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Soldiers standing on the Quad in front of Mary Graydon Center, for Veterans Day celebration.

On Campus ·

Stories of Valor: AU Plans Several Veterans Day Events

In advance of the occasion, four vets and servicemembers are featured.
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AU president Sylvia Burwell speaking at a lectern at the Washington College of Law.

On Campus ·

Clarity Amid Uncertainty: AUWCL Conference Looks at Next Steps in Health Care Reform

The three-day conference featured a special address by AU president Sylvia Burwell.
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Jessie Ebersole

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Student Spotlight

MA TESOL student Jessie Ebersole tells how she became interested in teaching and gives advice to new MA TESOL students
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Jillian Oslavsky

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Alumni Spotlight

TESOL Program alumna Jillian Oslavsky tells us how her experience in the AU TESOL Program prepared her for future jobs and gives advice to current students
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African-American musician and author, Daryl Davis, recently spoke at an SPA event about his 30-year experience interviewing Ku Klux Klan members.

On Campus ·

How an Unlikely Friendship Helped Turn the Tide of Hate for One of the Nation's Most Notorious White Supremacist Groups

African-American musician and author, Daryl Davis, recently spoke at an SPA event about his 30-year experience interviewing Ku Klux Klan members, many of whom he befriended and led them to renounce their racist views.
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Actor Gabrielle Union on stage in Bender Arena.

On Campus ·

10 Memorable Moments from Gabrielle Union’s AU Talk

The actor and author appeared in Bender Arena as part of All-American Weekend.
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Exterior view of Kerwin Hall building, American University

On Campus ·

Improving Minority Graduation Rates in U.S. Colleges and Universities

AU’s School of Public Affairs hosted a conference recently to discuss the challenges of improving minority graduation rates and invited colleges making strides to share best practices.
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Runners on the Washington mall with Washington monument in background at sunset.

In the Community ·

Staying Healthy at American University: Ten Tips for Students

From yoga classes to farmers markets, American University—and Washington, DC—offer great opportunities to help students stay healthy. Here are ten tips for making the most of the resources on and off campus— and staying fit and healthy.
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Image of S.T.E.A.M. and assorted representations of the sciences and arts.

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Celebrate Science and More: AU’s First STEAM Faire on Friday!

Solar System explosions, racing cockroaches, optical illusions, and an anatomy fashion show … science and the arts are coming to life at the new Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building on Friday, October 20, from noon to 4 p.m.
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Professor Ibram Kendi stands at podium, announcing his vision for AU's Antiracism Research and Policy Center.

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A Vision for AU’s New Antiracist Research and Policy Center

Last week, American University's Ibram X. Kendi presented his vision for the much-anticipated, first-of-its-kind Antiracist Research and Policy Center at AU. He spoke to an overflow crowd of students, faculty, and community members.
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