Lonnie G. Bunch III

Announcement ·

Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III Awarded 2020 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal

American University named Lonnie G. Bunch III the recipient of the 2020 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal for leadership and service.
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Joe Biden and Donald Trump

Government & Politics ·

Does Allan Lichtman Stand by His “13 Keys” Prediction of a Joe Biden Win?

AU historian discusses current events, election, and how the keys are turning
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Collage of presidential visits to campus

On Campus ·

Eyewitness to History: Presidential Visits at American University

American University Library Archives and Special Collections presents “Eyewitness to History: Presidential Visits to AU.”  This non-partisan digital exhibition examines the history of presidential visits at American University.
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Girlhood (It's complicated)

In the Community ·

AU’s Kathleen Franz Curates New “Girlhood” Exhibit at Smithsonian

Amplifies Role of Girls in History During 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage
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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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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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Allan Lichtman

Government & Politics ·

How Did the Keys Turn?

AU’s Allan Lichtman defied pollsters and pundits to predict Donald Trump’s 2016 victory based on his “13 Keys.” He’s been right in every presidential election since 1984. Now he is making his prediction for 2020.
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A microphone at a podium in front of a lecture hall

Technology ·

Journalists and Historians “Come to Class” Virtually

When classes went online this spring, Professor Pam Nadell had a spark of inspiration. If students were stuck at home, then prominent journalists, historians, and scholars were stuck at home too. So why not invite them to class? Virtually of course.
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Headshot of Prof. Max Paul Friedman against a blue background.

Announcement ·

Max Paul Friedman Named Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Professor Max Paul Friedman has been appointed to serve as the Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences beginning on July 1, 2020.
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