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Mute the Judgment and Turn Up the EQ

Transformational leadership practitioner and Kogod alum Yene Assegid explains how emotional intelligence can help us succeed in physical and virtual workspaces.
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Alumni Board President Rob Johnson on campus

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Greetings from Rob Johnson

I am always energized for AU, but never more than when I meet with fellow alumni volunteers.
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Readying for a Rebound

A well-rounded Kogod education helps alum David Swynford lead in his role as deputy state treasurer of Virginia.
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Pride Alumni Alliance leader Shawn Richardson at event

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Message from Pride Alumni Alliance Chair

With all that’s going on around us from a pandemic to racial injustice, spirits are low and emotions are understandably high. I encourage you to stay hopeful.
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Almar Latour

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Dow Jones CEO Almar Latour Sees Growing Demand for Quality Journalism

School of Communication alumnus Almar Latour, recently named CEO of Dow Jones and Publisher of the Wall Street Journal, shares his thoughts on quality journalism, guiding principles of his career, and memories from SOC.
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Pride Alumni Alliance: A Year in Review

Shawn Richardson, chair of the Pride Alumni Alliance, shares highlights from his volunteer experience.
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Max Brooks (SOC/MA '97)

Communications ·

Max Brooks Uses Storytelling to Prepare Us for Disaster

Popular author Max Brooks discusses communication, adaptation, survival and his latest book.
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A message from AU's Alumni Association and Black Alumni Alliance

We write today with a message of unqualified support for American University’s Black alumni, faculty, staff, and students.
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Angels for Entrepreneurs

Kogod alum Tahsin Gur explains why angel investors see recessions as opportunities to invest in new businesses.
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A Taste for Entrepreneurship: KSB Alum Ensures Local Food Access in Pandemic

Mitch Berliner, Kogod/BS ’70, a Maryland Food Industry Hall of Fame inductee, has forged an innovative career at the forefront of the food industry. His businesses have undergone tremendous changes to meet the challenges of COVID-19.
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