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Discover your future with AU

Six months after graduation,

% of Graduates are now Working, Grad School, or Both

% of Graduates Participated in an Internship

Top Employers
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Results of Graduation Census as of six months after graduation for May graduates from 2015—2017.

Waste Not, Want Not

The carbon neutrality announcement made me feel like we’ve had an actual impact

I'm proud of my role in AU carbon neutrality. As a Student Sustainability Educator, I table at events and monitor trashcans to conduct waste management. Since this process may be new to some of our students, we explain how their actions and consumption patterns on campus affect the university's waste stream.

Student Sustainability Educators work with the Office of Sustainability on programs around campus.


Explore DC 2018

Nearly 800 incoming AU students spent Welcome Week exploring their new city through service projects spanning all eight wards of the District.

Learn About Explore DC

AU News & Events

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Communications ·

Top Five Tips for Landing a Journalism Internship

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Kogod New Faculty, Fall 2018

Business ·

Kogod Welcomes Eight New Faculty Members

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a handful of African American students on AU’s campus 1960s

American University Magazine American

Say It Loud

Voices from a black campus movement: an oral history

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Two students at a CAS advising event.

Student Life ·

September at AU: A Time to Explore

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John Noel sits on a boulder in a lush outdoor area

Alumni ·

Defending our Right to Clean Water

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AU Is Now Carbon Neutral

Carbon Neutrality at AU = 10,000 passenger vehicles off the road per year

AU's electricity comes from 100 percent renewable sources

First University, Urban Campus, and Research University to reach carbon neutrality