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Libraries and the Fight against Fake News

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
In a ‘post-truth’ era, the ability to discern between reliable and unreliable sources of information is essential. As a skill set, information literacy allows the consumer to evaluate both data and news sources.
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Exploring disAbility as an Identity

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
New identity workshop aims to bring people with disabilities to the forefront of AU consciousness.
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Keeping the Potomac: The Politics of Water

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 00:00
American University student Elizabeth Herzfeldt-Kamprath is pursuing an MFA in Film and Electronic Media with a concentration in Environmental and Wildlife filmmaking. She talks about her experience in COMM:568: Environmental and Wildlife Production.
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Moving from Dream to Reality

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 00:00
Kent Wagner joined American University’s MFA program in the fall of 2015 planning to get a degree. Little did he know that the program he had joined would lead him to something much bigger.
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Find Love in a Not-So-Hopeless Place

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:00
Emily Roseman Tillet expected to have a thrilling experience in the Washington Mentorship Program, worked towards her career, and she also found her husband.
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Student Promotes Airline's First Flights to Cuba

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:00
AU MFA Film student Amberly Alene Ellis recently finished up an amazing gig with Alaska Airlines promoting its first flights to Cuba.
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Students Visit New National Museum of African American History and Culture

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00
College of Arts and Sciences double-alum Lonnie Bunch (BA history ’74 and MA history ’76) is opening the doors of the Smithsonian’s newest and highly acclaimed museum to AU students.
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Alumna’s Sonic Jungle: Party with a Purpose

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00
Angela Del Sol (SOC/BA ’13) is an entrepreneur, who describes herself as “a dreamer and seeker at heart.”
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Kogod Alumna Credits School for Professional Advancement

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00
"Kogod helped me see the bigger picture [in my work]. The knowledge I gained in my graduate program really helped me grow professionally” –Julie Bloecher, MBA ‘10
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Going the Distance

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00
The movie TRI follows an ordinary woman who goes on an extraordinary journey as she trains for a triathlon.
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Reflect on Black History Month with these Books, Films, & Music

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00
Black History Month is a time of observance during which we reflect on the important people and events in African American history. Here at Bender Library, we spotlight the best selections in our collection to help further celebrate Black History Month.
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Profile: 2017 Reilly Award Winner Claire Barnett

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00
Claire Barnett, the Founder and Executive Director of the Healthy Schools Network, has been selected as a recipient of the 2017 William K. Reilly Environmental Leadership Award.
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MA Student on Strategic Communication Program

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00
Student Chandler Green says her experience in SOC's Strategic Communication MA Program has made her a more engaging writer and a stronger communicator.
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AU launches Breaking Bread initiative to promote inclusion and collaboration

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 00:00
The initiative supports “OneAU” community between faculty, staff, and students
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Success Beyond Kogod: Alumnus Reflects on 40 years in Business

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 00:00
Richard Green, BSBA ‘74, reflects on his successful career in real estate and how being a Kogod graduate in D.C. shaped his path.
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American University Alumni Filmmakers Shine in Festivals

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 00:00
Inspiring and telling films from AU School of Communication Alumni are being showcased at various film festivals throughout the country.
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Assistant Professor Khaldoun AbouAssi Receives Award for Public Affairs Research

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 00:00
“I am honored to be receiving this award that commemorates the long service and dedication of Professor Robert Cleary to American University,” said AbouAssi.
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Profile: 2017 Reilly Award Winners Ben and Vannesa Henneke

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 00:00
Ben and Vannesa Henneke, founders of Clean Air Action Corporation and The International Small Group and Tree Planting Program, have been jointly selected to receive a 2017 Reilly Award.
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Scholars of the Center for Environmental Filmmaking

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 00:00
Each year, at least five graduate scholars are selected by the Center for Environmental Filmmaking based on their abilities to demonstrate leadership in their thesis films.
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Third Annual Tatiana Ball at the Embassy of the Russian Federation

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:00
AU’s Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History provides tickets to the Third Annual Tatiana Ball at the Embassy of the Russian Federation.
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