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Tim Doud and Zoe Charlton

Arts ·

ARTivism: TALMBOUT the VOTE Digital Poster-Design Contest Around Antiracism and Election 2020

The contest kicks off a collaboration by AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center, Eaton Workshop and ‘sindikit on role of art in antiracism.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci and AU President Sylvia Burwell

Announcement ·

American University Welcomes Dr. Anthony Fauci to Family Week

Dr. Fauci discussed COVID-19 in wide-ranging conversation with American University President Sylvia Burwell.
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Spinach leaves

Research ·

Spinach: Good for Popeye and the Planet

Spinach, when converted from its leafy, edible form into carbon nanosheets, acts as a catalyst for an oxygen reduction reaction in fuel cells and metal-air batteries.
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Announcement ·

New American University Report Underscores a Critical Need for a National Cybersecurity Director

A new report by AU SPA experts urges the creation of a National Cybersecurity Director.
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Research ·

‘The Boogaloo Ballad of Henry Graves’ Outlines Movement’s Tactics of Misinformation in COVID-19 Era

An animated video co-created by AU's Polarization and Extremism Innovation Lab seeks to educate viewers about the activities of the boogaloo movement.
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Mia Owens with Ohio resident working at a computer

Humanities ·

Fellowship Created for Studying History of Slavery in Washington, D.C.

Mia Owens is the inaugural fellow for a new, two-year Public History Graduate Fellowship in the History of Slavery and Its Legacies in Washington, D.C.
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Arts ·

AU Museum in Fall: Contested Space Explores Themes Relevant to Presidential Election of 2020

Art on view this fall explores themes around the global climate crisis, particularly water as a declining resource, immigration policies, and truth and illusion in public discourse.
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Philadelphia skyline

Announcement ·

Abandoned Buildings, Fear of Calling Police Contribute to High Rate of Fatal Overdoses in Philadelphia, New Study Shows

A new SPA study reveals a relationship between overdose mortality and the conditions of neighborhoods in Philadelphia.
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Achievements ·

AU Recognized for Undergraduate Teaching and Innovation in U.S. News National University Rankings

AU ranks #76 overall, with additional achievements in first-year experiences and study abroad.
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Katie Holton talking with Kenyan villager

Research ·

Research Shows How a Diet Change Might Help U.S. Veterans with Gulf War Illness

The study, published in the journal Nutrients, details the experiments in a clinical trial of 40 veterans with GWI.
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