SUMMER SPOTLIGHT: Human Rights Students Champion Human Rights through Research and Advocacy

SUMMER SPOTLIGHT: Human Rights Students Champion Human Rights through Research and Advocacy

20 Jul, 2021

The Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law is thrilled to support several opportunities for student-led research on various issues within the human rights field. These opportunities contributed to the development of international norms with projects supporting the Center’s work in anti-torture, the criminalization of homelessness in the U.S., human rights and finance, and women’s rights.  

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Professor Hilary Allen Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions

Professor Hilary Allen Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions

06 Jul, 2021

On Wednesday, June 30, Associate Professor Hilary Allen testified before a House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions Hearing on “Addressing Climate as a Systemic Risk: The Need to Build Resilience within Our Banking and Financial System.” The hearing, held in a hybrid format, featured experts from different parts of the financial sector who addressed climate-related financial challenges.

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Community Updates: Looking Forward to the Fall Semester

Community Updates: Looking Forward to the Fall Semester

28 Jun, 2021

This past week, American University published an updated AU Forward Health and Safety Guide for the fall semester, outlining university requirements and operational steps that will support our students and our workforce in the return to the classroom and the office. The guide includes updated protocols for mask wearing, testing, and space capacity, and provides details about building operations, event management, and relevant policies and directives.

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Summer Spotlight: Program on Environmental and Energy Law Students Tackle Environmental Issues

Summer Spotlight: Program on Environmental and Energy Law Students Tackle Environmental Issues

24 Jun, 2021

Summer 2021 is already shaping up to be exciting and vibrant for students in American University Washington College of Law’s Program on Environmental and Energy Law (PEEL), who are tackling a wide array of environmental and climate challenges through internships and externships in both the DMV and around the country.

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Assistant Professor Priya Baskaran Receives Outstanding Academic Award from ABA

Assistant Professor Priya Baskaran Receives Outstanding Academic Award from ABA

16 Jun, 2021

American University Washington College of Law Assistant Professor Priya Baskaran has received the 2021 Outstanding Academic Award from the ABA Business Law Section’s Nonprofits Organizations Committee.

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