DC’s Woodson STEM High School students at AU working in a computer lab

Science ·

AU Teaches DC High School Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fundamentals

AU brought students from DC’s Woodson STEM High School to campus, giving them an introduction to product development, innovation, and customer discovery.
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Laura Owen and Johnnetta B. Cole in conversation

Education ·

Closing the College Opportunity Gap

A new center at American University aims for all U.S. students to get on the path to postsecondary success.
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Portrait of Dr. Amanda Alexander

Alumni ·

AU Alumna Named Interim School Chancellor

AU alumna Amanda Alexander (PhD, education) has been named interim school chancellor for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).
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Seminar on Education Policy and Leadership

Education ·

From Theory to Practice

EPL students present findings from their Summer 2018 field projects with DC-based organizations.
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A protest poster against white nationalist symbols. Man with a red backdrop. The German-to-English translation of this poster: “Say goodbye to your Nazi wear: Anti-fascist demonstration against Thor Steinar and the right-wing lifestyle.”

Research ·

Decoding Extremism

Cynthia Miller-Idriss’ book examines disturbing symbols of German white nationalism.
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On campus with people walking, trees, and an AU flag.

Research ·

AU Announces New Tenure-Line Faculty Hires

Introducing teachers and researchers to the AU community.
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President Neil Kerwin shakes the hand of a new graduate as she crosses the stage.

On Campus ·

American University Announces Spring 2017 Commencement Speakers

Ceremonies will take place in American University’s Bender Arena and feature an impressive roster of commencement speakers.
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Jason Snyder and Education Policy and Leadership students

Education ·

State of the Student

Jason Snyder and the Reshaping of AU’s Education Policy and Leadership Program
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From left: Lexi Ivers and Shyheim Snead.

Achievements ·

Service with Compassion: Two AU Students Named Truman Scholars

Lexi Ivers and Shyheim Snead will get scholarship money for graduate education.
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DeRay Mckesson speaking in the Katzen Arts Center.

On Campus ·

Stories in America: DeRay Mckesson Talks Education and Social Change at AU

BLM leader says social justice activism will always be more important than popular.
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