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On Campus ·

All About Access: Disability Event Expands Critical Conversations

The one-day Disability Symposium brought together students, staff, and faculty.
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On Campus ·

AU Community Responds to Viral Video

Vice President of Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence Fanta Aw offered words of encouragement.
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Art work by Eduardo Carrillo

Arts ·

American University Museum Spring 2019 Shows Open

Exhibits: 21st Century Printmaking; Washington Abstractionist Kenneth Victor Young; Chicano Artist Eduardo Carrillo; Totemic Sculpture from the Pacific Northwest; and MFA Exhibitions.
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On Campus ·

Celebrating Poetry Appreciation Month

Learn more about poets and their poems with these pieces from our collection.
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Art in CDI

New art exhibit in CDI features AU artists.
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A crowd of people at the Stilyagi screening

Arts ·

Counter-Cultural Cool: Valery Todorovsky’s Stilyagi (Hipsters) at the Russian Embassy

Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History Hosts Screening of Cult Favorite Film
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Four person cast of JQA, two actors shaking hands in the front.

Arts ·

Aaron Posner’s John Quincy Adams Play Debuts at Arena Stage

Two American University faculty members— Aaron Posner and Meghan Raham—have teamed up to bring John Quincy Adams to life in JQA, a new play that opened to glowing reviews at Arena Stage on March 15.
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Beverly Tatum and Sylvia Burwell

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Race, Dialogue, and Tackling 'Tough Conversations'

At an event hosted by Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, author of "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?", engaged in conversation with AU president Sylvia M. Burwell.
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On Campus ·

Do-it-Yourself Urbanism: What It Means for Cities, Planners, and Citizens

The impact “do-it-yourself urbanism” has on planning and policy was the focus of a lecture by Gordon Douglas, assistant professor for Urban and Regional Planning at San Jose State University, hosted by SPA's Metropolitan Policy Center recently.
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John Kasich

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Wonk of the Year John Kasich Gives Energetic Speech in Bender

The former Ohio governor and congressman encourages AU students to listen to different viewpoints and dream big.
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