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O2GO reusable takeout containers filled with lunch items.

Announcement ·

American University Introduces Reusable To-Go Containers in Campus Dining

Grant from D.C. area partners supports campus efforts to reduce waste
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Catherine Coleman Flowers

Environment ·

Hear From 2022 William K. Reilly Award Winner on Today's Environmental Challenges

Interview with Catherine Coleman Flowers, recipient of the William K. Reilly Award for Environmental Leadership from the Center for Environmental Policy at American University’s School of Public Affairs.
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Mollie Russell (left) and Natalie Oliver (right)

Achievements ·

Keeping Compost Clean

AU Compost Crew designs innovative lids for bins in bid for Zero Waste.
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People viewing solar panels

Environment ·

American University Launches Unique Student-Advised Impact Investment Fund

The experiential learning program focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments will be funded with 1 percent of the university’s endowment
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Liana Garcia, Nitya Aggarwal, Hannah Nisonson, and Kayah Ryerson

Research ·

Winners Announced! Mathias Student Research Conference

Excellence in scholarship and creative works awarded
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14-yr. old striker, Fola La Follette, and Rose Livingston. Credit: Library of Congress.

In the Community ·

Women Who Have Inspired Us

A Women’s History Month celebration of women who influenced CAS women scholars
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Worldwide Climate Justice Teach-In

Environment ·

AU To Co-Host and Participate in Worldwide Climate Justice Teach-In: DC

AU is partnering with seven other DC-area colleges and universities to host the Worldwide Climate Justice Teach-In. Featuring more than 30 speakers in 15 different panels, these student-focused events will highlight climate initiatives on each campus.
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Samira Sine, left, Jeff Sine, and AU president Sylvia M. Burwell.

Government & Politics ·

Three Years in, Sine Institute Continues to Grow

As it kicks off its fourth class of fellows, the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics has created a space for open dialogue and lived up to AU’s Challenge Accepted ethos.
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Campus Race to Zero Waste 2022

Environment ·

AU Takes Part in Campus Race to Zero Waste National Competition

American University’s Office of Sustainability and Zero Waste Office encourage the campus community to participate in the annual Campus Race to Zero Waste national competition.
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Baehler and McGraw Lead Pipe Research News

Environment ·

Timely Study by SPA Researchers Provides Roadmap for Equitable Lead Pipe Replacement

Center for Environmental Policy Home, School of Public Affairs, American University, Washington, DC
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