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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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John Douglass and Sophia Neel Kountz

Alumni ·

AU Alumna Supports Aspiring Filmmakers

Sophia Neel Kountz, SOC/MA '85, established the Neel Foundation Fund in honor of John Douglass to support Film and Media Arts graduate students.
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2016 Reilly Scholarship Winners: Maria Athayde, left, and Maggie McCarey, right.

Achievements ·

Two Environmental Policy Students Awarded William K. Reilly Scholarships

On Thursday, March 31, SPA's Center for Environmental Policy will award first-year graduate students Maggie McCarey and Maria Athayde with the William K. Reilly Scholarship.
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Rick Davis at CNN

Alumni ·

A Friendship that Inspires Giving Back

Rick Davis, SPA '74, establishes the Nick Charles Scholarship for students pursuing a career in journalism.
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Dr. Fanta Aw at the 2016 Celebration of Scholarships

Achievements ·

2016 Celebration of Scholarships Highlights the Impact of Philanthropy

This year’s program featured a three-time alumna donor, a student who made his way to Washington from a tiny island, and an operatic example of philanthropy in action.
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International ·

Student Receives Inaugural Scholarship for International Affairs

Salman Haji is the inaugural recipient of the Charles and Eleanor Iversen Scottish Rite Scholarship for graduate students in the School of International Service (SIS).
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Students at thanksGIVING 2015.

Student Life ·

Students Celebrate the Season by Giving Thanks

To express their gratitude, students write over 160 thank you letters to AU donors at the annual thanksGIVING event.
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American University Museum receives gift from alumna Carolyn Alper to support Washington Art.

Arts ·

AU Museum Receives Gift to Support Washington Art

Alumna and art advocate Carolyn Alper’s gift will establish the Alper Initiative for Washington Art.
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President Kerwin and alums Jack Cassell and his twin brother Stafford H. Cassell Jr.

Alumni ·

A Building’s Name and a Family’s Legacy

September 27 marked the official dedication of AU’s new Cassell Hall.
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Jeffrey Harris

Business ·

Professor Jeffrey Harris Becomes First Gary D. Cohn Goldman Sachs Chair

New professor Jeffrey Harris brings financial research expertise to Kogod, filling new endowed department chair.
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