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Constitution Freedom of Speech

On Campus ·

Project on Civil Discourse Guest Lecture Examines First Amendment

Addressing an audience at AU as part of a lecture series on Oct. 17 sponsored by the AU SPA Project on Civil Discourse, Garrett Epps explained that he is a big believer in free speech — even when it’s difficult at times to tolerate.
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On Campus ·

Stories Worth Telling: Honoring Military Service at AU

A closer look at veterans and military-affiliated individuals on campus.
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On Campus ·

Ibram Kendi and Allan Lichtman Discuss the Struggle over Voting Rights

The two professors put voter ID controversies into historical perspective.
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AU Mock Trial Team

On Campus ·

AU Mock Trial Team Welcomes Influx of Talent in 2018

An influx of new talent and early tournament success has members of the American University Mock Trial team optimistic about the season ahead.
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In the Community ·

A Unique Harmony

Carmel Institute invites consortium students to the National Dialogue Awards Gala honoring Russian and American jazz greats Igor Butman and Wynton Marsalis.
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On Campus ·

All-American Speech: 10 Memorable Insights from Loretta Lynch

The former attorney general called for a civil, fact-based politics.
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Indigenous person walking through rainforest

Environment ·

Who Speaks for Nature?

SPA Professor Todd Eisenstadt traveled to Ecuador in 2017 to discover how the local people were reacting to oil extraction and mining efforts in the Amazon rainforest.
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Laura Schwartz and Josh Blackman at event

On Campus ·

Understanding the Role of Free Speech on Campus

Josh Blackman, a law professor and self-described libertarian, recently spoke about free speech on campus and in higher education at an event organized by AU School of Public Affairs' Lara Schwartz who is leading The Project on Civil Discourse.
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Sarah McBride speaking with SPA Dean Vicky Wilkins

On Campus ·

SPA Alum Sarah McBride Discusses Her New Book About Her Transgender Journey

McBride discussed her new book with AU School of Public Affairs' Dean Vicky Wilkins at a recent event sponsored by the school.
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On Campus ·

Teju Cole Talks Art and Activism at AU

The prolific writer and photographer made a special two-day appearance on campus.
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