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AU Announces Fall 2015 Commencement Speaker

Smithsonian Secretary David Skorton will deliver the keynote address at American University's first-ever fall commencement ceremony.
17-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American University Master’s in Education Degree Prepares Teachers to Lead


After surveying dozens of policy makers, school officials and nonprofit leaders, American University's School of Education designed a Master’s in Education Policy and Leadership. The M.Ed. offers two new tracks for degree candidates eager to delve...
26-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Heavy TV Watching Leads to Unhealthy Perceptions of Fast Food Health Risks


New research finds the amount of TV adolescents watch is likely to bias their views about the consequences of eating fast food.
19-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

MEDIA ADVISORY: Art, Music & Discussion Surrounding FDA's Ban on Blood Donations from Gay/Bisexual Men

Experts, activists and blood donors gather to discuss the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s discriminatory policy on blood donations from gay and bisexual men. Also on the program: Artist Jordan Eagles will present a special, luminous,...
2-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Fall at American University Museum: Craft as Fine Art, Contemporary Chinese Art, and Protest Art


Early fall exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center open Sept. 12 and close Oct. 18.
8-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American University Filmmaker Brigid Maher Debuts Midwife Documentary in Washington, D.C.

The Mama Sherpas is a documentary that follows midwives catching babies and working collaboratively with doctors in the hospital system.
6-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Who Claims The Past?


American University History Professor Lisa Leff’s new nonfiction book “The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust” tells the story of controversial Jewish historian Zosa Szajkowski (Shy-KOV-ski).
25-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American University School of International Service Dean James Goldgeier Elected President of APSIA Executive Committee

Goldgeier to serve two year tenure as elected president of Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs' (APSIA) Executive Committee.
1-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Media Advisory: American University Experts Forecast the 2016 Election

American University professors, AU research fellows, and Cook Political Report's David N. Wasserman will gather to discuss Election 2016 predictions. The discussion will surround congressional races as well as the presidential contest.
12-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST

@AmericanU #CookingChemistry Prof Matt Hartings Discusses Risks of Consuming Processed Meats

27-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT

#AmericanU & Coral Reef Expert Kiho Kim Available to Discuss Latest Bleaching Event

8-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT

AU sci fi expert available for comment @MartianMovie #BringHimHome

2-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT

#AmericanU profs available to discuss @Pontifex US visit

8-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

#ObamaAtAU #Iran @americanu Experts Available for Comment

4-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT

First Republican Debate Highly Anticipated By Public; Campaigns Lower Expectations

29-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

U.S. & Cuban Interests Sections Converted into Embassies; What’s Next in the Bilateral Relationship?

20-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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