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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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Aaron Grocholski shows visiting students the effects of polarizing filters

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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Students outside East Campus

Environment ·

East Campus Receives LEED Gold Certification

East Campus is the latest AU facility to be receive U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Gold rating.
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A child studies another language with headphones

Alumni ·

Bee Bilingual: Expanding Early Language Learning

Elizabeth Black, SIS/BA ’09, co-founder of Bee-Bilingual, is expanding childhood access to Spanish language lessons.
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Kogod alum Steve Anderson

Business ·

Business Ethics or Bust

Kogod alum Steve Anderson taps into the growing ethical consumer market with his business, Kyrgies.
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Janet Rodriguez smiles at the camera

Alumni ·

Meet White House Correspondent, Sine Institute Fellow, and Alumna Janet Rodriguez

When Janet Rodriguez, SOC/BA ’06, applied to AU, she didn’t tell her mother. After visiting DC on a high school field trip, she knew she wanted to study in the city.
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Five people posing at a party

Alumni ·

Register Now for the 2020 Black Alumni and Student Reunion

Mark your calendars: AU’s inaugural Black Alumni and Student Reunion will be held on campus April 3-5.
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From left to right: Cindy McCain, Balazs Martonffy, and Eugénia da Conceição-Heldt.

Achievements ·

SIS PhD Grad Wins Award at Munich Security Conference

For his dissertation on threat perception and incohesion in NATO, SIS PhD graduate Balazs Martonffy received this year's John McCain Dissertation award at the Munich Security Conference.
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Students at the New Hampshire primaries 2020

Communications ·

AU Students Fan Out Across NH, SC to Cover Primaries

The events capped off a nonstop week of reporting for 24 AU students enrolled in Presidential Primaries, a course offered every four years by SOC and SPA. Now in its fourth cycle, the class featured a new twist this year: South Carolina.
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Protests against war crimes in Bangladesh.

Research ·

Conservative Islamic Views Gaining Ground in Secular Bangladesh

Conservative Islamic views are gaining ground in secular Bangladesh and curbing freedom of expression.
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