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How AU students are exercising during COVID-19

(11/05/20 8:00am)

 Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on theeaglecoronavirusproject.com, a separate website created by Eagle staff at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in spring 2020. Articles from that website have been migrated to The Eagle’s main site and backdated with the dates they were originally published in order to allow readers to access them more easily. 

AU announces plan to increase transparency on dining issues after facing violations of health and safety regulations

(12/01/22 3:59pm)

Following reporting from The Eagle showing multiple violations of food safety regulations at its dining facilities, American University announced plans for increased transparency and information-sharing with the community regarding health and safety for food services. 

DEI update: The Eagle responds to reader questions about coverage

(11/30/22 1:47pm)

The Eagle issued a reader engagement survey Oct. 27 to collect feedback on and improve its coverage. The survey, which was available for two weeks online, included questions about where readers receive their news, how The Eagle can improve our coverage, level of trust in The Eagle and how staffers can improve readers’ trust. 

The Eagle's fall 2022 diversity report

(10/24/22 6:22pm)

For the past two years, The Eagle has released a staff diversity report as part of our work to take tangible steps to diversify our staff and our coverage. We know that simply measuring this data is not enough, but our hope is that in doing so, we can continue to provide a level of transparency to ensure that our staff more accurately represents the community that we cover. The Eagle’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion group is continuing to meet biweekly this semester and is committed to improving the diversity of both its staff and coverage. 

Jessica Waters to step down as dean of undergraduate education and vice provost for academic student services

(10/12/22 7:15pm)

Jessica Waters, the dean of undergraduate education and vice provost for academic student services at American University, will step down from her role as of June 30, 2023, according to an email from Peter Starr to the AU community.

Following weeklong strike, University and Staff Union come to an agreement on contract

(08/29/22 7:27pm)

After 468 days at the bargaining table and the past week spent on strike, the American University Staff Union secured a contract with the University. The Union went on strike from Aug. 22 to Aug. 26, against what staff said were unfair wages, a result of unsuccessful bargaining sessions with the administration during the negotiating process.

COVID-19 testing site closures impact some students involved in athletics, performing arts

(04/14/22 1:53pm)

The Office of Campus Life announced temporary closures of the coronavirus testing site for on-campus events, creating inconveniences and hiccups for students needing to get tested. This decision comes after American University announced changes to the COVID-19 testing schedule Feb. 28.