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New Guide Helps Parents Understand Risks of Online Radicalization During Times of Unrest

A new guide helps parents and caregivers understand how extremists are exploiting this time of unrest by targeting children and young adults with propaganda.
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In the COVID-19 era, Parents Must Be Alert to Online Radicalization. A New Guide Can Help.

The guide from AU PERIL provides resources to help parents and caregivers.
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Aquaculture’s Role in Nutrition in the COVID-19 Era

New paper from American University environmental science professor and global working group ponders four likely scenarios.
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New Report Shows Dramatic Impacts of COVID-19 on Latino-Owned Businesses in the Washington, D.C. Area

New survey shows thirty percent of Latino business owners in D.C. metro area were forced to close or suspend operations due to COVID-19
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Study Looks at Attitudes Toward Social Distancing in COVID-19 Pandemic

SPA Assistant Professor Nathan Favero's latest research project focuses on the factors that influence an individual’s willingness to social distance.
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SIS Students Conduct Research for the State Department

Under the guidance of Distinguished Diplomat in Residence Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne, SIS students conducted research on foreign policy challenges for the US Department of State.
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New Report Reveals Influence of Race in D.C.-Area Residents' Lives

Survey results show racial divide in perceptions about quality-of-life issues among Latinos, blacks, whites and Asians.
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What Do Citizens Think About Government and Nonprofit Services?

A team of five researchers from SPA look at the local metropolitan D.C. area to find out what its citizens think of local government services, nonprofit services, and their benefits.
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Award to Study Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Vendors in Africa

SPA Associate Professor Adrienne LeBas has received the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) award for a project to study the effects of COVID-19 on market vendors in Africa’s largest city, Lagos, Nigeria.
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First-Ever “Virtual” Mathias Conference Winners Announced

The winners have been announced for a very special Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Conference, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ most important forums for students to present their scholarship and creative works.
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