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Alumni ·

Susan Zirinsky Awarded 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal

American University has named CBS News President Susan Zirinsky as the recipient of the 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal for leadership and service.
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Announcement ·

Sine Institute of Policy & Politics Announces New Class of Fellows

The Sine Institute of Policy & Politics has announced its new cohort of fellows and distinguished lecturers.
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Arts ·

AU Museum Late Fall Exhibits Open

Late fall shows at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center will open Nov. 9 and close Dec. 15.
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Announcement ·

Combined Gift Supports Community on American University’s East Campus

A gift bolsters AU’s educational mission on a key part of its Northwest D.C. campus and furthers AU’s momentum. AU will name Congressional Hall and its lobby on East Campus the Marc N. Duber and Nancy E. Duber Hall and Stuart and Wilma Bernstein Lobby.
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Center for Israel Studies Hosts Conference on Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel

Scholars, activists, and refugees will gather at American University on Sunday and Monday, Nov. 10-11, for a public conference focused on refugees and asylum seekers in Israel.
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Education ·

School of Education Joins Carnegie Project; Receives $1 Million Grant

The School of Education is engaged in two new initiatives: A $1 million grant will fund early literacy intervention training for doctoral candidates, and the program has joined the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate.
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American University Partners with Booz Allen Hamilton to Launch Certificate Program

American University's SPExS has partnered with Booz Allen Hamilton to offer a certificate in Measurement & Evaluation.
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Announcement ·

Gift of $7 Million Will Support New Athletics Facility and Center for Israel Studies Fellowship

American University Board of Trustees member Alan L. Meltzer, a graduate of AU, and his wife, Amy, have made a $7 million gift in support of AU’s new Center for Athletics Performance as well as the university’s renowned Center for Israel Studies (CIS).
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Announcement ·

American University Announces $3 Million Gift to Support New Athletics Facility

A $3 million gift in support of a new Center for Athletic Performance at American University will enhance the student experience and help student athletes and Patriot League champion teams reach new heights.
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Researchers Identify Negative Impacts of Food Insecurity on Children’s Health

A new paper by researchers by American University’s School of Public Affairs and the Boston University School of Social Work confirms the negative impact of food insecurity on child health.
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