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Cultivating Gratitude: An Interview with Professor Tony Ahrens

During this season of thanks, professor offers advice on how to approach the holidays mindfully and with gratitude
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Democratic Erosion Consortium Wins $1.7 Million State Department Grant

SPA Associate Professor Laura Paler part of team working to understand global democratic erosion and develop evidence-based policy recommendations to counteract it.
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Domestic Violence and Self Defense: What Happens When Women Fight Back?

AU’s Rachel Louise Snyder explains why domestic violence victims face life and death decisions
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AU Community Focused on a More Equitable and Peaceful World

Faculty and students hard at work on research and action with real-world implications
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Study Shows Hope for Veterans Suffering from Gulf War Illness

AU’s Kathleen Holton receives $6.4 million grant to study connection between diet and Gulf War Illness symptoms
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Richard Bennett

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Do Body-Worn Cameras Discourage Police Officers from Doing Their Jobs?

AU researchers examine how body-worn cameras influence police activity.
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Members of the AU community stroll through the Change Can't Wait festival's research walk.

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Students, Professors Showcase Work with Research Walk

More than 40 student, faculty, and staff researchers lined the Friedheim Quad during the Change Can't Wait Festival last month to showcase their solutions to today's most pressing challenges.
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Going Green: AU Environmental Scientists Work to Save Our Planet

Department of Environmental Science faculty and students hard at work on research with real-world implications
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Silvia Kim

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Do Demographics Control Election Outcomes?

SPA professor finds little evidence that voters’ demographics predict their choices at the ballot box.
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TRAPPIST-1 System. Credit NASA.

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Exploring the Worlds of TRAPPIST-1

The TRAPPIST-1 system is a gold mine of study as scientists search for signs of life.
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