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Community by ocean

Environment ·

The Challenge of Protecting the Environment Amid Populist Opposition

Climate change researchers examine the impact of political populism on the ability of countries to protect the environment.
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Students at Great Falls National Park

Science ·

Environmental Science and Geology Classes Move Outdoors

Hikes through local parks give students opportunity to see region’s geology
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Todd Eisenstadt

Environment ·

Climate Change Lessons from Some of the World's Most Vulnerable Communities

A November 18 online event discussed strategies to protect Dominica from climate change
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A student in a lab in the Hall of Science

Science ·

2020 Student STEM Magazine Now Online

Catalyst features latest STEM news and projects by AU students
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Person paddling through flooded area

Environment ·

Lessons on Addressing Climate Change from Bangladesh and the Global South

A CEP panel of experts discussed climate adaptation in Bangladesh
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Nicki Washington

Science ·

Look for the Helpers: Building Allyship and Advocacy in Computing and Tech

Nicki Washington discusses challenges for underrepresented groups in universities and tech fields
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Heat and Power circuit diagram

Environment ·

AU Combined Heat and Power System Reuses Waste Heat, Saves Campus Energy and Money

Natural gas-fired microturbines generate electricity locally on-campus
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Photo of a gas turbine

Environment ·

New Gas Turbines Now Generating Onsite Electricity 2020

Installation of turbines reduces AU’s off-site electrical energy generation, purchasing, and delivery.
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Tree Campus, Higher Education. An Arbor Day Foundation Program

Environment ·

AU Earns Tree Campus USA Designation for 10th Year in a Row

This summer, American University received the Tree Campus USA designation by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 10th year in a row.
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AU's Hall of Science

Science ·

Letter from the Student Editors

Farah Hussaini (BS biology ’23) and Dilpreet Raju (BS biochemistry ’20) are the student editors of the 2020 issue of Catalyst magazine.
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