Admissions letters are in the mail, and we are so excited to admit a new class of AU Eagles! ???? #NewAUEagle #AU2021 : @auadmission
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03/20/2017 at 21:21. Facebook
We're partial, but we are head over heels for this love letter to D.C. written by alumna Leigh Giangreco, SOC/BA ’13.

Perspective | A love letter to the District of Columbia
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03/17/2017 at 16:19. Facebook
Congratulations to three AU wrestlers--Josh Terao, Jason Grimes, and Jeric Kasunic--who have been competing at the NCAA Wrestling Championships this week!
While moving into a new home, you’ve probably run into this dilemma: Should I pack everything, or throw some of my old stuff away?

The Things We Carry
The AU Spring Job and Internship Fair is only a week away. Time to polish up that resume in time to network with 140+ public, private, and nonprofit organizations eager to recruit AU students and alumni.

Job and Internship Fair
On Tuesday, March 14, American University is closed due to the weather conditions.

This is spring break week at AU and most classes are not in session with a few exceptions. Students who have courses scheduled tomorrow should contact the faculty organizer/instructor for alternatives.

Weather Update: UNIVERSITY CLOSED on Tuesday, March 14
MTVU visited campus on Thursday filming a Campus Takeover, complete with a game show: How well do you know Clawed Z. Eagle? Tag yourself and your friends in the photos!
Want to be an MTVU student VJ? A crew will be filming on campus today, and you can introduce a music video! Come to MGC from 12:45-1:45pm or Katzen from 4-6:30pm. You must be over 18 to participate; please do not wear clothing with stripes, loud patterns, or logos.
Ambassador Susan Rice has joined AU SIS as a Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow, following her tenure as National Security Advisor and United States Ambassador to the United Nations.

Ambassador Susan Rice Joins American University School of International Service
Fake news isn't a new phenomenon. American University School of Communication Professor W. Joseph Campbell's updated book takes on false quotes and other media myths.

Legend Has It: Prof Shows Fake News a Problem Long Before Facebook
American University is proud to be one of the top Peace Corps volunteer-producing universities in the nation.

AU No. 1 among Medium, Grad Schools for 2017 Peace Corps Ranking
Like many of the women in Hidden Figures, AU math and stats professor Monica Jackson found her calling at an early age.

Being Counted: Professor Talks ‘Hidden Figures’ and Minority Women in...
Spring arrived a wee bit early on campus this year.
We just passed the halfway mark! Keep giving to #GetClawedtotheBall.

Get Clawed to the Ball!
Tomorrow is AU's Founder's Day, and to celebrate we're holding a 36-hour giving event. Join these members of the AU community and make a gift tomorrow at!
Despite losing his shoe earlier in the race, AU runner Liam Purdy finished first. That's dedication!

‘We’ve got a winner that’s bleeding all over': American University runner wins race with one shoe
Congratulations to AU alumnus and director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Lonnie Bunch, CAS/BA '74, CAS/MA '76, for winning the President's Award at the NAACP Image Awards.

Lonnie G. Bunch III accepts The President's Award at NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena
The President's Council on Diversity and Inclusion (PCDI) invites the AU community to a conversation. PCDI will update the community on its progress, but, most importantly, they want to hear from YOU.

PCDI Town Hall

Today we're throwing it back to two weeks ago, when Hardball with Chris Matthews broadcasted live from AU.