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Literature ·

No Visible Bruises: Rachel Louise Snyder’s NY Times Top Ten Book

Professor Rachel Louise Snyder, the nation's leading writer on domestic violence, has published her latest award-winning book, No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us.
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Alumni ·

Gain Insider’s Access to the City that Never Sleeps, New York

Looking for a new adventure in NYC? Want insider access to unique experiences? Meet Corey William Schneider, Kogod/BSBA ’11, founder and CEO of New York Adventure Club.
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From left to right: Kyle Murdock, Isabella Alcañiz, and Agustina Giraudy.

On Campus ·

SIS Professor’s Podcast Explores Immigration and Identity

On her podcast, "UPROOT," SIS professor Agustina Giraudy engages in conversations about immigration, identity, and the condition of being “uprooted.”
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Album art for Flood by They Might Be Giants. Man in a boat on the water with the text “Flood” and “They Might Be Giants”

Student Life ·

Feature Fridays

In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Ryan Jacobs, who reviews Flood, by They Might Be Giants
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Communications ·

CVL Partners with Humanities Truck

Community Voice Lab and AU’s Humanities Truck are taking the Community Voice Film Series on the road and into the community.
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Communications ·

Director Laura Waters Hinson New Documentary on DC's Tent City

Laura Waters Hinson is currently in production on a short documentary following one of America’s most unique newsrooms: Washington DC’s street paper, Street Sense.
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Alumni ·

AU Alumnae Release Synchronized Skating Documentary

Discover the story of how three very different AU alumnae came to befriend each other and make a film that has entered festivals across the nation.
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Research ·

Mainstreaming White Supremacy: A Twitter Analysis of the American ‘Alt-Right’

We caught up with Professor Carolyn Gallaher to ask questions about what she learned from immersing herself in the "alt-right" Twittersphere.
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Album art from Gregory Alan Isakov album Evening Machines. Man standing in a field with clouds behind

Student Life ·

Feature Fridays

In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Cameron Betchey, who reviews Evening Machines, by Gregory Alan Isakov.
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Science ·

AU Optics Olympiad Makes STEM Fun for DC Middle Schoolers

American University hosted more than one hundred enthusiastic students from four Washington, DC, middle schools for its fourth Optics Olympiad.
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