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Prof. Katie Holton

Research ·

The Power of the Diet

CAS Professor Katie Holton awarded $6.4 million grant for clinical trial researching dietary intervention in U.S. veterans suffering from Gulf War Illness
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Bob Koopman

Announcement ·

Leading WTO Economist Joins American University’s School of International Service

Robert Koopman, Chief Economist and the Director of the Economic Research and Statistics Division of the World Trade Organization (WTO), joins American University’s School of International Service as a Distinguished Practitioner in Residence.
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X-ray solar image of the Sun, taken by the Hinode satellite. The halo is the super-hot solar corona and the white patches on the disk are active regions, the regions of concentrated magnetic field that produce solar flares.

Research ·

New Research Highlights Role of Magnetic Flux in Radiation Emission Signatures of Ultra-Hot Gas in Sun-like Stars

Physics Professor and NASA Scientist Vladimir Airapetian contributed to findings
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Cover of the 2022 Women and Pandemic Politics Survey Report

Communications ·

New Poll: Women, the Workplace, and Pandemic Politics

New Poll of American Women Reveals the Heavy Toll and Ongoing Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic
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ESPN Campus Sign

Announcement ·

ESPN, American University Establish New, Funded Investigative Journalism fellowship

The new fellowship program will embed a full-time graduate student alongside ESPN’s journalists.
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Rusted pipes

Announcement ·

New SPA Research Addresses Environmental Justice

SPA researchers find that homeowners in lower-income neighborhoods are more likely than wealthier residents to suffer the harmful effects of lead in their drinking water.
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Arden Bendler Browning, VR Painting 12, 2020. Flashe and acrylic on shaped panel,
Courtesy of the artist and Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

Arts ·

AU Museum Exhibits Open Jan. 29

New exhibits highlight human rights, feature Israeli art and more
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Orisanmi Burton

Research ·

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

Research ·

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.

Announcement ·

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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