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SIS Awards 2017

Congratulations to our students, faculty, and staff who won a variety of school, university, and external awards and honors this year.
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Davina Durgana and Kayla Williams

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SIS honors alumnae with Alumnus/a of the Year awards

Davina Durgana, a human trafficking statistician, and Kayla Williams, the director of the Center for Women Veterans, were presented with this year’s SIS Alumnus/a of the Year awards.
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Ibram X. Kendi

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Ibram X. Kendi Joins Faculty

Renowned historian will join AU as a professor and will create a new anti-racism center.
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Canadian, American, and Mexican flags.

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Rewriting NAFTA has serious implications beyond just trade

Since its inception, NAFTA has bound together North America’s economic and security considerations. It's more than just a trade deal.
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UK Parliament from opposite the Thames River

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Theresa May’s snap election gamble, explained

SIS Professor Garret Martin breaks down why the UK's prime minister, Theresa May, wants to hold a "snap" election ahead of schedule.
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Medical case overlaid atop map of the world.

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Will Trump’s global family planning cuts cause side effects?

Professor Rachel Sullivan Robinson writes about what to expect once US funding for global health and family planning is cut.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish flag.

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Turkish referendum grants more power to Erdogan: Democracy no more?

Professor Doga Ulas Eralp reflects on Turkey's democracy after historic referendum grants President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more power.
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Astronaut in space; detail from The Spaceman film poster.

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US Premiere of The Spacewalker

AU's Carmel Institute co-hosts screening of new Russian film to mark International Day of Cosmonautics.
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Robin Broad

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Professor Robin Broad wins Guggenheim Fellowship

The School of International Service congratulates Professor Robin Broad on her Guggenheim Fellowship. She is the first SIS faculty member to win the prestigious award.
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Gary Weaver

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SIS remembers Professor Gary Weaver

The School of International Service will honor the life and work of Professor Gary Weaver, who was a member of the American University community for more than 50 years, at a memorial service on April 29.
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