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Summer Heat, 2020. Mixed media on canvas, 84 x 120 in. Courtesy of the artist.

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Change Can’t Wait: AU Kicks Off Year of Climate Change Events

Seeing Climate Change Symposium brings together artists, activists, scientists, and policymakers
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Sine Fellows and Distinguished Fellows Combined photo

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New Cohort of Sine Institute of Policy & Politics Fellows and Distinguished Lecturers Brings Unique Experience and Innovation to American University

Sine Institute of Policy & Politics Announced New Cohort of Fellows and Distinguished Lecturers
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AU student volunteers cut and package food at Thrive DC

In the Community ·

Giving Thanks: AU Health Studies Volunteering in DC

Students working in DC communities, all year long
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About 200 members of the AU community showed up for the annual Thanksgiving dinner event at Mary Graydon Center.

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AU Brings Students Together for Thanksgiving Dinner

About 200 members of the AU community received hot meals on Thanksgiving Day at the MGC from volunteers and workers coordinated by the Office of Campus Life, AU Alumni Association’s Pride Alumni Alliance, and Residence Hall Association.
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Abby Phillip. Courtesy CNN.

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CNN’s Abby Phillip Announced as Fall 2021 Commencement Speaker

Phillip will deliver keynote address in first fully traditional in-person ceremony since the onset of pandemic
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CNN journalist Abby Phillip gives the keynote address at AU's 142nd commencement.

On Campus ·

First Full In-Person Commencement in Two Years Welcomes Newest Graduates

Recognizing the sacrifices and challenges graduates faced over the past few years studying and learning during the pandemic served as a theme.
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AU student volunteers cut and package food at Thrive DC

In the Community ·

Public Health Scholars Step in to Help DC Residents without Homes

Students working in DC communities, all year long
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Rusted pipes

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New SPA Research Addresses Environmental Justice

SPA researchers find that homeowners in lower-income neighborhoods are more likely than wealthier residents to suffer the harmful effects of lead in their drinking water.
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ESPN Campus Sign

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ESPN, American University Establish New, Funded Investigative Journalism fellowship

The new fellowship program will embed a full-time graduate student alongside ESPN’s journalists.
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National Native American Veterans Memorial, Harvey Pratt

In the Community ·

Elizabeth Rule Creates Award-Winning Guide to Indigenous DC

App showcases Native American history in nation’s capital
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