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Susan Rice Talks Tough Love at All-American Weekend

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 00:00
Rice discussed early career challenges, effective leadership, and how political divisions weaken national security.
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New Board Leaders Focused on Affordability and Inclusion

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 00:00
Chair Marc Duber, Kogod/BSBA ’ 81, and Vice Chair Gina Adams, SPA/BA ’80, discuss their work for the AU Board of Trustees.
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SOC and CAS Partner for an All New Photography Degree Program

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 00:00
The School of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Art are excited to announce the brand new B.A in Photography degree program.
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Midterm Study Tips

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 00:00
As you prepare for midterms, check out these fast Library study tips! Learn how to reserve a study room, find research assistance, and meet with a subject specialist.
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Alumni Eagle Award for Dr. Sara Nieves-Grafals

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 00:00
Dr. Sara Nieves-Grafals, CAS/BS ’75, CAS/MA ’79, CAS/PhD ’80, received the 2019 Alumni Eagle Award on October 4, 2019.
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 00:00
In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Jacob Tracey, who reviews All Ashore by the Punch Brothers.
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American University’s Public Health Program Receives Prestigious Accreditation

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 00:00
American University’s Public Health Program has received five-year accreditation by the highly respected Council on Education for Public Health.
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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Venture Capitalist?

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 00:00
Students in Kogod’s online MBA program headed to Nairobi, Kenya to experience the life of a high-stakes investor.
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A Casual Conversation with a Zen Master

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:00
On September 18th, American University’s Asian Studies program and the Department of Philosophy and Religion co-hosted a question and answer session with Venerable Pomnyun Sunim.
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SIS Student Leads Kennedy Political Union

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 00:00
SIS student Kevin Norton serves as director of the Kennedy Political Union, hoping to engage more students in dialogue on foreign policy and American leadership abroad.
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Ibram X. Kendi Discusses Racism, Hope, and How to Be an Antiracist

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 00:00
Last Monday evening, Professor Ibram X. Kendi, one of the most influential historians and antiracist thinkers of our time, had a conversation about racism with a seemingly unlikely moderator—former white supremacist Derek Black.
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Get to Know Them: Erik Lin-Greenberg

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 00:00
This profile is part of an ongoing series on recently hired faculty.
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Growing Up Too Soon: "Ivan's Childhood" at the Russian Embassy

Sat, 09/28/2019 - 00:00
The Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History at American University opens a season dedicated to the 75th anniversary of World War II's end with a classic story of an orphan during the great conflict.
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Criminal Background Checks Improve Quality of Care in US Nursing Homes

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 00:00
A team of American University School of Public Affairs researchers recently looked at how the quality of care in nursing homes was affected by a new federal regulation requiring applicants for nursing home jobs to undergo a criminal background check.
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 00:00
In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from Music Library Coordinator Amanda Steadman, who reviews Nebraska, by Bruce Springsteen
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American University Alum Receives Critical Acclaim for Debut Novel

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 00:00
Lara Prescott, SPA/BA ’04, blends her love of politics with her love of writing fiction in her new book, The Secrets We Kept, which will soon be adapted for film.
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American University Partners with Booz Allen Hamilton to Launch Certificate Program

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 00:00
American University's SPExS has partnered with Booz Allen Hamilton to offer a certificate in Measurement & Evaluation.
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Facebook’s Libra: Cure for the Common Cryptocurrency?

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 00:00
Facebook’s recent announcement of Libra made waves in the crypto community. For people who remain without access to even the most basic retail banking services in emerging markets, Libra could provide a universally accepted medium of payment.
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 00:00
Hispanic Heritage Month first began as a week-long celebration in 1968. Several Latin American countries also celebrate their independence during this time. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, check out these titles from our collection!
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Susan Rice on the Value of Tough Love

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 00:00
During the Obama administration, Ambassador Susan E. Rice served as the US ambassador to the UN and the president’s national security advisor. We spoke with Rice to learn more about her values and her experiences in foreign policy.
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