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Molly Dondero is researching how Mexican immigrants' children are influenced by the U.S. food environment.

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American Diet: Prof Looks at the Eating Habits of Immigrants and Children

Sociology professor Molly Dondero is researching Mexican-American diet patterns.
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A Liberian election worker opens a ballot box.

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One-Stop for Election Results in 25 Countries

SPA Professor David Lublin has been gathering election results of upper house legislative races from 25 countries to put together a comprehensive database.
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Kogod School of Business

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Why Washington, D.C., Remains a Top Pick for Millennials

Kogod announces the second annual Kogod Greater Washington Millennial Index, a new report that provides actionable research to help understand, attract, manage or retain millennials in the greater Washington area.
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Children eating fruit at a nursery with their caretaker

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New Book: Make U.S. Globally Competitive by Transforming Childcare

A new book co-authored by SPA Assistant Professor Taryn Morrissey suggests that changes to America’s early childhood policies can improve the country’s competitiveness in the global economy.
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Gratitude issues

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Feeling Grateful? No, Thanks!

Not everyone experiences gratitude in response to the generosity of others, according to new research by American University psychology Prof. Anthony Ahrens.
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CAS professor Colin Saldanha is chair of the Biology Department and a member of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience.

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AU 2030: Colin Saldanha

CAS professor’s curiosity drives his research on the mammalian brain.
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Professor Montgomery's research on health wearable devices reveals new privacy and security risks.

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New Report Finds Health Wearable Devices Pose Consumer and Privacy Risks

An extensive new report published by the Center for Digital Democracy and American University tackles the complicated issue of health wearables and big data systems from every angle.
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New Report Finds Health Wearable Devices Pose New Consumer and Privacy Risks

The report from Kathryn Montgomery Center for Digital Democracy urges policymakers to exercise more oversight over the e-health industry, including creating new rules for data collection and protection.
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New Research Provides Methods to Combat Holiday Excess

New research co-authored by Kogod School of Business Marketing Professor Sonya A. Grier proposes mindfulness is an antidote to the adverse impacts of consumption done out of automatic thoughts, habits, and unhealthy behavior patterns.
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Mary-Margaret Koch at a PostSecret event. Credit: AU Photo Collective.

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Research with a Purpose: How an AU Student is Addressing Mental Health on College Campuses

Junior Mary-Margaret Koch will present her findings at a conference in March.
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