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Technology ·

Book Review - Custodians of the Internet

Book review of Custodians of the Internet by Tarleton Gillespie. (New Haven, USA: Yale University Press, 2018).
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Forest restoration is one of many approaches to carbon removal.

Environment ·

6 Things to Know about Carbon Removal and Climate Change

We asked David Morrow, director of research at SIS’s Institute for Carbon Removal Law and Policy, to share with us six things to know about carbon removal and climate change.
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Twilight view of China's Biggest coal-fired power plant in Shanghai, China.

Environment ·

5 Things to Know about China and Climate Change

SIS professor Judith Shapiro breaks down China's current environmental policies.
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Filbert Street Garden

Environment ·

A RECIPE for Changing the Food System

Network of researchers led by AU to help solve wasted food problem.
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Satellite above Earth, credit NASA

Science ·

AU’s Integrated Space Science and Technology Institute

In just a short span from its establishment in 2017, American University’s Integrated Space Science and Technology Institute (ISSTI) has made many important contributions to space research.
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Cherry blossom trees along the water, credit Mark Tegethoff

Science ·

City Trees and The Urban Heat Island Effect

As global warming continues, cities become home to extreme temperatures
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Rainbow-hued keyboard, credit Jay Zhang

Science ·

Computer Science Department Celebrates Talent and Accomplishments

Let’s celebrate some of our students’ accomplishments and congratulate them for their outstanding talent
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AU I-Corps: Start Up and Stand Out

Science ·

Winners Announced: $10k Meaningful Change Challenge

Cosponsored by CAS National Science Foundation I-Corps grant and Kogod School of Business
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Farah Hussaini

Science ·

Letter from the Editor

Farah Hussaini introduces the 2021 edition of Catalyst
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A sign reads, American University is proud to be a leader in sustainability. Campus heating infrastructure upgrade. Project benefits: 40% increased energy efficiency and 4.3 million gallons of water saved annually.

Science ·

Covid-19 Pandemic Causes Decrease in American University’s Carbon Emissions 

The pandemic assisted American University’s efforts towards carbon neutrality
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