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Portraits of Pamela Wright and Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Technology ·

American University Celebrates NARA’s Pamela Wright for Outstanding Leadership in Inclusivity and Technology Policy

Pamela Wright, the first Chief Innovation Officer of the National Archives and Records Administration, was honored today with American University’s Inclusive Technology Policy Changemaker Award.
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Science ·

In Demand: Grads with MS Statistics Degree and Data Science Grad Certificate

Combination degree and certificate designed to prepare students for data-driven careers
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Plants in the shape of a fist

Environment ·

The Cost of Environmental Activism

Environmental activists have been fighting for centuries for a variety of climate and social justice causes, yet the real cost of this activism has only been recently uncovered by a non-profit group, Global Witness.
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Raychelle Burks

Science ·

AU’s Detective of Chemistry: Professor Raychelle Burks

Chemistry Professor Raychelle Burks talks forensics, pop culture, and analytical chemistry
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Cyber Security Awareness Month

Technology ·

Building Defense: Email Impersonations and Cyber Scams to Avoid

Email impersonation and multifactor authentication fatigue are cyber threats to remain wary of this fall.
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Upstream, Downriver conference flyer

Environment ·

Experts Gather for Symposium on 50th Anniversary of Clean Water Act

Panelists celebrate cleaner rivers and discuss ongoing challenges from non-point source pollution, climate change, and environmental injustice.
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2022 NASA International Space Apps Challenge

Science ·

AU Hosts NASA International Space Apps Challenge

Largest annual space and science hackathon in the world: DC participants join from Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building
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Patagonia CEO Ryan Gellert speaks to students as the 2022 Sine Institute Distinguished Lecturer.

Environment ·

Patagonia Founder Gives Away Company to Tackle Climate Crisis

Patagonia CEO Ryan Gellert joined AU's Sine Institute to discuss Patagonia’s recent decision and discuss running a socially and environmentally conscious company.
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Science ·

AU Launches STEM Time Lecture Series, Wednesday Evenings

Join your favorite STEM faculty members to discuss research and careers
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flatbed truck transports new cars

Environment ·

How Will the California Gas-Powered Car Ban Help Fight Global Climate Change?

California has introduced a new ban on gas-powered vehicles starting in 2035.
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