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Arts ·

“Miss You Like Hell” A Virtual Hit

A heartfelt, hopeful, and modern road trip musical
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Dan Fiorino (left) and Mary Nichols (right)

Environment ·

A Conversation with Mary Nichols – Chair, California Air Resources Board

If you ask Mary Nichols what the biggest air pollution and climate challenge of the next few years will be for California and the country, she feels the answer is obvious: our “seeming inability to solve the political impasse.”
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Diagram illustrating AU's combined heat and power plant

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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In the Community ·

AU’s Antiracism Center Hosts “Nourishing Black Futures” Event

Panelists discuss how to set an antiracist agenda on food justice and Black maternal health.
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Girlhood (It's complicated)

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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How does it feel to be 18 and starting college in the [expletive] year of 2020

Arts ·

Virtual “Overture” a Poignant, Soaring Success

First-year AU students share hopes and dreams in annual performance
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Tim Doud and Zoe Charlton

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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Child holding a sign that says Hungry

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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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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Clawed holding Family Week sign

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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