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Student Protest March

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The Power and Responsibility of Free Speech

The Project on Civil Discourse helps students learn to respectfully balance competing ideas in an increasingly polarized society.
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Glover Gate POB KSB Quad

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Working Together Toward AU's Future

The American University community is known for vision, generosity, and teamwork—and nowhere is that more apparent or vital than in our donors’ response to annual giving.
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Library and Gardens

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Change Can’t Wait Campaign Volunteers

American University gratefully recognizes the following individuals who are stepping up and leading the way to ensure AU remains an institution where purpose is nurtured, honed, and activated.
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AU Launches ‘Change Can’t Wait’ $500 Million Comprehensive Fundraising Campaign

Historic endeavor will transform the student experience, fund impactful research, and build stronger communities
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Student Graduating

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Transforming the World One Scholar at a Time

The American University Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholar (FDDS) program has opened a world of possibilities for students with rare talent, creative ability, and extraordinary drive.
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Graduates walking down tree shaded lane

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Helping First-Generation Students Access the American Dream

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion supports first-generation students, helps them build community, and connects them with faculty and staff.
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Colin Smalls AU Basket Ball Player

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An Athletic Center Where All Students Can Thrive

The 58,000 square-foot Center for Athletic Performance will propel teams and coaches to new levels of excellence and help their student fans achieve mind and body health and wellness.
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Center for Israel Studies Receives Two Major Matching-Challenge Gifts

Meltzer and Trone families donate to $10 million fundraising initiative for Center for Israel Studies
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Major Gifts Support AU Student Experience and Athletics

Underscoring American University’s commitment to creating a student-centered, holistic experience inside and outside the classroom, two recent, significant gifts will help enhance the student experience and AU Athletics.
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President Burwell & Secretary Bunch Virtual Meeting

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AU Alumnus Lonnie Bunch, Philanthropic Leaders Recognized at President’s Circle Event-2020

For his many achievements as a renowned curator, historian, and educator, Lonnie Bunch, CAS/BA ’74, CAS/MA ’76, received the 2020 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal on Tuesday, October 27, at the 39th President’s Circle Celebration.
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