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Theodore Sorenson, KPU's first speaker

On Campus ·

Kennedy Political Union Celebrates 50 Years

Since its launch in 1968, the student-run organization has been responsible for bringing numerous prominent speakers from all different backgrounds to campus.
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Alumni award winners receive crystal Eagle statues.

Alumni ·

Announcing the 2018 AU Alumni Award Winners

This year, the university’s Alumni Association celebrates five alumni for their outstanding achievements.
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An actor in dressed as an ancient greek peasant sings triumphantly on a stage with nautical props. He is encircled by a group of similarly dressed actors who kneel and sing with open mouths.

Arts ·

AU’s Fall Arts Calendar is Filled with Must-See Events

AU Arts offers a new season of visual and performing arts events
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President Burwell and students weeding at AFRH

Student Life ·

Incoming Students "Explore DC" Through Service

Thanks to community projects, immersion experiences, and speakers—and with the help of President Burwell—over 750 new students got to know each other and their new home city.
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Four students holding up an AU banner for the class of 2022.

Student Life ·

The Class of 2022

A breakdown of AU’s first-year students.
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Welcome Week 2018 at American University.

Student Life ·

Welcome Home

10 tips to help new students start the year right and become better acquainted with American University at the start of the year.
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Two women in running clothes, standing at the Great Wall of China.

International ·

Running the Great Wall: AU Student Goes the Distance at Majestic Site

The ROTC rising senior spent the past year in China.
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It's On Us presentation in classroom.

On Campus ·

AU Hosts It's On Us First Regional Advisor Summit

On Aug. 4 and 5, American University hosted the first ever It's On Us regional advisor summit.
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Maria Rose Belding

Achievements ·

AU Student Maria Rose Belding Named CNN Hero

American University student Maria Rose Belding (BS public health '19) has been named a CNN Hero for her work to get food to hungry Americans.
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Man with his bike helmet and sporty AU shirt.

In the Community ·

On the Road: Chaplain Mark Schaefer Rides his Bike for Kay Spiritual Life Center

The university chaplain is a strong advocate for AU’s interfaith community.
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