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Alumna’s Love of Knowledge Powers Future Opportunities

American University received a $2 million gift to create the Karin A. Akerson Memorial Scholarship Fund. After Akerson passed away in 2018, her husband honored her memory by advancing their plan to endow the transformational scholarship fund.
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Alumni Board President Rob Johnson on campus

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Greetings from Rob Johnson

I often realize again just how many of my most meaningful experiences were either at AU or a result of opportunities I had at AU.
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Susan Zirinsky Awarded 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal

American University has named CBS News President Susan Zirinsky as the recipient of the 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal for leadership and service.
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Kicking Stigma: Former AU Soccer Player Talks Sports Psychology Research

Carly Perry, CAS/BA ’18, is starting a PhD program in England, where she’ll research mental health challenges facing women’s soccer players.
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The AU Cybernauts and CyberEagles with Professor Eric Novotny.

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SIS Graduate Students Test Cyber Policy Knowledge at AvengerCon IV

The AU Cybernauts and CyberEagles participated in a cyber policy crisis simulation at this year's AvengerCon IV, held October 17 and 18 in Columbia, MD.
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Alumna Named Executive Director of Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

AU alumna Jessica Mallow (MA arts management ’16) will lead the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra (KSO) as its executive director, as the organization prepares to enter its 100th anniversary season.
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MG20's directors and student staff hold up the Japanese flag.

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SIS’s Model G20 Summit Continues to Grow

After a third year of dramatic growth, the Model G20 Summit at SIS has become a well-established tool for training future and current diplomats.
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William Hubbard, Chief of Staff, Student Veterans of America

Will Hubbard is a founding member of AU Vets.
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SPA Grad on Reopening NYC’s iconic Russian Tea Room, Returning to DC

Ken Biberaj has great ties to – and great stories about – time in NYC and DC.
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Meet Jimmy Lynn, Co-Founder of Kiswe Mobile

A veteran of 30 years in the sports and entertainment sectors, Jimmy Lynn is a pioneer of the digital sports space.
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