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Donors with AU President

Announcement ·

Combined Gift Supports Community on American University’s East Campus

A gift bolsters AU’s educational mission on a key part of its Northwest D.C. campus and furthers AU’s momentum. AU will name Congressional Hall and its lobby on East Campus the Marc N. Duber and Nancy E. Duber Hall and Stuart and Wilma Bernstein Lobby.
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American University flag

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Gift of $7 Million Will Support New Athletics Facility and Center for Israel Studies Fellowship

American University Board of Trustees member Alan L. Meltzer, a graduate of AU, and his wife, Amy, have made a $7 million gift in support of AU’s new Center for Athletics Performance as well as the university’s renowned Center for Israel Studies (CIS).
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Two students

Alumni ·

Scholarship Students Study Education, Empowerment, and Equality

Rachel Oguntola, SIS/MA ’20, and Adam Odomore, SIS/MA ’19, are current recipients of the Martin H. Steiner Scholarship.
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(Left to right) Janice Anderson, Provost Dan Myers, and Alex Long

Alumni ·

AU Celebrates the 2019 Scholarship Luncheon

On March 20, the 2019 Scholarship Luncheon celebrated the impact of philanthropy on student success at AU with more than 160 students, donors, and university leaders.
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Provost Myers, Mrs. Kogod, Mr. Kogod, Dr. Gilber, President Burwell, and Dean Delaney at the chair installation ceremony.

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AU Celebrates Installation of the First Kogod Regional Innovation Chair

On March 8, 2019, Dr. Brett Anitra Gilbert was formally installed as the inaugural Kogod Regional Innovation Chair in a ceremony on March 8 at American University’s Constitution Hall.
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AU FOUNDERS DAY CHALLENGE
36 hours of giving

Alumni ·

Celebrate the AU community and make your impact this Founders Day!

On February 25 and 26, American University will celebrate the power of philanthropy during the Founders Day Challenge, a 36-hour giving event.
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William Dixon standing beneath AU sign

Student Life ·

Scholarship Allows Student to Explore Passion for Politics

William Dixon is a junior pursuing a degree in communication, legal institutions, economics, and government (CLEG). He is a recipient of the Ansary-Kerwin Endowed Scholarship.
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Hannah Gelband

Student Life ·

Scholarship Recipient Explores Family History

Hannah Gelband, CAS ’20 is pursuing her AU degree in history, with minors in psychology and Jewish studies, with support from the donor-funded Estelle Seldowitz Endowed Scholarship.
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Sydney Fry

Student Life ·

Scholarship Supports Student's Passions

Sydney Fry, CAS ’19, is a Ronald Francis Crown Scholarship recipient. Fry is majoring in neuroscience with a minor in business administration.
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rendering of the exterior of the hall of science

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AU Receives $5 Million Gift to Advance Sciences

The generous gift from Board of Trustees member Gary Abramson, SPA/BA ’68, and his wife Pennie Abramson will contribute to construction of AU's new Hall of Science.
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