montage of Fulbright scholars

Achievements ·

AU Celebrates Fulbright Scholars

The highly competitive Fulbright US Scholars Program honored 11 American University alumni and one PhD student with awards to carry out self-designed research projects or teach English during the 2020–2021 academic year.
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Henry Graves in front of computer

Research ·

‘The Boogaloo Ballad of Henry Graves’ Outlines Movement’s Tactics of Misinformation in COVID-19 Era

An animated video co-created by AU's Polarization and Extremism Innovation Lab seeks to educate viewers about the activities of the boogaloo movement.
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Mia Owens with Ohio resident working at a computer

Humanities ·

Fellowship Created for Studying History of Slavery in Washington, D.C.

Mia Owens is the inaugural fellow for a new, two-year Public History Graduate Fellowship in the History of Slavery and Its Legacies in Washington, D.C.
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Professor David Vine

International ·

Report Finds at Least 37 Million People Displaced by US Post-9/11 Wars

The United States’ post-9/11 wars have displaced at least 37 million people, mostly civilians, according to a groundbreaking new report produced by American University Anthropology Professor David Vine and his AU Public Anthropology Clinic students.
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Light beams shining through a prism

Science ·

Light, Sound, Action: PHYS 200 Turns Twenty

From the physics of stage lights to the use of color in political ads, AU's PHYS 200 Light, Sound, Action course teaches students to solve real-world problems through the principles of physics.
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American University alumni Khalifa Said-al Mahmoud  talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Alumni ·

Historic Moment Between Netanyahu and Former AU Student

Former AU student Khalifa Said-al Mahmoud, who now is a representative of the United Arab Emirates, talks peace with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Collage of personal items

Arts ·

AU Museum in Fall: Contested Space Explores Themes Relevant to Presidential Election of 2020

Art on view this fall explores themes around the global climate crisis, particularly water as a declining resource, immigration policies, and truth and illusion in public discourse.
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Glen Kwende

Achievements ·

PhD Candidate Glen Kwende Receives Grant for Economics Work

Economics PhD candidate Glen Kwende receives a $15,000 grant from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth to pursue research on workers’ bargaining power in the United States.
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Donald Earl Collins

Achievements ·

Opening Eyes to Racism, African American Identity, and American Narcissism

Professorial Lecturer of History and American Studies Donald Earl Collins writes about American history identity, race, and the ways in which he sees our country moving.
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Anti-Semitic behavior in both 1945 and 2019

Announcement ·

Distinguished Scholars to Talk About Antisemitism in Series of Virtual Conversations

This fall, American University is bringing together distinguished scholars of Israeli, American, and European history to examine antisemitism over the past seventy-five years.
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