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School of Education Provides Analysis of D.C. Public Schools' Teacher Evaluation Program

American University’s School of Education will provide an independent analysis for District of Columbia Public Schools as the school district conducts a comprehensive review of IMPACT.
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New Research: Stepping Up and Standing Out: Women's Political Participation in 2020

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Stepping Up and Standing Out

A new online nationwide survey reveals that women of all ages and political affiliations — particularly millennials and women of color—have become more politically engaged since 2016.
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AU’s Center for Media & Social Impact Receives $1.1 Million

Funding supports projects including the national Story Movements convening, the Yes, And Laughter Lab co-created with Moore + Associates in partnership with Comedy Central, and Comedy ThinkTanks.
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AU Museum Winter Exhibits Open Jan. 25

Winter shows at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center will open Jan. 25.
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American University’s New District Scholars Program to Provide Full Tuition Scholarships to 10 DCPS Students

New District Scholars Program at American University will provide full tuition scholarships to 10 DCPS Students.
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AU Receives National Science Foundation ADVANCE Grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $300,000 to American University for an analysis of gender and racial equity among its STEM faculty.
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Bold Steps American University Annual Report 2018-19

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American University Shares Bold Steps With Annual Report

With the theme “Bold Steps,” American University’s 2018-2019 annual report captures the momentum across the university as it embarks on its new strategic plan, Changemakers for a Changing World.
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American University and Dignity Health Global Education Introduce Innovative Certificates in Healthcare Project Management and Administration

American University will partner with Dignity Health Global Education for certificate programs in Healthcare Project Management and Administration.
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What Can a Small Worm Teach Us About Climate Adaptation?

Genome of the Devil Worm has been sequenced.
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Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter

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Mayor Michael A. Nutter Announced as American University’s Fall 2019 Commencement Speaker

American University President Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will deliver the university’s keynote address for its 138th commencement ceremony.
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