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Department Spotlight ·

New Partnership Promises Job Opportunities for AU Econ Students

Economics Department joins forces with National Association for Business Economics
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From River Road African/African American Burial Grounds 2020. Photocollage by Gail Rebhan.

Humanities ·

“The Bridge That Carried Us Over” Opens at AU Museum

Exhibition explores Maryland’s African/African American River Road community and demands action to preserve and memorialize historic burial grounds
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Mia Owens

Research ·

“Slavery and Its Legacies” Fellow Mia Owens Develops Antiracist Research Tool

Owens (CAS/MA ’22) developed key resource to help students research racial histories of AU and DC
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Kenneth Meier. Summer Diversity Academy participants.

Announcement ·

SPA Hosts First Annual Summer Diversity Academy

Initiative looks to support the research and careers of underrepresented doctoral students and junior faculty.
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Claretta McDaniel

Education ·

SOE Welcomes New Assistant Dean for Academic Administration

Claretta McDaniel Joins the School of Education's Leadership Team
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Chinese president Xi Jinping during a 2018 state visit to Rwanda. This photo by the administration of Paul Kagame ( is licensed by CC BY-ND 2.0:

International ·

How Much Does Ideology Really Influence Xi Jinping?

SIS professor Joseph Torigian recently wrote an article for the Wilson Center, which explores this question: Is Xi Jinping an ideological person? We spoke with Torigian to learn more about his piece.
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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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Pride parade. Photo by Ian Taylor.

In the Community ·

Pride Month 2022: Celebration, Honor, Activism, and Justice

At a time when LGBTQI+ rights are at risk, CAS faculty share what we need to know about Pride
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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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Jeffrey Moeller, Soukayna Lakhsassi, and Lina Abisoghomyan

In the Community ·

Mentoring Program Strengthens SIS Students’ Career Development

The SIS mentoring program has evolved since its initial launch in 2019, helping foster mentoring relationships even through the pandemic.
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