In a recent visit to American University, South Bronx educator Stephen Ritz shared his vision of education, nutrition, social mobility, and sustainability.
November 25, 2013
Professor Anastasia Snelling and graduate students research vegetable consumption in local elementary schools.
November 22, 2013
Reka Keller’s participation in Jumpstart led her to be nominated to attend the NBC News Education Nation Summit.
November 5, 2013
American University’s Center for Food Studies is part of the food research trend in higher education.
October 6, 2013
Cynthia Miller-Idriss is the new director of the International Training and Education Program (ITEP).
September 27, 2013
AU faculty help strengthen D.C. teachers’ knowledge and teaching of American history.
September 4, 2013
US Olympic Gold Medalist Esther Lofgren (rowing) was a guest speaker in Professor Tom Nassif's Sports Psychology class on October 30, 2013. Lofgren spoke to the class about her experiences as an Olympic athlete, and what has helped her achieve her personal goals.
In November 2012 the Jumpstart DC at American University's blog, jumpstartatau.blogspot.com, went officially live! American University Corps members will be posting throughout the year reflecting on their service, telling their "great stories" or sharing moments of frustration. It's a great way for you to learn more about the program and the impact we are making in the DC community. This content will also be echoed on the Jumpstart for Young Children's official blog, jstart.org/blog. Both blogs are updated frequently — be sure to check back often!
See also: Faculty News
The use of primary sources in warm up activities is the subject of SETH Adjunct Professor Amy Trenkle's article in the current issue of
Middle Level Learning.
Elementary Education major Zach Wright won AU's first Track and Field conference title in the high jump. Read more
SETH Student Teaching Supervisor Victorious Hall is interviewed in the website OurBlook about the Future of Education. Victorious teaches 8th grade and coordinates the afterschool program at William Whirt ES in PG County.