Two women in running clothes, standing at the Great Wall of China.

International ·

Running the Great Wall: AU Student Goes the Distance at Majestic Site

The ROTC rising senior spent the past year in China.
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Vegetables in a grocery store

In the Community ·

10 ways to reduce food waste in Washington, DC

The United States wastes 40 percent of the food it produces every year. A recent graduate outlines ten ways DC can cut food waste and serve as a model for food waste reduction.
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Female student with black and white jacket at a conference.

In the Community ·

Seat at the Table: Taylor Berlin Talks About ANC Service

With a commission post unfilled, this AU student stepped forward.
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Istanbul cityscape

International ·

A turbulent future may be in store for US-Turkish relations

The results of Turkey’s June elections confirmed that the state always wins. They also heralded a disruptive period for Turkish-American relations
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World map with pinpoints in Mississippi and Nigeria

International ·

Sex education lessons from Mississippi and Nigeria

Nigeria and Mississippi may be a world apart, but they have much in common when it comes to implementing sex education in their schools.
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Entire group of students in the SIS atrium after 2017 Model G20. Flags behind students.

On Campus ·

Simulated Worlds: The Model G20 Initiative Gets Students Thinking Like Real Diplomats

The SIS program will hold the special conference this October.
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Woman in sport jacket, standing outside in front of a fence.

Achievements ·

All That She Can Be: Melissa Mangold is a 2018 Tillman Scholar

The SIS grad student and Army veteran is currently a diplomatic security special agent.
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North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) flag

International ·

Russia is top on NATO’s agenda, and Trump is the wild card

NATO summits are generally sedate events that celebrate the trans-Atlantic alliance, but this year’s summit is likely to include a heavy dose of drama.
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Boat carrying shipping containers

International ·

What is the WTO?

The WTO has been a success for global trade. Would it matter if the US left the organization, as President Trump is reportedly considering?
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The bronze eagle statue outside of AU's Bender Arena on a sunny spring day.

On Campus ·

10 Reasons You Need to Go to Preview Day

Why American University’s “open house” event is a must for prospective students.
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