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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.

Announcement ·

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

Announcement ·

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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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 stand with 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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