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Energy and water use on campus during winter 2023-24 closure

Environment ·

Winter Energy Curtailment Efforts Result in Significant Energy and Water Cost Savings

The measurements all have been collected and analyzed and the findings make apparent that American University’s annual Winter Energy Curtailment efforts were again an overwhelming success.
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people of different races raising their hands

On Campus ·

PERIL Helps AU Community Confront Hate

Workshops and updates to AUx2 are part of AU’s campuswide efforts to empower all community members to build resilience and foster understanding
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From left: former Maryland governor Larry Hogan; Utah governor Spencer Cox; Colorado governor Jared Polis. Photo by Jeff Watts.

On Campus ·

Can Americans Learn to “Disagree Better”?

In his first campus seminar, 2024 Sine fellow Larry Hogan, the former Republican governor of Maryland, discussed political polarization with Utah Republican governor Spencer Cox and Colorado Democratic governor Jared Polis.
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From left: SOC3 faculty advisor Pallavi Damani Kumar and Stephanie Hsu. Photo by Jeff Watts.

On Campus ·

We’ve Got Spirit, Yes We Do

Actress Stephanie Hsu headlined AU’s first Spirit of Change Week—a new tradition that brings together changemakers on campus.
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Student actors practice fight choreography

Arts ·

Student Actors Raise Their Swords

Actors in Shakespeare adaptation learn sword fighting from Robb Hunter
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Alexis Fuentes. Graphic by Jaylene Arnold.

On Campus ·

Eagle Tales: Centered on Students

AU boasts more than 3,000 dedicated staff members. Meet one of them: Alexis Fuentes, assistant director for program initiatives in the Center for Student Involvement.
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Bakari Sellers.

On Campus ·

The Power of Youth

CNN political commentator Bakari Sellers, once the youngest Black elected official in the nation, spoke about his career and the next generation of leaders at a KPU event on February 15.
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Seventy-five percent of campus waste filters into large containers near AU’s Sports Center Annex.

Environment ·

Trace Your Waste

Leave fewer (environmental) footprints behind by following Facility Management’s trash-sorting guidelines.
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AU Audio Tech alums, from left to right, Jonathan Cornell, Rebeca Lindenfeld, and Liz Grzyb

Arts ·

Hitting the Right Notes: AU Audio Tech Alums Making Their Mark on Industry

Connor Lammas, MA’25, checks in with recent alumni to learn about their successes in the world of audio tech
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Man paints on a canvas.

Arts ·

Celebrating Black Creators

In honor of Black History Month 2024—the theme of which is African Americans and the Arts—AU faculty experts share a few of their favorite creative works.
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