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School of Education Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy

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School of Education Partnerships Provide Promise

Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy says that “education has risen to the top of the list as a way to change communities,” and with that in mind, she’s leading AU’s School of Education down paths to that change.
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Artist Suzanne Firstenberg's 2020 exhibition outside of RFK Stadium commemorated those who died from COVID-19.

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AU Instructors Partner with Artist on COVID-19 Education Materials

Two SOE instructors developed educational materials to go with a massive art installation on the National Mall commemorating COVID-19 deaths.
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family sitting on couch

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AU’s PERIL Addresses Youth Radicalization and Extremism

Updated caregivers’ guide helps communities avoid extremism
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Miranda Dotson

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Academic All-Star Miranda Dotson

Anthropology major heading to Northeastern for PhD in Sociology
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CMSI executive director Caty Borum Chattoo and Mik Moore, co-founders of the Yes, And … Laughter Lab introduce the first annual pitch day event in 2019.

Social Sciences ·

Comedy, Truth, Change: CMSI Reflects on 2020 Upon Premiere of New Special

Housed in the School of Communication, CMSI is the nation’s first university-based center to launch both research and creative initiatives focused on comedy and social justice, along with other facets of media and communication.
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Teacher Diversity and Student Success book cover

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SPA Professor Publishes Book on Importance of Teacher Diversity

Teacher Diversity and Student Success makes the case for creating a teaching force that is as diverse as the student body it serves.
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Lifelong Learning

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Lifelong Learning Grows During Pandemic

As the AU strategic plan enters its third year, lifelong learning has seen a boost in digital infrastructure and strategy.
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Screenshot of Zoom class with Professor Palmer

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What Zoom Classes Taught Faculty

Behind the mosaics of students' faces on computer screens are AU faculty adapting to a new world of teaching. Professors are reshaping their teaching methods to fit an online world.
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AU students in the Potomac Gorge with Professor Stephen MacAvoy.

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Getting Creative: Teaching at AU in a Pandemic

Faculty members find imaginative ways to keep students engaged
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School of Education

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SOE Teacher Prep Program Gains Accolades for Strong Clinical Practice

Program is among only 33 that earn an “A,” according to National Council on Teacher Quality.
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