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Business ·

Redesigning Disaster Relief

Kogod professors Ayman Omar and Heather Elms explain why our current supply chain system needs an overhaul—and how blockchain could revolutionize decision-making and transparency in the COVID-19 crisis.
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Pluto the schnauzer

Communications ·

Take It from Pluto the Schnauzer: Comedy Will Help Us Through the Coronavirus Crisis

Professor Caty Borum Chattoo writes that comedy plays an important societal role when we are working through dire, complex social problems.
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Communications ·

Online Plagues, Protein Folding and Spotting Fake News: What Games Can Teach Us During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Games are powerful tools for learning and understanding complex situations, such as how diseases spread and even how to treat them.
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Achievements ·

MPP Student’s Atypical Journey to Foreign Service Career

Aminata Sy, SPA/MPP ’21, grew up in Senegal and immigrated to the United States in 2001. As she and her husband were raising three children in Philadelphia, Sy volunteered at their school and rediscovered her own passion for learning.
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Communications ·

Society’s Dependence on the Internet: 5 Cyber Issues the Coronavirus Lays Bare

The coronavirus pandemic lays bare the many vulnerabilities created by society’s dependence on the internet.
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Black and white house on a field. American Ballads and Folksongs

Student Life ·

Feature Fridays

In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Cameron Betchey, who reviews American Ballads and Folksongs, available through Alexander Street Press.
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Headshots of the three spring 2020 Kogod grads in this article.

Business ·

Rethinking the Next Chapter

During a time of great uncertainty, Kogod graduates are as resilient as ever. Three alumni from the class of 2020 share their post-grad plans with us.
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Security, Technology, Innovation ·

Looking into the Black Mirror

This article takes a deeper look into the Netflix series, Black Mirror, and how episodes reflect current technologies and the trajectory of innovation.
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Samantha Miller accepts diploma

Internships ·

Ready to Launch: The Power of Mentorships for Jumpstarting Careers

Samantha Miller, a 2019 CAS BA graduate, currently serves as a Community Wildlife Fellow at the National Wildlife Foundation. She was guided to this position after her internship with Dr. Mamie Parker.
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Headshot of student Linda Amarante

Science ·

Linda Amarante Receives Outstanding Scholarship at the Graduate Level Award

Linda Amarante, a member of the 2020 graduating class of the Behavior, Cognition, and Neuroscience PhD Program, has received American University’s 2020 Outstanding Scholarship at the Graduate Level Award.
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