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All About Access: Disability Event Expands Critical Conversations

The one-day Disability Symposium brought together students, staff, and faculty.
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Downtown Washington, DC

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Faculty and Alumni Share Their Experience Working in Public Service

Nine former federal employees, now AU School of Public Affairs faculty members and alumni, shared their experience working in public service at a recent SPA event.
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SPA Dean Vicky Wilkins, Senator Lamar Alexander and former Rep. David Skaggs.

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New Madison Prize Honors Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray

AU's New Madison Prize Honors Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray
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On Campus ·

AU Community Responds to Viral Video

Vice President of Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence Fanta Aw offered words of encouragement.
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Cherry Trees in Bloom

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It’s Cherry Blossoms Time on American University Campus!

Members of the media are invited to view cherry blossoms at American University.
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On Campus ·

Celebrating Poetry Appreciation Month

Learn more about poets and their poems with these pieces from our collection.
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Students celebrating graduation

Announcement ·

Stacey Abrams to Kickoff American University’s Commencement 2019 Ceremonies

The 137th Commencement at AU will graduate more than 2,500 students and welcome thousands of guests to Bender Arena on campus.
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Beverly Tatum and Sylvia Burwell

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Race, Dialogue, and Tackling 'Tough Conversations'

At an event hosted by Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, author of "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?", engaged in conversation with AU president Sylvia M. Burwell.
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Downtown city landscape

On Campus ·

Do-it-Yourself Urbanism: What It Means for Cities, Planners, and Citizens

The impact “do-it-yourself urbanism” has on planning and policy was the focus of a lecture by Gordon Douglas, assistant professor for Urban and Regional Planning at San Jose State University, hosted by SPA's Metropolitan Policy Center recently.
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John Kasich

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Wonk of the Year John Kasich Gives Energetic Speech in Bender

The former Ohio governor and congressman encourages AU students to listen to different viewpoints and dream big.
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