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Environment ·

American University Launches Unique Student-Advised Impact Investment Fund

The experiential learning program focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments will be funded with 1 percent of the university’s endowment
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AU Spring Commencement Speakers

Announcement ·

American University Celebrates 143rd Commencement with Seven Dynamic Changemakers

Unparalleled Group of Speakers to Address 2022 Graduates over Two Weekends
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Announcement ·

Pivotal Midterm Elections 2022: American University Launches Experts and Events Resource Guide for Journalists

New guide for 2022 midterm elections highlights AU experts across various disciplines
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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen gives remarks on digital assets at American University.

Technology ·

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Gives Landmark Cryptocurrency Speech at AU

Yellen told an assembled crowd and media at AU’s Center for Innovation that the government should ensure responsible innovation in digital assets
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Hack-for-a-Change Green Bar team presentation

Student Life ·

Making a Difference One Hack at a Time

Hack-for-a-Change is a hackathon with a difference. It’s also multidisciplinary, involving students from a range of AU disciplines. There’s a big incentive involved, too: it comes with a $10,000 cash prize split between the three finalists.
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Ellen and Mark Levine at their wedding

Alumni ·

All American Love Story: Ellen and Mark Levine

For the Levine family, American University is a family affair
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Slovakia and the Czech Republic play hockey at the 2014 Winter Olympics hockey./Photo by Pawel Maryanov, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

International ·

Challenges Face Media, Athletes at Winter Olympics

Kogod professors Ron Hill and Benjamin Wright, and SOC professor Jason Mollica, answer questions about the Olympics and the pitfalls surrounding networks, corporations, and athletes.
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Amazon's Staten Island warehouse workers file petition for union election in Brooklyn, New York, on October 25, 2021.

Business ·

Can Labor Unions Make a Comeback in the US?

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and a workforce shortage, can labor unions make a comeback? We spoke with SIS professor Stephen Silvia to find out.
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Yami Payano

Alumni ·

Alumna’s Tech Startup Wins $100,000 in Google Funding

Sign-Speak technology helps deaf community communicate with hearing community
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Research ·

Latino Businesses Experienced Disproportionate Hardship as a Result of COVID-19, and Benefitted Less from Pandemic Assistance

A new study identifies challenges faced by Latino-owned enterprises in the DC Metro Area when seeking aid during the crisis, but also local innovations for the future.
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