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Bold Steps American University Annual Report 2018-19

Announcement ·

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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Science ·

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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Alumni ·

Susan Zirinsky Awarded 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal

American University has named CBS News President Susan Zirinsky as the recipient of the 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal for leadership and service.
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Announcement ·

Veteran Journalist Lisa Stark Joins AU

Lisa Stark is American University’s assistant vice president for communications and media.
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Sine Institute of Policy & Politics Announces New Class of Fellows

The Sine Institute of Policy & Politics has announced its new cohort of fellows and distinguished lecturers.
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Arts ·

AU Museum Late Fall Exhibits Open

Late fall shows at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center will open Nov. 9 and close Dec. 15.
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Announcement ·

Combined Gift Supports Community on American University’s East Campus

A gift bolsters AU’s educational mission on a key part of its Northwest D.C. campus and furthers AU’s momentum. AU will name Congressional Hall and its lobby on East Campus the Marc N. Duber and Nancy E. Duber Hall and Stuart and Wilma Bernstein Lobby.
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Announcement ·

Center for Israel Studies Hosts Conference on Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel

Scholars, activists, and refugees will gather at American University on Sunday and Monday, Nov. 10-11, for a public conference focused on refugees and asylum seekers in Israel.
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