Five soldiers look at a laptop.

Technology ·

US Military Steps Up Cyberwarfare Effort

A new strategy for U.S. Cyber Command seeks to block enemies from achieving their objectives – but may not be successful, and could have unforeseen consequences.
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Book festival details

Announcement ·

Antiracist Research and Policy Center to Host National Antiracist Bookfest

The National Antiracist Book Festival, the first book festival of its kind organized around authors writing for racial equity and justice, will be hosted by American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center on AU's campus on Saturday, April 27.
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Insurgent woman's face

International ·

How Women Wage War

Professor Jessica Trisko Darden shares a short history of the role women play in war, including: Islamic State brides, Nazi guards, and FARC insurgents.
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Sylvia Burwell, Eric Liu, Susan Rice, Maria Elena Salinas, Ibram Kendi

On Campus ·

"Changemaker" Panelists Reflect on Race, Culture, and Their Own Challenges and Successes

Four leaders in government, media, and higher education shared the trials and triumphs that them led to where they are today, reflected on the meaning of "changemaking," and more.
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Michelle Egan and Tamar Gutner

Research ·

SIS Professors Gutner and Egan Combine Research and Practice Through CFR Fellowships

SIS Professors Tamar Gutner and Michelle Egan use their CFR fellowships for IMF and Canadian trade research.
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Cody Ragonese (SIS BA ’14) beside two BRO campers.

International ·

Masculinity and Men’s Health

According to Cody Ragonese (SIS BA ’14), at different ages and income levels all around the world, behaviors perceived as masculine have an impact on the health of boys and men—and they’re rarely positive.
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El Salvadorian President Nayib Bukele

International ·

5 Things to Know About El Salvador’s New President

The smallest country in Latin America has elected a new president. We checked in with SIS professor Charles Call to learn more about how El Salvador's new 37-year-old anti-establishment leader is poised to disrupt the status-quo.
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A drone flies in the air.

Research ·

New SIS Center Weighs the Costs and Benefits of New Technology

How will new technology affect our future? The SIS Center for Security, Innovation, and New Technology aims to address this question as objectively as possible.
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Theodore Freudenberg standing outdoors

International ·

The Right to Recreation in DC

For his senior capstone project, SIS student Theodore Freudenberg researched the District of Columbia's Parks and Recreation goals and opportunities for people with disabilities.
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Group of students on the quad.

Student Life ·

Meet the Student Advisory Council Co-Chairs Focused on Inclusive Excellence

Rafael Cestero and Erick Brock talk about their life experiences and goals for AU.
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