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Hack-for-a-Change Green Bar team presentation

Student Life ·

Making a Difference One Hack at a Time

Hack-for-a-Change is a hackathon with a difference. It’s also multidisciplinary, involving students from a range of AU disciplines. There’s a big incentive involved, too: it comes with a $10,000 cash prize split between the three finalists.
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Christina Dinh

Student Life ·

Alumna Mentors Others to Break the Bamboo Ceiling

Hear from one alum about her experience with the SIS Alumni Mentoring Program and what she hopes to pass on to the students she mentors.
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Chloe Moss and Arielle Hershkowitz

Student Life ·

Interculturalist Community for Living and Learning Brings Students Together After a Year Apart

Two School of International Service sophomores share their experiences as part of the Interculturalist Living-Learning Community at American University.
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Left to right: internship supervisor Joyce Kaufman, Beatrice Neal de Souza, and fellow intern Shannon Short (SIS/MA '22)

Internships ·

How Can You Get the Most from Your Internship Experience?

One SIS student shares her experience working an internship that is so relevant to her professional goals under a former professor of hers.
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The 2022 spring commencement ceremony for SIS graduates.

Student Life ·

"Called to a Higher Purpose": 2022 Commencement Speakers Give Advice to Graduates

Around 2400 walked across the stage at Bender Arena May 7-8 in AU’s 143rd commencement ceremony.
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