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American soldiers underneath two helicopters, looking at mountains in the distance.

Research ·

Political Warfare: SIS Prof. on Rethinking Military Strategy

Benjamin Jensen coauthored recent books on 21st century defense and cyber strategy.
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Students and teachers sit and stand outside MGC below an AU flag.

Education ·

School of Education Launches Dual Enrollment Program for DC Students

American University’s School of Education (SOE) has officially welcomed its first cohort of DC high-school students to the new Dual Enrollment Program, a partnership between SOE and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).
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Welcome Week 2018 at American University.

Student Life ·

Welcome Home

10 tips to help new students start the year right and become better acquainted with American University at the start of the year.
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Magnets from different countries on a fridge

Communications ·

Scott Talan Travels the World

Scott Talan reveals some of his best experiences, traveling mistakes and his love of travel.
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Two women in running clothes, standing at the Great Wall of China.

International ·

Running the Great Wall: AU Student Goes the Distance at Majestic Site

The ROTC rising senior spent the past year in China.
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2018 Alumni Board members

Alumni ·

Alumni Board Seeks New Members

Interested in helping make key decisions about programming and outreach to fellow Eagles? Apply for the Alumni Board!
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Doctor and nursing home residents

Research ·

Paper Finds Nursing Home Staff Skilled in Diversity Provide Better Care

Managers who consider diversity and hire employees skilled in caring for diverse clientele have better facilities with fewer regulatory violations, according to a paper to be published in Public Administration Review by four SPA authors.
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many hands figuring out puzze pieces

Research ·

Public Administration Faculty and Students Collaborate to Publish New Top-Ranked Study

Two SPA faculty members and two graduate students embarked on a research project to shed light on how nursing homes serve racially and ethnically diverse residents.
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It's On Us presentation in classroom.

On Campus ·

AU Hosts It's On Us First Regional Advisor Summit

On Aug. 4 and 5, American University hosted the first ever It's On Us regional advisor summit.
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Donald Curtis, SOC/MA ’14 working with his nonprofit SOUL.

Alumni ·

AU Alum Inspires Communities Through Sports

With team sports as a catalyst, Donald Curtis, SOC/MA ’14, works to educate and empower low-income students to break the cycle of poverty.
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