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AU Answers the Challenges of COVID-19

AU changemakers are taking action and helping to shape a changing world in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. By supporting one another, helping our communities in Washington, D.C., the nation, and around the world, Eagles are engaging in solutions and answering the call.

Here, you can learn about the ways our students, alumni, faculty and staff are creating impact through research, virtual events, experiences and service. For our COVID-19 Resources page, please visit


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On Campus ·

AU Faculty and Staff Double Down to Help Students Succeed Online

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Tambra Raye Stevenson and daughter

Communications ·

PhD Student Uses Communication Skills for Public Good

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Q and A with Dr. Fauci

Science ·

AU’s Kennedy Political Union Hosts Dr. Anthony Fauci

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Preparing for the Next Pandemic

We need to invest in the preparedness.

Listen to a podcast on the Council on Foreign Relations Independent Task Force report featuring Pres. Burwell, co-chair of the report “Improving Pandemic Preparedness: Lessons From COVID-19.”
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The Growing Hunger Crisis in America

Experts from the Dept. of Health Studies discuss food insecurity in the COVID-19 era.

We Are Eagles

We may be apart, but we are Eagles. We are resilient. We are determined. We are stepping up and helping out. We are in this together. And we are up to the challenge.

Faculty Experts

AU COVID-19 Experts: Economy and Business

American University economists and business professors are available to discuss topics related to the economic fallout from the pandemic.

AU COVID-19 Experts: Impact on Politics and Elections

American University experts comment on the impact of COVID-19 on politics and the 2020 election.

AU COVID-19 Experts: Public Policy

With COVID-19 not yet contained in the United States, what are the impacts on education, families, and health? AU experts are available to discuss these and other issues in public policy.