MA in Economics in the News

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Sylvia Burwell Inaugurated as American University’s First Female President

Former secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services and Director of Office of Management and Budget, Sylvia Burwell, makes history with American University as the first female president.

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American University Announces Next President

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who was most recently the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under former President Barack Obama, has been named the 15th President of American University in Washington, DC.

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We Are Washington, DC. I am Muriel Bowser.

Mayor Muriel Bowser was inaugurated in January 2015 and is the second woman to be elected mayor in Washington, D.C. She is an alumni of American University’s School of Public Affairs and recently took the time to speak with American University Magazine’s Mike Unger.

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A career in's much more than you think

PhD student Britni Wilcher shared her insights on what influenced her decision to pursue an economics career in the American Economic Association (AEA) educational video titled, A career in's much more than you think.

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How Online Learning is Changing Classroom Discussion

Instructor Elizabeth Eilender discusses what's different about teaching online courses.

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