students chat at the Bridge Cafe

Student Life ·

HOME and the Bridge: Inside Two of AU's Newest Spaces

Get to know the Hub for Organizing, Multiculturalism, and Equity (HOME) and the Bridge Cafe.
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Gwen Sykes and Elida Sarmiento

On Campus ·

Conference Highlights Value of Women in Leadership Roles

SPA hosted the first Key Executive Women's Leadership Forum on April 11, bringing together more than 100 women in academia, business, and government.
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LGBTQ in the Workplace

Alumni ·

On Being LGBTQ in the Workplace

5th annual LGBTQ in the workplace event invites alumni to share experiences, offer advice
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Light and pole with the AU flag, in between trees and in front of residence hall. AU set up a new Faculty Development Leadership Cohort (FDLC) on Diversity and Inclusion, essentially a process of training the trainers.

On Campus ·

Classroom Inclusion: Faculty Training on Race and Identity

The Faculty Development Leadership Cohort model enables professors to train their colleagues.
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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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students dance at spring cultural festival

Announcement ·

Six Pilot Projects Selected for Inclusive Excellence Mini-Grants

Each project will tackle the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at AU.
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Fanta Aw updates on Rise

Student Life ·

RiSE: Where We Are and Where We're Going

Leaders of Reinventing the Student Experience (RiSE) shared progress and future goals related to the ambitious project.
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Ammarah Rehman, Class of 2019

Announcement ·

AU Student, Founder of ‘The Muslim Project,’ Receives Prestigious Social Change Fellowship

American University Class of 2019 student Ammarah Rehman has been named a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow
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SIS Professor and Vice President of Campus Life Fanta Aw

Announcement ·

American University Appoints Vice President of Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence

American University President Sylvia M. Burwell has appointed Dr. Fanta Aw to the position of Vice President of Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence.
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Ibram X. Kendi shown with Robert Benz and Nettie Washington Douglass.

Announcement ·

Celebrating the Bicentennial of Abolitionist Frederick Douglass

To honor and celebrate 19-century abolitionist Frederick Douglass during his bicentennial, American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center has teamed up with Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives for "The FD200."
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