2019 Student Award recipients

Achievements ·

Honoring Student Award Winners

2019 student award winners share their success stories.
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Two students

Alumni ·

Scholarship Students Study Education, Empowerment, and Equality

Rachel Oguntola, SIS/MA ’20, and Adam Odomore, SIS/MA ’19, are current recipients of the Martin H. Steiner Scholarship.
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Meredith Bartley stands in front of a white background wearing a pink sweater

Achievements ·

Fulbright Filmmaker: SOC Grad to Study Disability Advocacy in the UK

Meredith Bartley, who graduated from American University School of Communication (AU SOC) in 2018, is the latest of many AU students to be selected for the prestigious Fulbright Scholar program.
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Caty Borum Chattoo

Communications ·

Center for Media & Social Impact Hosts Convening on Media and Social Justice

There’s a new movement in “civic media for social justice,” and AU’s Center for Media & Social Impact (CMSI) is playing a leadership, research, and convening role in this burgeoning field and practice.
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headhot of student Irena Volkov

Science ·

CAS Scholar and Entrepreneur Headed to Harvard and MIT

During her time at AU, Irena Volkov has excelled academically, launched a successful medical technology company, earned a spot in the Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program, led AU’s neuroscience club, and served as captain of the university’s equestrian team.
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Announcement ·

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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Sharon Weiner and Thespina Yamanis

Research ·

SIS Faculty Win Awards for Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring

The Office of Graduate Studies and Research recently awarded Professor Sharon Weiner the 2019 Award for Excellence In Doctoral Student Mentoring and Professor Thespina Yamanis the 2019 Award for Excellence in Master's Student Mentoring.
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Wendy Atieno

International ·

Living, Learning and Reflecting: An SIS Graduate Student Experience

Wendy Atieno discusses her amazing experience as a graduate student in SIS and the opportunities she was able to pursue.
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Kim Blankenship

Science ·

An Emphasis on Science and Interdisciplinary Research at American University

From the grand opening of the Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building to the wide range of high-impact research taking place in every STEM department on campus, it is clear that American University is committed to investing in science and research.
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Man wearing a blue shirt standing in front of windows.

Achievements ·

Emerging Leader: SIS Grad Student Aims to Empower Small Farmers

Ambulah Mamey is on a one-year Kirchner Food Fellowship.
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