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American University Named a Top-Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Students

American University was named one of the nation’s leading universities and colleges for Fulbright U.S. Students.
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American University Names First Chief Online Officer to Lead Digital Learning Efforts

American University President Sylvia M. Burwell announced the appointment of Joseph Riquelme as vice provost and chief online officer.
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Steve Munson Named American University’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer

As a key member of the university’s leadership team, Munson will direct AU’s university-wide technology efforts, oversee the Office of Information Technology, and drive innovation across schools and divisions.
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AU Strengthens Ties to Community by ‘Working with Washington’

The Dual Enrollment partnership with DCPS allows high school seniors to get a jump start on their college education at AU.
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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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