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Trees and flowers on the AU quad in spring

On Campus ·

CTRL Stands Ready No Matter the Teaching Modality

The ability to wear multiple hats has likely never been more relevant for faculty. But that’s exactly why CTRL exists—to help faculty excel as educators throughout their careers.
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Abandoned Buildings, Fear of Calling Police Contribute to High Rate of Fatal Overdoses in Philadelphia, New Study Shows

A new SPA study reveals a relationship between overdose mortality and the conditions of neighborhoods in Philadelphia.
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The Humanities Truck in front of Batelle-Tomkins building. There is a map of DC on the truck.

In the Community ·

The Humanities Truck Brings Food and Community to DC’s Day Laborers

AU’s Humanities Truck engages DC communities by gathering and disseminating research and shared stories. Now it’s doing much more than that—it is helping ease food distribution to people in need impacted by COVID-19.
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Announcement ·

New AU Report Underscores a Critical Need for a National Cybersecurity Director

A new report by AU SPA experts urges the creation of a National Cybersecurity Director position.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci and AU President Sylvia Burwell

Announcement ·

American University Welcomes Dr. Anthony Fauci to Family Week

Dr. Fauci discusses COVID-19 in wide-ranging conversation with American University President Sylvia Burwell.
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Child holding a sign that says Hungry

In the Community ·

The Growing Hunger Crisis in America

Health Studies webinar examines how COVID is making hunger an urgent issue for more and more Americans
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Girlhood (It's complicated)

In the Community ·

AU’s Kathleen Franz Curates New “Girlhood” Exhibit at Smithsonian

Amplifies role of girls in history during 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage
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AU students—Noor Coenen; Tamir Harper; Jennie Saldana; Josiane Umulisa; and Claire Whitman—share their challenges, concerns, and recommendations for online instruction and engagement during the student panel, moderated by Michelle Strange.

On Campus ·

AU Faculty and Staff Double Down to Help Students Succeed Online

Five Students Share Their Experiences After AU Navigates First Online Semester Due to COVID-19
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Rhonda Hamilton, Adrienne Hollis, Malini Ranganathan, Vernice Miller-Travis, and Jacqui Patterson

Announcement ·

SIS Climate Justice Event Oct. 22 Will Feature Five Women Leaders

A panel of experts will discuss climate justice issues.
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illustration of pregnant women

In the Community ·

AU’s Antiracism Center Hosts “Nourishing Black Futures” Event

Panelists discuss how to set an antiracist agenda on food justice and Black maternal health.
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