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AU Answers the Challenges of COVID-19

AU changemakers are taking action and helping to shape a changing world in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. By supporting one another, helping our communities in Washington, D.C., the nation, and around the world, Eagles are engaging in solutions and answering the call.

Here, you can learn about the ways our students, alumni, faculty and staff are creating impact through research, virtual events, experiences and service. For our COVID-19 Resources page, please visit


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Communications ·

AU Student Kaya Suner Creates COVID Connectors to Support His Community During the Pandemic

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Caroline Bruckner

Business ·

Women: Let's Talk About Money

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Antibody (green) can bind to virus and generate an immune response

Science ·

How AU Biotechnology Students Are Combating COVID-19

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How to Have a Safe Thanksgiving

We are keeping plans small and flexible.

Read an article by CAS Prof. Melissa Hawkins published in The Conversation.
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Kogod Prof. Heng Xu on COVID-19 and Cybersecurity

COVID-19: Implications for cybersecurity

We Are Eagles

We may be apart, but we are Eagles. We are resilient. We are determined. We are stepping up and helping out. We are in this together. And we are up to the challenge.

Faculty Experts

AU COVID-19 Experts: Economy and Business

American University economists and business professors are available to discuss topics related to the economic fallout from the pandemic.

AU COVID-19 Experts: Impact on Politics and Elections

American University experts comment on the impact of COVID-19 on politics and the 2020 election.

AU COVID-19 Experts: Public Policy

With COVID-19 not yet contained in the United States, what are the impacts on education, families, and health? AU experts are available to discuss these and other issues in public policy.