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The Fight For Clean Air

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New Documentary Celebrates Clean Air Act, Highlights Communities Still Waiting for Clean Air

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital will host the premiere of a new documentary directed by the Executive Director of AU's Center for Environmental Filmmaking Maggie Stogner.
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AU Welcomes Its Inaugural Cohort of District Scholars

Eleven high-achieving students from Washington D.C.’s public and public charter high schools have been selected as American University’s inaugural class of AU District Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year.
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New Report Reveals Influence of Race in D.C.-Area Residents' Lives

Survey results show racial divide in perceptions about quality-of-life issues among Latinos, blacks, whites and Asians.
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blossoms on campus

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University Statement on New Title IX Rules

University Statement on New Title IX Rules
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Henry Louis Gates

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American University Celebrates Graduates at 139th Commencement

American University celebrates graduating class of 2020 during the 139th commencement celebration.
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AU Museum at Home Engages Patrons Away from Campus

Under the initiative “AU Museum at Home,” the museum staff is finding new ways to engage the museum community.
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Blossom

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American University Eliminates All Public Fossil Fuel Investments from Its Endowment

As part of its comprehensive commitment to sustainability, American University has divested all of its public fossil fuel investments from its endowment.
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Noted Scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. to Deliver 2020 Commencement Address

The 139th commencement cerebration is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 9.
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Mitchell Lenneville

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American University School of Public Affairs Student Mitchell Lenneville Selected as a Truman Scholar

School of Public Affairs Student is selected as a 2020 Truman Scholar
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AU Receives First-gen Forward Designation

The designation is a national honor for the university's commitment to first-generation student success.
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