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Get to Know Them: Andrew Phelps

This profile is part of an ongoing series on recently hired faculty.
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Get to Know Them: Erik Lin-Greenberg

This profile is part of an ongoing series on recently hired faculty.
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Criminal Background Checks Improve Quality of Care in US Nursing Homes

A team of American University School of Public Affairs researchers recently looked at how the quality of care in nursing homes was affected by a new federal regulation requiring applicants for nursing home jobs to undergo a criminal background check.
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Save the Date for AU Research Fair

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Celebrate Research at AU

Learn about research at AU at the 3rd Annual Research Fair on Wednesday, October 30, 2019!
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Get to Know Them: Jessica Gephart

This profile on CAS’s newest environmental science professor is part of a series on recently hired faculty.
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How Social Class is Tied to Citizen Satisfaction with Schools: What Can Be Learned from Korea

School of Public Affairs Assistant Professor Nathan Favero partnered with two graduate students to examine equity, a key pillar of public administration, and its impact on school evaluation in South Korea.
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How the Alt-Right Happened

SOC professor Saif Shahin researched how alt-right racism spread on Twitter.
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Snapshot of AU Research Numbers for FY 2019

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AU Reaches Historic Milestone

AU reaches a historic number of research funding in FY 2019.
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Antiracism in Action: Ibram Kendi Offers Hard Truths and Real Solutions

Part memoir-part manifesto, How to Be an Antiracist is a timely roadmap for activists and citizens alike.
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Start a Business, Make a Home: PhD Grad on Local Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Antoaneta Tileva examined immigrant businesses in Mount Rainier, Md., Takoma Park, Md., and Falls Church, Va.
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