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Virtual Event at American University: Seeing Climate Change Symposium

Seeing Climate Change, a symposium at American University, will bring together leading figures from the arts, sciences, and policy worlds to address the climate emergency, with a special focus on the role of communications and art.
2-Nov-2021 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Police Training Needs Urgent Reforms, New Report from American University Reveals

The instructional models that are used to train police officers across the U.S. are in many cases antiquated, inadequate, and in critical need of immediate transformation, according to a new report by American University's School of Public Affairs.
25-Oct-2021 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Massachusetts Gun-Control Legislation Has Had No Effect on Violent Crime

A new study examined the impact changes to background checks and licensing policies has made on different types of violent crime in Massachusetts. The study found no immediate impact, suggesting that state lawmakers may want to ensure their...
22-Oct-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ford Once Again Tops 2021 Kogod Made in America Auto Index

American Auto Companies Continue to Take Top Spots on 2021 Kogod Made in America Auto Index
15-Oct-2021 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research: Face-to-Face Propaganda Is Most Effective to Influence Public Sympathy to ISIS

A new study shows that face-to-face connections are far more likely to gain new followers for the ISIS Islamic terrorist organization than messaging in traditional or online media.
1-Oct-2021 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Report Explores Priorities of College, University Leaders This Academic Year

A new report explores preparation by US colleges and universities to support their students as they return to in-person learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic and rising national polarization.
30-Sep-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American University Celebrates Doreen Bogdan-Martin’s Leadership in Inclusivity and Technology Policy

American University alumna Doreen Bogdan-Martin (AU/SIS’90) and long-time champion for global connectivity and bridging the digital and gender divides was honored with the AU's inaugural Outstanding Technology Policy Changemaker Award.
23-Sep-2021 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Web Resources Can Help Prevent Youth Radicalization

New tools to help parents and educators protect vulnerable young people from online radicalization were released today by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and American University’s Polarization and Extremism Research Innovation Lab (PERIL).
29-Jun-2021 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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