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American Magazine April 2014

American University is located in Washington, D.C., at the top of Embassy Row. Chartered by Congress in 1893 to serve the public interest and build the nation, the university educates active citizens who apply knowledge to the most pressing concerns facing the nation and world. Students engage with leading faculty experts and world leaders, learning how to create change and address issues including the global economic crisis, health care, human rights and justice, diversity, the environment and sustainability, immigration, journalism’s transformation, corporate governance, and governmental reform.

WORK-Joanna Charles,

WORK-Joanna Charles, SPA/MPA ’11 Year-round programs site manager, E. L. Haynes Public Charter School, Kansas Avenue between Buchanan and Webster Streets CHRONICLE- Dan Silverman, SIS/MA ’99 Founding editor, Prince of Petworth blog (popville.com), and resident, Fourth and Taylor Streets

. LIVE-Andrew Huff, SPA/MPA ’07 Resident, 16th Street Heights on Hamilton Street, and director of community relations, American University WORK-Mark Sakamoto, SOC/BA ’14 Student who wrote feature story about the neighborhood for SOC professor Angie Chuang’s Race, Ethnic, and Community Reporting class WORK-Katherine Felter, CAS/MEd ’12 Teacher, Bruce-Monroe Elementary School at Park View, Warder Street between Otis Place and Newton Place An urban playground. A laboratory for learning. A professional hub. A vibrant collection of neighborhoods—and neighbors. Washington’s got it all. And for our alumni, students, and faculty, Metro is their ticket to ride, connect, and explore AU’s backyard. Which Metro stop is the center of your world? Share your story: magazine@american.edu. LET’S TALK #AMERICANMAG 15