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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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Alumni ·

Welcoming the Newest Alumni Board Members

Meet the university’s next alumni leaders.
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Tom Florczak and Pam Deese

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AU Community Comes Together for Thanksgiving

Not being able to head home for the holidays may seem like a lonely experience, but community dinners offer our AU community the opportunity to fellowship with others.
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The year 2019

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College of Arts and Sciences Top Stories of 2019

A look back at a year filled with awards, honors, and accomplishments
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Abid Shamdeen

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ISIS Destroyed His Community—Now He Advocates for Survivors

Abid Shamdeen (SIS/MIS ’19) advocates for Yazidis, a marginalized religious group that has been discriminated against throughout history.
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Chris Donovan

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Chris Donovan SPA-SOC/BA '97: Getting the Story Right Through Research

Chris Donovan SPA-SOC/BA '97 is now an executive editorial producer working with George Stephanopoulos and other network anchors and correspondents.
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Leading KIND: Alumna Wendy Young advocates for unaccompanied minors

KIND – or Kids in Need of Defense – an organization co-founded by actor and activist Angelina Jolie and Brad Smith of Microsoft.
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Inspiring Grad Stories: Diana Knott

The Boren Scholar faced challenges, studied abroad, and succeeded.
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From left to right: Marc Duber, Susan Zirinsky, President Sylvia M. Burwell.

Alumni ·

Bold Steps – The 2019 President’s Circle Celebration

Thanks to its generous donors, American University is stepping boldly into the future. More than 200 AU supporters and friends joined President Sylvia Burwell and AU leadership at the President’s Circle Celebration on November 14.
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Four Preston children pose on campus at AU.

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Legacy Family’s Connection to AU Spans Decades

Tracey Myers-Preston and her family have made AU a tradition, as all four of Tracey’s children have attended after her father was an employee for four decades.
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