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On the Quad: Higher Ed Institutions Urge Climate Target

On the Quad will be a monthly feature for This Week at AU collecting news and notes from around campus.
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Horace Bartilow

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Political Scientist Horace Bartilow Joins SIS in Fall 2021

Professor Horace Bartilow aims to make academic contributions that broaden the perspective of international relations study beyond its traditional Western focus.
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New Web Resources Can Help Prevent Youth Radicalization

New tools to help parents and educators protect young people from online radicalization released by the Southern Poverty Law Center and American University’s Polarization and Extremism Research Innovation Lab.
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AU’s Center for Israel Studies Receives $1.5 Million Gift

American University’s Center for Israel Studies (CIS) has received a gift of $1.5 million from Helen and Daniel Sonenshine to endow a permanent faculty position devoted to Israel and Jewish Studies.
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AU Campus Plan Approved by D.C. Zoning Commission

The District of Columbia Zoning Commission voted to approve American University’s 2021 Campus Plan.
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CAS Introduces Thirteen New and Revised Programs and Degrees this Fall

Programs to prepare students for changing world and workforce
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Bronté Burleigh-Jones

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Bronté Burleigh-Jones Named Chief Financial Officer

Bronté Burleigh-Jones is chief financial officer, vice president, and treasurer.
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Jeehyun Davis is AU's new University Librarian.

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New University Librarian Talks Equity, Access to Information

Jeehyun Davis discusses her love of information and libraries and talks about plans for the AU Library.
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AU has pursued an inclusive and equitable hiring process.

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Keeping Equity and Inclusiveness at the Forefront of Hiring

The Office of Human Resources have developed a detailed toolkit and checklist to shepherd managers through an inclusive hiring process. 
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President Sylvia Burwell talks with families during move-ins for the fall 2021 semester.

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AU Students Return to Campus with Excitement, Energy

Three AU students share their experiences during the pandemic and their excitement for returning to campus.
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