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Book cover of The Flying Man, Aristotle, and the Philosophers of the Golden Age of Islam: Their Relevance Today

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Examining Islam’s Golden Age to Bridge the East and West Divide

Professor Akbar Ahmed's new book examines the scholars of Islam's Golden Age.
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Jack Johnson Fighting

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Jack Johnson, the Fight of the Century, and Race in America

Professor Theresa Runstedtler weighs in on the intersection of sports and race
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Dan Fiorino

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Partisanship Disrupts Governmental Collaboration on the Environment

SPA Professor and Student Publish Article Analyzing Federal-State Relationship on Environmental Policy Over Time
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Gun store counter

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SPA Professor Studies Relationship Between Mass Shootings and Gun Sales

National conversations about gun control cause knee-jerk gun shopping, especially among first-time handgun buyers
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empty classroom desks

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SPA Professor Refutes Link Between Immigration Status and School Violence

Data shows no or negative association, reshaping the conversation about resource allocation in schools
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Cradle to Kindergarten book cover

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SPA's Morrissey releases second edition of Cradle to Kindergarten

Author event scheduled to discuss updated recommendations in the wake of the COVID pandemic
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Shagun Gupta

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PhD Students Share Original Research and Fresh Perspectives at the AU Tri-School Conference

SIS PhD student Shagun Gupta reflects on American University's third annual Tri-School PhD Research Conference.
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Students working on carbon electrodes in Prof. Zestos' lab.

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By Detecting Genetic Material, Fast Sensor Has Potential Use as a Clinical Tool

In less than a second, a small sensor used in brain chemistry research can detect the key molecules that provide the genetic instructions for life, RNA and DNA, a new study from American University shows.
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Diana Burley is AU's vice provost of research.

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New Vice Provost for Research Making Quick Impression

Diana Burley brings a background in cybersecurity, IT, and research to her new position.
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Jane Palmer

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SPA’s Jane Palmer Tracks Sexual Assault Disclosures Before and After #MeToo

Article reveals insights on disclosures related to race and circumstance
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