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Announcement ·

Medicaid Expansion Increased Early Cancer Detection, New Study Finds

States where Medicaid was expanded under the ACA have seen a measurable increase in the early detection of cancer and reduced late-stage cancer incidence.
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Andrea Mitchell

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Andrea Mitchell Announced as American University’s Fall 2020 Commencement Speaker

Award-winning NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell will deliver the keynote address
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Sine Fellows

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New Sine Institute of Policy & Politics Fellows to Drive Critical Dialogues and Policy Innovation at American University

Sine Institute Announces New Fellows
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Lonnie G. Bunch III

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Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III Awarded 2020 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal

American University named Lonnie G. Bunch III the recipient of the 2020 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal for leadership and service.
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School of Education

Education ·

SOE Teacher Prep Program Gains Accolades for Strong Clinical Practice

Program is among only 33 that earn an “A,” according to National Council on Teacher Quality.
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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 collaboration by AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center, Eaton Workshop and ‘sindikit on role of art in antiracism.
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Spinach Leaves

Research ·

Spinach: Good for Popeye and the Planet

Chemistry experiments show potential to power fuel cells
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Announcement ·

New AU Report Underscores a Critical Need for a National Cybersecurity Director

A new report by AU SPA experts urges the creation of a National Cybersecurity Director position.
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Day of Service in Rendville, Ohio, with the Rendville Historic Preservation Society and the Southeast Ohio History Center. Mia Owens works with a Rendville resident to digitize documents and photographs. Credit: Ohio History Service Corps.

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.
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A screenshot from the animated video, The Boogaloo Ballad of Henry Graves.

Research ·

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

Video will be tested for its ability to disrupt online radicalization
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