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Rendering of new science building

Announcement ·

Gift of $5 Million Advances Construction of New Science Building

American University received a $5 million gift from alumnus and trustee Gary M. Abramson (School of Public Affairs/BA ’68) and his wife, Pennie.
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Betsy Fischer Martin

Government & Politics ·

Emmy-Winning Journalist to Lead the Women & Politics Institute

Betsy Fischer Martin to lead AU SPA's Women & Politics Institute
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Kogod Auto Index Cover

Business ·

American Companies Dominate 2018 Kogod Made in America Auto Index as Tariff Concerns Loom

As tariffs and trade wars engulf business headlines, American auto companies continue to manufacture the majority of their cars in the USA, according to the 2018 Kogod Made in America Auto Index.
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Group holding anti-corruption sign

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In Honduras, Anti-Corruption Effort Makes Headway, but Its Future in Doubt, Report Reveals

Independent report reveals that an anti-corruption effort in Honduras makes headway, but its future in doubt.
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John Watson

Announcement ·

American University Journalism Professor to Receive NABJ’s Ida B. Wells Award

Efforts to improve newsroom diversity earn AU SOC professor John Watson national honor.
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white house and gardens

Announcement ·

Behind the Curtain: New AU Course Will Give Students an Insider’s Perspective on White House History

The nation’s most famous home will be the focus of a new undergraduate course at American University this fall
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The bronze eagle statue outside of AU's Bender Arena on a sunny spring day.

On Campus ·

10 Reasons You Need to Go to Preview Day

Why American University’s “open house” event is a must for prospective students.
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Kogod School of Business

Announcement ·

American University’s Kogod School of Business Partners with Leader in Alternative Investment Education

American University’s Kogod School of Business has partnered with the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association.
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human stem cells are stained in green color.

Science ·

The Complexity of Cells

John Bracht, American University biology assistant professor, and his students discovered a new type of cell state that could help ensure one always has the ability to generate healthy fat cells.
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Maril MacDonald

Announcement ·

American University Welcomes Two New Board Members

Public relations professional and former professor to begin first terms as board members.
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