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A Recipe for Change 

Something stinks in our food system, and it's not just the leftovers fermenting in the fridge. But a new $15 million grant will help AU researchers put a fork in wasted food. 

Rubbing Elbows

The Write Stuff

Nicholas Schmidle, SIS/MA '05, chronicles how stress testing rockets exposes the vulnerability of those who build them, fly them—and write about them


Antiracist Education 

Sara Clarke Kaplan, director of AU's Antiracist Research and Policy Center, shares 10 racial justice projects you may not have heard of

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The Spoils

Sun Roof 

Which US presidents have installed solar panels on the White House grounds?