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Many university leaders are engaged in work on inclusive excellence.

On Campus ·

Aiming for Racial Equity, AU Continues Push Toward More Equitable Future

AU expands longstanding work towards racial equity with specific actions to address inequities across the university.
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Danica Starks poses at a 2019 conference with other members of the Helsinki Commission.

Alumni ·

Alumna and Advisor at World Bank Talks Mentorship and Barriers to Careers in International Service

Danica Starks says AU helped her find her place in international service, and she intends to pay it forward.
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President Sylvia M. Burwell helps hand out meals on Thanksgiving Day.

On Campus ·

American University hands out Thanksgiving dinners to students

Here's how AU provided hot meals to about 100 students and staff on Thanksgiving Day.
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Asian American Solidarities in “Post-” Pandemic World. A special panel for the Journal of Asian American Studies

Announcement ·

Asian American Solidarities in “Post-” Pandemic World

APRC kicks off semester with free panel conversation on September 9
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About 200 members of the AU community showed up for the annual Thanksgiving dinner event at Mary Graydon Center.

On Campus ·

AU Brings Students Together for Thanksgiving Dinner

About 200 members of the AU community received hot meals on Thanksgiving Day at the MGC from volunteers and workers coordinated by the Office of Campus Life, AU Alumni Association’s Pride Alumni Alliance, and Residence Hall Association.
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Campus Plan

On Campus ·

AU Campus Plan: Blueprint for A Decade

AU submitted its 2021 campus plan with the DC Zoning Commission.
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The Counseling Center has increased its services for the fall 2021 semester.

On Campus ·

AU Counseling Center Expands Services to Meet Anticipated High Clinical Demand

Anticipating higher demand for its services this semester, the Counseling Center added staff and expanded emergency services and more robust wellness options.
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AU held an in-person commencement procession for the Class of 2021.

On Campus ·

AU Graduates Return to Bender Arena for Commencement

About 1,450 students returned to campus to walk across the stage at Bender Arena.
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The AU team with faculty advisor Melissa Hawkins (second from left)

Achievements ·

AU Students Develop Public Health Plan to Fight Sexually Transmitted Infections

Win Harrison C. Spencer Interprofessional Prize at DC Public Health Case Challenge
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President Sylvia Burwell talks with families during move-ins for the fall 2021 semester.

On Campus ·

AU Students Return to Campus with Excitement, Energy

Three AU students share their experiences during the pandemic and their excitement for returning to campus.
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