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A mural of iconic people of Black culture at the East River Park Shopping Center.

Environment ·

From Urban Resilience to Abolitionist Climate Justice in Washington, DC

SIS professor Malini Ranganathan and Eve Bratman, a professor at Franklin and Marshall College, recently published an article which investigates the history of environmental racism and opportunities for climate justice in the District.
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Satellite over Earth

Science ·

NASA Partnership Provides Grants for AU Research

Space Grant Consortium funds research opportunities for faculty and students
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Group of presenters at QPRC 2019 conference

Mathematics ·

AU Hosts International Data Science Research Conference

Leaders in field gather for prestigious conference
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Panelists at conference

Environment ·

Environmental Protection Experts Analyze Challenges and Opportunities for EPA

Participants in two-day conference at AU on the future of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency underscored the need for the agency to leverage scientific expertise and share its story widely to gain support and funding needed to do its work.
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Forest stream

Environment ·

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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Reilly Awardees

Environment ·

Environment Leaders Honored With Annual Reilly Awards

The seventh annual William K. Reilly Awards for Environmental Governance and Leadership, given by AU SPA and its Center for Environmental Policy, recognized two career environmental champions — Kevin Fay and Linda Fisher.
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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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