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New American University Survey Reveals Influence of Race in D.C.-Area Residents’ Lives

A new report from American University shows how race influences Washington, D.C.-area residents’ daily lives and experiences, revealing a stark racial divide in perceptions among Latinos, blacks, whites and Asians about quality-of-life issues...
29-May-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Noted Scholar and Emmy-Award Winning Filmmaker Henry Louis Gates Jr. to Address American University's 139th Commencement

Henry Louis Gates Jr., renowned professor at Harvard University, will address American University’s Class of 2020 and their families during the university’s 139th commencement.
23-Apr-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American University Eliminates All Public Fossil Fuel Investments from Its Endowment

American University has divested all of its public fossil fuel investments from its endowment.
22-Apr-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American University among Peace Corps’ 2020 top volunteer-producing schools

American University among Peace Corps’ 2020 top volunteer-producing schools
26-Feb-2020 11:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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


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