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Three student sustainability educators. Faith Lewis (left), Matilda Kitabwalla, and Danielle Smith. Sitting in the atrium of the School of International Service.

Environment ·

Three Students, One Mission: Promoting Sustainability at AU

Danielle Smith, Faith Lewis, and Matilda Kitabwalla discuss their work as Student Sustainability Educators.
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Solar panels on the roof of an AU building. As part of the carbon neutral plan, about 2,500 solar panels were installed on campus. AU also entered into a partnership to install solar panels in North Carolina.

Achievements ·

Red, Blue—And Green: American University Achieves Carbon Neutrality

AU is the first US university to become completely carbon neutral.
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L to R Ambar Pardilla, trophy, and Rodger Streitmatter

Journalism ·

American University Journalism Award Winners Announced

American University School of Communication honors its top journalism students and inducts new members to the journalism honors fraternity.
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Theatre students embracing Sylvia Greenberg.

In Remembrance ·

AU Mourns Passing of Arts Patron Sylvia Greenberg

American University arts patron Sylvia Greenberg, whose generous gifts propelled AU’s arts programs to new levels, has passed away. She was 96 years old.
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AU Students attend AL1GN conference last in March.

Student Life ·

Proud to Be First

AU’s first-generations students are proud of their identity and showing that together they can build the bridges first-generation students need to succeed.
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Winning Team stands together at AU's Global health Competition

Achievements ·

Educate, Empower, and Elevate: Team Wins AU’s Global Health Competition

Six teams competed in AU’s 2018 Intramural Public Health Case Competition
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The American University entrance at Massachusetts Avenue during summer.

Announcement ·

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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Student in SIS building, in front of hallway and doors.

Achievements ·

First Generation, Next Generation: Yami Payano Organizes and Connects

The AUSG president is a winner of AU’s inaugural MLK Service Award.
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Erin McGoff standing in a field with a DSLR camera in Laos during her Alternative Break trip in the winter break of 2016-17.

Alumni ·

Laos Through Her Lens

Alternative Break trip to Laos inspires Erin McGoff, SOC '17, to produce a documentary on the effects of the United States' covert war in the country.
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Diane Kim, Maile Young, Shyheim Snead, Laurel Booth, and Abhishek Patel

Achievements ·

AU Wins Prize at National Academy of Medicine Case Competition

Developed solutions for mitigating effects of lead poisoning for children.
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