University News

Addressing Inequality in the Era of “Alternative Facts”

American University News - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 00:00
In a lecture to students and faculty members, William T. Grant Foundation President Adam Gamoran stated that inequality is the “fundamental challenge of our time.”
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Israel and the West in a Changing Middle East

American University News - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 00:00
On March 6, just two days after announcing his intention to run for Prime Minister of Israel, Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon delivered a guest lecture at AU.
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Ambassador Susan Rice joins American University School of International Service

American University News - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 00:00
In her new capacity as Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow, former National Security Advisor and UN Ambassador Susan Rice will work on an upcoming book and mentor SIS students interested in national security careers.
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Teachers of Tomorrow: Book Drive, March 3-31

George Mason University - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 10:33

Teachers of Tomorrow, a student-run organization dedicated to supporting future educators enrolled at George Mason University, has organized their first annual book drive. They are seeking book donations for students of all ages, which they will donate to schools in the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia. Books that are new or in good condition are preferred.

The book drive will run from March 3 until March 31. Blue decorated boxes are placed in five locations on Mason’s Fairfax campus, including Fenwick Library. If you have any questions about the book drive or how you can be a part of Teachers of Tomorrow, contact teachersoftomorrowgmu@gmail.com.

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Success and Satisfaction by Design

American University News - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:00
The inspiration for Chris Palmer’s incredibly popular course, “Design Your Life for Success,” came from a student at the American University School of Communication (AU SOC).
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Clawed Made it to The Ball!

American University News - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:00
More than 660 Eagles gave during Founders Day giving event, raising over $300K in 36 hours.
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Full Circle: Current WSP Students Visit with '94 Alum

American University News - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:00
Zeuthen Kasper is the Senior Media Advisor for the European Union Delegation to the United States. He made time to visit with current Washington Semester Program students who are in the same program he was in over 20 years prior.
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Poet Ada Limón at AU: A Balance of Softness and Strength

American University News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 00:00
At American University’s latest Visiting Writer’s Series event on March 1, award-winning poet Ada Limón softly removed the barriers between herself and her audience as she shared her poetry with them.
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One-Stop for Election Results in 25 Countries

American University News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 00:00
SPA Professor David Lublin has been gathering election results of upper house legislative races from 25 countries to put together a comprehensive database.
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Race in America: Past, Present, and Future

American University News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 00:00
On February 23, students and faculty from American University and surrounding universities came together at AU’s Katzen Arts Center to hear Jelani Cobb speak
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Maslenitsa at the Embassy of the Russian Federation

American University News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 00:00
Past and Present Students from AU’s Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History Attend Traditional Pre-Lenten Festivity
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Call for 2017 Alumni Awards Nominations

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
Let's nominate our best and brightest to receive one of four alumni awards
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Plotlines of Corruption

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
Through a collaborative research grant, Professor Malini Ranganathan sheds light on the power of corruption stories by examining how citizens in global cities respond to land grabs
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Tweeting and Cheering at Discovery

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
Mirchaye Sahlu shares about a unique opportunity she was offered – and took – as part of her internship at Discover Communications.
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Award-winning documentary filmmaker visits SOC

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
Stanley Nelson, an award- winning documentary filmmaker, will visit American University School of Communication on Tuesday March 7 to discuss his work and experiences with race and racial identity.
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SPA Distinguished Scholar Ken Meier Named Top Public Affairs Researcher

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
SPA Distinguished Scholar in Residence Ken Meier was recently highlighted as the most productive political science researcher, out of a study of nearly 50,000 academics
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Reproductive Justice and Cupcakes

American University News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
Public Health Scholar Esha Dholia organized and hosted a "Reproductive Justice 101" training at American University.
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Students' Reflections on the First International Mariinsky Far East Festival in Vladivostok

American University News - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 00:00
Carmel Scholarship Recipients Experience the Arts in Russia's Far East
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A.U. Alumnus Returns as a Professor and an Advocate for Artists

American University News - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 00:00
Linda Bloss-Baum reflects on her shift from AU alumna to AU professor, and how her course, “Protecting the Creative Class,” helps Kogod students envision a career in Business and Entertainment.
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Legend Has It: Prof Shows Fake News a Problem Long Before Facebook

American University News - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 00:00
W. Joseph Campbell's updated book takes on false quotes, additional media myths.
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