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The 2022 spring commencement ceremony for SIS graduates.

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"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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Christina Dinh

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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

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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)

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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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Hack-for-a-Change Green Bar team presentation

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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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Potter Clark

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AU Grant Supports Student in Bringing His Music to Life

The Music Program gives students like Clark room to find their passions and carve their own paths as artists and scholars.
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Elena Hoffman and Ashley Law

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SIS Alumna Mentors MA Student during Inclusion-Focused Internship

SIS alumna Ashley Law and SIS student Elena Hoffman work together at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems.
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The AU Latino and Hispanic Mentorship Program is one of the longest running its kind among affinity groups.

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Mentorship Program Provides Vital Connections for Latino and Hispanic Students

The third cohort of the AU Latino and Hispanic Mentorship Program —which will include graduate students for the first time—will launch in October and run through April 2022.
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A professor teaches class on the quad.

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Welcome CAS Class of 2025!

CAS peer advisors share tips and advice for new students
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STEP student group 2021

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STEP-ping into Life at AU

Story on STEP students 2021
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