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Orisanmi Burton

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Orisanmi Burton Named 2021 Freedom Scholar

Annual award from Marguerite Casey Foundation and Group Health Foundation provides $1.5 million for scholars whose work supports social movements
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Profs. Nathalie Japkowicz and Zois Boukouvalas

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Using Statistics to Aid in the Fight Against Misinformation

Machine learning model detects misinformation, is inexpensive and is transparent
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Abby Phillip. Courtesy CNN.

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CNN’s Abby Phillip Announced as Fall 2021 Commencement Speaker

Phillip will deliver keynote address in first fully traditional in-person ceremony since the onset of pandemic
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Sine Fellows and Distinguished Fellows Combined photo

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New Cohort of Sine Institute of Policy & Politics Fellows and Distinguished Lecturers Brings Unique Experience and Innovation to American University

Sine Institute of Policy & Politics Announced New Cohort of Fellows and Distinguished Lecturers
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Antoine Sanfuentes Spring 2022 Distinguished Lecturer

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American University Alumnus and CNN Executive, Antoine Sanfuentes, Named Distinguished Guest Lecturer at School of Communication

Sanfuentes will be a Distinguished Guest Lecturer for the Spring 2022 Semester
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Partial skull of Leti. University of the Witwatersrand

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AU Alumna Becca Peixotto Part of Team to Recover Child Remains of Human Ancestor Homo naledi

The team of researchers published research on the remains recovered from the Rising Star cave complex, a child's skull and teeth from around 250,000 years ago.
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Photographs of Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Ra’naa Iqbal and Stephen Demarais, which were taken while they served in the Peace Corps.

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AU Among Peace Corps’ Top-Enrolling Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program Institutions

The Peace Corps has named AU No. 1 among the top 10 Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program institutions for the 2020–21 academic year, ranked by enrollment.
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CityTutor DC Partners with AU School of Education to Expand High-Impact Tutoring to More DC Students

The School of Education and CityTutor DC are partnering to bring high-impact tutoring to D.C. elementary school students at Perry Street Preparatory Public Charter School in Northeast DC.
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Police Officers

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Police Training Needs Urgent Reforms, New Report from American University Reveals

A new AU report reveals that instructional models that are used to train police officers are in need of immediate transformation.
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Scrabble letters spell "gun control"

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Study: Massachusetts Gun-Control Legislation Has Had No Effect on Violent Crime

A new SPA study examined the impact changes to background checks and licensing policies has made on different types of violent crime in Massachusetts.
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