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American University staff stand in front of Batelle-Tompkins building with ENERGY STAR certification

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American University Earns First ENERGY STAR Certification

Battelle-Tompkins Building recognized by EPA for “Superior Energy Efficiency”
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We Are Still In with the

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Paris Climate Accord: AU Says “We Are Still In”

AU is among the universities that will maintain US commitment to addressing climate change.
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Kenyan woman holding a wood-burning stove

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AU Invests in Project Offsetting Study Abroad-Related Travel Emissions

Investment in Paradigm Project will provide efficient wood-burning stoves to African women, helping communities and the environment.
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Women in Incubator

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When Science Meets Business

Incubating entrepreneurship and innovation at AU
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Student receive chemistry awards.

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AU Students Win Prestigious Chemistry Award

Seniors Sarah Burkhard and Cassidy Hart have been chosen for the College Chemistry Achievement Award by the Chemical Society of Washington. The award annually recognizes outstanding scientists in the District’s universities.
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Left to right: Dan Fiorino, Jim Jones, Amy Duvall, and Richard Denison

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Legislative Priorities and Strategies for Environmental Protection

CEP hosted a discussion on the factors and processes that led to the passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act in 2016, a reauthorization of the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act signed by President Ford.
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Ashley Holmes

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Making Environmental Film that is Seriously Funny

This year's Eco-Comedy Video Competition was won by film and media arts graduate student Ashley Holmes. The theme was "Conservation and Environmental Protection."
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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Paul Bledsoe

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Climate, Energy Expert Joins SPA’s Center for Environmental Policy

Paul Bledsoe, an expert specializing in tax policy, energy, natural resources, and climate change, has joined SPA’s Center for Environmental Policy as an adjunct professorial lecturer.
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From left: Janelle Monae, Taraji Henson, and Octavia Spencer. Credit: 20th Century Fox Movies.

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Being Counted: Professor Talks ‘Hidden Figures’ and Minority Women in Math

Math and Stats professor Monica Jackson found her calling at an early age.
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Nuclear towers expelling water vapor.

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Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Speaks at SPA

On Feb. 14, SPA and its Center for Environmental Policy welcomed U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Stephen Burns to campus talk about the changing landscape of the nuclear industry.
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