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Ukrainian woman holding a rifle in military fatigues.

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Women Warriors: SIS Prof. Co-Authors Book on Female Combatants

Jessica Trisko Darden examines Ukrainian women in non-state armed groups.
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Alex Godwin

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Expanding Research in Computer Science

Alex Godwin is a new faculty member in the College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Computer Science. We recently interviewed Professor Godwin on his research interests and the projects he plans to pursue at AU.
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Schoolchildren stand on their destroyed school in the Yemeni city of Taiz in a photo from 2018.

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The US’s Role in the Hidden Genocide in Yemen

SIS professor Jeff Bachman, director of the Ethics, Peace, and Human Rights Program at SIS, recently published an article for Third World Quarterly making the case that the violence and destruction in Yemen amount to genocide.
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Three-story brick townhouses

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Study Finds Correlation Between Eviction Rates and High Number of STIs in the U.S.

A study published by American University and Yale University outlines a correlation researchers found between America’s eviction crisis and the high rate of sexually transmitted infections.
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The purple ribbon for domestic violence prevention.

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Secret No More: New Book Exposes the Truth About Domestic Violence

Rachel Louise Snyder’s No Visible Bruises shows how ‘private’ violence is a public threat.
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Paul Behringer

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The Making of an International Political Historian

With two published articles and three research fellowships, Paul Behringer, Ph.D. student in History, paves his way to becoming a renowned academic in U.S.- Russian-Japanese History.
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Unraveling The Genetic Causes of Skin Cancer

New research from American University reveals the interplay between a key gene and receptor in the progression of squamous cell carcinoma, the second most common form of cancer in the U.S.
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A bride character from The Bremen Town Musicians smiles and holds her pigtails in her hands.

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Animating the ‘Ideal’ Soviet Woman

Intercultural and International Communication graduate student Shayna Vayser argues that Soviet animation counters the idea that the USSR was egalitarian. To conduct her research, Vayser revisited the Soviet cartoons she watched as a child.
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People next to a wagon, in front of a butcher shop.

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Out of the Margins: Prof. Finds Jewish Women at the Forefront of American History

In America’s Jewish Women, Pamela Nadell examines prominent trailblazers and unsung heroes.
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Bender Library: Supporting Impactful Research at AU

Bender Library is committed to the success of the sciences at AU and is a partner in helping make the sciences impactful on our campus and beyond.
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