Roy Gutman Article in McClatchyDC Features AUA Students and Faculty

YEREVAN, Armenia – On April 17, 2015, Roy Gutman, journalist for the well-known independent Washington, DC news outlet McClatchyDC, published an articled entitled, “100 years later, world debates: Were Armenian deaths genocide?” The article examined the ongoing controversy over the word ‘genocide’ when describing the events of 1915, and featured insightful input from students and faculty experts from the American University of Armenia (AUA).

Gutman cites AUA as an “ultra-modern hilltop campus” and quotes several students about their opinion on genocide recognition. Vahram Ter-Matevosyan, Senior Lecturer in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, was also quoted.

The full article can be accessed here.

Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.


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