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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.

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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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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