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Theatre students embracing Sylvia Greenberg.

In Remembrance ·

AU Mourns Passing of Arts Patron Sylvia Greenberg

American University arts patron Sylvia Greenberg, whose generous gifts propelled AU’s arts programs to new levels, has passed away. She was 96 years old.
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Giving Changes Everything

Alumni ·

Another Successful Founders Day Challenge in the Books

This year’s 36-hour giving event proved to be a success with a record 827 donors.
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President Burwell and Jack Cassell, Chairman of the AU Board of Trustees, congratulate Mark Bergel

Alumni ·

Shaping the Future – The 2017 President's Circle Celebration

AU donors and friends joined President Sylvia Burwell at the President’s Circle Celebration to celebrate and reflect on the many ways AU looks to the future and leads.
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Business ·

Invest in a Team, Invest in Success

The Executive Committee of the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) reflects on their team and building a real estate portfolio together.
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Left to right: Former Congressman David Skaggs, former AU president Neil Kerwin, and Laura Skaggs

Announcement ·

New Madison Prize to Honor Compromise in Congress

Former Congressman David Skaggs (D-Colo.) and his wife Laura have established a new award to reward bipartisanship in Congress.
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Rodger Streitmatter, Anagha Srikanth, and Thomas Grooms with the journalism award trophy.

Announcement ·

The Rodger Streitmatter Journalism Award for Excellence

Thomas Grooms and Rodger Streitmatter establish an award to support students pursuing a career in journalism.
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Mycal Ford speaks at the 2017 Celebration of Scholarships luncheon.

Alumni ·

The Power to Change a Life

The 20th Celebration of Scholarships honors the impact of support and thanks donors.
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Get Clawed to the Ball, February 23-24

Alumni ·

On Founders Day 2017: “Get Clawed to the Ball”

Here’s what we have planned for our third annual giving day.
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Matt Cipollone and students of Next One Up

Alumni ·

Student Filmmaker Finds Calling at AU

Matt Cipollone, SOC/MFA '18, discusses his new documentary and how AU has helped him develop his work.
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A photo of Airlie House at Airlie Center.

In the Community ·

American University Receives Gift of Airlie Center in Warrenton Virginia

Historic “Island of Thought” will continue to serve as platform for academic initiative.
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