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  • John F. Kennedy signs the limited nuclear test ban treaty

    JFK's AU Speech: 50 Years Forward on Peace

    A direct thread runs from President John F. Kennedy’s speech through President Barack Obama’s agenda for nuclear arms.
    December 20, 2013

  • Theresa Runstedtler

    Exploring the Story Behind the Story

    Professor Theresa Runstedtler explores black internationalism through Jack Johnson biography.
    December 12, 2013

  • AU’s Center for Israel Studies has been celebrating its 15th anniversary this year.

    Going Strong for 15 Years

    American University’s Center for Israel Studies marks its 15th anniversary.
    December 3, 2013

  • Lisa Leff

    Telling the Story from Two Sides

    History professor Lisa Leff’s new book profiles controversial World War II Jewish historian.
    November 22, 2013

  • Eagle Lore: Windows into American University History

    The University Archives—with the assistance of students and faculty from the Department of History—has launched on a new digital exhibit about AU’s history. The exhibit’s comment feature allows alumni and others to provide additional information.
    November 14, 2013

  • Photo courtesy of Mattea Sanders

    A Passion for National Parks

    Grad student Mattea Sanders is pursuing her love of history in the form of a career with the National Parks Service.
    October 30, 2013