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American University Named a Top-Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Students

Ten AU student scholars received Fulbright awards in 2019-2020, making AU a top-producing Fulbright institution
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American University Names First Chief Online Officer to Lead Digital Learning Efforts

American University President Sylvia M. Burwell announced the appointment of Joseph Riquelme as vice provost and chief online officer.
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Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans in the U.S. and the African diaspora. Learn more about African American history and culture with these titles from our collection.
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Making DC’s Homeless People Count

DC’s homeless population can be difficult to count or neatly characterize, but American University anthropology PhD candidate Aaron Howe has embraced this challenge.
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Public Servants Gather for Second Edition of Classes Without Quizzes

Over two hundred federal employees converged on Kerwin Hall on January 10th for a second installment of Classes Without Quizzes, the unique SPA initiative that began in January 2019, during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
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Steve Munson Named American University’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer

As a key member of the university’s leadership team, Munson will direct AU’s university-wide technology efforts, oversee the Office of Information Technology, and drive innovation across schools and divisions.
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New Research: Stepping Up and Standing Out: Women's Political Participation in 2020

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Stepping Up and Standing Out

A new online nationwide survey reveals that women of all ages and political affiliations — particularly millennials and women of color—have become more politically engaged since 2016.
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Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Learn about Dr. King’s life and legacy with these titles in our collection.
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AU’s Center for Media & Social Impact Receives $1.1 Million

Funding supports projects including the national Story Movements convening, the Yes, And Laughter Lab co-created with Moore + Associates in partnership with Comedy Central, and Comedy ThinkTanks.
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New Transatlantic Policy Center Evaluates Europe’s Key Challenges

We spoke with the Transatlantic Policy Center's co-directors, Professors Michelle Egan and Garret Martin, about the new EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence housed at SIS.
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