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Environment ·

American University Achieves Carbon Neutrality

American University achieves carbon neutrality in 2018, two years ahead of schedule, becoming the first university in the US to do so
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Gwen Sykes and Elida Sarmiento

On Campus ·

Conference Highlights Value of Women in Leadership Roles

SPA hosted the first Key Executive Women's Leadership Forum on April 11, bringing together more than 100 women in academia, business, and government.
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Faith Lewis, Matilda Kitabwalla, Danielle Smith

Environment ·

Three Students, One Mission: Promoting Sustainability at AU

Danielle Smith, Faith Lewis, and Matilda Kitabwalla discuss their work as Student Sustainability Educators.
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Light and pole with the AU flag, in between trees and in front of residence hall.

On Campus ·

Classroom Inclusion: Faculty Training on Race and Identity

The Faculty Development Leadership Cohort model enables professors to train their colleagues.
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Jessie Rios works on her digital musical invention, the GramFX.

Arts ·

Audio Tech's Jassie Rios Takes Second in International Musical Instrument Competition

Audio Technology master's student's project GramFX nabs award in the annual Gutham Musical Instrument Competition.
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SPA Hosts Student Public Policy Hackathon

Environment ·

SPA Hosts Student Public Policy Hackathon

AU students got the chance to apply what they are learning in the classroom to a real-world environmental challenge at the first SPA Public Policy Hackathon recently.
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Five Design Club student officers sit on stairs.

Arts ·

Why We Love Graphic Design

American University Design Club leaders share how they discovered their passion for graphic design and what they hope to do with their degree.
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Othello and Emilia face off in Othello

Arts ·

AU Brings Othello to Life for Wilson High School Students

Would Othello interest a room full of high schoolers first thing in the morning? That was the question as the cast and crew of American University's sold-out production took the Katzen Arts Center stage.
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Mamie Parker, 2018 William K. Reilly award winner

Environment ·

'It Wasn't the Water or the Wildlife, It Was the People'

On March 8, Mamie Parker, former chief of staff and head of fisheries at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will receive the William K. Reilly Award from American University School of Public Affairs’ Center for Environmental Policy.
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William Baker, 2018 William K. Reilly award winner

Environment ·

2018 Reilly Award-Winner Spent 40 Years Cleaning Up the Chesapeake Bay

On March 8, Will Baker, president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), will receive the William K. Reilly Award from American University School of Public Affairs’ Center for Environmental Policy.
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