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Laura Kadetsky speaks to students

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Making a Difference in the Field

AU School of Education students are developing education policy and putting it into practice in the real world.
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Seminar on Education Policy and Leadership

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From Theory to Practice

EPL students present findings from their Summer 2018 field projects with DC-based organizations.
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Prestigious Gender Equality Econ Conference at AU

Leading economists will address the importance of gender analysis in economic research.
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AU's first cohort of DCPS Dual Enrollment Students Poses with AU President Sylvia Burwell.

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School of Education Launches Dual Enrollment Program for DC Students

American University’s School of Education (SOE) has officially welcomed its first cohort of DC high-school students to the new Dual Enrollment Program, a partnership between SOE and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).
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New AU Master’s Degree Program Prepares Students for Number One Job in the U.S.

The demand for data scientists is “astronomical and growing,” according to Jeff Gill, distinguished professor at the AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) and the director of the school's new Center for Data Science.
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A young woman sits at a work desk in front of a laptop, taking notes

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The School of Professional & Extended Studies Launches Inaugural Immersion Experience for Online Graduate Students

Online education is on the rise. At American University, we’re ahead of the curve by offering a diverse portfolio of course offerings and creating physical spaces for students to convene face to face when it really matters.
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AU Gap Students participate in a private tour of the Russian Embassy in an opulent ballroom.

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The American University Gap Program: A Launchpad for College and Lifelong Success

As one Washington Post article describes, taking a Gap Year is “an investment in the whole person.” Learn how AU Gap is upholding this important standard for all of its pre-college students.
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Speaking from the Field 2018

News from the field
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SIS Professor and Vice President of Campus Life Fanta Aw

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What's the importance of international education?

SIS Hurst Senior Professorial Lecturer and AU VP of Campus Life Fanta Aw speaks about the value of international education for students seeking a truly 21st century education.
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Laura Owen and Johnnetta B. Cole in conversation

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Closing the College Opportunity Gap

A new center at American University aims for all U.S. students to get on the path to postsecondary success.
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