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Taylor Swift's Eras Tour Midnights Era set. Photo credit: Paolo Villanueva

Social Sciences ·

Swiftonomics Comes to AU: Taylor Swift Econ Class Debuts in Fall

One-credit class designed by students will analyze the economic impact created by Taylor Swift and Eras Tour
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portrait of LaTanya Sothern at AU

Alumni ·

Greetings from LaTanya Sothern

A monthly message to AU alumni from Alumni Association President LaTanya Sothern
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Kristi Vanoy

On Campus ·

Eagle Tales: Be Our Guest

AU boasts more than 3,000 dedicated staff members. Meet one of them: Kristi Vanoy, director of special events.
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Collage of archival documents and an empty picture frame with a question mark.

On Campus ·

A Time-Old Question: Who Was Mary Graydon?

Generations of Eagles know Mary Graydon's name. Yet, the identity of one of AU's earliest benefactresses has long retained an air of mystery.
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John Boyle Ruiz

On Campus ·

He Speaks for the Trees

Groundskeeper and AU grad student John Boyle Ruiz, SIS/BA ’22, has bloomed where he’s planted, launching the arboretum’s Tree Thursday Instagram series
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To the Point logo and Ozempic injection pens

Science ·

To the Point: What Do We Really Know About Ozempic and Wegovy?

Department of Health Studies’ Dara Ford answers our question of the week
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US News Rankings

Announcement ·

American University’s School of Public Affairs Ranked No. 13 Overall, Highest in D.C., by U.S. News and World Report

According to the 2025 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s rankings of Public Affairs Graduate Schools, the AU SPA continues to earn high marks.
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Alisyn Camerota speaks at a campus event April 2.

Communications ·

A Reporter Shares Her Own Story

CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota, SOC/BA ’88, spoke about her new memoir, her AU experience, and her path into journalism during an SOC event on April 2.
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Paula Warrick. Graphic by Jaylene Arnold.

On Campus ·

Eagle Tales: Helping Eagles Soar

AU boasts more than 3,000 dedicated staff members. Meet one here: Paula Warrick, senior director of the Office of Merit Awards.
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Acting provost and chief academic officer Vicky Wilkins addressed the AU Faculty on April 2.

On Campus ·

The State of the University

In her first annual address to the faculty on April 3, Vicky Wilkins, acting provost and chief academic officer, shared updates about the ongoing work to understand how AU is operating today and necessary changes to position AU to thrive in the future.
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