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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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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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Regina Curran and Fariha Quasem are the team at AU's Title IX office.

Campus Safety ·

What is Involved in a Title IX Complaint?

Find out what happens when a student comes forward with a complaint to the Title IX office.
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Isaac Calvert, SIS '20, participates in the dead-lift challenge during Healthy Campus Week.

Student Life ·

Lifting Away Stress

Student uses time in the gym to help deal with the stress.
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HPAC Director Mickey with Peer Health Educators Teanna and Maddie.

On Campus ·

Advocating for Health

The Wellness Center changed its name this summer – and why it matters.
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An automatic door on campus. Stickers on the door read, 'Automatic Door, Caution,' and 'Activate Switch to Operate.'

Buildings ·

American University Working To Make Campus More Accessible

Efforts under way currently to provide greater accessibility for individuals with physical disabilities.
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An electric vehicle charging station on campus

Environment ·

AU’s Growing Number of Charging Stations For Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Installation of charging stations intended to encourage driving electric vehicles
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Solar panels on roof

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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Solar panels on the roof of an AU building. As part of the carbon neutral plan, about 2,500 solar panels were installed on campus. AU also entered into a partnership to install solar panels in North Carolina.

Achievements ·

Red, Blue—And Green: American University Achieves Carbon Neutrality

AU is the first US university to become completely carbon neutral.
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Man is planting trees.

Announcement ·

American University Launches Innovative Carbon Offset Program in Washington, D.C.

AU has announced an innovative program that will offset the carbon emissions caused by students, faculty and staff members who commute to campus by planting trees throughout D.C.
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