AU Student Maria Rose Belding stands at breakfast honoring her work to fight hunger and reduce food waste in America.

In the Community ·

AU Student Recognized for Fighting Hunger in America

Maria Rose Belding was awarded a $12,000 scholarship from the Kilner Group for her work to fight hunger in America.
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Two Alums, Lex Loro and Emmett Patterson, sitting in front of a window.

Alumni ·

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Two Alums Promote Sex Education for LGBTQ Youth

Emmett Patterson and Lex Loro continued their innovative work post-graduation.
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American family

Research ·

New Study Shows That Fluctuating Household Income Affects Child Health and Nutrition

Changing jobs can be rough on families with young children — especially in homes with low income and few resources. According to new research by SPA Associate Professor Taryn Morrissey, income and employment instability can be harmful to a child’s health.
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Noy Kaufman learns how to suture on a pig foot.

Science ·

Finding Motivation within Phi Delta Epsilon

Phi Delta Epsilon is an International Medical Fraternity with a premedical chapter at American University.
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Runners on the Washington mall with Washington monument in background at sunset.

In the Community ·

Staying Healthy at American University: Ten Tips for Students

From yoga classes to farmers markets, American University—and Washington, DC—offer great opportunities to help students stay healthy. Here are ten tips for making the most of the resources on and off campus— and staying fit and healthy.
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AU students present research findings on homelessness.

In the Community ·

Building Bridges: CBR Students Work with DC Homeless

Working with Thrive DC, students conduct extensive surveys of the homeless population.
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Piles of pink cardboard baby boxes waiting for families to pick them up.

Student Life ·

Good Night, Sleep Right Baby: Student’s Nonprofit Helps Her Home City

Meena Nutbeam’s nonprofit provides baby boxes for mothers in Milwaukee.
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Arches National Park.

Student Life ·

Study Up!

Here is a sampling of some of the inventive and even interdisciplinary ways students are learning across the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Case Competition winners Shyheim Snead, Rain Freeman, Morgan Taylor, Katie Lu Clougherty, Kara Suvada, Lili Zigo

Achievements ·

AU 2017 Global Health Competition Winners Announced

What would you do if you ran a public health nonprofit organization and just received a $400,000 grant to address critical drug abuse issues in our nation, including the opiate addiction crisis, alcohol abuse, and synthetic drug abuse throughout the US?
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Announcement ·

Reproductive Justice and Cupcakes

Public Health Scholar Esha Dholia organized and hosted a "Reproductive Justice 101" training at American University.
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