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SIS alumnus Knox Thames

In the Community ·

SIS Alumnus Knox Thames Dedicates Career to Promoting Religious Freedom

Knox Thames, SIS/MA and WCL/JD '01, has served in various government roles having to do with the intersection of global affairs, religion, and human rights.
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Charles Lewis, IMF Photo/Stephen Jaffe

Communications ·

Groundbreaking Investigative Journalist Charles Lewis to Retire

He leaves a legacy of mentorship, scholarship, and an award-winning, thriving, independent investigative newsroom.
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Budapest, Hungary - October 2, 2021: military wartime caricature abstract portrait of Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Bikas park. Photo credit: Raketir / Shutterstock.com

Government & Politics ·

5 Questions about CPAC in Hungary and Far-Right Extremism

SIS senior associate dean and professor Carolyn Gallaher spoke with us about the platforming of far-right figures, the current state of the US’ GOP, and a racist conspiracy theory that’s been gaining traction among conservatives.
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Jeffrey Crouch

Government & Politics ·

Pardon His Pardons?

SPA Professor Reviews President Trump’s Unconventional Use of Clemency
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Ed O'Keefe

Alumni ·

Five Questions with Commencement Speaker Ed O’Keefe

Alumnus and senior White House correspondent will address 2020 and 2021 graduates on campus on May 21.
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Jonathan Mathis at Kogod School of Business

Alumni ·

Greetings from Jonathan Mathis

Monthly messages from AU Alumni Association President Jonathan Mathis
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AU students paint a wall at the Latin American Youth Center Career Academy in DC for the Black History Month Day of Service.

In the Community ·

Students, Faculty Partner with DC Career Academy

Members of the AU community, including undergraduate students, have stepped up to provide advice, mentoring, and tutoring to Latin American Youth Center Career Academy students.
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2022 Alumni Award Winners with Jonathan Mathis and President Burwell

Alumni ·

Alumni Award Winners Celebrated in a “Night to Remember” at AU

Five distinguished alumni recalled their time at AU and how the university helped to pave their paths to success.
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Skye Witley, the 2021-22 SOC Durango Herald Intern.

Communications ·

SOC Students Deliver DC News to Colorado

Through a long-running internship program with the Durango Herald, AU SOC students provide insightful coverage of Congress and other national news to an audience nearly 2,000 miles away.
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Detail of Searching for Shelter No. 3, 2021. Photogram on paper, 140 x 200 cm. Courtesy Josef Achrer.

Arts ·

AU Museum Summer Exhibits Open June 11

Contemporary Caribbean American art and U.S. debut of Czech artist Josef Achrer among six new shows on display through Aug. 7
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