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Achievements ·

Banner Award Season for College of Arts and Sciences Students

Congratulations to the 2020 University Student Award Winners!
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Achievements ·

Making Bankruptcy Easier for Businesses Can Help Save Economy

Professor of Economics Mary Hansen published an editorial in the April 24th Washington Post about the severity of the economic crisis and one possible solution: making it simpler for businesses to petition to reorganize their debts in bankruptcy.
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Achievements ·

2020 College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Awards Winners

Every year, faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions to the College are recognized through College Dean’s Awards. Dean Peter Starr announces this year's winners.
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Alumni ·

Math-Econ Alumni Finding Success: Three Stories

AU math-econ alumni are passionate and driven leaders, prompting worldwide change in industries such as business, healthcare, urban studies, and climate change. Read about our alumni making their mark on the world.
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Achievements ·

CAS Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Winners Announced

This year’s Robyn Mathias Student Research Conference award winners have been announced.
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Social Sciences ·

Prestigious Gender Equality Econ Conference at AU

Leading economists will address the importance of gender analysis in economic research.
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Student Life ·

Year One Done

Freshman Economics and Political Science double major Harrison Eichelberger returns to talk about his first year experience.
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Professional News ·

A Graduate Economics Degree: Five Things You Need to Know

A degree in economics opens doors to careers in business, policy, law, technology, and a myriad of other fields. Here are five things you should know about the field and how American University’s graduate economics program can help you get there.
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Student Life ·

Gates Scholars Raise the Bar

Gates Millennium Scholarship recipients share their experiences with the program and their time at AU.
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Research ·

Debt Matters: Women Use Credit to Bridge Income Gaps, While Men Are Less Cautious

When it comes to attitudes about money, gender makes a difference in matters of debt, a new study by Economics Professor Mary Hansen finds.
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