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President Sylvia Burwell talks with families during move-ins for the fall 2021 semester.

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AU Students Return to Campus with Excitement, Energy

Three AU students share their experiences during the pandemic and their excitement for returning to campus.
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Students wait in line on the quad for an ice cream truck at the Celebrate AU event on August 31, 2021.

On Campus ·

Event Welcomes Students Back to Campus

Students enjoyed refreshments on Friedheim Quadrangle and mingled with President Burwell as 2021-22 classes kicked off.
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Explore DC group visiting the White House

In the Community ·

The World Beyond AU: Exploring DC

The Center for Community Engagement and Service (CCES) wanted to introduce students to their new home in DC and give them the opportunity to get to know and serve the DC community through Explore DC.
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Asian American Solidarities in “Post-” Pandemic World. A special panel for the Journal of Asian American Studies

Announcement ·

Asian American Solidarities in “Post-” Pandemic World

APRC kicks off semester with free panel conversation on September 9
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Artist Suzanne Firstenberg's 2020 exhibition outside of RFK Stadium commemorated those who died from COVID-19.

Announcement ·

Education Resources to Help Teachers and Students Navigate the Impact of COVID-19

School of Education partners with In America: Remember Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg.
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First-and-second-year students participate in the AU Explore DC program.

In the Community ·

First-and-Second-Year Students Explore Their New Home

The Explore DC program inspires students to challenge their views, keep serving in the DMV.
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Vector illustration of workers collaborating at a table

Announcement ·

SIS Launches New Graduate Certificate in Social Innovation for Global Impact

We recently spoke with Professor Robert Tomasko to learn more about SIS's new graduate certificate in Social Innovation for Global Impact.
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Films Across Borders 21

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2021 Films Across Borders Film Festival Presents Stories in A Changing World

2021 Films Across Borders Film Festival Presents Stories in A Changing World
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Doreen Bogdan-Martin and Chris Inglis

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American University Celebrates Doreen Bogdan-Martin’s Leadership in Inclusivity and Technology Policy

Inaugural Changemaker Award Honors Alumna and Global Champion for Technology Access
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Urban Teachers Launches New Academic Partnership with American University

Aspiring educators will begin equity-focused coursework in 2022
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