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Results of Graduation Census as of six months after graduation for May graduates from 2015—2017.

Waste Not, Want Not

The carbon neutrality announcement made me feel like we’ve had an actual impact

I'm proud of my role in AU carbon neutrality. As a Student Sustainability Educator, I table at events and monitor trashcans to conduct waste management. Since this process may be new to some of our students, we explain how their actions and consumption patterns on campus affect the university's waste stream.

Student Sustainability Educators work with the Office of Sustainability on programs around campus.

Life at AU

AU students are passionate, and that's definitely the case for these Green Eagles who champion sustainability efforts on campus. Find out more about how you can get involved.

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AU News & Events

Maria Rose Belding

Achievements ·

AU Student Maria Rose Belding Named CNN Hero

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Cheryl Holcomb McCoy sits by a table.

Achievements ·

Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy Joins Deans for Impact

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a handful of African American students on AU’s campus 1960s

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Say It Loud

Voices from a black campus movement: an oral history

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Bill Gentile standing in front of Mckinley Building.

Communications ·

NAHJ Chapter Founded at American University

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The Center for Environmental Filmmaking director Chris Palmer canoes with students in Florida during Classroom in the Wild

Communications ·

Recipients of the Mavis and Sidney John Palmer Scholarship

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AU Is Now Carbon Neutral

Carbon Neutrality at AU = 10,000 passenger vehicles off the road per year

AU's electricity comes from 100 percent renewable sources

First University, Urban Campus, and Research University to reach carbon neutrality