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In his new book, Daniel Fiorino, distinguished executive in residence at the American University School of Public Affairs, argues that policymakers need to protect the environment if they want the economy to grow in the long-term.

Environment ·

A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth

In his new book, Daniel Fiorino, distinguished executive in residence at the American University School of Public Affairs, argues that policymakers need to protect the environment if they want the economy to grow in the long-term.
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Professor Ken Conca in a desert of Kidron Valley, in the Middle East.

Environment ·

SIS professor works to build global environmental peace

Professor Ken Conca, an expert on water and environmental peacebuilding, discusses his work and upcoming Al-Moumin Award and Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Peacebuilding.
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Predictions for 2018
Alumni from American University School of Public Affairs Share Their Predictions

In the Community ·

Predictions for 2018

A new year is upon us. It’s time to look ahead to what’s in store for 2018. Every year, we ask SPA faculty their predictions for the coming year. Whatever the prediction, we wish you a happy and successful new year ahead.
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McKinley Building Exterior

Environment ·

American University Uses Innovative Software To Boost Energy Savings

Data collected is used to bring about significant reduction in building’s energy costs and carbon footprint
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Flowers and cultivated plants next to a bench, right near the School of International Service building.

On Campus ·

How the Garden Grows: Graduate Student Plans Film on Arboretum

The short doc will celebrate the beauty of AU’s 84-acre campus.
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Seminar on Education Policy and Leadership

Education ·

From Theory to Practice

EPL students present findings from their Summer 2018 field projects with DC-based organizations.
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Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building

Buildings ·

Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building Opens

AU opens the new Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building, a state-of-the-art facility for scientific research, collaboration, and learning.
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Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

On Campus ·

Seeds of Change

Professor Ibram X. Kendi establishes the groundbreaking Antiracist Research and Policy Center at AU.
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Dr. Britta Joy Peterson

Arts ·

CAS Welcomes Brand New Dance Major

AU establishes a new BA in dance that emphasizes cultural inclusiveness and an interdisciplinary approach.
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Samantha Miller among AU students supporting DCReInvest.

On Campus ·

My American University

AU students in the Leadership and Ethical Development Program find unique ways to make a difference at their university.
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