Which would she have loved more -- the recent Pulitzer Prize announcements or the cherry blossoms in springtime? There's no doubt that Mary McGrory...
Neil Kerwin became American University's 14th president in September 2007. Kerwin joined AU in 1975 and has held numerous faculty and leadership posit...
President Kennedy wasn't able to give the full measure of all he might have given to meeting that challenge in his time. But fifty years on, as Guinness reminds us, we can aspire to the ideals held out in a fallen president's words. They are ageless words, and words worth remembering.
Marriage in the U.S. is as richly complicated as America is. It is to this complexity that I will lift a celebratory glass: to all those who boldly explore the unknown territories of happily-ever-after in a nation of dreamers, risk-takers, lovers and fighters of the good fight.
Last week was the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's commencement address to the graduates of American University. I present an abridged version,...
Listening to Fisher and the other speakers at the Inaugural William K. Reilly Fund for Environmental Governance and Leadership Awards event at American University's Katzen Art Center recently, a Reilly leadership philosophy emerged.
This weekend, the French and German embassies will jointly bring many of America's most talented debaters from nearly 30 top schools to George Washington University for a one-of-a-kind debate championship.
Given the mind-spirit-body connection, how can women have a truly healthy spiritual life when our bodies are riddled with doubt, self-consciousness, fear, judgment, disappointment, and demoralizing references?
In a class whose whole premise involves feminism and culture, if your sensibilities are offended by the notion of a mother feeding her baby, then it seems you're not quite ready for college, let alone this seminar.
How can we keep both our university administrations and these large corporations in check and help fix some of the problems that subcontracting causes?
This fixation we have on productivity is an epidemic that is destroying character and transforming men into automatons.
How do we end rape culture? We have to make sure these messages of change reach everyone within our campus communities, not just feminist activists and allies.
So what causes professors who have advanced degrees to be paid poverty wages while students go into thousands of dollars of debt to pay for school? A lot of this comes from the increasing corporatization of colleges and universities, a trend that was started in the late 20th century and has continued since.
Leadership by example is one of the most effective ways to encourage others to buy solar power. AU is clearly providing the leadership. Now it's time for all U.S. colleges to follow AU's example.
Looking for a soccer mom or a helicopter parent? You won't find one in the workshops that Parents Across America will conduct at American University ...
Western universities are undoubtedly under pressure to find financial support, but this does not mean they should allow abusive and corrupt foreign dictators, officials or their families launder their images in exchange for money.