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

A panel of experts will discuss climate justice issues.
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On Campus ·

AU Faculty and Staff Double Down to Help Students Succeed Online

For the 2020 Student Success Summit, staff and faculty members expanded their understanding of students as online learners, implementing new strategies for the virtual classroom.
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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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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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Dr. Anthony Fauci and AU President Sylvia Burwell

Announcement ·

American University Welcomes Dr. Anthony Fauci to Family Week

Dr. Fauci discussed COVID-19 in wide-ranging conversation with American University President Sylvia Burwell.
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Announcement ·

New American University 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.
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On Campus ·

Family Week 2020 Brings AU to Your Home

Family Week is redesigned in 2020 to bring events and programs to families.
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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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Request a Ballot Recap

On Campus ·

AU Library Helps Students Prepare for the 2020 Election

This year, American University Library brought a virtual “Request a Ballot” week to students. The week-long event allowed students to interact with Library personnel and request information about this year’s election through our online chat.
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Announcement ·

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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