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American University Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Michael Robinson has teamed up with BAE Systems’ FAST Labs research and development team to work on a new contract awarded by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Chris Donovan SPA_SOC/BA '97 is now an executive editorial producer working with George Stephanopoulos and other network anchors and correspondents.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $300,000 to American University for an analysis of gender and racial equity among its STEM faculty.
SIS professor Megan Stewart's recent research explores the relationship between rebel governance and rebel military strength.
The Boren Scholar faced challenges, studied abroad, and succeeded.
KIND – or Kids in Need of Defense – an organization co-founded by actor and activist Angelina Jolie and Brad Smith of Microsoft.
Dr. Charlton McIlwain Proves the Black Community’s Contribution to the Internet and Social Media with “Black Software”
American University welcomed Dr. Charlton Mcllwain, NYU Professor, on Nov. 14 to discuss his latest book “Black Software: The Internet & Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter.”
This November, SOC held the panel “How to Write About Race,” featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and SOC adjunct professor, Leonard Pitts, Jr.; WAMU 88.5 reporter, Sasha-Ann Simons; and NPR Writer and Editor, Malaka Gharib.
We spoke with David Simpson for our getting-to-know-you series with new SIS faculty.
Meet the talented fellows of the Community Voice Lab.
The Community Voice Lab’s new partnership with Street Sense Media aims to connect AU’s film community with the Street Sense filmmaker’s co-op, with the goal of providing Street Sense artists and journalists with media training and resources.
With the theme “Bold Steps,” American University’s 2018-2019 annual report captures the momentum across the university as it embarks on its new strategic plan, Changemakers for a Changing World.
Research by Professor Dave Marcotte and Kari Dalane on charter schools examines their expansion along with student segregation by income. Their study shows that segregation of low-income students increased by 15 percent in large school districts.
This profile is part of an ongoing series on recently hired faculty.
To help put the last year into perspective, we asked experts from the School of International Service to list what they believe will be remembered as historic in the years to come.
Thanks to its generous donors, American University is stepping boldly into the future. More than 200 AU supporters and friends joined President Sylvia Burwell and AU leadership at the President’s Circle Celebration on November 14.
Tracey Myers-Preston and her family have made AU a tradition, as all four of Tracey’s children have attended after her father was an employee for four decades.
In northern Syria, Trump has caused US allies and rivals to view American commitments in a new, uncertain light. Other countries may now shift to depend less on the US, weakening national power.
Episode 3 of the Mission is Possible podcast discusses challenges, opportunities, and best practices of assessing program effectiveness and aligning resources to strategy.
According to Harvard Professor Danielle Allen, though the Declaration of Independence falls short on issues of slavery and gender, its essence has provided a lasting blueprint for the experiment of American democracy.