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Timely Study by SPA Researchers Provides Roadmap for Equitable Lead Pipe Replacement

Results could inform infrastructure legislation to replace lead pipes.
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Archaeologist Becca Peixotto Talks about Legendary Homo Naledi Expedition

Alumna shares her path from AU to South Africa’s Rising Star Cave
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SIS students Isabella Baker, Luis-Manuel Gutierrez, and Rebecca Slavik at the IS-ISSS conference on "Emerging Conflict Domains."

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Who Lives in Russia’s Backyard?

SIS students worked with Professor Dylan Craig on research that focused on Russia's actions in breakaway regions.
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Amdrew Ballard

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Passing Policy or Courting Votes?: A Look at the Priorities of Members of Congress

SPA professor explores how party support influences legislative behavior.
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Cultivating Gratitude: An Interview with Professor Tony Ahrens

Professor offers advice on how to approach the new year mindfully
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Orisanmi Burton

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Orisanmi Burton Named 2021 Freedom Scholar

Annual award from Marguerite Casey Foundation and Group Health Foundation provides $1.5 million for scholars whose work supports social movements
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Can Mobile Devices Increase Breast Cancer Education and Screening among Underserved Populations?

SIS professor Maria De Jesus’s recent research investigated the efficacy of mobile health intervention strategies related to breast cancer knowledge and screening among low-income Latina immigrants.
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Map showing the maximum range of Soviet missiles deployed in Cuba in 1962.

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What Individual Events in Political Science Can Teach Us

SIS professor Joseph Torigian recently authored an article advocating his case for event-specific research. We spoke with him to ask some questions about his article and the study of such events.
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Profs. Nathalie Japkowicz and Zois Boukouvalas

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Using Statistics to Aid in the Fight Against Misinformation

Machine learning model detects misinformation, is inexpensive and is transparent
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Janice Iwama

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Do Background Checks Reduce Gun Violence?

SPA Professor Examines Early Outcomes of the Massachusetts Gun Control Legislation
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