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Ferkat Jawdat, an Uighur American activist whose family was targeted for his continued advocacy against the prosecution of Turkic Muslims in China, spoke at AU on Jan. 28. Jawdat had not seen his mother in 14 years and said she spent time in one of China’s internment camps for Muslims in Xinjiang.
The Office of Campus life sent an email to students on Sunday with data regarding missed Counseling Center appointments to address concerns over mental health care. Despite student outcry, the administration stands by the email.
The University was accused of age discrimination again, this time from a female professor who said in a lawsuit that she lost out on a professorial lecturer position to a younger male candidate.
AU’s first annual Black Welcome Week was held Sept. 9 through 15 and was co-sponsored by more than 10 black clubs and organizations on campus.
American University Reverend Joey Heath-Mason was ordained at the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church this past summer.
The University has appointed Rev. Bryant Oskvig to serve as interim chaplain starting Oct. 1, according to an email sent to the AU community from Vice President of Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence Fanta Aw on Friday.
The University recently switched its health insurance provider from UnitedHealthCare StudentResources to CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. The new plan, which became effective on Aug. 1, has students concerned that the cost of their coverage would not be waived in favor of another care provider.
The dean of the School of Communication, Jeffrey Rutenbeck, is stepping down to become the provost of Arcadia University, AU Provost Daniel Myers announced in an email to the AU community on May 31.
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After a viral video of a student saying the n-word spread online two weeks ago, many in the campus community are calling for changes to the Student Conduct Code, in relation to bias incidents.
Jackie Cruz of Netflix show “Orange is the New Black” will speak at AU about Latinx representation in the entertainment industry on April 23, the Kennedy Political Union announced on Wednesday.
KaDeadra McNealy, a recent graduate of the AU public policy master’s program, hosted a panel discussion about AU Women in Startups on Feb. 21 to highlight fellow women’s accomplishments and promote networking among female entrepreneurs.
The United Methodist Church (UMC) voted to strengthen its opposition to same-sex marriage and ordination of gay clergy on Feb. 26, opening a conversation among AU staff and students about the University’s association with the church.
Congressman Steve Cohen, a Democrat who represents Tennessee’s 9th district, will speak at AU on Feb. 28, the Kennedy Political Union announced on Thursday.
After students posted on social media about a man wearing a Confederate flag sweatshirt in American University’s dining hall Thursday night, the University has released a statement regarding the incident.
After months of research and meetings, the Working Group on the Influence of Slavery on American University held its first public roundtable Wednesday to share findings from its report on AU’s connections to slavery and to recommend ways AU can address this history on campus.
Bobby Seale, the legendary civil rights activist and co-founder of the Black Panther Party, will speak at AU on Feb. 5, the Kennedy Political Union announced today.
The annual Founder’s Day Ball will be held at the National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia on Feb. 23 from 7 to 11 p.m., Founder’s Week Director Emma Galasso announced Wednesday.
“Juuling” for American University students has become a typical part of college life, with vape pens appearing everywhere on campus from the Mary Graydon Center to restrooms and classrooms.
Multiple freshmen have made complaints about mold in several AU dorms this semester. But an email to freshmen residents sent by the Office of Housing & Residence Life said that air quality tests by an “industrial hygienist” on multiple floors of Letts Hall, a freshman dorm, did not show abnormal results.