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Alumni ·

New Program Pairs Alumni with First-Year Classes

From Silicon Valley to New Zealand, alumni have answered the call for guest speakers for AU’s signature Complex Problems program.
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In the Community ·

AU’s Kathleen Franz Curates New “Girlhood” Exhibit at Smithsonian

Amplifies Role of Girls in History During 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage
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Arts ·

Virtual “Overture” a Poignant, Soaring Success

First-year AU students share hopes and dreams in annual performance
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Tim Doud and Zoe Charlton

Arts ·

ARTivism: TALMBOUT the VOTE Digital Poster-Design Contest Around Antiracism and Election 2020

The contest kicks off a collaboration by AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center, Eaton Workshop and ‘sindikit on role of art in antiracism.
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In the Community ·

The Growing Hunger Crisis in America

Health Studies webinar examines how COVID is making hunger an urgent issue for more and more Americans
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Research ·

Spinach: Good for Popeye and the Planet

Spinach, when converted from its leafy, edible form into carbon nanosheets, acts as a catalyst for an oxygen reduction reaction in fuel cells and metal-air batteries.
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Achievements ·

AU Celebrates Fulbright Scholars

The highly competitive Fulbright US Scholars Program honored 11 American University alumni and one PhD student with awards to carry out self-designed research projects or teach English during the 2020–2021 academic year.
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Television & Film ·

Jazz Musician and Faculty Member Mark G. Meadows Screens New Film

Students watch film and talk to filmmakers about issues of art, race, and activism
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Research ·

‘The Boogaloo Ballad of Henry Graves’ Outlines Movement’s Tactics of Misinformation in COVID-19 Era

An animated video co-created by AU's Polarization and Extremism Innovation Lab seeks to educate viewers about the activities of the boogaloo movement.
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Mia Owens with Ohio resident working at a computer

Humanities ·

Fellowship Created for Studying History of Slavery in Washington, D.C.

Mia Owens is the inaugural fellow for a new, two-year Public History Graduate Fellowship in the History of Slavery and Its Legacies in Washington, D.C.
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