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AU Recognized for Undergraduate Teaching and Innovation in U.S. News National University Rankings

AU ranks #76 overall, with additional achievements in first-year experiences and study abroad.
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Research Shows How a Diet Change Might Help U.S. Veterans with Gulf War Illness

The study, published in the journal Nutrients, details the experiments in a clinical trial of 40 veterans with GWI.
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2020 Films Across Borders Film Festival Presents Stories of Resilience and Hope

The virtual 2020 edition Films Across Borders film festival brings stories of resilience and hope
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Elections 2020: Experts and Events Resource Guide Available for Journalists

AU launches a resource guide that features events and experts available for comments on the 2020 elections.
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Announcement ·

American University Survey: Young Black Americans Are Key 2020 Swing Voters

American University's Black Swing Voter Project released results of a new survey of Black Americans in six battleground states.
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Antiracism Center to Host “Empowering Educators: A Convening on Racial Equity in Education”

Award-winning YA author Jason Reynolds to join August 19 panel discussion.
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New Guide Helps Parents Understand Risks of Online Radicalization During Times of Unrest

A new guide helps parents and caregivers understand how extremists are exploiting this time of unrest by targeting children and young adults with propaganda.
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AU Stands with International Students in Response to Federal Policy on F-1 Visas

AU signs on to amicus brief in support of Harvard/MIT lawsuit; joins group of Patriot League presidents in opposition to new regulations.
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Aquaculture’s Role in Nutrition in the COVID-19 Era

New paper from American University environmental science professor and global working group ponders four likely scenarios.
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Announcement ·

New Report Shows Dramatic Impacts of COVID-19 on Latino-Owned Businesses in the Washington, D.C. Area

New survey shows thirty percent of Latino business owners in D.C. metro area were forced to close or suspend operations due to COVID-19
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