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An Initial Evaluation of the Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN)

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SPA Professors Publish Evaluation Report on NASEM Pandemic Response Initiative

SEAN (Societal Experts Action Network) provides rapid expert consultations to policymakers managing the pandemic.
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Partial skull of Leti. University of the Witwatersrand

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AU Alumna Becca Peixotto Part of Team to Recover Child Remains of Human Ancestor Homo naledi

The team of researchers published research on the remains recovered from the Rising Star cave complex, a child's skull and teeth from around 250,000 years ago.
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Carla Flink and Xiaoyang Xu

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What Prompts States to Act on Housing Crises?

SPA Researchers Examine Factors that Impact State-level Policy and Funding for Affordable Housing
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Does Gender Representation Improve Learning Outcomes? Only Sometimes

In 44-country study, SPA professor finds that national political context affects the benefits of same-sex teachers on student math performance.
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Does Online Learning Work? Answers From a Large University Study

SPA professor finds that face-to-face classes lead to better outcomes when accounting for instructor differences
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David Malet

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20 Years Later, A Survivor and Scholar Reflects on Amerithrax

The homegrown threat was a harbinger of modern biotech advances, and their potential unintended consequences.
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“Take Control” Workshop Series

AU Library’s “Take Control” Workshop Series Helps Researchers Manage Data and PC Files
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Suat Cubukcu

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How ISIS Propaganda Influences Public Sympathy

SPA researchers find that personal relationships matter more than social media in ISIS recruitment
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The Filbert Street Garden in Baltimore.

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RECIPES for Change: AU Lands Historic Grant to Study Wasted Food

Drawing on the diverse expertise of 40 faculty from 14 institutions, RECIPES aims to reimagine a food system that’s more sustainable, equitable, and resilient.
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Steven Dashiell and Ashely Tisdale

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Academic Diversity Postdocs Enriching AU Scholarship

Steven Dashiell and Ashely Tisdale focusing on critical disability and race studies and male-dominated subcultures
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