Pamela Hess poses in front of tree

Alumni ·

From Breaking Cybersecurity News to Fighting Food Insecurity

Her career may not have followed a linear path, but for Pamela Hess, SIS/BA ’89, some great stories have come of it. “Everything was just luck,” she says.
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The Nile River.

International ·

5 Things to Know about Water Conflict

Leading up to World Water Day, we asked SIS professor Ken Conca to list the top five things people should know about water conflict.
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From left to right: Kyle Murdock, Isabella Alcañiz, and Agustina Giraudy.

On Campus ·

SIS Professor’s Podcast Explores Immigration and Identity

On her podcast, "UPROOT," SIS professor Agustina Giraudy engages in conversations about immigration, identity, and the condition of being “uprooted.”
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Peace Corps volunteer with school children in Rwanda

Announcement ·

AU Ranks Among Top Schools for Peace Corps Volunteers for Third Straight Year

For the third consecutive year, AU has been ranked No.2 among medium size schools on the Peace Corps’ 2020 list of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities with 48 Eagles serving worldwide.
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A protest against the alt-right.

Research ·

Mainstreaming White Supremacy: A Twitter Analysis of the American ‘Alt-Right’

We caught up with Professor Carolyn Gallaher to ask questions about what she learned from immersing herself in the "alt-right" Twittersphere.
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From left to right: Cindy McCain, Balazs Martonffy, and Eugénia da Conceição-Heldt.

Achievements ·

SIS PhD Grad Wins Award at Munich Security Conference

For his dissertation on threat perception and incohesion in NATO, SIS PhD graduate Balazs Martonffy received this year's John McCain Dissertation award at the Munich Security Conference.
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Protests against war crimes in Bangladesh.

Research ·

Conservative Islamic Views Gaining Ground in Secular Bangladesh

Conservative Islamic views are gaining ground in secular Bangladesh and curbing freedom of expression.
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Alumna Sophia Vos with Dan Myers and Mary Clark

Announcement ·

American University Named a Top-Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Students

American University was named one of the nation’s leading universities and colleges for Fulbright U.S. Students.
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Flag of the United Kingdom.

International ·

Britain’s Brexit Divorce Is Here

Even though the UK is officially out of the EU on January 31, it'll take at least another 11 months of negotiations before its departure is complete.
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Members of American University's Model UN team.

Achievements ·

AU Model UN Now Ranked #2 in North America

American University’s Model UN team is now ranked #2 in North America and is the top program on the East Coast, according to Best Delegate's fall 2019 College Model UN ratings.
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