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Campus Beautification Day sign on the main quad

On Campus ·

Bringing Campus Back to Life on Earth Day

On Monday, AU kicked off Campus Beautification Day, a university tradition each April around Earth Day.
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Students move in to Letts Hall

Student Life ·

Campus Comes to Life as Students Arrive for Mid-Semester Experience

A familiar scene took place on March 4, as students started moving into residence halls. The Mid-Semester Residential Experience (MSRE) is a chance for students, many of whom had never lived on campus, to experience community in person and safely.
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The AU maintenance team is working to ensure ventilation systems keep the campus safe.

Campus Safety ·

Here's How AU's Maintenance Staff is Keeping Campus Safe During COVID-19

The 160-member Facilities Management Team is taking additional measures to protect the AU community.
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New technology allows AU students to select their preferred name and pronouns.

On Campus ·

How New Technology Fosters a Welcoming Environment at AU

Two new technology initiatives are part of AU’s Plan for Inclusive Excellence.
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Students: Bryana Dyson, Chaitanya Venkateswaran, Evan Rein, Henry Adewamika, Chloe Moss.

Student Life ·

Near and Far: First-Year Students on Becoming Part of AU

We interviewed five first-year students and asked for their perspective on online academics, campus life, social challenges, and more, as they start college in the middle of a historic global pandemic.
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AU is spearheading an effort with other DC universities to create a mobile COVID-19 testing lab.

On Campus ·

New COVID-19 Testing Lab Will Help a Return to Campus

AU is spearheading an effort with other DC universities to create a mobile COVID-19 testing lab.
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Solar Panels

On Campus ·

On the Quad: Higher Ed Institutions Urge Climate Target

On the Quad will be a monthly feature for This Week at AU collecting news and notes from around campus.
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COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out in the US.

Science ·

Public Health Experts Answer Questions about COVID-19 and Vaccines

Three AU public health experts answered some questions about where the country stands in fighting the pandemic.
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Carol Wright

Communications ·

SOC Alumna Carol Wright Pens Her Own Story After AU

Carol Wright was among students who spent the last of their collegiate time in quarantine due to COVID-19. Since, she's made impressive strides as a comms professional, founder of her own magazine, and a soon-to-be grad student at Harvard Business School.
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SOC Student Amrutha Chatty

Communications ·

SOC Student Changemakers: Amrutha Chatty

SOC Student Amrutha Chatty shares her passion for emphasizing diversity and inclusion in her role as the Director of Kennedy Political Union
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