Mostly white church, with white and gold altar.

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The Science of Sound

New AU professor talks music technology and recreating sounds of the past.
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What Was Machiavelli's Opinion of Greek Greats?

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What Was Machiavelli's Opinion of Greek Greats?

Christopher Lynch, professor of political science at Carthage College in Wisconsin, was the guest speaker at a SPA Political Theory Colloquium, in which he attempted to unpack what Machiavelli thought of ancient Greek philosophers Plato and Aristotle.
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Sarychev Volcano.

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Volcanic Eruptions in the Age of Climate Change

Valentina Aquilauses global climate models, as well as satellite, aircraft, and ground based observation to understand the role aerosols play in the world’s climate system.
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Hand in plastic glove holds a slide

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Experimental Biochemistry: A Student-Driven Inquiry-Based Upper Level Undergraduate Laboratory Course

From hypothesis development to experimental design, data collection and analysis, students have complete control over research projects.
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William Farmer (left; undergraduate in biology) catching up with brother Jackson Farmer (right; Research Associate, Kaplan Lab) in lab.

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Brothers and Colleagues

Jackson and William Farmer both work in the Biology department at American University.
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Former AU computer science major and Columbia engineering student, Brendan Burke on Columbia's campus.

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The Pursuit of Engineering

Learn more about a unique and relatively new joint degree program in affiliation with Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.
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Three Perspectives of Chance: A Political Theory Institute Lecture by Robert Bartlett

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Three Perspectives of Chance: A Political Theory Institute Lecture by Robert Bartlett

AU School of Public Affairs hosted Boston College’s Behrakis Professor, Robert Bartlett for a talk examining the concept of “chance” and how it’s viewed in political philosophy.
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Quantum entanglement

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Solving the Few-Body Problem in Physics

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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Pokemon Go

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Can Augmented Reality Build Stronger Cities?

American University professor Benjamin Stokes is researching to find out if Pokémon Go can improve our cities.
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Ten Big Questions about Women, Men, and U.S. Politics

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Ten Big Questions about Women, Men, and U.S. Politics

American University School of Public Affairs Professor Jennifer Lawless introduced her new book at a recent event Washington, D.C., where experts shared their take on issues ranging from wage disparity to the electability of women.
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