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On Campus ·

A Time-Old Question: Who Was Mary Graydon?

Generations of Eagles know Mary Graydon's name. Yet, the identity of one of AU's earliest benefactresses has long retained an air of mystery.
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Rosy Chavez-Martinez sits reading on the steps in the School of International Service atrium at American University.

Alumni ·

Honing a Global Vision

At SIS, Rosy Chavez-Martinez, SIS/BA ’24, a recipient of the Raynard Family and Andrew Juster Family Scholarships, pursues her interest in security and policy in Latin America.
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Attendees at the 2024 Celebration of Scholatships luncheon.

Alumni ·

Gathering in Community to Celebrate Scholarships

The 2024 Celebration of Scholarships marked an annual moment for scholarship recipients and donors to meet, mingle, and connect.
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Alumni ·

Last Stop on the Change Can’t Wait Tour: A Return to the Big Apple

Nearly 300 Eagle alumni, faculty, and university leadership gathered for a topic exploration entitled “More Than a Game: The Role of Sports in Society.”
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AU Field Hockey team gathered in a huddle with Coach Jennings.

Alumni ·

New Field Hockey Endowment Champions a Beloved Coach and Program

Former student-athletes, colleagues, and others from the AU field hockey community have created AU Athletics' first sport-specific endowment to honor Head Field Hockey Coach Steve Jennings.
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Community members gathered outside with shovels for ceremonial groundbreaking of the new Meltzer Center

Announcement ·

AU Breaks Ground on a New Chapter in Athletics and Student Thriving

Set for completion in 2026, the Meltzer Center will be the first newly constructed athletics and recreational facility on campus in more than 30 years.
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Alumni ·

“Best Friends at the Core:” AU Sweethearts Share Their Local Love Story

A chance meeting in AU’s Mary Graydon Center leads to forty-plus years of marriage and companionship.
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Professor Valentina Bruno delivering her inaugural lecture as Kogod Eminent Scholar in Finance.

Announcement ·

AU Installs New Kogod Eminent Scholar Chair in Finance

Professor Valentina Bruno is an innovator within the intersection of macroeconomics and finance. Her appointment marks another milestone in the Kogods’ legacy of philanthropy at AU.
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Professor Valentina Bruno delivering her inaugural lecture as Kogod Eminent Scholar in Finance.

Announcement ·

AU Installs New Kogod Eminent Scholar Chair in Finance

Professor Valentina Bruno is an innovator within the intersection of macroeconomics and finance. Her appointment marks another milestone in the Kogods’ legacy of philanthropy at AU.
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Announcement ·

Final Stretch of Change Can’t Wait – Campaign Progress Update

A Message from Courtney L. Surls, Vice President of University Advancement
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