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Breaking Down Barriers: ADVANCE grant will help AU retain women and underrepresented STEM faculty

STEM leaders speak about how their efforts will move AU forward and their experiences as women and women of color who advanced in teaching and scholarship.
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SPA Students Learn and Network at Forum with Homeland Security Experts

SPA Graduate students recently got a front row seat at a gathering of top homeland security professionals in Virginia.
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Green Office Program Revamped

How environmentally friendly is your AU or home office?  Help expand the sustainability practices in your workplace by participating in the Green Office Program.
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Students designed the logo for AU's first experiential learning conference.

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SOC Students Design, Host Conference

AU’s public relations capstone embodies experiential learning by taking on real-world advertising clients.
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Students enjoying lunch at Capitol Grille.

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Students tour the National Gallery of Art

Students learn about paintings Andrew Mellon purchased from the Hermitage Museum in 1930-31 and donated to the National Gallery of Art.
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An event in Panama to raise awareness about the report and connect with officials was well attended by the minister of education, representatives from teacher unions, government, universities, and NGOs. Courtesy: CIEDU

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School of Education Continues Commitment to Professional Development for Panama Teachers

New report reveals gaps in Panamanian teachers’ continuing education; findings will inform teacher trainings
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SOE Faculty Awarded $1.3M NSF Grant

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SOE Faculty Awarded $1.3M NSF Grant

More than $1.3M was awarded to AU’s Dr. Shari Earnest Watkins and Dr. Brian L. McGowan as part of the Collaborative Research-Racial Equity project (CRRE).
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SOE Faculty Members Awarded $700k Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant

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SOE Faculty Members Awarded $700k Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant

“Reconceptualizing College Teaching for Equitable Student Outcomes: A Strategic Focus on Equity-Based Teaching and the Systemic Levers that Support Broad-Scale Change”
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Dr. Amaarah DeCuir and Dr. Cheyenne Batista

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Dr. Cheyenne E. Batista ’22 Wins 2022 CPED Dissertation in Practice of the Year Award

“I have seen her work in the field and can attest to the power of her findings,” said Dr. Amaarah DeCuir.
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New Partnership Gives School Counselors Affordable Continuing Education Option

New Partnership Gives School Counselors Affordable Continuing Education Option
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