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New Degree at American U. Aims to Prepare Next Generation of Foreign Policy Experts

New Degree at American U. Aims to Prepare Next Generation of Foreign Policy Experts
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She Votes. She Leads.

New poll from American U. reveals what mattered to women in the 2018 midterm elections.
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Helene Gayle

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American University Names Helene D. Gayle as Fall 2018 Commencement Speaker

Helene D. Gayle, M.D., president and CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, will give the keynote speech and receive an honorary Doctor of Science degree.
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Dilanthi Ranaweera, SIS/MA '15.

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AU's International Student Body Up 39 Percent; 61 Percent of AU Students Study Abroad

The increase at AU bucks a continuing decline in international student enrollment nationwide.
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Ambassador Susan E. Rice to Receive AU's Cyrus A. Ansary Medal

Ambassador Susan E. Rice will receive American University’s Highest Honor, the Cyrus A. Ansary Medal
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Computer Science Research Aids in Mitigating Cyberthreats in Vehicles

Using machine learning techniques, American University Computer Science Professor Nathalie Japkowicz and her colleagues designed a way to detect unusual activity in a car’s computer system.
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Viral Game That Helps Users Spot Fake News Gets a Makeover

A viral game that helps users spot fake news is getting a makeover, just in time for the 2018 midterm elections.
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Historic Survey of Documentary Filmmakers Reveals New Opportunities for Racial and Ethnic Minorities, Alongside Economic Hurdles

The Center for Media & Social Impact released The State of the Documentary Field: 2018 Study of Documentary Professionals is the first study of its kind to reveal the trends and experiences of documentary filmmakers in the United States.
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American University Creates the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics

American University President Sylvia M. Burwell announced today the launch of the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics.
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Humanities ·

AU to Host Second Biennial Trans Philosophy Conference

The conference aims to define philosophy’s place within the field of transgender studies.
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