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Sharon Weiner

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American U. Professor Among Winners of Prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellowship

American U. Professor Among Winners of Prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellowship
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Light and pole with the AU flag, in between trees and in front of residence hall. AU set up a new Faculty Development Leadership Cohort (FDLC) on Diversity and Inclusion, essentially a process of training the trainers.

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Classroom Inclusion: Faculty Training on Race and Identity

The Faculty Development Leadership Cohort model enables professors to train their colleagues.
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Students Graduating

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American University Announces 2018 Commencement Speakers

American University will hold to tradition and host its 135th commencement ceremonies on Mother’s Day weekend on campus in Bender Arena with an illustrious assembly of commencement speakers.
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Man is planting trees.

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American University Launches Innovative Carbon Offset Program in Washington, D.C.

AU has announced an innovative program that will offset the carbon emissions caused by students, faculty and staff members who commute to campus by planting trees throughout D.C.
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Sylvia Burwell receives applause at her inauguration

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A Day to Remember: Sylvia Burwell is Inaugurated as AU's 15th President

In a Bender Arena ceremony, Burwell celebrates AU's shared values and charts a path forward.
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Darren Walker speaking

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Ford Foundation President Talks About Justice and Opportunity for All

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker told faculty and students at American University on April 4 that addressing growing inequality in the world is his organization’s top priority.
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AU President Sylvia Mathews Burwell

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AU Set to Inaugurate Sylvia M. Burwell as 15th President

American University will celebrate the inauguration of Sylvia Mathews Burwell as AU's 15th and first female president on Thursday, April 12, in Bender Arena.
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students dance at spring cultural festival

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Six Pilot Projects Selected for Inclusive Excellence Mini-Grants

Each project will tackle the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at AU.
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The American University entrance at Massachusetts Avenue during summer.

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AU Establishes Working Group on the Influence of Slavery

Drawing from the perspectives of students and faculty experts, the group will explore questions about whether slavery impacted AU's founding.
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KAM2017-07-01 Burwell

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President Sylvia M. Burwell's Inauguration

Join the AU community as we celebrate the inauguration of the university's 15th president, Sylvia M. Burwell. Events take place April 11-12, including a history walk recognizing AU's 125th anniversary. Find out more about an exciting two days of events.
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