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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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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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Latino Businesses Experienced Disproportionate Hardship as a Result of COVID-19, and Benefitted Less from Pandemic Assistance

A new study identifies challenges faced by Latino-owned enterprises in the DC Metro Area when seeking aid during the crisis, but also local innovations for the future.
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Anna Amirkhanyan and Ken Meier

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Long Term Care Decisions Rely on Trust

SPA Scholars find that individuals making long-term care decisions do not show bias against government and trust public and nonprofit performance data
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Aquatic Foods Offer Great Untapped Potential for Providing More Sustainable Diets, Finds New Research

First assessment of its kind produces environmental profiles for the full range of aquatic, or blue foods, to help guide more sustainable food production and diets.
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Langbein and Roberts

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SPA Researchers Explore the Labor Market for Public-Sector Nurses

Study finds that wage activity in other sectors matters to public-sector nurses, and that public personnel systems are responsive in return
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