You are here: American University News More News

Rima Sifri. Graphic by Jaylene Arnold.

On Campus ·

Eagle Tales: Protect and Smile

AU boasts more than 3,000 dedicated staff members. Meet one here: Rima Sifri, assistant director of administration and community training coordinator, American University Police Department (AUPD).
Full Story

"Change Can't Wait" displayed in the Morgan Library in New York City

Alumni ·

Last Stop on the Change Can’t Wait Tour: A Return to the Big Apple

Nearly 300 Eagle alumni, faculty, and university leadership gathered for a topic exploration entitled “More Than a Game: The Role of Sports in Society.”
Full Story

AU Field Hockey team gathered in a huddle with Coach Jennings.

Alumni ·

New Field Hockey Endowment Champions a Beloved Coach and Program

Former student-athletes, colleagues, and others from the AU field hockey community have created AU Athletics' first sport-specific endowment to honor Head Field Hockey Coach Steve Jennings.
Full Story

Ukrainian flag

International ·

The Ankara Agreement: Ukraine's Solution to EU Membership

Can Ukraine benefit from an institutional arrangement with the EU that does not include full membership?
Full Story

Article highlight

Research ·

Jordanna Matlon wins ISA John Ruggie Annual Best Book Award

Jordanna Matlon's book "A Man among Other Men" was the co-winner of the 2023 International Studies Association John Ruggie Annual Best Book Award.
Full Story

Shai Waisman

Alumni ·

View from the Board: CAS Board of Advisors Member Shai Waisman ’93 Shares Life Lessons

President of Kroll Inc. looks back at friendships, mentors, and experiences at American University that shaped him into the person he is today
Full Story

Scarlett Wedergren

Achievements ·

From Nebraska to Nairobi: The Business of Public Health

Scarlett Wedergren means business when it comes to public health.
Full Story

Article highlight

Research ·

Rachel Sullivan Robinson, The Missing Millions: Uncovering the Burden of Covid-19 Cases and Deaths in the African Region

Rachel Sullivan Robinson's new co-authored article evaluates current research and data to establish the burden of COVID-19 infections and mortality in the African region
Full Story

Article highlight

Research ·

Anthony Fontes, “The kidnappers are the police”: Criminal governance and forced migration in Central America

Anthony Fontes' new article in Political Geography maps how collective doubt about where the state ends and its underworld begins structures criminal predation and forced migration in Central America.
Full Story

Gihan Fernando. Graphic by Jaylene Arnold.

On Campus ·

Eagle Tales: Cooking Up Career Support

AU boasts more than 3,000 dedicated staff members. Meet one of them: Gihan Fernando, assistant vice provost, Career Center.
Full Story

Looking for older stories? Check out our News Archive.