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Theodore Sorenson, KPU's first speaker

On Campus ·

Kennedy Political Union Celebrates 50 Years

Since its launch in 1968, the student-run organization has been responsible for bringing numerous prominent speakers from all different backgrounds to campus.
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An automatic door on campus. Stickers on the door read, 'Automatic Door, Caution,' and 'Activate Switch to Operate.'

Buildings ·

American University Working To Make Campus More Accessible

Efforts under way currently to provide greater accessibility for individuals with physical disabilities.
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An actor in dressed as an ancient greek peasant sings triumphantly on a stage with nautical props. He is encircled by a group of similarly dressed actors who kneel and sing with open mouths.

Arts ·

AU’s Fall Arts Calendar is Filled with Must-See Events

AU Arts offers a new season of visual and performing arts events
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attendees at the third annual black graduation

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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An electric vehicle charging station on campus

Environment ·

AU’s Growing Number of Charging Stations For Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Installation of charging stations intended to encourage driving electric vehicles
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Graduate students volunteering at A Wider Circle

In the Community ·

Graduate Student Day of Service Supports Local Community

Sixty new AU School of Public Affairs graduate students and faculty volunteered to spend the day sorting household items and moving furniture at A Wider Circle.
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Anita McBride interviews with D.C.'s CBS WUSA9

In the Community ·

SPA Faculty Participate in White House Presidential Sites Summit

There are about 200 presidential sites around the country — birthplaces, childhood homes, museums, and libraries. Two SPA faculty members joined representatives from many of those sites this week for the Presidential Sites Summit.
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AU's first cohort of DCPS Dual Enrollment Students Poses with AU President Sylvia Burwell.

Education ·

School of Education Launches Dual Enrollment Program for DC Students

American University’s School of Education (SOE) has officially welcomed its first cohort of DC high-school students to the new Dual Enrollment Program, a partnership between SOE and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).
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It's On Us presentation in classroom.

On Campus ·

AU Hosts It's On Us First Regional Advisor Summit

On Aug. 4 and 5, American University hosted the first ever It's On Us regional advisor summit.
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Man with his bike helmet and sporty AU shirt.

In the Community ·

On the Road: Chaplain Mark Schaefer Rides his Bike for Kay Spiritual Life Center

The university chaplain is a strong advocate for AU’s interfaith community.
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