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Anne Caprara

Alumni ·

Politico Names SPA Alumna One of 19 on the "Politico Playbook Power List"

An SPA alumna who has experienced the electoral extremes of anguish and ecstasy has been named to the “Politico Playbook Power List: 19 to watch in 2019."
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Rob Johnson presents alumni awards

Alumni ·

Meet Alumni Association President Rob Johnson

He takes over this month representing the more than 130,000 alumni worldwide.
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Katrina Velasquez speaks about eating disorders on behalf of the Eating Disorders Coalition.

Alumni ·

SIS Alumna Successfully Advocates First-Ever Eating Disorders Legislation

SIS alumna Katrina Velasquez wanted to combat both the stigma and the mental illness itself. And in 2016, as a lobbyist, she achieved something historic: successfully advocating for the passage of the first-ever eating disorders legislation.
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AU President Sylvia Burwell and Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, dean of AU's School of Education, pose with students.

Achievements ·

Top Stories of 2018 at the College of Arts and Sciences

In 2018, CAS celebrated student awards, welcomed new faculty, brought a series of nationally-known speakers to campus, and more.
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Heaven Sensky

Achievements ·

Commencement Is a Day of Many Firsts for Speaker Heaven Sensky

On Sunday, Dec. 16, Heaven Sensky, BA/SPA ’18, became the first in her family to receive a college degree.
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Alumni at the Pride Alumni Reunion

Alumni ·

Meet the AU Pride Alumni Alliance Leadership Circle

The Pride Alumni Alliance is active and growing.
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Henry Watson

Alumni ·

Henry Watson: A Call to Service

Henry Watson, SPA/BA/MA ’18, says he came to American University in 2014 as a bright-eyed idealist ready to take on the world.
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Georg Peter in a boardroom

Alumni ·

Washington Semester alum aspires to improve the United States and European relationship

“Hinterzimmer”: A Podcast for US-European Policy Buffs was created by Georg Peter after an inspiring Washington Semester Program at American University
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American University ranks fourth in Presidential Management Fellowship Finalists.

Achievements ·

American University Ranks Fourth in Presidential Management Fellowship Finalists

This year, 14 American University students and alumni are finalists in the federal government’s Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Program, with five from the School of International Service (SIS).
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Man wearing a blue shirt standing in front of windows.

Achievements ·

Emerging Leader: SIS Grad Student Aims to Empower Small Farmers

Ambulah Mamey is on a one-year Kirchner Food Fellowship.
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