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American University Announces $3 Million Gift to Support New Athletics Facility

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 00:00
A $3 million gift in support of a new Center for Athletic Performance at American University will enhance the student experience and help student athletes and Patriot League champion teams reach new heights.
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First of its Kind Study Examines How Social Class is Tied to Citizen Satisfaction with Schools: What Can Be Learned from Korea

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
School of Public Affairs Assistant Professor Nathan Favero partnered with two graduate students to examine equity, a key pillar of public administration, and its impact on school evaluation in South Korea.
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A Look Back: Reactions of Women Voters to the Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
With reports over the weekend of new sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the debate over whether he should serve on the nation’s highest court has re-emerged as a political issue.
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President Burwell Offers Encouragement to Veteran Program Leaders

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
Burwell addressed the 2019 class of scholars in the Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program.
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Condoleezza Rice and Philip Zelikow on Building a Better World

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
The former Secretary of State and former 9/11 Commission executive director spoke in Bender Arena.
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Research Examines Funding Colleges Based on Performance

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
American University School of Public Affairs Assistant Professor Nathan Favero has coauthored a paper with Amanda Rutherford of Indiana University that calls into question the merit of funding colleges based on performance.
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Book Focused on Environmental Policy and Sustainability Receives International Political Science Prize

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
AU School of Public Affairs' Distinguished Executive-in-Residence Daniel Fiorino’s book, "A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth," has been awarded the Charles Levine Prize of the International Political Science Association.
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Pirates Invade the Classroom

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:00
SIS professor Dylan Craig’s class on piracy approaches a complex problem in an accessible and engaging way for first-year students.
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Bridging Connections for AU Aguilas

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 00:00
Vincent Chapa, SIS/BA ’13, shares how AU faculty and staff are creating more meaningful opportunities for Latino students.
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Class of 2023 Profile

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 00:00
Highlighting AU’s Newest Class of Eagles
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Upcoming Public Policy Camp to bring Students, Policymakers Together

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 00:00
On September 27, AU's School of Public Affairs and the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) will host a Public Policy Camp for undergraduate students to discuss the study of public policy and analysis.
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Make Connections in Your Industry

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 00:00
See which industries are represented in AU’s 2019-20 Student-Alumni Networking Series.
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Researchers Identify Negative Impacts of Food Insecurity on Children’s Health

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 00:00
A new paper by researchers by American University’s School of Public Affairs and the Boston University School of Social Work confirms the negative impact of food insecurity on child health.
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How the Alt-Right Happened

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 00:00
SOC professor Saif Shahin researched how alt-right racism spread on Twitter.
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Register Now: All-American Weekend 2019

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 00:00
The future is in focus at AU. At #AllAUWeekend, discover how AU faculty, alumni, and students are impacting the world, be energized by stories of AU changemakers, and connect with fellow alumni at new signature events.
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AU’s Justice Programs Office Launches Racial and Ethnic Disparities Assessment Tool for Courts

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 00:00
The Justice Programs Office, a research center at AU's SPA, launched a Racial and Ethnic Disparities Program Assessment Tool.
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What’s Happening? ENGAGE Can Tell You

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 00:00
New app helps students find events, clubs and activities.
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When The Students Run the Show

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 00:00
This week, the AU Museum opened Moves Like Walter, the debut exhibition from the massive art collection donated to American University by the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The 87-piece show was curated by AU students.
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British Embassy Calls On AU Students’ Expertise To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 00:00
AU students present research and recommendations to embassy staff, including the deputy head of mission
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Business Disruption as Opportunity

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 00:00
Lifelong learning is the key to job security and success during a time of industry upheaval.
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