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On Campus ·

Election 2020 Beyond the Talking Points: How Do We Move to Bipartisan Solutions?

On October 14, faculty members from the AU School of Public Affairs discussed the challenges of bipartisanship amid pressing issues in criminal justice, education, and healthcare policy
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Environment ·

AU Combined Heat and Power System Reuses Waste Heat, Saves Campus Energy and Money

Natural gas-fired microturbines generate electricity locally on-campus.
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On Campus ·

AU Faculty and Staff Double Down to Help Students Succeed Online

For the 2020 Student Success Summit, staff and faculty members expanded their understanding of students as online learners, implementing new strategies for the virtual classroom.
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In the Community ·

AU’s Kathleen Franz Curates New “Girlhood” Exhibit at Smithsonian

Amplifies Role of Girls in History During 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage
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Arts ·

Virtual “Overture” a Poignant, Soaring Success

First-year AU students share hopes and dreams in annual performance
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In the Community ·

The Growing Hunger Crisis in America

Health Studies webinar examines how COVID is making hunger an urgent issue for more and more Americans
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Arts ·

ARTivism: TALMBOUT the VOTE Digital Poster-Design Contest Around Antiracism and Election 2020

The contest kicks off a collaboration by AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center, Eaton Workshop and ‘sindikit on role of art in antiracism.
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Tree Campus, Higher Education. An Arbor Day Foundation Program

Environment ·

AU Earns Tree Campus USA Designation for 10th Year in a Row

This summer, American University received the Tree Campus USA designation by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 10th year in a row.
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On Campus ·

Family Week 2020 Brings AU to Your Home

Family Week is redesigned in 2020 to bring events and programs to families.
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The Humanities Truck in front of Batelle-Tomkins building. There is a map of DC on the truck.

In the Community ·

The Humanities Truck Brings Food and Community to DC’s Day Laborers

AU’s Humanities Truck engages DC communities by gathering and disseminating research and shared stories. Now it’s doing much more than that—it is helping ease food distribution to people in need impacted by COVID-19.
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