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Announcement ·

AU Establishes Working Group on the Influence of Slavery

Drawing from the perspectives of students and faculty experts, the group will explore questions about whether slavery impacted AU's founding.
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Achievements ·

First Generation, Next Generation: Yami Payano Organizes and Connects

The AUSG president is a winner of AU’s inaugural MLK Service Award.
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Erin McGoff standing in a field with a DSLR camera in Laos during her Alternative Break trip in the winter break of 2016-17.

Alumni ·

Laos Through Her Lens

Alternative Break trip to Laos inspires Erin McGoff, SOC '17, to produce a documentary on the effects of the United States' covert war in the country.
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Diane Kim, Maile Young, Shyheim Snead, Laurel Booth, and Abhishek Patel

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AU Wins Prize at National Academy of Medicine Case Competition

Developed solutions for mitigating effects of lead poisoning for children.
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Student getting a haircut in barber chair.

On Campus ·

Exploring Masculinity

AU program challenges students by teaching the differences between healthy masculinity and toxic masculinity.
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Courtney Rozen in The Eagle newsroom office. Two students are sitting in the background.

Achievements ·

Sunshine State Standout: Journalism Student Wins Scholarship

Eagle editor-in-chief Courtney Rozen is recognized by the Capitol Press Club of Florida.
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Women in white dresses with red sashes stand in an elegant ballroom with their partners.

Social Sciences ·

Fourth Annual Tatiana Ball at the Embassy of the Russian Federation

AU’s Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History Provides Tickets for Students to Attend Mid-Winter Gala.
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Maria Rose Belding

In the Community ·

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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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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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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