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Seeing Climate Change Symposium

Arts ·

AU Amplifies Climate Action Commitment with Inaugural Seeing Climate Change Symposium

CAS proud to host AU's first annual Seeing Climate Change symposium, held virtually November 5-7.
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Police Officers

Announcement ·

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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Outdoor landscape of Washington College of Law

Alumni ·

Helping Students Carry the Hidden Costs of Law School

Law students face many small but essential expenses during their education, including travel for career-expanding opportunities. WCL alumnus Chris White created a fund to help more WCL students access these types of experiences.
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Department Spotlight ·

Top Ten Things to Know About Health Promotion Management

Everything you need to know about AU’s master’s program, now offered virtually and in-person
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Announcement ·

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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2021 BAA Book Award recipients, Kayla Kelly, SPA/BA '23 (left), Johneé Wilson, SIS/BA '24 (center), and Imani Vice, SPA/BA '21 (right).

Alumni ·

Three Undergraduate Students Win Black Alumni Alliance Book Awards

Meet the recipients of the scholarships and learn how this and other alumni-funded awards help to promote a diverse and inclusive environment.
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Arts ·

Britta Joy Peterson’s “already there” Premieres at Kennedy Center

Immersive installation offers visitors a sensory labyrinth of dance and design
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Dr. Sherri Williams

Communications ·

Journalism Professor Wins NABJ Journalism Educator of the Year Award

Dr. Sherri Williams, assistant professor in race, media and communication, received the award because of her teaching and partnerships with national media outlets that published her students’ work and amplified their stories nationally.
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Research ·

Does Online Learning Work? Answers From a Large University Study

SPA professor finds that face-to-face classes lead to better outcomes when accounting for instructor differences
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Cranes, ships, and a bridge at the Port of Los Angeles

International ·

Why Is the Global Supply Chain Breaking Down?

SIS professor Daniel Bernhofen answers questions about current problems with the global supply chain.
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