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New Survey Suggests Future Directions for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) at SPA surveyed 1,550 former employees of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through the EPA Alumni Association about the top challenges and future direction of the agency.
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Underground heating and cooling pipes

Environment ·

AU Energy Savings To Be Maximized With New Underground Heating System

Installation of hot-water heating system expected to improve energy efficiency and produce carbon savings.
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headhot of student Irena Volkov

Science ·

CAS Scholar and Entrepreneur Headed to Harvard and MIT

During her time at AU, Irena Volkov has excelled academically, launched a successful medical technology company, earned a spot in the Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program, led AU’s neuroscience club, and served as captain of the university’s equestrian team.
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An Energy and Engineering staff member shows students the energy efficiency measures in the Katzen mechanical room

Environment ·

LEED Students Study Real-World Energy Challenges Presented by Katzen Arts Center

Energy & Engineering team partners with SIS professor for class tour of building’s mechanical room
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The ocean.

Science ·

Can We Tweak Marine Chemistry to Help Stave Off Climate Change?

Adding industrial chemicals and natural alkaline minerals could slow climate change, but like other geoengineering proposals, it comes with many complex technical and legal challenges.
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Technology ·

US Military Steps Up Cyberwarfare Effort

A new strategy for U.S. Cyber Command seeks to block enemies from achieving their objectives – but may not be successful, and could have unforeseen consequences.
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Carbon Commitment Climate Leadership

Environment ·

AU Recognized By Climate Action Organization For Achieving Carbon Neutrality

Second Nature highlights AU for being first urban campus to achieve green milestone
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Science Communication event

Science ·

New Research to Help Scientists Better Connect with Policymakers

Elizabeth Suhay, an AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) associate professor, and her coauthors, developed a new guide for scientists to best share their expertise with policymakers.
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2017 Recylcemania at Zero waste basket ball game

Environment ·

AU Men's Basketball Hosts Annual Sustainability Game Night - Feb. 13

Eagles celebrate reaching and maintaining carbon neutrality
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Photo of Professor Catherine Stoodley. Headshot in front of computer.

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Cutting-Edge Brain Research Honored by Association for Psychological Science

Associate Professor of Psychology Catherine Stoodley has been elected a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS).
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