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Two students in the Chemistry of Cooking class

Science ·

Chemistry of Cooking, Science for Policymakers, and More

AU offers STEM classes that give students new perspectives and valuable workplace skills
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title slide for book review on data and goliath

Technology ·

Book Review - Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

A book review of Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World written by Bruce Schneier. Published by W.-W. Norton & Company in 2015.
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Alex Zestos and his student research team. Photo by Jeffrey Watts.

Science ·

AU’s Alex Zestos Develops Sensor to Detect pH Changes in Body

Potential implications for the study of cancer, stomach ailments, and other diseases
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Catherine Coleman Flowers

Environment ·

Hear From 2022 William K. Reilly Award Winner on Today's Environmental Challenges

Interview with Catherine Coleman Flowers, recipient of the William K. Reilly Award for Environmental Leadership from the Center for Environmental Policy at American University’s School of Public Affairs.
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People viewing solar panels

Environment ·

American University Launches Unique Student-Advised Impact Investment Fund

The experiential learning program focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments will be funded with 1 percent of the university’s endowment
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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen gives remarks on digital assets at American University.

Technology ·

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Gives Landmark Cryptocurrency Speech at AU

Yellen told an assembled crowd and media at AU’s Center for Innovation that the government should ensure responsible innovation in digital assets
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Worldwide Climate Justice Teach-In

Environment ·

AU To Co-Host and Participate in Worldwide Climate Justice Teach-In: DC

AU is partnering with seven other DC-area colleges and universities to host the Worldwide Climate Justice Teach-In. Featuring more than 30 speakers in 15 different panels, these student-focused events will highlight climate initiatives on each campus.
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Young woman writing on chalk board

Mathematics ·

Mary and Alfie Gray Award for Social Justice Established

For the vigorous and imaginative application of the mathematical sciences to advancing the cause of social justice
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Campus Race to Zero Waste 2022

Environment ·

AU Takes Part in Campus Race to Zero Waste National Competition

American University’s Office of Sustainability and Zero Waste Office encourage the campus community to participate in the annual Campus Race to Zero Waste national competition.
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Baehler and McGraw Lead Pipe Research News

Environment ·

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

Center for Environmental Policy Home, School of Public Affairs, American University, Washington, DC
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