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The Future of Capitalism? AU Grad Student Says Look at Honduras

While earning her PhD in anthropology, Beth Geglia spent a year filming and interviewing Hondurans.
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New AU Institute Supports Research in Space Science and Technology

New AU Institute Supports Research in Space Science and Technology
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Computer Science Research Aids in Mitigating Cyberthreats in Vehicles

Using machine learning techniques, American University Computer Science Professor Nathalie Japkowicz and her colleagues designed a way to detect unusual activity in a car’s computer system.
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Building Community in DC through Game Design

American University professor Benjamin Stokes empowers neighborhoods and communities to build stronger social connections through digital media.
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New Book Explores Whether Democracy Can Handle Climate Change

In his new book, "Can Democracy Handle Climate Change?" published by Polity Books, SPA Distinguished Executive in Residence Dan Fiorino challenges those who are skeptical of democratic countries’ capacity to address climate change.
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Medical Marijuana

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Research Reveals States with Medical Marijuana Laws Have Lower Workplace Fatalities

AU School of Public Affairs professor Erdal Tekin recently completed a study that examined workplace fatalities across the country
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Cybersecurity and Privacy Panel

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Cybersecurity and Privacy: Bridging Research and Practice

Industry leaders from the cybersecurity and privacy communities came together last week to discuss how to most effectively increase collaboration between fields. Panelists agreed, their work is just getting started.
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White ballot boxes with American flags.

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Democracy Denied? Allan Lichtman on the Troubled History of Voting Rights

The CAS history professor recently published a new book, The Embattled Vote in America.
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Professor Heng Xu

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The Key to Privacy and Security

Kogod Professor and KCGC director Heng Xu discusses the importance of information privacy, the pertinent need for greater awareness and how businesses and consumers can achieve it.
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Foreign Fighter Returnees: An Indefinite Threat?

AU School of Public Affairs Assistant Professor David Malet recently co-authored a paper examining how long it typically takes a returned foreign fighter to launch a domestic attack.
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