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AU President Sylvia Burwell and Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, dean of AU's School of Education, pose with students.

Achievements ·

Top Stories of 2018 at the College of Arts and Sciences

In 2018, CAS celebrated student awards, welcomed new faculty, brought a series of nationally-known speakers to campus, and more.
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On Campus ·

Top 10 AU Stories of 2018

From the inauguration of President Sylvia Burwell to the Sine Institute launch, take a look back at some of the major happenings of the past year.
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Woman with cap and gown at a podium while giving a speech.

On Campus ·

Highlights from Helene Gayle’s Fall Commencement Address

The doctor and chief executive offered inspiring words for AU graduates.
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holiday ornaments and lights in an outdoor setting

On Campus ·

6 Fun and Festive Holiday Titles

Get into the holiday spirit with these festive titles from our collection.
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On Campus ·

Inspiring Grad Stories: Annelise Straw

The Rhodes Scholar finalist was a ballerina and a chef before finding SIS.
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A heat map illustrating the significant reduction in energy usage in late December 2017 resulting from the Energy Curtailment initiative

Environment ·

Winter Energy Curtailment Initiative Reduces Tons of Carbon Emissions Annually

Facilities Management urges university community to continue holiday energy-savings efforts
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Rev. Mark Schaefer

On Campus ·

The Certainty of Uncertainty

University Chaplain Rev. Mark Schaefer challenges everyone to embrace uncertainty in his new book.
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Washington Semester Program students on the set of Meet the Press with Chuck Todd

In the Community ·

Here are our Top Stories of 2018

The ten best stories of 2018 from the School of Professional & Extended Studies
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Cornel West and Robert George speaking at event

On Campus ·

Cornel West and Robert George Talk About the Purpose of a Liberal Education

Speaking at an event on campus Dec. 7 moderated by SPA Associate Professor Thomas Merrill, the two professors underscored the importance of engaging in civil dialogue and the value of a liberal education.
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A Sharp multi function printing device

Environment ·

Managed Print Program Initiative Expected to Yield Financial and Energy Savings

AU's printer consolidation efforts are projected to save $5 million over five years.
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