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Peace sign in front of the Nigerian flag

International ·

Updated: Nigerian Elections 2019

On February 16, just hours before the citizens of Africa’s most populous democracy and largest economy headed to the polls to decide their future president, election officials announced a week-long postponement.
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Alumna Sherry Soanes hosts dinner for five students as part of the Dinner with Alumni program.

Alumni ·

Alumna Sherry Soanes Never Stops Learning

Alumni Sherry Soanes’ shares about her career journey and why she gives back to AU.
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Sorcerer by Miles Davis

Student Life ·

Feature Fridays

In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Jacob Tracey as he reviews Sorcerer by Miles Davis.
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attendees at FD200 gala in library of congress

In the Community ·

Carrying the Torch: Awards Gala Celebrates Change Agents and the Legacy of Frederick Douglass

AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center co-hosts event with Douglass descendants.
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People putting food items into donation box

Research ·

New Research Focuses on Coping with Food Insecurity

Researchers from SPA, in partnership with Feeding America, recently studied how families that use government and community food assistance programs overcome obstacles and manage to put food on their tables.
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Kristian Hernandez

Communications ·

AU-Pulitzer Center Fellowship Gives SOC Students International Opportunities

The American University-Pulitzer Center International Reporting Student Fellowship gives students the opportunity to pursue international reporting projects and create meaningful stories.
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Child standing before a sunset

International ·

Senate Vote Could End US Complicity in the Saudi-Led Genocide in Yemen

The US has supported a Saudi-led military coalition that has inflicted profound and deadly damage on Yemen. Now, a Senate vote could end what Professor Jeff Bachman says is US complicity in genocide.
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A man sleeps on a piece of cardboard outside.

International ·

To End the HIV Epidemic, Addressing Poverty and Inequities One of Most Important Treatments

The main driver of HIV/AIDS has more to do with social inequity than with the virus alone.
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Ifeoluwa M. Olawole and Charlotte Prud'Humme

Research ·

Graduate Fellowships Available: Opportunity to Improve Lives Through Research

Applications are now being accepted for the Adel Ait-Ghezala Graduate Research Fellowships. These research fellowships are available to graduate students who are full-time enrolled students in a master’s or doctoral program at American University.
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Sharon Weiner and Thespina Yamanis

Research ·

SIS Faculty Win Awards for Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring

The Office of Graduate Studies and Research recently awarded Professor Sharon Weiner the 2019 Award for Excellence In Doctoral Student Mentoring and Professor Thespina Yamanis the 2019 Award for Excellence in Master's Student Mentoring.
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