Saxophone player

Arts ·

Celebrate Jazz History Month at AU’s Jazz Concert Featuring Local Legends

On Saturday, April 22, the College of Arts and Sciences hosts its annual spring concert featuring the American University Jazz Orchestra and special guest band, The Sax Summit, with Peter Fraize, Antonio Parker, and Elijah Jamal Balbed.
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From left: Lexi Ivers and Shyheim Snead.

Achievements ·

Service with Compassion: Two AU Students Named Truman Scholars

Lexi Ivers and Shyheim Snead will get scholarship money for graduate education.
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Astronaut in space; detail from The Spaceman film poster.

International ·

US Premiere of The Spacewalker

AU's Carmel Institute co-hosts screening of new Russian film to mark International Day of Cosmonautics.
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Students

Education ·

American University Announces Online Launch of Three Innovative Graduate Education Degree Programs

With teacher shortage looming, AU’s School of Education online programs will help to prepare the next generation of effective teachers and education policy leaders.
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Two dancers performing.

Achievements ·

Denise Saunders Thompson Awarded $500,000 Mellon Grant

Professorial lecturer Denise Saunders Thompson awarded $500,000 Mellon Grant.
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A man and woman in conference attire smile at the camera.

Achievements ·

Professor Kraut Receives Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society (IEHS) presented AU History Professor Alan Kraut with its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.
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With so many internship opportunities in the D.C. area, an AU education extends beyond the classroom. Image: People walking on the National Mall. Credit: iStock.

Internships ·

Classrooms Off Campus: Four AU Students Talk About the Internship Experience

Internship opportunities abound in the D.C. area.
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Common spoke, and even did an AU-centric freestyle, in Bender Arena. Photo: Jeffrey Watts.

On Campus ·

The Road to Glory: Hip-Hop Star Common Speaks at AU

The rapper, actor, and author offered pearls of wisdom in Bender Arena.
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Students and professors pose for a group photo outside a house.

International ·

East Meets West in Gettysburg

Students discuss differences between perceptions and realities of the US, Russia, and other nations.
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A white-haired man plays the piano onstage in front of a background spotted with Carmel Institute logos.

International ·

Alexander Toradze Peforms and Lectures at American University

Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History Presents World-Renowned Russian Pianist in an Exploration of the Revolutionary Changes in Russian and Soviet Music
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