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Research ·

Antiracism in Action: Ibram Kendi Offers Hard Truths and Real Solutions

Part memoir-part manifesto, How to Be an Antiracist is a timely roadmap for activists and citizens alike.
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Alumni ·

Alumna Mackenzie Kelley Wins Fulbright to Study Type 2 Diabetes

Alumna Mackenzie Kelley (Magna Cum Laude, BS biochemistry ’18) has been awarded a Fulbright US Student Award for Research.
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Research ·

Start a Business, Make a Home: PhD Grad on Local Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Antoaneta Tileva examined immigrant businesses in Mount Rainier, Md., Takoma Park, Md., and Falls Church, Va.
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Arts ·

AU and Arena Stage Team Up to Support Nation’s Top New Theatre Artistic Directors

American University and Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater hosted a first-of-its-kind Artistic Director Intensive Program last week.
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Achievements ·

Professor Caleen Jennings Wins Award for Inclusive Excellence

First-ever Faculty Award for diversity, equity, and inclusion goes to Theatre Professor Caleen Jennings.
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Announcement ·

School of Education Achieves Stand-Alone Status

As of July 1, American University’s School of Education became a stand-alone school within the university.
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Science ·

NASA Partnership Provides Grants for AU Research

Space Grant Consortium funds research opportunities for faculty and students
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Education ·

CPRS Director Named an Editor of The Journal of College Access

The Center for Postsecondary Readiness and Success Director Laura Owen has been named an editor of The Journal of College Access.
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Research ·

Past as Prologue: Sociology Professor Examines the Historic Roots of Latin Exclusion

Ernesto Castañeda’s latest book is Building Walls: Excluding Latin People in the United States.
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Mathematics ·

AU Hosts International Data Science Research Conference

Leaders in field gather for prestigious conference
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