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Student Irena Volkov standing at a podium addressing students at the Merit Award Breakfast.

Achievements ·

Big Award Season for the College of Arts and Sciences

It was a remarkable spring season for College of Arts and Science students, who were awarded fellowships from some of the country’s most prestigious programs.
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Masters in Measurement & Evaluation alumna, Jillian Klarman in a red blaster, poses in front of a tradional pillar building.

Alumni ·

Capstone Feature: Using Measurement & Evaluation to Improve Communities

MS in Measurement in Evaluation alumna Jillian Klarman used her capstone to recommend meaningful improvements to Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, an international organization based in Washington, DC.
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Boat carrying shipping containers

International ·

What is the WTO?

The WTO has been a success for global trade. Would it matter if the US left the organization, as President Trump is reportedly considering?
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Dr. Robert Stokes, standing, shakes hands with his seated online students at the inaugural Online Graduate Students Immersion Experience

In the Community ·

From Online to In-Person: Inaugural Immersion Experience Offers Community and Connection to Digital Learners

The Inaugural Graduate Online Student Immersion offers participants an opportunity to get Up Close to the Best of American University and Washington, DC.
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Mexican Day Parade

Government & Politics ·

A Tale of Three Cities: Immigrant Exclusion and Belonging

In his new book, CAS professor Ernesto Castañeda examines immigrant integration in New York, Paris, and Barcelona.
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July Fourth Fireworks

Business ·

July 4th by the Numbers

One hundred thirty-four million. That's how much money was spent on 4th of July bacon in 2017—and that’s just for barbeques.
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SOC Ben Stokes

Communications ·

Augmented Reality Games Provide New Opportunity for Cities to Strengthen Communities

A new study from American University reveals how cities can leverage augmented reality (AR) games for civic engagement and to build stronger communities.
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Computer with a graph and data

Communications ·

Data Journalist-in-Residence Elected to IRE Board of Directors

Jennifer LaFleur, the data journalist-in-residence at AU was elected to the Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE) Board of Directors.
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Steve and Laura Lott on their wedding day.

Business ·

Finding Love and Making Change

Steve and Laura Lott met working on a marketing project at Kogod. They haven't separated since.
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Deirdre Breakenridge

Communications ·

SOC Students' Blog Posts Featured on PR Expanded

Six Students in Jason Mollica's class had their blog posts featured on Deirdre Breakenridge's website, PR Expanded.
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