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Shyheim Snead with President Burwell

Achievements ·

Limitless Potential: Shyheim Snead is the President's Award Winner

Snead has been student trustee, KPU director, Truman scholar, and so much more.
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Alumni ·

Celebrations Recognize Communities as They Join the AU Alumni Ranks

The Third Annual Black Graduation, the Second Annual Latinx Graduation and the Inaugural Student-Veteran Graduation were a celebration of the hard-work and dedication of students from these communities.
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Latanya Southern

Alumni ·

LaTanya Sothern is a Voice of Unity and Hope

When LaTanya Sothern, SOC/BA ’92, came to AU in the fall of 1988, she immediately began bringing people together.
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School of International Service seal

Achievements ·

SIS Awards 2018

Congratulations to our SIS students, faculty, staff, and alumni award winners!
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Jake McClory

Achievements ·

From Music to Messaging: Student Lands on Capitol Hill

Jake McClory, a first-year political communication MA student, jumped from an established career in music to interning at Capitol Hill.
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Person reviewing graphics and reports on computer screen

Professional News ·

A Graduate Economics Degree: Five Things You Need to Know

A degree in economics opens doors to careers in business, policy, law, technology, and a myriad of other fields. Here are five things you should know about the field and how American University’s graduate economics program can help you get there.
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Solar panels on the roof of an AU building. As part of the carbon neutral plan, about 2,500 solar panels were installed on campus. AU also entered into a partnership to install solar panels in North Carolina.

Achievements ·

Red, Blue—And Green: American University Achieves Carbon Neutrality

AU is the first US university to become completely carbon neutral.
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LGBTQ in the Workplace

Alumni ·

On Being LGBTQ in the Workplace

5th annual LGBTQ in the workplace event invites alumni to share experiences, offer advice
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Theatre students embracing Sylvia Greenberg.

In Remembrance ·

AU Mourns Passing of Arts Patron Sylvia Greenberg

American University arts patron Sylvia Greenberg, whose generous gifts propelled AU’s arts programs to new levels, has passed away. She was 96 years old.
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Melissa Yeager

Alumni ·

From DC to Germany: Studying Fake News and Press Freedom in Europe

International Media MA alumna Melissa Yeager is building on her research on disinformation in Germany as a Robert Bosch fellow.
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