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Policy Analysis ·

IMPA Releases Policy Brief on Biden Budget Proposal to Raise Capital Gains Taxes

Analysis finds increasing taxes on dividends and capital gains raises revenue without impacting economic growth
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Renee Butler, Sunrise (Detail), 2020. Photographic prints, plastic, 60 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Arts ·

New Exhibitions Open June 15 at the American University Museum

Four new exhibitions will open and a fifth exhibit mounted last spring remains on view, The Human Flood, on climate change-induced migration
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Dr. Marnel Niles Goins. Credit: Terrence Forte

Communications ·

Dr. Marnel Niles Goins Named Dean of American University School of Communication

“Dr. Marnel Niles Goins is an experienced leader, educator, and communicator who will be an incredible partner for AU’s School of Communication’s faculty, staff, and students,” said AU President Sylvia Burwell.
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Portrait of alumni award honorees and Sylvia Burwell

Alumni ·

American University Honors Alumni Changemakers

The AU Alumni Awards are the highest honors presented by the university’s Alumni Association and recognize achievements of AU graduates who are shaping the future for generations to come.
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Portraits of Aneisa Babkir and Ifeanyi Umunna

Alumni ·

American University Alumni Join Gates Cambridge Class of 2024

Graduates of American University are recipients of the Gates Cambridge Class of 2024
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2024 commencement speakers: David M. Rubenstein, Michael S. Barr, Kwame Alexander, Caroline Aaron, British Robinson, Sherrilyn Ifill

Announcement ·

David Rubenstein, Kwame Alexander, Caroline Aaron to Send Eagles Soaring into Their Next Chapter at American University’s 2024 Spring Commencement

American University is proud to host a dynamic series of commencement speakers to celebrate the next generation of American University graduates this spring. The speakers include a financier, an author and other changemakers.
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US News Rankings

Announcement ·

American University’s School of Public Affairs Ranked No. 13 Overall, Highest in D.C., by U.S. News and World Report

According to the 2025 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s rankings of Public Affairs Graduate Schools, the AU SPA continues to earn high marks.
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Kogod Infuses AI Throughout Curriculum

Announcement ·

Kogod School of Business Infuses Artificial Intelligence Throughout Curriculum

Kogod’s Proactive AI Education Framework Prepares Students for a Competitive and Changing Job Market
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Announcement ·

Jonathan Alger, Experienced and Visionary Higher Education Leader, Named 16th President of American University

Nationally recognized higher education policy scholar led James Madison University for 12 years, transforming the institution’s academic, community, and athletic profile
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Announcement ·

Prestigious Dow Jones News Fund Names American University’s School of Communication as Training Site

High-profile new training program for business reporting puts American University’s School of Communication on the Dow Jones News Fund map
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