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Prof. Michael Alonzo

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When a Single Tree Makes a Difference

A single tree along a city street or in a backyard can provide measurable cooling benefits.
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AU campus

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AU Campus Plan Approved by D.C. Zoning Commission

The District of Columbia Zoning Commission voted to approve American University’s 2021 Campus Plan.
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Family watching TV

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New Web Resources Can Help Prevent Youth Radicalization

New tools to help parents and educators protect young people from online radicalization released by the Southern Poverty Law Center and American University’s Polarization and Extremism Research Innovation Lab.
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The Lavender Lab, headed by Prof. Ethan Mereish, produces research on the psychological and social determinants of health for LGBTQ individuals and racial and ethnic minorities.

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Study Shows Links Between Youth Emotional Distress and Stigma Around Sexual Orientation

LGBTQ youth report negative feelings in connection with the daily stresses they experience because of their identity.
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First Ladies Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Hilary Clinton, Barbara Bush and Rosalynn Carter posing together

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American University Inaugurates First Ladies Association for Research and Education (FLARE)

AU SPA announces the launch of the nation’s first association dedicated to the study of the evolving roles and history of America’s First Ladies.
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Sine Summer Series

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Re-Imagining America After COVID: Summer Series at the Sine Institute of Policy & Politics

The Sine Institute of Policy & Politics launches a summer series Re-Imagining America After COVID.
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U.S. Rep. David Trone and June Trone

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Endowed Chair of $5 Million to Accelerate Change in Addressing Addiction and Mental Health

Gift from David and June Trone Family Foundation helps support research on addiction, related disorders
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Courtesy Sara Clarke Kaplan

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Sara Clarke Kaplan Is New Executive Director of Antiracist Research and Policy Center

Sara Clarke Kaplan is the new executive director of American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center. Prof. Kaplan will join AU on Aug. 1.
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Ashtray (1973), Franklin White. Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

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AU Museum Reopens with Limited Hours, Timed and Ticketed Entry

Patrons and university community members can now experience three shows on display, as the museum welcomes visitors back and reopens June 1.
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Jamie Raskin

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Washington College of Law Celebrates 2021 and 2020 Graduates

Speaker Congressman Jamie Raskin urges graduates to bring about ‘a more just America’
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