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A ghost forest of trees stripped of their bark by salt and the sun, at the Chesapeake Bay.

Study Highlights Vulnerability of Rural Coast to Sea-Level Rise

A new study by Biology's Keryn Gedan highlights the threat that climate change poses to rural land, including the potential loss of farm acreage as water rises.

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Shadows of Apartheid

Twenty-five years after apartheid, Xolela Mangcu is writing the first African-authored biography of Nelson Mandela—and urging young people to continue fighting injustice.
Mary Tschirhart sitting on a bench outside of Phillips Hall that says "George Washington University."

CCAS Dean Names New Trachtenberg School Director

Mary Tschirhart, an expert on nonprofit management and governance, will take over as the school’s newly-appointed director in August.

 

Yahia Lababidi

Alumnus Poet Turns Reluctant Activist

Writer Yahia Lababidi, BA ’96, is loath to mix politics and poetry. But in his latest collection, he points his pen at anti-immigrant hostility.

Sarah Wagner

Chronicling Homecomings

Sarah Wagner’s research on recovering MIA soldiers has taken her from Vietnam battlefields to forensic science labs to families’ living rooms. 

Taiwan Dancers

Dancing from Taiwan to D.C

Seniors Marlee Grant and Hana Springer are using lessons learned at a dance festival in Taiwan to vault their professional goals.

 


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