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New Guide Helps Parents Understand Risks of Online Radicalization During Times of Unrest

A new guide helps parents and caregivers understand how extremists are exploiting this time of unrest by targeting children and young adults with propaganda.
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AU Stands with International Students in Response to Federal Policy on F-1 Visas

AU signs on to amicus brief in support of Harvard/MIT lawsuit; joins group of Patriot League presidents in opposition to new regulations.
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Aquaculture’s Role in Nutrition in the COVID-19 Era

New paper from American University environmental science professor and global working group ponders four likely scenarios.
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New Report Shows Dramatic Impacts of COVID-19 on Latino-Owned Businesses in the Washington, D.C. Area

New survey shows thirty percent of Latino business owners in D.C. metro area were forced to close or suspend operations due to COVID-19
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AU Statement on Pending U.S. House Vote on D.C. Statehood

American University supports D.C. statehood.
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Experience AU Museum Summer Shows Online

Summer exhibits and virtual events can be experienced online now.
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AU Forward: American University Announces Operating Plan for Fall Semester

AU's comprehensive plan for fall 2020 features extensive health and safety protocols and a residential campus experience, with a blend of in-person/online and purely online classes.
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The Fight For Clean Air

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New Documentary Celebrates Clean Air Act, Highlights Communities Still Waiting for Clean Air

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital will host the premiere of a new documentary directed by the Executive Director of AU's Center for Environmental Filmmaking Maggie Stogner.
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AU Welcomes Its Inaugural Cohort of District Scholars

Eleven high-achieving students from Washington D.C.’s public and public charter high schools have been selected as American University’s inaugural class of AU District Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year.
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New Report Reveals Influence of Race in D.C.-Area Residents' Lives

Survey results show racial divide in perceptions about quality-of-life issues among Latinos, blacks, whites and Asians.
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