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AU’s youngest women’s lacrosse coach proves age is just a number

(6 hours ago)

Jenna Petrucelli, head coach of AU’s women’s lacrosse team, has exceeded the lacrosse community’s expectations as she finishes up her first season. At 26, she has worked her way up to become the youngest head coach of AU’s women’s lacrosse using her experience as a student-athlete and guidance from previous coaches.

Local teens will take on the big screen in AU’s Discover the World of Communication film festival

(04/18/19 10:06pm)

After seeing other universities host film festivals for teens, School of Communication alumna Rebecca Castaneda was eager to host a similar event at American University. She and other festival organizers were looking for a few key elements during the submission process. 

Opinion: AU’s poor handling of mold threatens student health

(04/16/19 1:00pm)

When a freshman at the University of Maryland died unexpectedly last November from pneumonia related to adenovirus infection, American University responded promptly by sending an email alert to students about the adenovirus infection. The email included an overview of the virus, an explanation that students with respiratory problems or weak immune systems are more susceptible and a reminder to follow basic hygiene standards.