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Alan and Amy Meltzer

Alumni ·

$10 Million Gift Will Advance Student Thriving and Athletics at American University

The Commitment is Part of a Historic $15 Million Cumulative Gift to Support the Center for Athletic Performance (CAP).
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New Dean of Kogod School of Business David Marchick

Announcement ·

David Marchick Named Dean of American University’s Kogod School of Business

A prominent leader with decades of experience in global finance and private equity, public policy, and service, David Marchick joins American University as dean of the Kogod School of Business.
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Dog in a cage

Announcement ·

New Research Identifies Key Differences Between Intentional Animal Abuse and Neglect

A new study by American University and the Animal Welfare Institute analyzed and categorized crimes against animals as either neglect or intentional cruelty. The research is based on newly available police data from across the country.
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Research ·

New Study by SOC Researchers Explores How Civic Engagement is Portrayed on Television

The study examines how voting, civic engagement, and leadership are portrayed in leading television programming in the U.S.
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SIS Dean Shannon Hader

Announcement ·

Shannon Hader Named Dean of American University’s School of International Service

Shannon Hader, MD, MPH, has been named the dean of the School of International Service at American University. She succeeds Christine BN Chin, PhD, who has served as dean of SIS since August 2017 and is returning to the faculty.
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Detail of Searching for Shelter No. 3, 2021. Photogram on paper, 140 x 200 cm. Courtesy Josef Achrer.

Arts ·

AU Museum Summer Exhibits Open June 11

Contemporary Caribbean American art and U.S. debut of Czech artist Josef Achrer among six new shows on display through Aug. 7
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Alumni Awards 2022

Announcement ·

Outstanding Achievements of Distinguished Alumni Recognized with AU’s 2022 Alumni Awards

American University presented its 2022 Alumni Association Awards to five changemakers who are leaders in their communities and their fields.
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AU Alumni Freeman and Snead

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Two American University Alumni Win 2022 Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

American University alumni have been awarded prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholarship.
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Meghann Seril is one of the research fellows and teaches at Broadway Elementary School in California. She is looking forward to the SOE coursework. Photo courtesy Teach Plus.

Announcement ·

Training Teachers in Education Policy and Research: Teach Plus and American University Launch Fellowship to Enhance Teachers’ Skills

Teach Plus and American University's School of Education have launched a new program to train teachers in education policy, practice, and research.
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Environment ·

American University Launches Unique Student-Advised Impact Investment Fund

The experiential learning program focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments will be funded with 1 percent of the university’s endowment
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