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Alumni ·

Emergency Relief Fund Helps Students in the Face of COVID-19

Over the past few months, Eagles far and wide came together to assist students in navigating this unique set of circumstances. Right away, many members of the alumni community reached out to ask how they could help.
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Alumni ·

Student-Alumni Connections Go Virtual During COVID-19

As president of a political marketing company he founded while still at American University, a new dad, and now part of the Alumni Board, a typical day for Michael Worley, SPA/BA ’12, is never really typical.
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Student-Athlete Alumna Coaches AU 5K/10K Training Program Virtually

Brianna Belo, CAS/BA ’18, CAS/MS ’19, gives back to the AU faculty and staff community on her home-away-from-home, the AU track.
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Science ·

Going Remote: Interning in Health Advocacy During COVID-19

Having returned from a semester abroad, SPA student Julianne Kelleher hadn’t planned on securing an internship. When a staff member from the NACCHO visited her health policy class and said they needed one more intern—she knew it was too good to pass up.
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Freshman Skye Witley with his mother Vonda

Alumni ·

Eagle Legacy: Mother and Son Find Shared AU Experience A Generation Apart

Freshman Skye Witley reflects on the education and career of his mom, Vonda Witley, SIS/BA ’87, and what being a part of AU means to them both.
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Alumni ·

How Hand Sanitizer Changed a Business—and a Mission to Help Others

As entrepreneurs at the helm of the mission-based Soapbox—which donates one bar of soap for every bar sold—Dave Simnick, SPA BA ’09 and Dan Doll, Kogod BSBA ’10 have been able to help countless more people during COVID-19.
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Business ·

Home is Where the Work is

Kogod professor Nikki Blacksmith and alum Doug Bell share telework best practices–and how it may change the future of work.
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Alumni ·

Renowned Alumnus Gary Cohn Drives Impact with Investments in AU

Former Board of Trustees member Gary Cohn, Kogod/BSBA ’82, established an enduring legacy at AU through service and philanthropy, including two endowments that strengthen the Kogod School of Business.
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Alumni ·

Eagles Provide Food and Support During the Crisis

Members of the AU community are bringing resources and expertise to make sure others are fed and supported through these challenging times.
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Alumni ·

Innovation Fund Advances New Health Policy Solutions

As the country tackles its response to the coronavirus, AU is also preparing to address future requirements in healthcare and how to support visionaries in the field.
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