Lisa McGrail wears a mask and gloves while volunteering for Women Giving Back.

Alumni ·

Volunteering in the Midst of a Pandemic

Lisa McGrail has been volunteering with Women Giving Back since 2017 and won’t let a pandemic stop her from helping her community.
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Andreas Karelas

Alumni ·

SIS Alumnus and Author Promotes Clean Energy and “Climate Courage”

SIS alumnus Andreas Karelas is the founder of the nonprofit RE-volv, and he also authored the book Climate Courage.
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montage of Fulbright scholars

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AU Celebrates Fulbright Scholars

The highly competitive Fulbright US Scholars Program honored 11 American University alumni and one PhD student with awards to carry out self-designed research projects or teach English during the 2020–2021 academic year.
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Amy K. Dacey

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Five Questions with Amy Dacey, Director of the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics

As Sine’s second year of programming draws to a close, we sat down with Director Amy K. Dacey for a conversation about the institute’s past and future, and its role in responding to one of the most challenging years in modern history.
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SIS professor

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SIS Professor Named to White House Commission

Dr. Arturo Porzecanski, distinguished economist in residence at American University’s School of International Service and Hurst senior professorial lecturer, has been appointed to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Hispanic Prosperity.
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American University alumni Khalifa Said-al Mahmoud  talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Alumni ·

Historic Moment Between Netanyahu and Former AU Student

Former AU student Khalifa Said-al Mahmoud, who now is a representative of the United Arab Emirates, talks peace with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Monique Earl headshot.

Alumni ·

SPA Alumna Takes the Reins at LADOT

SPA alumna (MPA, '07) Monique Earl has been appointed the new executive officer of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT).
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Glen Kwende

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PhD Candidate Glen Kwende Receives Grant for Economics Work

Focuses on workers’ bargaining power in the United States over time
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Entrance to AU campus

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AU Recognized for Undergraduate Teaching and Innovation in U.S. News National University Rankings

AU ranks #76 overall, with additional achievements in first-year experiences and study abroad.
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Donald Earl Collins

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Opening Eyes to Racism, African American Identity, and American Narcissism

Professorial Lecturer of History and American Studies Donald Earl Collins writes about American history identity, race, and the ways in which he sees our country moving.
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