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Erika Pulley-Hayes

In the Community ·

WAMU 88.5: Building a Stronger Community One Story at a Time

WAMU has been connecting Washingtonians with each other and the world for over 60 years through programming and work in the community.
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Professor Heng Xu with a Rubik's Cube

Technology ·

Building Bridges: Redefining Corporate Social Responsibility Through AI

Kogod School of Business professor Heng Xu is redefining corporate social responsibility through her work in artificial intelligence and more.
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The Meltzers

Announcement ·

$10 Million Gift Will Advance Student Thriving and Athletics at American University

The Commitment is Part of a Historic $15 Million Cumulative Gift to Support the Center for Athletic Performance (CAP)
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Kate Pringle and John McCormick

Alumni ·

Supporting Today’s Student Researchers—Tomorrow’s Agents of Change

Katherine Pringle, SPA/BA ’90, and her husband, John McCormick, believe that young people are the lynchpin in addressing the world’s most challenging problems, from climate change to world hunger to income disparity.
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Charles and Judy Bush

Alumni ·

AU Changed Their Lives—Now They’re Easing the Way for a New Generation

Alumni couple Judy and Charles Bush carry deeply imprinted connections to American University. In the decades following their graduation, their interest in the world never waned, nor did their connection to AU.
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Glover Gate POB KSB Quad

Alumni ·

Emergency Funds: Filling in the Financial Gap to Ensure Student Thriving

Unforeseen life events can arise at any given time—for anyone. And for some families, such hardships put into question whether a student will be able to pay their college tuition as planned.
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Glover Gate POB KSB Quad

Alumni ·

A Year of Change: Elevating, Inspiring, and Leading with Impact 

Change Can't Wait
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Sara Clarke Kaplan

Alumni ·

A New Vision for AU’s Antiracism Center

Sara Clarke Kaplan shares her goals as the new executive director of AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center—and how philanthropy can help achieve them.
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Photographer sets up shot across horizon

Alumni ·

Filmmaking as Catalyst for Sustainability Change

One of the world’s leading environmental film programs, CEF advances filmmaking, photography, and media to raise awareness, promote solutions, and mobilize movements to effect change.
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Betsy Moler

Alumni ·

Energy Policy Leader Gives Second Gift to Support AU Scholarships

Elizabeth (Betsy) Moler, SIS/BA ’71, blazed trails in US energy policy over the course of her long and influential career.
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