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Final peers team

Student Life ·

Students: Need Help with Classes, Majors, Registration? Meet the CAS Peer Advisors

Advisors can assist with registration, academic policies and procedures, and campus resources
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New energy-saving LED fixtures in Mary Graydon Center

Environment ·

Energy-saving LED lights come to Mary Graydon Center and Roper Hall

Renovations this summer brought energy-saving LED lights to Mary Graydon Center and Roper Hall
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To the Point: Extreme Weather

Science ·

Hurricanes, Wildfires and Heat Waves: Is Extreme Weather Our New Normal?

Professor Stephen MacAvoy answers our question of the week
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Jonathan Craig

Research ·

Student Research on Impacts of Pollution and Climate Change

Environmental Science students are working this summer to better understand forces harming ecosystems
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US Park Rangers at Death Valley's Furnace Creek on a 132-degree day, July 16. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Environment ·

Two Facts and a Fiction: Heat Wave

AU atmospheric scientist Valentina Aquila explains what on Earth is happening on the heels of the hottest June on record
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Nina Mewborne in American Samoa

Environment ·

Research Protecting Some of World’s Most Threatened Wetlands

MS student Nina Mewborne analyzing data from her spring fieldwork in American Samoa
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Air bubbles under water

Science ·

Deep Sea Exploration May Hold Clues to Climate Warming, Origins of Life, and More

Professor of Environmental Science Stephen MacAvoy shares his expertise on research in the deep sea, one of the greatest unexplored scientific frontiers
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Prof. Michael Alonzo, assistant professor, environmental science

Research ·

‘Shoebox’ Satellites Help Scientists Understand Trees and Global Warming

New research from American University examines the relationship between urban heat and the start and end of trees’ growing seasons
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To the Pointt: Wildfires

Environment ·

To the Point: What Is the Effect of Wildfires on Air Quality, and How Concerned Should We Be?

Professor of Environmental Science Valentina Aquila answers our question of the week
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Students standing by compost buckets at TDR

Environment ·

AU Ranks Second in Key Category in Annual Campus Race to Zero Waste Competition

AU ranked second among large universities for composting, keeping 21,009 pounds of food waste out of landfill.
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