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Miranda Laurion with coworkers in Hawaii

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The Real World: Summer Internships

From helping endangered sea turtles to working on death penalty cases, five students share highlights from their summer internships and how their experiences will help them in the future.
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Two students at a CAS advising event.

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September at AU: A Time to Explore

Choosing majors and career paths are big decisions, and the College of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Advising wants to help.
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Meghan Ballard

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Graduate Student Meghan Ballard Talks About "Being Part of the Change"

Meghan Ballard (SPA/JLC ’18) has worked on antitrust criminal cases and is now a civil rights paralegal specialist. Ready for a new challenge, Ballard enrolled in SPA’s Justice, Law & Criminology graduate program with a concentration in public policy.
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President Burwell and students weeding at AFRH

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Incoming Students "Explore DC" Through Service

Thanks to community projects, immersion experiences, and speakers—and with the help of President Burwell—over 750 new students got to know each other and their new home city.
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Four students holding up an AU banner for the class of 2022.

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The Class of 2022

A breakdown of AU’s first-year students.
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A group of students sit on the quad during  a peer mentor meeting.

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Welcome to AU! Ten Tips for CAS Class of 2022

Whether you’re a new student, or returning, the College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Advising Office shares words of wisdom for the year ahead.
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Welcome Week 2018 at American University.

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Welcome Home

10 tips to help new students start the year right and become better acquainted with American University at the start of the year.
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Freshman Harrison Eichelberger standing near the Cherry Blossoms.

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Year One Done

Freshman Economics and Political Science double major Harrison Eichelberger returns to talk about his first year experience.
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students chat at the Bridge Cafe

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HOME and the Bridge: Inside Two of AU's Newest Spaces

Get to know the Hub for Organizing, Multiculturalism, and Equity (HOME) and the Bridge Cafe.
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Gates Scholars pose with Fanta Aw

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Gates Scholars Raise the Bar

Gates Millennium Scholarship recipients share their experiences with the program and their time at AU.
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