Rafael Cestero
Daniel Abraham
Fanta Aw
Erik Ehn
Sybil Roberts

First Person ·

AU Hosts Arts, Social Healing, and Restorative Justice Colloquium

The AU community gathered for a day of dialogue to reflect on the relationship between art and social and restorative justice. It was the university’s first colloquium on Creativity and Innovation for Social Healing & Restorative Justice.
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Students facing a chalkboard with equations on it and a professor standing next to it, teaching

Communications ·

Creating Gender Inclusive Schools with Documentary Filmmaker Jonathan Skurnik

Students and professors joined award-winning filmmaker, Jonathan Skurnik, as he screened his film, Creating Gender Inclusive Schools, and hosted a workshop on October 16.
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Lauren Lumpkin

Communications ·

Accomplished Alumna Returns to SOC as Washington Post Fellow

Lauren Lumpkin is returning to AU this fall for her Masters in Journalism in Public Affairs.
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Photo of Jjayi in navy jacket and bowtie.

Achievements ·

Ajayi Pickering-Haynes Delivers Inspirational Leadership Speech

When Ajayi Pickering-Haynes delivers powerful speech at CAS LEAD (Leadership and Ethical Development) Senior Send-off.
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Black Graduation 2019

Student Life ·

Graduation Celebrations

Affinity group graduations serve to not only celebrate the graduates, but also take pride in their identities.
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CDI staff and student artists

Arts ·

Art in CDI

New art exhibit in CDI features AU artists.
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Beverly Tatum and Sylvia Burwell

On Campus ·

Race, Dialogue, and Tackling 'Tough Conversations'

At an event hosted by Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, author of "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?", engaged in conversation with AU president Sylvia M. Burwell.
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Sylvia Burwell, Eric Liu, Susan Rice, Maria Elena Salinas, Ibram Kendi

On Campus ·

"Changemaker" Panelists Reflect on Race, Culture, and Their Own Challenges and Successes

Four leaders in government, media, and higher education shared the trials and triumphs that them led to where they are today, reflected on the meaning of "changemaking," and more.
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AUx2 council members

On Campus ·

American University’s Plan for Inclusive Excellence: The First Year

Learn about initial progress in support of the plan’s goals, as well as next steps planned for year two and beyond.
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Group of students on the quad.

Student Life ·

Meet the Student Advisory Council Co-Chairs Focused on Inclusive Excellence

Rafael Cestero and Erick Brock talk about their life experiences and goals for AU.
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