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Paroma Mehta in the radio station studio

Student Life ·

Around the World in 808s – Sharing Culture through Music

Paroma Mehta (SIS/BA '22) started a radio show at American University that highlights cultural influences through music.
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Eric Lies

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How SIS Graduate Student and Naval Officer Eric Lies Plans to Serve, Post-Military and Post-Graduation

In honor of Veterans Day, we spoke with Eric Lies, a lieutenant in the US Navy and SIS student, about his military service and the unique benefits that the MIS program brings to those pursuing a career in international service.
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The Well-Being Center

Student Life ·

Treating the Whole Student: The Driving Force Behind the New Well-Being Center

The center will offer expanded psychological services and therapy, wellness programming, drug and alcohol abuse prevention and sexual violence prevention programs.
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A student moves belongings into an AU residence hall in August 2022.

Student Life ·

Words From the Wise

As AU welcomes the Class of 2026, faculty and staff offer tips and tricks for thriving during the first year of college.
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Electric scooters parked in front of American University sign

Student Life ·

American University Adds Electric Scooters to Green Transportation Options on Campus

Battery-operated scooters powered by 100 percent renewable energy will be available for use by American University students, faculty, and staff beginning this fall.
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Emma Garry '23, president of the SOE Undergraduate Council

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Introducing the SOE Undergraduate Council

The newly formed SOE Undergraduate Council  works to promote education throughout the school.
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The 2022 spring commencement ceremony for SIS graduates.

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"Called to a Higher Purpose": 2022 Commencement Speakers Give Advice to Graduates

Around 2400 walked across the stage at Bender Arena May 7-8 in AU’s 143rd commencement ceremony.
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Christina Dinh

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Alumna Mentors Others to Break the Bamboo Ceiling

Hear from one alum about her experience with the SIS Alumni Mentoring Program and what she hopes to pass on to the students she mentors.
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Chloe Moss and Arielle Hershkowitz

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Interculturalist Community for Living and Learning Brings Students Together After a Year Apart

Two School of International Service sophomores share their experiences as part of the Interculturalist Living-Learning Community at American University.
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Left to right: internship supervisor Joyce Kaufman, Beatrice Neal de Souza, and fellow intern Shannon Short (SIS/MA '22)

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How Can You Get the Most from Your Internship Experience?

One SIS student shares her experience working an internship that is so relevant to her professional goals under a former professor of hers.
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