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Communications ·

Employers Seek Candidates with Video Game Savvy

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlights the value video game expertise brings to your resume.
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Student Life ·

Feature Fridays

In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Cami Betchey as she reviews the soundtrack from The Pianist.
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Bethany Hall

Communications ·

Can Comedy Combat Climate Change?

Filmmakers use laughter as a launching pad for environmental engagement.
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The ocean.

Science ·

Can We Tweak Marine Chemistry to Help Stave Off Climate Change?

Adding industrial chemicals and natural alkaline minerals could slow climate change, but like other geoengineering proposals, it comes with many complex technical and legal challenges.
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Technology ·

US Military Steps Up Cyberwarfare Effort

A new strategy for U.S. Cyber Command seeks to block enemies from achieving their objectives – but may not be successful, and could have unforeseen consequences.
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Three women in 1950s housedresses: blue, red, green.

In the Community ·

Do Women Still Do the Housework?

Who does the cleaning in your house? If you are a woman, and you do the bulk of the housework, you are not alone. And now there is a new Smithsonian exhibition for you—All Work, No Pay: A History of Women's Invisible Labor, curated by AU's Kate Haulman.
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Government & Politics ·

Yes She Can: Obama White House Aides Pen Book on Women’s Empowerment

Kogod alumna Vivian Graubard and SPA instructor Jenna Brayton contributed to the new book.
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Politico

Communications ·

American University-POLITICO Diversity Initiative Welcomes Largest Class

POLITICO Journalism Institute will offer 16 university students and recent graduates intensive, hands-on training in political and policy reporting.
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Bill Sweeney

Alumni ·

Bill Sweeney Shares Expertise in Campaigns and Elections as SPA Executive-in-Residence

Bill Sweeney, BA/SPA ‘73, came to American University to be near the center of national politics and government. At the time, the campus was housing war protestors, and Sweeney discovered he had a knack for organizing who slept where.
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Communications ·

Doctoral Research Explores Data Protection and Digital Privacy in India

Erica Sudipta Basu is looking at how civil society organizations in India are influencing the discourse and policies around data protection and privacy.
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