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  • American University sociologist’s new research finds little news coverage of the Fukushima disaster identified health risks to public.

    News Coverage of Fukushima Disaster Found Lacking

    A new analysis by American University sociology professor Celine Marie Pascale finds that U.S. news media coverage of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan largely minimized health risks to the public.
    March 10, 2015

  • Officers of Cos. A & B, 3rd Mass. Heavy Artillery, Fort Totten. Courtesy of the National Park Service.

    The Civil War’s Long Shadow

    AU anthropologist examines how escaped slaves took refuge in forts throughout Washington.
    February 25, 2015

  • Former First Lady Laura Bush will speak at AU.

    A Night of Firsts

    Laura Bush will receive the Wonk of the Year award at Bender Arena.
    February 23, 2015

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    Book Reveals New Details About the Founding of Israel

    A new book co-edited by AU history Professor Richard Breitman has unearthed critical documents—created in the wake of the Holocaust—that shed new light on the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948.
    February 23, 2015

  • Michael Bader

    Professor Develops Tool to Speed Data Collection

    Sociology Prof. Michael Bader and colleagues created a web application that speeds up researchers' data collection.
    February 20, 2015

  • AU's Russell Williams with his Oscars and Emmys.

    Spreading Oscar Glory

    SOC professor donates two Academy Awards to the new African American history museum.
    February 18, 2015