American University
02/17/2017 at 19:50. Facebook
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

American University
02/16/2017 at 14:10. Facebook
Today we're throwing it back to two weeks ago, when Hardball with Chris Matthews broadcasted live from AU.
American University
02/14/2017 at 17:20. Facebook
Happy Valentine's Day to all of the AU Sweethearts! ❤
From President Kerwin: “If DACA is suspended or repealed, we will offer protection to the full extent allowed by law, guided by policies that guard the privacy and safety of every member of the university community.”

Resources and Support for AU's Undocumented Students
In honor of tomorrow's Founder's Day Ball, here's a flashback to the 2002 soirée. Photo: American University Library
In AU theatre's upcoming production, the Dracula character will be played by a female actor, as all of the gender roles in the production are reversed.

Bloodlust: AU’s Dracula Will Examine Sex, Gender, and Power
Hardball with Chris Matthews broadcasted a live town hall on the power of the presidency from American University's campus, and students were allowed to asked questions of the experts. Tag yourself and your friends in the photos!
#TBT to the last time Hardball with Chris Matthews filmed at AU, with President Barack Obama. Tonight, Chris Matthews will once again host the show from American University. Tune in to MSNBC from 7-8 p.m. ET for a town hall on Power and the Presidency.
“There are not many game developers who look like me, and there are even fewer games that are about being biracial,” says AU student Eric Vignola. That's why he's creating his own game: Code Switch.

Game Change: AU Senior’s ‘Code Switch’ Will Explore Identity
From President Kerwin: "Recent actions by the new administration have contributed to an increasingly uncertain climate for international, undocumented, and immigrant members of our community. I want to underscore our longstanding commitment to international understanding and global engagement and offer continued support to members of our community affected by changes in immigration policy."

Continued Support for Members of AU’s International Community
AU confirms the safety of those directly affected by Friday’s Executive Order, affirms value of international understanding, and announces town hall to brief students, scholars. International Student and Scholar Services staff will be on hand to address concerns, answer questions and offer resources. A respected immigration attorney will answer questions about how the judicial system works in...
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Implications of Executive Order on Immigration
The AU Board of Trustees announced Sylvia Mathews Burwell, former Secretary of Health and Human Services and global foundation executive, will lead the university as its next president.
An accomplished senior government official and global foundation executive, Burwell is a leader of immense character and vision, known for her rigor of thought and laser-like focus on mission.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell Named American University’s 15th President
The Board of Trustees is introducing American University’s 15th president. #AU15thPres
AU Board Chair, Jack Cassell, will introduce AU’s next president today at 2:30 p.m. at a ceremony in the SIS Atrium. Watch on Facebook Live or with captions at .

Reception to follow at the Katzen Arts Center Rotunda 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Faculty, staff and students welcome.

Board of Trustees to Announce AU’s 15th President Today at 2:30 p.m.
AU students were marching and reporting downtown at the Women’s March today.
Whether reporting for the media or celebrating in the crowd, these AU students had a front row seat to history.
For undergraduate students, presidential inaugurations are a part of the AU experience. This morning, we’re flashing back to inauguration 2013. Check back later today to see how students are involved in today’s events.
School of International Service, AU doctoral grad Davina Durgana is on Forbes's “30 under 30” list of people to watch in the sciences.

Truth in Numbers: Alumna Combats Human Trafficking Through Statistics