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Headshot of Sean Graham, American University’s Track and Cross Country head coach and a member of the AU alumni board, wearing a striped polo shirt with the AU logo.

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Sean Graham: Alumnus, Track Coach, Alumni Board Member

Behind the story of American University’s Track and Cross Country head coach, alumni board member, and major fundraiser.
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The American and AU Flags Fly On Campus

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AU Alumni Board Seeks New Members

Interested in helping make critical decisions about programming and outreach to fellow Eagles? Apply for the Alumni Board!
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Goldie Hawn at American University

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Goldie Hawn on AU, Mental Health, and Covid-19

DC native Goldie Hawn spent one year as an AU student before launching her career in show business.
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David Falcone and Hannah Shows

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SOC Mentor Program Equips Graduate with Networking Skills to Secure First Job

Alumna Hannah Shows reflects on how the mentorship program helped her launch her career during a pandemic.
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Student Breaks New Ground for Her Immigrant Family

Kogod School of Business student Tsedal Teshome is a trailblazer, the first in her Ethiopian family to earn a degree. She knows firsthand the weight of that journey—and what a dramatic difference a scholarship can make.
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Jai Jamison on film set

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Jai Jamison Wants His Films to Bring Empathy, Peace, and Beauty to the World

Jamison, (SOC/MA ’11), is a filmmaker, screenwriter, and storyteller based in L.A.
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Alumna Changemaker Reflects on Family, Community, NHL Championship

Penny Vinik, SIS/BA ’84, grew up with a strong sense of the importance of community.
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The Durable Impact of Scholarships

AU’s Charles Kligman Central High School Alumni Endowed Scholarship's cascading effect allowed Nicholas O’Connor to continue studying full time toward two bachelor’s degrees, accept an internship, and put him on a career path.
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Diana Burley portrait

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AU Women in Tech: At the Front Line of Cybersecurity

In a knowledge-driven world, cutting-edge research distinguishes universities. At AU, a high-profile cadre of women scholars is kicking those goals up a notch with groundbreaking research linked to one of the world’s most urgent challenges: cybersecurity.
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SOC Alumnus and Journalist Derek McGinty Creates Journalism Endowment Fund for Students of Color

SOC Alumnus reflects on his professional journey and the value of passing on knowledge.
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