Rhonda Hamilton, Adrienne Hollis, Malini Ranganathan, Vernice Miller-Travis, and Jacqui Patterson

Announcement ·

SIS Climate Justice Event Oct. 22 Will Feature Five Women Leaders

A panel of experts will discuss climate justice issues.
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The White House.

Government & Politics ·

What Happens to National Security and Foreign Relations If the President Is Incapacitated?

The country is not completely rudderless, even if many senior officials are quarantining to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
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Rohingya refugees in refugee camp in Bangladesh.

International ·

What Motivated Bangladesh to Open Up Its Borders to Over a Million Rohingya Refugees

Bangladesh's culture as well as a painful history of a war in which 10 million sought refuge played a role in the country's opening up of its borders.
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A padlock with an American flag design secures a computer keyboard, symbolizing national security.

Government & Politics ·

How Vulnerable Is the US Presidential Election to Foreign Interference?

In this Q&A, Professor Eric Novotny shares his insights on foreign interference in US elections.
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Andreas Karelas

Alumni ·

SIS Alumnus and Author Promotes Clean Energy and “Climate Courage”

SIS alumnus Andreas Karelas is the founder of the nonprofit RE-volv, and he also authored the book Climate Courage.
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Fulbright scholarship finalists, top left to right, Karanina Bhattacharjee, Skylar Coleman, Hana Manadath, Daisyarelli Martin, Aaron Mohabbat, and bottom left to right, Kenya Roy, Ana Santos, Shay Sullivan, Henry Summ, and Kimberly Tower.

Achievements ·

AU Celebrates Fulbright Scholars

AU students honored as Fulbright scholarship finalists.
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Day of Service in Rendville, Ohio, with the Rendville Historic Preservation Society and the Southeast Ohio History Center. Mia Owens works with a Rendville resident to digitize documents and photographs. Credit: Ohio History Service Corps.

Humanities ·

Fellowship Created for Studying History of Slavery in Washington, D.C.

Mia Owens is the inaugural fellow for a new, two-year Public History Graduate Fellowship in the History of Slavery and Its Legacies.
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SIS professor

Achievements ·

SIS Professor Named to White House Commission

A Q&A with Arturo Porzecanski, newly appointed presidential advisor on economic and educational issues that impact Hispanic Americans
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Natalia Cañas

Research ·

Shlonsky Award Recipient Researches COVID-19’s Impact on DC’s Latinx Community

We spoke with Natalia Cañas (SIS/MA ’20) and SIS professor Nina Yamanis to learn more about their ongoing research with La Clínica del Pueblo, a community health-care center that provides comprehensive care to the Latinx communities in DC and Maryland.
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The flag of the United Nations

International ·

75 Years On, Does the UN Still Matter?

2020 marks the 75th anniversary year of the United Nations. We asked SIS faculty if the UN still matters today, and why.
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