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Kerwin Hall

Alumni ·

Innovation Fund Advances New Health Policy Solutions

As the country tackles its response to the coronavirus, AU is also preparing to address future requirements in healthcare and how to support visionaries in the field.
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Headshot of Dr. Thespina “Nina” Yamanis

Alumni ·

Faculty Q&A with a Public Health Expert

Dr. Thespina “Nina” Yamanis, associate professor at the School of International Service (SIS), holds a PhD and a master’s in public health, and focuses on understanding health behavior related to infectious diseases.
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Professor of Law Lindsay F. Wiley

Alumni ·

Public Health Law Professor: Three Things to Understand about COVID-19

As the AU community navigates the effects of the pandemic, Wiley shares her thoughts on a few key areas.
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Alumni ·

Alumna’s Love of Knowledge Powers Future Opportunities

American University received a $2 million gift to create the Karin A. Akerson Memorial Scholarship Fund. After Akerson passed away in 2018, her husband honored her memory by advancing their plan to endow the transformational scholarship fund.
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Donors with AU President

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Combined Gift Supports Community on American University’s East Campus

A gift bolsters AU’s educational mission on a key part of its Northwest D.C. campus and furthers AU’s momentum. AU will name Congressional Hall and its lobby on East Campus the Marc N. Duber and Nancy E. Duber Hall and Stuart and Wilma Bernstein Lobby.
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Gift of $7 Million Will Support New Athletics Facility and Center for Israel Studies Fellowship

American University Board of Trustees member Alan L. Meltzer, a graduate of AU, and his wife, Amy, have made a $7 million gift in support of AU’s new Center for Athletics Performance as well as the university’s renowned Center for Israel Studies (CIS).
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Two students

Alumni ·

Scholarship Students Study Education, Empowerment, and Equality

Rachel Oguntola, SIS/MA ’20, and Adam Odomore, SIS/MA ’19, are current recipients of the Martin H. Steiner Scholarship.
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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.

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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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