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Education ·

$739k Grant Renewed for Tutoring Elementary Students

The AU Future Teacher Tutors were renewed for up to $739k in funding to expand tutoring in DC schools.
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Education ·

Breaking Down Barriers: ADVANCE grant will help AU retain women and underrepresented STEM faculty

STEM leaders speak about how their efforts will move AU forward and their experiences as women and women of color who advanced in teaching and scholarship.
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In the Community ·

12 for ’23: A Dozen Things to Look Forward to This Year at AU

Mark your calendar for the 12 things we’re looking forward to at AU and keep an eye out for more throughout the year in This Week at AU, on social media, and elsewhere.
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On Campus ·

American University Faculty Experts On Why Change Can’t Wait

American University faculty are the leading experts in these essential fields of study (and more). AU scholar-teachers are finding solutions to the world’s most pressing issues and shaping the next generation of changemakers.
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Alumni ·

AU Changemakers Honored at the 2022 President’s Circle Celebration

AU Changemakers Honored at the 2022 President’s Circle Celebration
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Ann Friedman, AU SOE Alumna and creator of the Planet Word Museum, smiles and wears a black blazer.

Alumni ·

For the Love of Language

School of Education alumna Ann Friedman advances literacy and inclusive education through the museum she created, Planet Word.
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An event in Panama to raise awareness about the report and connect with officials was well attended by the minister of education, representatives from teacher unions, government, universities, and NGOs. Courtesy: CIEDU

Education ·

School of Education Continues Commitment to Professional Development for Panama Teachers

New report reveals gaps in Panamanian teachers’ continuing education; findings will inform teacher trainings
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SOE Faculty Awarded $1.3M NSF Grant

Education ·

SOE Faculty Awarded $1.3M NSF Grant

More than $1.3M was awarded to AU’s Dr. Shari Earnest Watkins and Dr. Brian L. McGowan as part of the Collaborative Research-Racial Equity project (CRRE).
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SOE Faculty Members Awarded $700k Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant

Education ·

SOE Faculty Members Awarded $700k Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant

“Reconceptualizing College Teaching for Equitable Student Outcomes: A Strategic Focus on Equity-Based Teaching and the Systemic Levers that Support Broad-Scale Change”
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PERIL director and AU professor Cynthia Miller-Idriss speaks at a White House summit on hate-fueled violence.

Government & Politics ·

Toward a More United America

AU professor among those who spoke this month at a bipartisan summit on hate-fueled violence
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