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Achievements ·

SPA Team Wins Cybersecurity Competition

AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) students won the Atlantic Council's cyber policy and strategy competition, beating 21 teams from other area colleges and universities.
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Student Life ·

Coping Tips from AU Health Promotion Students

A group of AU Health Promotion ’20 students researched strategies for promoting mental health during this difficult and uncertain time. They share them here, in their own words.
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Business ·

Business in the Circular Economy

Kogod MBA student Nathalie Arfvidson is combining her business and environmental expertise to help companies become more sustainable.
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Frank Benenati

Communications ·

From Coronavirus Response to Climate Change, For Frank Benenati Communication is Key

As United Airlines’ Managing Director of Communications, Frank Benenati has been on the front lines of the effort since the Covid-19 outbreak began.
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Sonja Walti

Achievements ·

Seeking Continuity in Crisis, SPA Pivots Online

When the Covid-19 outbreak response prompted American University to move to online classes as of March 18, Dr. Sonja Walti, Director of Online Programs at the School of Public Affairs (SPA), helped the school’s faculty transition.
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Business ·

Stronger Communities, Stronger Businesses

Kogod professor Jay Simon’s research demonstrates that kindness isn’t antithetical to success—it’s essential.
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Literature ·

New MA Degree Combines Literature, Culture, and Technology

This fall, American University is offering an exciting, forward-looking new graduate degree: an MA in Literature, Culture, and Technology, combining literary and cultural studies, cinema, and writing, along with digital technology and coding.
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Announcement ·

AU Receives First-gen Forward Designation

The designation is a national honor for the university's commitment to first-generation student success.
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On Campus ·

First Things First: Get to Know AU's First-Gen Resources

AU provides resources and support to help them navigate the college experience, whether it’s figuring out finances, deciphering the many acronyms used around campus, or finding a community.
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Student Learning Online

On Campus ·

Library Online Resources

Throughout the remainder of the semester, many of the Library’s resources will be available online for students to access at home. The Library is here to assist you in every way possible.
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