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AU Sweethearts 2020 photo in front of library

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AU Library Sets the Stage for this #AUSweethearts Couple

A conversation outside the AU library leads to over 40 years of happiness for these AU sweethearts.
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Students and alumni at lunch

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Students Meet New Alumni Board

One of the key roles the AUAB has in the AU community is to connect graduates with current AU students and provide perspectives and insights into improving the AU experience.
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Message from LAA Co-Chairs

The Latino Alumni Alliance (LAA) has been hard at work over the past five months connecting with alumni and Latino students and integrating ourselves at all levels of conversation to form a more inclusive and diverse community.
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Two people wearing military uniforms in a helicopter

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Technical Training: AU in The Defense Digital Service

Defense Digital Service (DDS) isn’t your typical Department of Defense organization. In fact, they’re far from traditional.
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Welcoming the Newest Alumni Board Members

Meet the university’s next alumni leaders.
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Tom Florczak and Pam Deese

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AU Community Comes Together for Thanksgiving

Not being able to head home for the holidays may seem like a lonely experience, but community dinners offer our AU community the opportunity to fellowship with others.
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Leading KIND: Alumna Wendy Young advocates for unaccompanied minors

KIND – or Kids in Need of Defense – an organization co-founded by actor and activist Angelina Jolie and Brad Smith of Microsoft.
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From left to right: Marc Duber, Susan Zirinsky, President Sylvia M. Burwell.

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Bold Steps – The 2019 President’s Circle Celebration

Thanks to its generous donors, American University is stepping boldly into the future. More than 200 AU supporters and friends joined President Sylvia Burwell and AU leadership at the President’s Circle Celebration on November 14.
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Four Preston children pose on campus at AU.

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Legacy Family’s Connection to AU Spans Decades

Tracey Myers-Preston and her family have made AU a tradition, as all four of Tracey’s children have attended after her father was an employee for four decades.
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woman in cap and gown at graduation

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Alumna’s Love of Knowledge Powers Future Opportunities

American University received a $2 million gift to create the Karin A. Akerson Memorial Scholarship Fund. After Akerson passed away in 2018, her husband honored her memory by advancing their plan to endow the transformational scholarship fund.
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