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Barbara Wilkinson on the piano, Kelly Smith Jones singing

Arts ·

February Filled with Art, Music, Dance — and Free Tickets for Students!

The Arts at AU offer something for everyone this month
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AU Men's Basketball 9th Annual Sustainability Awareness Game, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, 7 p.m.

Environment ·

Campus Race to Zero Waste Tips Off Wednesday, Feb. 1 at Annual Men’s Basketball Game

Part of an eight-week national competition to reduce waste produced on campus
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Members of AU's lacrosse team volunteer for the MLK Day of Service.

In the Community ·

AU Students Celebrate Spirit of Service for MLK Day

AU students, including the volleyball and soccer teams, fanned out across the DMV to pitch in at community partners.
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AU 2023 Logo

In the Community ·

12 for ’23: A Dozen Things to Look Forward to This Year at AU

Mark your calendar for the 12 things we’re looking forward to at AU and keep an eye out for more throughout the year in This Week at AU, on social media, and elsewhere.
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Sense and Sensibility actors perform in December 2022. Credit: Jeff Watts.

Arts ·

Your Spring Performing Arts Calendar

Music, theatre, and dance performances are free for AU students
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AU students help prepare a bag of groceries as part of the MLK Day of Service.

In the Community ·

An AU Service Tradition: Students Volunteer in DC on MLK Day

The MLK Day of Service has been an AU tradition for 20 years, connecting student volunteers to community partners.
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People talking with the AU Humanities Truck

In the Community ·

On the Road: AU's Humanities Truck

Mobilizing the Humanities for a Better World
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Naminapu Maymuru-White working at the Buku-Larrŋay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala, 2021. Photo by Leicolhn McKellar

Arts ·

AU Museum Winter Exhibits Open Feb. 4

Photojournalism from World War II; A Look at the Art of Collecting; Australian Aboriginal Bark Paintings; The Trawick Prize; and a Retrospective of Photography by D.C. Artist Gail Rebhan
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US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen visited AU in April for a speech on digital assets and cryptocurrency.

On Campus ·

Who’s Who of 2022: AU Hosted Myriad Speakers, from Actors to Advocates

The university welcomed dozens of high-profile speakers, including at least nine current members of Congress, three presidential cabinet secretaries, two mayors, two former presidential chiefs of staff, a Pulitzer Prize winner, and an Olympic medalist.
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Glover Gate POB KSB Quad

On Campus ·

American University Faculty Experts On Why Change Can’t Wait

American University faculty are the leading experts in these essential fields of study (and more). AU scholar-teachers are finding solutions to the world’s most pressing issues and shaping the next generation of changemakers.
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