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Pulitzer Prize Winning Columnist Leonard Pitts Joins SOC as Visiting Scholar

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 00:00
This fall, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. joins the American University School of Communication as a visiting scholar. He is teaching a section of the Opinion Writing class.
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Meet Judah Featherman, 2019 Recipient of the Alumni Association Scholarship

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 00:00
Judah shares his legacy connection to AU.
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Meet Michael Beard, Advocate, Actor, and AU Alum

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 00:00
Forty-five years ago, Michael Beard, SPA/BA '65, founded the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.
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Salute Your Tutor

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 00:00
Two ROTC students are developing leadership skills and coaching peers at Kogod's Center for Business Communications.
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School of Education Joins Carnegie Project; Receives $1 Million Grant

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 00:00
The School of Education is engaged in two new initiatives: A $1 million grant will fund early literacy intervention training for doctoral candidates, and the program has joined the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate.
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Telling America’s Story, One Tour at a Time

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 00:00
“I realize now that there’s a way to monetize a passion. You just have to be creative and work hard at it, and the course will chart itself.”
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Get to Know Them: Andrew Phelps

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 00:00
This profile is part of an ongoing series on recently hired faculty.
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AU Ed Talk: An Inside Look at the 2020 Election

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 00:00
Top journalists and former leaders of the Republican and Democratic National Committees gave their impressions of the ever-changing political landscape heading into the 2020 presidential election.
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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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