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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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The corner of 8th Street and Florida Avenue in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC.

In the Community ·

Building peace in DC’s Shaw neighborhood

Students work to build peace in a community where alumnus fell victim to gun violence through the first award supported by the Matthew C. Shlonsky Memorial Fund for the District of Columbia.
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Deep Decarbonization Pathways for the U.S. Economy

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Deep Decarbonization Pathways for the U.S. Economy

At a recent event held at SPA, Senior Fellow Karl Hausker, SPA Scholar in Residence Karen Baehler, and SPA Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Paul Bledsoe discussed how U.S. businesses and citizens can invest in reducing carbon emissions.
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Soldiers standing on the Quad in front of Mary Graydon Center, for Veterans Day celebration.

On Campus ·

Stories of Valor: AU Plans Several Veterans Day Events

In advance of the occasion, four vets and servicemembers are featured.
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Councilmember Mary Cheh presents resolution to Professor John C. Watson, declaring October 3 as

Communications ·

AU Commemorates National News Engagement Day

Day dedicated to highlight the importance of young people staying informed of current events
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AU president Sylvia Burwell speaking at a lectern at the Washington College of Law.

On Campus ·

Clarity Amid Uncertainty: AUWCL Conference Looks at Next Steps in Health Care Reform

The three-day conference featured a special address by AU president Sylvia Burwell.
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African-American musician and author, Daryl Davis, recently spoke at an SPA event about his 30-year experience interviewing Ku Klux Klan members.

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How an Unlikely Friendship Helped Turn the Tide of Hate for One of the Nation's Most Notorious White Supremacist Groups

African-American musician and author, Daryl Davis, recently spoke at an SPA event about his 30-year experience interviewing Ku Klux Klan members, many of whom he befriended and led them to renounce their racist views.
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Exterior view of Kerwin Hall building, American University

On Campus ·

Improving Minority Graduation Rates in U.S. Colleges and Universities

AU’s School of Public Affairs hosted a conference recently to discuss the challenges of improving minority graduation rates and invited colleges making strides to share best practices.
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Actor Gabrielle Union on stage in Bender Arena.

On Campus ·

10 Memorable Moments from Gabrielle Union’s AU Talk

The actor and author appeared in Bender Arena as part of All-American Weekend.
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Runners on the Washington mall with Washington monument in background at sunset.

In the Community ·

Staying Healthy at American University: Ten Tips for Students

From yoga classes to farmers markets, American University—and Washington, DC—offer great opportunities to help students stay healthy. Here are ten tips for making the most of the resources on and off campus— and staying fit and healthy.
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