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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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Washington Monument overlooking cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin

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WSP Offers Unforgettable Moments

Unforgettable moments don’t happen to everyone, but they are typical for interns in the Washington Semester Program.
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National Mall in DC

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AU Cornerstone to Build on Mentorship Program’s Success

The new AU Cornerstone program is an invitation-based, optional track for first-year students who want to get started along their career path or study abroad during their first year.
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Students: Bryana Dyson, Chaitanya Venkateswaran, Evan Rein, Henry Adewamika, Chloe Moss.

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Near and Far: First-Year Students on Becoming Part of AU

We interviewed five first-year students and asked for their perspective on online academics, campus life, social challenges, and more, as they start college in the middle of a historic global pandemic.
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Students move in to Letts Hall

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Campus Comes to Life as Students Arrive for Mid-Semester Experience

A familiar scene took place on March 4, as students started moving into residence halls. The Mid-Semester Residential Experience (MSRE) is a chance for students, many of whom had never lived on campus, to experience community in person and safely.
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Lia Cheek diving to monitor coral reef in the Philippines.

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SIS Student and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Dives into the Causes of Environmental Issues

SIS student and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Lia Cheek has formed a career in conservation and an interest in environmental justice.
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Freddie Mac

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Freddie Mac Summer Internships Lead to Job Offers

Life-changing experience for AU computer science students
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