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American University Named a Top-Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Students

American University was named one of the nation’s leading universities and colleges for Fulbright U.S. Students.
11-Feb-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American University Names First Chief Online Officer to Lead Digital Learning Efforts

American University Names First Chief Online Officer to Lead Digital Learning Efforts
6-Feb-2020 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Steve Munson Named American University’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Steve Munson Named American University’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer
29-Jan-2020 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Stepping Up and Standing Out

Women of all ages and political affiliations — particularly millennials and women of color—have become more politically engaged since 2016, according to a new online survey released by Gender on the Ballot, a partnership between the Women &...
22-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

American University’s New District Scholars Program to Provide Full Tuition Scholarships to 10 DCPS Students

To enhance access to high quality education and support the Washington, D.C. community, American University launched its new AU District Scholars Program.
20-Dec-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American University and Dignity Health Global Education Introduce Innovative Certificates in Healthcare Project Management and Administration

Dignity Health Global Education (DHGE) is partnering with American University’s School of Professional & Extended Studies to offer new and unique training in project management with an emphasis on healthcare.
5-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Most Watched Television Shows Oversimplify, Stereotype Issues of Homelessness, Research Shows

Popular shows often lean on stereotypical depictions of homelessness, housing insecurity and silence characters experiencing homelessness, according to new research from American University.
24-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pop Culture and News Coverage of Homelessness has a Race, Gender and Attention Problem, Research Shows

An analysis of 150 episodes from 50 television programs, and 5,703 news articles by American University's Center for Media & Social Impact, reveal major concerns about the way we view homelessness and solutions to homelessness.
10-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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In its 127-year history, American University has established a reputation for producing changemakers focused on the challenges of a changing world. AU has garnered recognition for global education, public service, experiential learning and politically active and diverse students, as well as academic and research expertise in a wide range of areas including the arts, sciences, humanities, business and communication, political science and policy, governance, law and diplomacy.

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