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David J. Vázquez

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David Vázquez Joins AU to Build Latinx Studies Program

Associate Professor of Literature David J. Vázquez has joined American University to launch a Latinx Studies Program, which will reside in the new Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture (CRGC).
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Max Paul Friedman

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Message From the College Dean About Fall 2020 Moving Fully Online

Max Paul Friedman, Interim College of Arts and Sciences Dean, on what the shift means for students, and some exciting online courses for fall.
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American University Survey: Young Black Americans Are Key 2020 Swing Voters

American University's Black Swing Voter Project released results of a new survey of Black Americans in six battleground states.
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Antiracism Center

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Antiracism Center to Host “Empowering Educators: A Convening on Racial Equity in Education”

Award-winning YA author Jason Reynolds to join August 19 panel discussion.
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Curbside Service Now Available at Bender Library

The Library is now offering curbside pickup of books, media, and technology.
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Malini Ranganathan

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AU’s Antiracist Research & Policy Center Announces New Leadership

American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center (Antiracism Center) has appointed award-winning scholars Malini Ranganathan and Christine Platt to lead the Center as interim directors.
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Blossoms on campus

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AU Stands with International Students in Response to Federal Policy on F-1 Visas

AU signs on to amicus brief in support of Harvard/MIT lawsuit; joins group of Patriot League presidents in opposition to new regulations.
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AU campus

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AU President Burwell and Other Patriot League Presidents Oppose New Federal Rule

AU president Sylvia M. Burwell and other presidents from the Patriot League issued a statement strongly opposing the federal government’s new rule regarding international students.
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Max Paul Friedman

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Message from the Dean about Fall 2020

Max Paul Friedman, Interim College of Arts and Sciences Dean, welcomes students to AU in this extraordinary time, and shares his thoughts about its challenges and the opportunities for growth and fulfillment that they represent.
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Closed sign on business door

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New Report Shows Dramatic Impacts of COVID-19 on Latino-Owned Businesses in the Washington, D.C. Area

New survey shows thirty percent of Latino business owners in D.C. metro area were forced to close or suspend operations due to COVID-19
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