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On Campus ·

Family Week 2020 Brings AU to Your Home

Family Week is redesigned in 2020 to bring events and programs to families.
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The Humanities Truck in front of Batelle-Tomkins building. There is a map of DC on the truck.

In the Community ·

The Humanities Truck Brings Food and Community to DC’s Day Laborers

AU’s Humanities Truck engages DC communities by gathering and disseminating research and shared stories. Now it’s doing much more than that—it is helping ease food distribution to people in need impacted by COVID-19.
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Request a Ballot Recap

On Campus ·

AU Library Helps Students Prepare for the 2020 Election

This year, American University Library brought a virtual “Request a Ballot” week to students. The week-long event allowed students to interact with Library personnel and request information about this year’s election through our online chat.
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Philadelphia skyline

Announcement ·

Abandoned Buildings, Fear of Calling Police Contribute to High Rate of Fatal Overdoses in Philadelphia, New Study Shows

A new SPA study reveals a relationship between overdose mortality and the conditions of neighborhoods in Philadelphia.
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Trees and flowers on the AU quad in spring

On Campus ·

CTRL Stands Ready No Matter the Teaching Modality

The ability to wear multiple hats has likely never been more relevant for faculty. But that’s exactly why CTRL exists—to help faculty excel as educators throughout their careers.
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Anti-Semitic behavior in both 1945 and 2019

Announcement ·

Distinguished Scholars to Talk About Antisemitism in Series of Virtual Conversations

This fall, American University is bringing together distinguished scholars of Israeli, American, and European history to examine antisemitism over the past seventy-five years.
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On Campus ·

Fall 2020 Library Resources

This semester may look different than we expected but the Library is still here for you! We have a variety of services and resources to assist in your learning experience this fall.
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DC Read poster

In the Community ·

Engaging DC Students in the Age of Online Learning

When DC public schools shut down due to COVID-19 this spring and sent students home, AU students who tutored them knew they needed to keep going.
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A student is excited to learn online

Announcement ·

A New World of Learning this Fall

As AU goes online this fall, students will have lots of opportunities to perform virtually, become part of history by immersing themselves in current events, conduct experiments from home, build their technology skills for the future, and much more.
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Announcement ·

2020 Films Across Borders Film Festival Presents Stories of Resilience and Hope

The virtual 2020 edition Films Across Borders film festival brings stories of resilience and hope
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