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Alumni Board President Rob Johnson on campus

Alumni ·

Greetings from Rob Johnson

This year is already full of big news. We have a new five-year strategic plan, and we are working hard on our commitment to grow and sustain a community of inclusive excellence.
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Joshua Ellis

Alumni ·

Joshua Ellis: Using Politics for the Greater Good

First as an undergraduate studying political science, then as a graduate student in SPA, Joshua Ellis (SPA/Pol Comm ’16) says AU prepared him to do his part to influence the electoral process.
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Headshot of Sam Fromkin

Achievements ·

Sam Fromkin Wins Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award

Sam Fromkin (BA musical theatre and Spanish ’19) has received an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award for his academic excellence, athletic accomplishments, and leadership initiatives during his time at American University.
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Marissa Malta

Alumni ·

Marissa Malta, SPA/MPP '18

Alumna Marissa Malta, SPA/MPP ’18, is focused on a range of issues from pensions to savings to Social Security.
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Book cover Untold History of the United States

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Peter Kuznick and Oliver Stone Update New York Times Bestselling Book

New York Times bestseller The Untold Story of the United States is re-released with an new chapter picking up from where it left off. The book was written by AU History Professor Peter Kuznick and Academy-Award-winning director Oliver Stone.
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Ibram X. Kendi

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Ibram X. Kendi Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Ibram X. Kendi, Professor of History and International Relations and Founding Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University, has been awarded a prestigious 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship.
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London McCloud at the Kogod School of Business

Alumni ·

Trade Specialist London McCloud Gives Back to AU in Myriad Ways

“Life takes all of us through stages and phases. This is my time for giving back,” says London.
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Sybil Williams wearing gold shirt.

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Sybil Williams Wins AU NAACP Professor of the Year

Sybil Williams wins the very first AU NAACP Teacher of the Year Award for her work as a scholar, teacher, advocate, and mentor.
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(Left to right) Janice Anderson, Provost Dan Myers, and Alex Long

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AU Celebrates the 2019 Scholarship Luncheon

On March 20, the 2019 Scholarship Luncheon celebrated the impact of philanthropy on student success at AU with more than 160 students, donors, and university leaders.
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Crystal Eagle awards on display

Alumni ·

Call for 2019 Alumni Awards Nominations

Alumni awards are the highest honors presented by the AU Alumni Association.
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