John Watson

Communications ·

Panel Critiques Racist Stereotypes in Mass Media

The Operation Understanding DC panel discussed racism and stereotypes in the news and in commercial and entertainment media.
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Aya Elamroussi selfie

Communications ·

Recent Grad Looks for a New Angle at POLITICO Journalism Institute

Aya Elamroussi is one of 13 students who are part of the 2018 POLITICO Journalism Institute which focuses on building diverse newsrooms.
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Blue, pink, yellow, and purple faces with a darker blue backdrop.

On Campus ·

AUx2: Two Facilitators Discuss the Race and Social Identity Course

Andrea Malamisura and Brazil McCray reflect on race discussions in the classroom.
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Alumni ·

Celebrations Recognize Communities as They Join the AU Alumni Ranks

The Third Annual Black Graduation, the Second Annual Latinx Graduation and the Inaugural Student-Veteran Graduation were a celebration of the hard-work and dedication of students from these communities.
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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.

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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