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MPP Student’s Atypical Journey to Foreign Service Career

Aminata Sy, SPA/MPP ’21, grew up in Senegal and immigrated to the United States in 2001. As she and her husband were raising three children in Philadelphia, Sy volunteered at their school and rediscovered her own passion for learning.
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Student-Athlete Alumna Coaches AU 5K/10K Training Program Virtually

Brianna Belo, CAS/BA ’18, CAS/MS ’19, gives back to the AU faculty and staff community on her home-away-from-home, the AU track.
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A Celebration of You

For AU’s 139th commencement ceremony, students from all eight of AU’s schools participated in an online ceremony—and celebrated with family and friends.
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A dissertation defense takes place on Zoom.

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SIS PhD Dissertation Defenses Go Virtual

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, two SIS PhD students have successfully defended their dissertations virtually.
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Battelle-Tompkins Memorial Building

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Banner Award Season for College of Arts and Sciences Students

Congratulations to the 2020 University Student Award Winners!
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Portrait of Cheldina Jean

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Cheldina Jean Named 2020 President’s Award Winner

Scientist Cheldina Jean’s academic achievement, leadership, and passion for service led to the 2020 President’s Award, the highest distinction for an AU undergraduate.
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Freshman Skye Witley with his mother Vonda

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Eagle Legacy: Mother and Son Find Shared AU Experience A Generation Apart

Freshman Skye Witley reflects on the education and career of his mom, Vonda Witley, SIS/BA ’87, and what being a part of AU means to them both.
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Congratulations to AU's 2020 University student award winners

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Meet 2020’s University Student Award Winners

Years of hard work, thoughtful scholarship and committed service have earned these students the respect of the campus community. Now they’ll receive the top university-wide awards for graduating Eagles, the University Student Achievement Awards.
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How Hand Sanitizer Changed a Business—and a Mission to Help Others

As entrepreneurs at the helm of the mission-based Soapbox—which donates one bar of soap for every bar sold—Dave Simnick, SPA BA ’09 and Dan Doll, Kogod BSBA ’10 have been able to help countless more people during COVID-19.
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SIS Awards 2020

Congratulations to our SIS student and alumni awardees of 2020!
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