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International Womens Day Panel

On Campus ·

Female Ambassadors to the U.S. Come Together for International Women’s Day at American University

SPA hosted six female ambassadors to the U.S. for a panel discussion about the progress and challenges involving female political representation and participation around the world.
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Eric Leal

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Financial Exec Eric Leal Joins College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences Dean Peter Starr has announced that veteran financial executive Eric Leal will be joining the College as its new associate dean for budget and administration. Leal starts at AU on April 15.
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Provost Myers, Mrs. Kogod, Mr. Kogod, Dr. Gilber, President Burwell, and Dean Delaney at the chair installation ceremony.

Announcement ·

AU Celebrates Installation of the First Kogod Regional Innovation Chair

On March 8, 2019, Dr. Brett Anitra Gilbert was formally installed as the inaugural Kogod Regional Innovation Chair in a ceremony on March 8 at American University’s Constitution Hall.
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Yes, And... Laughter Lab

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Comedy x Social Change Collaboration Launches "Yes, And… Laughter Lab” to Spark More Comedy That Drives Change

The Center for Media & Social for Impact is partnering with Comedy Central, Define American and Moore+Associates to launch "Yes, And... Laughter Lab."
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school of public affairs exterior

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School of Public Affairs at AU Jumps in National Ranking in U.S. News & World Report Survey

Four specialties receive first-time recognition; three specialties jump in ranking
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Three women in 1950s housedresses: blue, red, green.

In the Community ·

Do Women Still Do the Housework?

Who does the cleaning in your house? If you are a woman, and you do the bulk of the housework, you are not alone. And now there is a new Smithsonian exhibition for you—All Work, No Pay: A History of Women's Invisible Labor, curated by AU's Kate Haulman.
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Book festival details

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Antiracist Research and Policy Center to Host National Antiracist Bookfest

The National Antiracist Book Festival, the first book festival of its kind organized around authors writing for racial equity and justice, will be hosted by American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center on AU's campus on Saturday, April 27.
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Man with brown hair in front of American flag.

On Campus ·

The 2019 Wonk of the Year is John Kasich

Kasich will speak to the AU community in Bender Arena on March 21.
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Sylvia Burwell, Eric Liu, Susan Rice, Maria Elena Salinas, Ibram Kendi

On Campus ·

"Changemaker" Panelists Reflect on Race, Culture, and Their Own Challenges and Successes

Four leaders in government, media, and higher education shared the trials and triumphs that them led to where they are today, reflected on the meaning of "changemaking," and more.
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On the Basis of Sex movie poster

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Film Screening Spurs Discussion on Progress of Women

The Doyle Forman Theater was packed with students and community members eager to watch "On the Basis of Sex", the new film about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s early years as a lawyer.
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