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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Janelle Gray, Emma Marks, Maria De Jesus, Michael Pattullo, and Jorhena Thomas.

Achievements ·

How We Spent Our Summer 2020

We caught up with a few SIS professors, students, and a recent alumnus to find out how they spent their time during the summer months.
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Jason Reynolds

Education ·

Empowering Educators: A Critically Important Racial Equity Convening

Thousands of educators joined award-winning author Jason Reynolds and AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center last week to discuss the critically important issue of teaching children about race and social justice.
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Fanta Aw

Achievements ·

A Convocation for Extraordinary Times

This year’s unique convocation featured class officers and distinguished officials welcoming the Class of 2024 via video, while some members of the President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion shared their hopes for—and advice to—the class of 2024.
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Ambassador Sally Shelton-Colby, Distinguished Scholar in Residence J Ann Tickner, Dean Christine BN Chin, Wanda Wigfall-Williams, Naomi Moland, Shadi Mokhtari, and Sarah Snyder.

International ·

100 Years of US Women’s Suffrage and Beyond: SIS Faculty Discuss Global Women’s Rights

SIS faculty discuss the impact of women’s representation and participation in activism and policy making in the context of global women’s rights movements.
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Amitav Acharya

Achievements ·

SIS Professor Amitav Acharya Wins AU’s Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award

This year's Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award recipient is SIS professor Amitav Acharya.
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A United States passport in the pocket of a suitcase.

International ·

Travel Restrictions during COVID-19: How Are They Changing “Passport Privilege”?

A Q&A with SIS professor Tazreena Sajjad on passport privilege, travel restrictions, and migration during the coronavirus pandemic.
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student and mentor

Achievements ·

Diversity in Diplomacy

Highly competitive fellowships honor outstanding young people bound for foreign service careers, reward excellence, and encourage underrepresented groups.
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Herd of wild horses running across a plain with hills in the background

International ·

Wildness Unleashed

A conversation with SIS professor Paul Wapner about his new book, "Is Wildness Over?"
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Woman wearing face mask and riding public transportation

International ·

Coronavirus: The Numbers Behind the Inequities

A Q&A with SIS professor Rachel Robinson on the numbers that prove that the novel coronavirus is affecting Black, Latinx, and American Indian populations at a disproportionate rate.
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