teachers Launches New Academic Partnership with American University

Aspiring educators will begin equity-focused coursework in 2022
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Community garden in Baltimore, one of the cities where research will be conducted.

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AU Leads NSF-Funded National Research Network to Address the Challenge of Reducing Wasted Food

National Science Foundation grant of $15M to develop data and solutions for businesses, policymakers and consumers
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Doreen Bogdan-Martin and Chris Inglis

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American University Celebrates Doreen Bogdan-Martin’s Leadership in Inclusivity and Technology Policy

Inaugural Changemaker Award Honors Alumna and Global Champion for Technology Access
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Latino Businesses Experienced Disproportionate Hardship as a Result of COVID-19, and Benefitted Less from Pandemic Assistance

A new study identifies challenges faced by Latino-owned enterprises in the DC Metro Area when seeking aid during the crisis, but also local innovations for the future.
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Films Across Borders 21

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2021 Films Across Borders Film Festival Presents Stories in A Changing World

2021 Films Across Borders Film Festival Presents Stories in A Changing World
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