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Pres. Sylvia Burwell, AU Trustee and JPMorgan Chase Vice Chair Peter Scher, and SOE Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy celebrate at Martha's Table in the District.

Education ·

School of Education Receives Funding to Close Equity Gap in Early Education Field

JPMorgan Chase donates $5 million to AU and partners for their efforts to make early childhood education more equitable
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ESPN Campus Sign

Announcement ·

ESPN, American University Establish New, Funded Investigative Journalism Fellowship

The new Fellowship program will embed a full-time graduate student alongside ESPN’s journalists.
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Rusted pipes

Announcement ·

New SPA Research Addresses Environmental Justice

SPA researchers find that homeowners in lower-income neighborhoods are more likely than wealthier residents to suffer the harmful effects of lead in their drinking water.
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Researchers

Research ·

Timely Study by SPA Researchers Provides Roadmap for Equitable Lead Pipe Replacement

Results could inform infrastructure legislation to replace lead pipes.
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Destiny Singh.

Alumni ·

SPA Professor Secures Release of Prisoner After 27 Years Under D.C.’s Second Look Act

Singh helps lead the Second Look Project, a nonprofit that represents prisoners with extreme sentences.
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Richard Prince

Communications ·

American University School of Communication Announces Partnership with Journal-isms

SOC and Journal-isms Inc. are partnering
to buttress their shared view of the critical role of inclusion in journalism.
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Arden Bendler Browning, VR Painting 12, 2020. Flashe and acrylic on shaped panel,
Courtesy of the artist and Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

Arts ·

AU Museum Exhibits Open Jan. 29

New exhibits highlight human rights, feature Israeli art and more
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Becca Peixotto stands with her arms folded, smiling

Research ·

Paleoanthropologist Becca Peixotto Talks about Legendary Homo Naledi Expedition

Alumna shares her path from AU to South Africa’s Rising Star Cave
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Jonathan Mathis at Kogod School of Business

Alumni ·

Greetings from Jonathan Mathis

Monthly messages from AU Alumni Association President Jonathan Mathis
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Jae Ko, 流 (Flow), 2018. Recycled rolled paper, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist. Photo courtesy of Wavelength.

Arts ·

New Year, New Exhibits at AU Museum

Spring exhibits at AU include abstraction, photography, and a collaboration with the National Museum of Women in the Arts
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