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A Catholic chaplain speaks at an interfaith service.

On Campus ·

Reformation Anniversary Provides Opportunity for Cross-Campus Collaboration

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, AU held a series of events hosted by schools and programs across the campus.
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AU Student Maria Rose Belding stands at breakfast honoring her work to fight hunger and reduce food waste in America.

Achievements ·

AU Student Recognized for Fighting Hunger in America

Maria Rose Belding was awarded a $12,000 scholarship from the Kilner Group for her work to fight hunger in America.
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Two Alums, Lex Loro and Emmett Patterson, sitting in front of a window.

Alumni ·

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Two Alums Promote Sex Education for LGBTQ Youth

Emmett Patterson and Lex Loro continued their innovative work post-graduation.
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Noy Kaufman learns how to suture on a pig foot.

Science ·

Finding Motivation within Phi Delta Epsilon

Phi Delta Epsilon is an International Medical Fraternity with a premedical chapter at American University.
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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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Pokemon Go

Communications ·

Can Augmented Reality Build Stronger Cities?

American University professor Benjamin Stokes is researching to find out if Pokémon Go can improve our cities.
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Lindsay Grace in Miami

Communications ·

Games at the Pace of News

Professor Lindsay Grace explains Newsjams, a game building experience linked to journalism and media digital
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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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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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KPU Director Shyheim Snead (left), Malala Yousafzai, and AU President Sylvia Burwell. Credit: Jeff Watts.

On Campus ·

Nine Memorable Moments from WOTY Event with Malala Yousafzai

The girls’ education activist offers sage advice and reasons for hope.
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