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Announcement ·

New Madison Prize Honors Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray

AU's New Madison Prize Honors Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray
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Cherry Trees in Bloom

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It’s Cherry Blossoms Time on American University Campus!

Members of the media are invited to view cherry blossoms at American University.
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Art work by Eduardo Carrillo

Arts ·

American University Museum Spring 2019 Shows Open

Exhibits: 21st Century Printmaking; Washington Abstractionist Kenneth Victor Young; Chicano Artist Eduardo Carrillo; Totemic Sculpture from the Pacific Northwest; and MFA Exhibitions.
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Stacey Abrams to Kickoff American University’s Commencement 2019 Ceremonies

The 137th Commencement at AU will graduate more than 2,500 students and welcome thousands of guests to Bender Arena on campus.
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Research ·

Research Finds Black LGB Youth at Greater Risk for Poor Mental Health Outcomes

American University researchers have found that black lesbian, gay and bisexual youth are at greater risk for poor mental health outcomes compared with black heterosexual youth.
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Yes, And... Laughter Lab

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Comedy x Social Change Collaboration Launches "Yes, And… Laughter Lab” to Spark More Comedy That Drives Change

The Center for Media & Social for Impact is partnering with Comedy Central, Define American and Moore+Associates to launch "Yes, And... Laughter Lab."
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School of Public Affairs at AU Jumps in National Ranking in U.S. News & World Report Survey

Four specialties receive first-time recognition; three specialties jump in ranking
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Book festival details

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Antiracist Research and Policy Center to Host National Antiracist Bookfest

The National Antiracist Book Festival, the first book festival of its kind organized around authors writing for racial equity and justice, will be hosted by American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center on AU's campus on Saturday, April 27.
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Research ·

AU Researchers Develop Genetic Test to Detect Antimicrobial Resistance

Researchers at American University have developed a new, highly sensitive rapid genetic test that can determine whether bacteria carries a gene that causes resistance to two common antibiotics used to treat strep throat and other respiratory illnesses.
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Ed Fisher

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American University Names Ed Fisher Assistant Vice President of Community and Government Relations

American University is proud to welcome Ed Fisher as assistant vice president of community and government relations.
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