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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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AU Launches New Neuroscience Department

This summer, American University has launched a new Department of Neuroscience under the leadership of Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience Terry Davidson.
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AU Statement on Pending U.S. House Vote on D.C. Statehood

American University supports D.C. statehood.
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Coronavirus

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AU Public Health Scholars “Go Inside the Outbreak”

AU Public Health Scholars Director Melissa Hawkins designed this summer’s Emerging Issues in Public Health Seminar class to focus solely on the pandemic—even as events were unfolding in real time.
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Monica Jackson

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Monica Jackson Named AU Deputy Provost and Dean of Faculty

Mathematics and Statistics Professor Monica Jackson has been named AU Interim Deputy Provost and Dean of Faculty. She has served as CAS Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and is the College’s very first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer.
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Five Videos to Watch: Faculty Experts’ Corner

Faculty scholars from American University’s College of Arts and Sciences share their research and expertise on the pressing issues of the day in a new series of short videos.
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AU Forward

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AU Forward: American University Announces Operating Plan for Fall Semester

AU's comprehensive plan for fall 2020 features extensive health and safety protocols and a residential campus experience, with a blend of in-person/online and purely online classes.
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Max Paul Friedman Named Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Professor Max Paul Friedman has been appointed to serve as the Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences beginning on July 1, 2020.
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The Fight For Clean Air

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New Documentary Celebrates Clean Air Act, Highlights Communities Still Waiting for Clean Air

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital will host the premiere of a new documentary directed by the Executive Director of AU's Center for Environmental Filmmaking Maggie Stogner.
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AU Welcomes Its Inaugural Cohort of District Scholars

Eleven high-achieving students from Washington D.C.’s public and public charter high schools have been selected as American University’s inaugural class of AU District Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year.
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