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New Justice Report Recommends Accelerating the Pace of Reform

American University School of Public Affairs (SPA) and its Justice Programs Office released a report with recommendations from experts to transform the system into one that is more just and fair.
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Alan Kraut’s Vision Becomes Reality in New Statue of Liberty Museum

Last week, our nation’s new Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island opened its doors to the public for the first time. American University History Professor Alan Kraut played a big role, serving as chair of the museum's History Advisory Committee.
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Math-Econ Alumni Finding Success: Three Stories

AU math-econ alumni are passionate and driven leaders, prompting worldwide change in industries such as business, healthcare, urban studies, and climate change. Read about our alumni making their mark on the world.
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Alumni ·

Eagles Open Doors for One Another Across the Globe

See how AU’s newest online platform can help you reach your career goals and engage with fellow Eagles in meaningful ways.
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Alumni ·

AU Alumni Near You

Learn about AU’s regional alumni communities and the programming they offer.
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Alumni ·

AU API Community Commemorates API Heritage Month

The AU Asian and Pacific Islander Alumni Network is all set to celebrate API Heritage month.
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Alumni ·

Congratulations, CAS Class of 2019!

Award-winning writer and speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received an honorary degree and delivered an inspirational address to the College of Arts and Sciences at the 137th commencement ceremony at American University on May 11, 2019.
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Wyatt Scott attended the Washington Semester Program in the Spring of 2017

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‘Go, and go all in.’: Washington Semester Program Alum Looks Toward a Sterling Career in Foreign Policy

When former Washington Semester Program student Wyatt Scott committed to a small Pennsylvania university for his undergraduate studies, he never imagined he would be working around the corner from the White House just a few years later.
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Ajayi Pickering-Haynes Delivers Inspirational Leadership Speech

When Ajayi Pickering-Haynes delivers powerful speech at CAS LEAD (Leadership and Ethical Development) Senior Send-off.
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SIS Awards 2019

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