Liliana Zigo seated on campus in front of building.

Achievements ·

Inspiring Grad Stories: Lili Zigo

Faith and family fueled this AU grad’s improbable journey.
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AU Students attend AL1GN conference last in March.

Student Life ·

Proud to Be First

AU’s first-generations students are proud of their identity and showing that together they can build the bridges first-generation students need to succeed.
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Winning Team stands together at AU's Global health Competition

Achievements ·

Educate, Empower, and Elevate: Team Wins AU’s Global Health Competition

Six teams competed in AU’s 2018 Intramural Public Health Case Competition
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Diane Kim, Maile Young, Shyheim Snead, Laurel Booth, and Abhishek Patel

Achievements ·

AU Wins Prize at National Academy of Medicine Case Competition

Developed solutions for mitigating effects of lead poisoning for children.
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Maria Rose Belding

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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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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