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American University Alumni Filmmakers Shine in Various Film Festivals

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:00
Three American University alumni filmmakers have found success through creating work they are passionate about. Their inspiring and telling films are being showcased at various film festivals throughout the country.
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Perpetuating racial capitalism on the Ivory Coast

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:00
SIS Professor Jordanna Matlon’s research explores racial capitalism through the lens of labor, black masculinity, and imaginaries in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
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Bloodlust: AU’s Dracula Will Examine Sex, Gender, and Power

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:00
In the new AU production, gender roles are reversed.
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On Founders Day 2017: “Get Clawed to the Ball”

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:00
Here’s what we have planned for our third annual giving day.
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Challenges of Setting Limits on Presidential Power

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:00
Under the U.S. Constitution, presidential power is limited and subject to checks and balances. However, over the years, presidents have found ways to break away from limits.
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The First 100 Days of the Trump Administration

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:00
SPA’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies hosted an event on January 24 to review what the 100 days typically means for a new administration.
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Modern Day Renaissance Hybrid Woman

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:00
Kaylah “Kami” Simmons is a senior interested in theatre arts, media and television, entertainment, political science, and policy-making. The Washington Semester Program gave her the chance to reflect on her career plans while exploring her interests.
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Welcoming the Newest Alumni Board Members

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 00:00
Meet the university’s newest alumni leaders.
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SIS welcomes Senator Russ Feingold to campus

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 00:00
Former Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold will join SIS Dean James Goldgeier for a Dean’s Discussion on March 1 and will teach skills institute courses this spring as a Distinguished Executive in Residence.
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The Power in Pausing

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 00:00
Mindful Eagles Help AU students Pause and Relax Before They Take on the Challenges In front of them.
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Recyclemania Kicks Off at Zero Waste Basketball Game

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 00:00
Game tip-off at 7 p.m. on Feb. 8
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Why a Master’s Degree in “Strategic Communication?”

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 00:00
Potential students often ask how a master’s degree in strategic communication differs from a degree in more traditional disciplines like public relations or advertising.
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Analytics Alumna Finds Solidarity at Kogod

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 00:00
Linda Tacaraya, MSAn ’16, discovered something rare and sometimes elusive during her time at Kogod: professional solidarity.
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SPA Doctoral Student Named Founders Fellow by American Society for Public Administration

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 00:00
Zachary Bauer, SPA/PhD ’20, is one of 25 graduate students and new professionals selected to be a 2017 American Society for Public Administration Founders’ Fellow.
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Game Change: AU Senior’s ‘Code Switch’ Will Explore Identity

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 00:00
Eric Vignola is a peer leader and contributor in the new AUx2 class.
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Alumni Witnesses WSP 30 Year Evolution

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 00:00
William Grover, a professor at Saint Michael’s College, has seen first-hand how the Washington Semester Program (WSP) has evolved over the past 30 years.
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The State of Race on Campus

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 00:00
The face of racism is changing on campuses across the nation, but it’s no less destructive than in the past, according to American Political Sociologist and Duke University Sociology Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva.
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Social Impact Initiative

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 00:00
Univision, Fusion Media Group (FMG) and American University’s Center for Media & Social Impact (CMSI) today announced the launch of a new research-based initiative.
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AU’s Creative Caucus Spurs Collaboration

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 00:00
AU Professor John Simson believes in the power of synergy. This conviction inspired him to found AU's Creative Caucus--an interdisciplinary artistic forum for faculty across campus.
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Former HHS Secretary Burwell Is American University’s Next President

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 00:00
Obama Cabinet Member is First Woman to Lead AU
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