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American University alumni Khalifa Said-al Mahmoud  talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Alumni ·

Historic Moment Between Netanyahu and Former AU Student

Former AU student Khalifa Said-al Mahmoud, who now is a representative of the United Arab Emirates, talks peace with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Mia Van Allen

Communications ·

Color of Music Collective Unites Diverse Voices for Change

With the goal of amplifying voices of people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals working in the music industry, the Collective offers networking and career support.
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Trees and flowers on the AU quad in spring

On Campus ·

CTRL Stands Ready No Matter the Teaching Modality

The ability to wear multiple hats has likely never been more relevant for faculty. But that’s exactly why CTRL exists—to help faculty excel as educators throughout their careers.
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Fanta Aw

Achievements ·

A Convocation for Extraordinary Times

This year’s unique convocation featured class officers and distinguished officials welcoming the Class of 2024 via video, while some members of the President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion shared their hopes for—and advice to—the class of 2024.
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President Sylvia Burwell and an alumna shake hands.

Alumni ·

Alumni Board Seeks New Members

Interested in helping make key decisions about programming and outreach to fellow Eagles? Apply for the Alumni Board!
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Yene Assegid headshot

Business ·

Mute the Judgment and Turn Up the EQ

Transformational leadership practitioner and Kogod alum Yene Assegid explains how emotional intelligence can help us succeed in physical and virtual workspaces.
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Headshot of alum david swynford

Business ·

Readying for a Rebound

A well-rounded Kogod education helps alum David Swynford lead in his role as deputy state treasurer of Virginia.
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Pride Alumni Alliance leader Shawn Richardson at event

Alumni ·

Message from Pride Alumni Alliance Chair

With all that’s going on around us from a pandemic to racial injustice, spirits are low and emotions are understandably high. I encourage you to stay hopeful.
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Almar Latour

Communications ·

Dow Jones CEO Almar Latour Sees Growing Demand for Quality Journalism

School of Communication alumnus Almar Latour, recently named CEO of Dow Jones and Publisher of the Wall Street Journal, shares his thoughts on quality journalism, guiding principles of his career, and memories from SOC.
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Shawn Richardson smiles for an event photo

Alumni ·

Pride Alumni Alliance: A Year in Review

Shawn Richardson, chair of the Pride Alumni Alliance, shares highlights from his volunteer experience.
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