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Headshot of student Julianne Kelleher

Science ·

Going Remote: Interning in Health Advocacy During COVID-19

Having returned from a semester abroad, SPA student Julianne Kelleher hadn’t planned on securing an internship. When a staff member from the NACCHO visited her health policy class and said they needed one more intern—she knew it was too good to pass up.
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Environment ·

American University Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

50th anniversary celebration of Earth Day done online, amid stay-at-home-orders.
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Zoom meeting of students and professor

Science ·

Physics “Phestival” Festivities Go Virtual

American University’s Department of Physics held its annual End-Of-Year “Physics Phestival” online this year.
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Hall of Science front view.

Science ·

Inside the Hall of Science, Expected to Open this Fall

Photos take you inside to see how detailed renderings are becoming reality.
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An AU facilities employee monitoring energy use

Environment ·

2019 Winter Break Curtailment Saves Energy

Annual winter curtailment effort yields significant energy savings
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Cows on rural landscape

Environment ·

Bridging the Rural-Urban Divide on Environmental Issues

Environmental experts spoke at an online webinar on April 15, 2020 sponsored by the AU School of Public Affairs Center for Environmental Policy.
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Head shot of Joseph Riquelme, new vice provost and chief online officer

Technology ·

First Chief Online Officer Joins AU in Midst of Pandemic

Joseph Riquelme, AU's new vice provost and chief online officer, jumped right into the planning for, and then execution, of the transition to online learning.
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New CIO Urges Students: Make Brave Choices

Steve Munson, AU’s new vice president and chief information officer, talks about his role.
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AU CIO Steve Munson

Technology ·

New CIO Urges Students: Make Brave Choices

Q&A with new CIO
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Aaron Grocholski shows visiting students the effects of polarizing filters

Science ·

AU Optics Olympiad Makes STEM Fun for DC Middle Schoolers

American University hosted more than one hundred enthusiastic students from four Washington, DC, middle schools for its fourth Optics Olympiad.
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