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 American University Named a Leader in Fulbright U.S. Student Scholars

American University is a top producer of Fulbright students, and was recognized by the U.S. Department of State as having one of the highest number of students and alumni selected for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
13-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Report Shares First-Hand Experiences of Young Americans’ Relationship with Guns

New Report Shares First-Hand Experiences of Young Americans’ Relationship with Guns
6-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American University Receives $5.7 Million from NSF to Bridge Research and Policy, Address Real-World Challenges

American University won a cooperative research agreement from the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Accelerating Research Translation program that will help AU foster greater use of evidence in the public and private sectors.
19-Dec-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American University Fall Commencement to Feature Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy

The nation’s 21st Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, will deliver a keynote address at American University’s two fall commencement ceremonies on Sunday, December 17, 2023.
5-Dec-2023 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American University Honored Local Changemaker at 2023 President’s Circle Celebration

American University recognized its most generous donors this evening at the President’s Circle event for their leadership giving and unwavering commitment to AU. As is tradition, the event included a presentation of AU’s highest honor, the Cyrus...
14-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

2024 AU Sine Institute of Policy & Politics Fellows and Distinguished Lecturers Soar From the Halls of Government to the Frontiers of Space

The Sine Institute of Policy & Politics at American University 2024 class of Spring Fellows and Distinguished Lecturers brings together changemakers from government, business, space exploration, foreign policy, advocacy, and the media.
14-Nov-2023 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

National Security Expert Honored by American University for Promoting Inclusivity in Technology Policy

National Security Expert Honored by American University for Promoting Inclusivity in Technology Policy
31-Oct-2023 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American University and Football for Peace Join Forces to Promote Sports Diplomacy, Launch Peace Center

American University and Football for Peace Join Forces to Promote Sports Diplomacy, Launch Peace Center
5-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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