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On Campus ·

Back To School Tips

Welcome Back American University! Prepare for a successful school year with these helpful tips from the Library!
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Arts ·

AU Museum Early Fall Exhibits

Early fall shows at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center are open as of Sept. 3.
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Toni Morrison

On Campus ·

Remembering Toni Morrison

Renowned and celebrated novelist Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88. Morrison is one of the world’s most celebrated authors and will truly be missed. Here are some of her definitive novels available in our collection.
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Panel of experts at event

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SPA and Guidehouse Bring Experts Together to Discuss Data Management

SPA and Guidehouse - a provider of management, technology and risk consulting services to the public and commercial sectors - convened a panel of thought leaders on July 30 to discuss strategies in the increasingly complex field of data management.
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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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A mural of iconic people of Black culture at the East River Park Shopping Center.

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From Urban Resilience to Abolitionist Climate Justice in Washington, DC

SIS professor Malini Ranganathan and Eve Bratman, a professor at Franklin and Marshall College, recently published an article which investigates the history of environmental racism and opportunities for climate justice in the District.
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On Campus ·

Add These SPA Book Club Recommendations to Your List

American University's School of Public Affairs (SPA) released its 2019-2020 list of new picks for its SPA Dean's Book Club, a reading club for graduate students led by SPA Dean Vicky Wilkins.
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Betsy Fischer Martin, Anna Palmer, and Jake Sherman

On Campus ·

Authors Offer an Inside Look at Congress During the Trump Administration

Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer, senior writers for Politico and co-authors of the Politico Playbook newsletter, recently discussed their book, "The Hill to Die On: The Battle for Congress and The Future of Trump's America," during an event held at SPA.
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On Campus ·

Amy K. Dacey to Lead the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics

Amy K. Dacey has been named as the executive director of the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics
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On Campus ·

Books to Films

Several fantastic books have been or are being made into films. Here are some examples from AU Library's collection.
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