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On Campus ·

Teju Cole Talks Art and Activism at AU

The prolific writer and photographer made a special two-day appearance on campus.
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Congressmen speaking at The Hill Event

On Campus ·

SPA Hosts Congressional Representatives at The Hill Event

U.S. House of Representatives Peter King (R-NY), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and John Delaney (D-MD) came to American University to share their takes on bipartisanship in Congress.
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Factitious 2018 Game Play

Announcement ·

Viral Game That Helps Users Spot Fake News Gets a Makeover

A viral game that helps users spot fake news is getting a makeover, just in time for the 2018 midterm elections.
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In the Community ·

New Season of Serial Podcast Calls on AU School of Public Affairs for Judicial Expertise

When Serial podcast journalist Sarah Koenig needed to consult an expert on criminal justice, she turned to AU School of Public Affairs’ Justice Programs Office (JPO).
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Historic Survey of Documentary Filmmakers Reveals New Opportunities for Racial and Ethnic Minorities, Alongside Economic Hurdles

The Center for Media & Social Impact released The State of the Documentary Field: 2018 Study of Documentary Professionals is the first study of its kind to reveal the trends and experiences of documentary filmmakers in the United States.
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On Campus ·

Welcome, New Faculty

Get to know AU's newest tenure-line professors, with expertise in subjects ranging from race and basketball to cybersecurity.
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Announcement ·

American University Creates the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics

American University President Sylvia M. Burwell announced today the launch of the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics.
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On Campus ·

Advocating for Health

The Wellness Center changed its name this summer – and why it matters.
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SPExS Associate Dean of Graduate Professional Studies in a grey blazer.

Announcement ·

Sam Hanna joins American University’s School of Professional & Extended Studies

The School of Professional & Extended Studies just got itself a new Associate Dean of Graduate Professional Studies. Here's what you ought to know about him.
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American University Teams with Sony to Launch Innovative “Tour AU” Mobile Admissions App

American University has partnered with Sony to launch "Tour AU."
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