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On Campus ·

What Staff, Faculty, and Students Are Doing to Advance Inclusion

The recipients of the first round of Inclusive Excellence Mini-Grants share how they're taking steps to help the university progress.
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Two white police officers restrain a black woman.

Communications ·

Alumna’s Thesis Project Exploring Civil Rights, Past and Present, Sees Success

Shayla Racquel created a film for her thesis project, Riverment, which will be featured at over ten film festivals.
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2018 Alumni Board members

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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Donald Curtis, SOC/MA ’14 working with his nonprofit SOUL.

Alumni ·

AU Alum Inspires Communities Through Sports

With team sports as a catalyst, Donald Curtis, SOC/MA ’14, works to educate and empower low-income students to break the cycle of poverty.
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Communications ·

L.A. Intensive Connects SOC Students with CA Alums

A new program at American University takes School of Communication students to California to meet alumni and industry professionals through site visits.
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Alumni ·

From Student Leader to AU Community Leader

Whether it’s supporting his fellow students or engaging the DC Young Alumni Community, Ritanch Hans, SIS/BA '13, Kogod/MS '15, has always made his AU family a focus.
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Communications ·

AU L.A. Intensive Gives SOC Group Unparalleled Hollywood Access

Students in SOC got the chance to travel to LA to learn more about the entertainment business and meet and network with alumni.
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Hillary Chorny and her student and fellow AU alum, Jenna Shaw

Alumni ·

AU Alumnae Cross Paths in Rabbinic Studies

Two AU alumnae unexpectedly crossed paths in Los Angeles and realized that they shared similar AU undergrad experiences and parallel values and career goals
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Irene Magafan

Alumni ·

Forging one’s own path & embracing what makes you nervous

Award winning filmmaker, Irene Magafan, makes humans think by providing a voice to animals who do not have their own
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Alumni ·

Celebrations Recognize Communities as They Join the AU Alumni Ranks

The Third Annual Black Graduation, the Second Annual Latinx Graduation and the Inaugural Student-Veteran Graduation were a celebration of the hard-work and dedication of students from these communities.
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