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American University Assumes Stewardship of Current Newspaper from WNET


Publication will cover evolving field of “public media.”
11-Jan-2011 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Practical Intelligence Key to Entrepreneurial Success

Study coauthored by American University professor underscores the value of common sense, hands-on experience and goals.
4-Jan-2011 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

‘Is There A Santa Claus?’ Readers Behind Editorial’s Long Life

Most people assume the editorial was an immediate hit when first published in 1897 and that the Sun enthusiastically reprinted it every year at Christmastime until the newspaper folded in 1950. Not true, said W. Joseph Campbell, a professor and...
10-Dec-2010 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Economics Professor’s Research Helps Change D.C. Adoption Law


American University's Mary Hansen helped pass a subsidy extension for adopted children that matches the level for foster children in Washington, D.C.
24-Nov-2010 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Center at American University Focuses on Effective Environmental Governance

Environmental Policy experts to evaluate smart growth, sustainability, climate change, greening of the government.
19-Nov-2010 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Winners Announced for American U's Excellence in Federal Government Service Award

Two federal employees receive the 2010 Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership for their strong commitment to training and educating managers and executives.
26-Oct-2010 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Midterm Elections: Young Voters Lack Interest, Want New Congress

Analysis by American U students finds young voters diverge from older voters in government size, other areas.
12-Oct-2010 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Historian Says Obama Wins Re-Election in 2012


Using “13 Keys” system, American University professor predicts outcome of presidential election.
12-Jul-2010 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

National Oil Spill Commission Report: Experts Available

The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling will release its complete, final report on January 11. American University faculty experts are available to provide commentary on the spill and related topics.
6-Jan-2011 2:15 PM EST

Human Rights Day: AU Experts Available to Comment

As Human Rights Day approaches (Friday, December 10), American University faculty experts are available to provide commentary the most pressing human rights issues of our time.
29-Nov-2010 4:05 PM EST

Congress Renews Interest in DREAM Act: Experts Available

American University has experts available to provide commentary about higher education, immigration and the DREAM Act.
24-Nov-2010 12:05 PM EST

Stewart/Colbert Events Are Path to Deeper Political Activism

American University professor says rally/march likely to draw traditionally less-active citizens into political discourse while appealing to moderates.
19-Oct-2010 4:00 PM EDT

From the White House to American University


Former Chief of Staff to Laura Bush Anita McBride joins AU’s School of Public Affairs. McBride is available to discuss role of first lady, presidential transitions, and global health.
12-Oct-2010 12:00 PM EDT

Election 2010: American U. Political & Media Experts Available


American University, ranked by Princeton Review as the most politically active campus in the nation, has professors available to provide expertise and commentary on the mid-term elections, voter trends, party politics, and possible political changes...
6-Oct-2010 7:00 AM EDT

Supreme Court Experts React to Elena Kagan Nomination

American University's Washington College of Law experts available to comment on Kagan nomination.
10-May-2010 3:30 PM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss Debate about Wild Animals in Captivity

Chris Palmer, director of American University’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking, is available to discuss whether wild animals—especially predators—should be kept in captivity.
28-Feb-2010 3:00 PM EST

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