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SciComm Media Lab Launches with Science March Video

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 00:00
The Center for Environmental Filmmaking has launched its Science Communication Media Lab with the video SCICOMM: Raising Our Voice for Science in Public Policy.
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Grants Will Support Publication of Presidential Letters of Taylor and Fillmore

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 00:00
New SPA research professor Michael Cohen is spearheading a project for the SPA Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies (CCPS) that will edit and publish the letters of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore.
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Center for Media & Social Impact Launches “Resistance: The Exhibition”

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 00:00
“Resistance: The Exhibition,” the latest initiative of the Center for Media & Social Impact (CMSI) at the School of Communication, explores the power of photography to document social upheaval and to inspire activism and social change.
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 00:00
In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Elisabeth McCarren, who reviews Flower Boy, by Tyler, the Creator.
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A Look Into Dean Laura DeNardis’ Latest Book: “The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off-Switch”

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 00:00
In “The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off-Switch,” Interim Dean of the School of Communication and professor, Dr. Laura DeNardis hopes to convince readers that cybersecurity is the great human rights issue of our time.
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Welcome to the House of Machado

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 00:00
Carmen Maria Machado, bestselling author, National Book Award finalist, and American University alumna came back to campus this week to read from her new memoir In the Dream House in front of a packed crowd in Katzen’s Recital Hall.
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New Grants Support Examinations of Access to Quality Child Care

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 00:00
SPA Associate Professor Taryn Morrissey was awarded two grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine the barriers for low-income families in enrolling children in early childcare and preschool.
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Students Meet New Alumni Board

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 00:00
One of the key roles the AUAB has in the AU community is to connect graduates with current AU students and provide perspectives and insights into improving the AU experience.
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Message from LAA Co-Chairs

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 00:00
The Latino Alumni Alliance (LAA) has been hard at work over the past five months connecting with alumni and Latino students and integrating ourselves at all levels of conversation to form a more inclusive and diverse community.
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AU Library Sets the Stage for this #AUSweethearts Couple

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 00:00
A conversation outside the AU library leads to over 40 years of happiness for these AU sweethearts.
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American University Named a Top-Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Students

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 00:00
Ten AU student scholars received Fulbright awards in 2019-2020, making AU a top-producing Fulbright institution
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AU Center for Community Engagement and Service Celebrates First-Ever Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, SOC Students Create Award

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 00:00
SOC Professor Gemma Puglisi’s PR Portfolio class took on CCES as a client and developed a strategic communications campaign for them. The class created the MLK Visionary Award to honor the leadership work of an AU alum at a Washington, DC non-profit.
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American University Named a Top-Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Students

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 00:00
American University was named one of the nation’s leading universities and colleges for Fulbright U.S. Students.
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Media Production Center Reopens, Featuring State of the Art Equipment and Facilities

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 00:00
The newly renovated Media Production Center (MPC) at American University’s School of Communication (SOC) held its grand reopening on January 21.
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Annual Event Connects Women Across DC STEM Community

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 00:00
Last week, nearly thirty American University STEM students came together to learn and network at the tenth annual Women in Science Alumnae Panel.
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American University and POLITICO Announce Journalism Institute 2020 Class

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 00:00
POLITICO is pleased to announce its 2020 class of its educational initiative dedicated to diversifying Washington-area newsrooms.
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2020 New York City Career Intensive Student Review

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 00:00
The 2020 New York City Career Intensive provided this #AUSOC student the unique opportunity to “get her foot in the door” at world-renowned companies like CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Nickelodeon, and Bustle Digital Group in New York City.
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 00:00
In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Jalen Lesly, who reviews Blackstar, by David Bowie.
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The Hidden Cost of Hustle

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 00:00
Faculty and Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center Caroline Bruckner Hones in on the Tax Consequences of Gig Work
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American University Names First Chief Online Officer to Lead Digital Learning Efforts

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 00:00
American University President Sylvia M. Burwell announced the appointment of Joseph Riquelme as vice provost and chief online officer.
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