You are here: American University News Topics People

AU undergraduate student Jacob Tracey

Achievements ·

Meet this Year’s Undergraduate Student Employee of the Year

Jacob Tracey was named Undergraduate Student Employee of the Year for Washington, D.C. by the National Student Employment Association. Jacob is a Student Assistant at the AU Music Library.
Full Story

A now hiring sign.

Alumni ·

5 Tips for Landing a Job during a Recession

To help soon-to-be graduates land a job in this time of uncertainty, we spoke with three SIS alumni who searched for jobs during and right after the Great Recession of 2008-09.
Full Story

Laptop keyboard with accessibility button

Achievements ·

SPA Works to Increase Diversity in the Digital Realm

As Celebrate Diversity Month comes to a close, the School of Public Affairs offers a glimpse of what efforts go into building diverse and inclusive digital community.
Full Story

People standing outdoors

Achievements ·

Collaboration Key to Inclusive Excellence Efforts

PCDI has a huge mandate: to envision and promote a diverse and inclusive campus.
Full Story

Closed for business

Achievements ·

Making Bankruptcy Easier for Businesses Can Help Save Economy

Professor of Economics Mary Hansen published an editorial in the April 24th Washington Post about the severity of the economic crisis and one possible solution: making it simpler for businesses to petition to reorganize their debts in bankruptcy.
Full Story

SPA senior Santiago Guerrero and team of organizers

Achievements ·

SPA Students, Alums Support Communities During COVID-19 Crisis

members of the SPA community have stepped up to provide for local and national needs during the response to COVID-19.
Full Story

Peter Starr standing in Katzen

Achievements ·

2020 College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Awards Winners

Every year, faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions to the College are recognized through College Dean’s Awards. Dean Peter Starr announces this year's winners.
Full Story

Members of the American University Ensemble perform together via virtual technology.

Alumni ·

A Century Later: AU’s Lost Alma Mater Returns to Life

AU’s Symphonic Band and Orchestra perform an uplifting and completely virtual rendition of the university’s Alma Mater—a composition that was previously “lost” for decades.
Full Story

Headshot of Gary Cohn

Alumni ·

Renowned Alumnus Gary Cohn Drives Impact with Investments in AU

Former Board of Trustees member Gary Cohn, Kogod/BSBA ’82, established an enduring legacy at AU through service and philanthropy, including two endowments that strengthen the Kogod School of Business.
Full Story

Wooden crates filled with peaches and apples

Alumni ·

Eagles Provide Food and Support During the Crisis

Members of the AU community are bringing resources and expertise to make sure others are fed and supported through these challenging times.
Full Story