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Article from American University Student Newspaper, The Eagle, on academic demands by A New AU
University Faculty and Students protested in the late 1960s against AU Administration, this Eagle article illustrates some of their demands including the development of black studies, women's studies, and working class studies programs.
Cover of The University and Revolution book developed from the "University and Revolution" American University's first interdisciplinary course.
The University and Revolution is an edited volume from a series of lectured offered at American University in 1968 alongside the "University and Revolution" course.
Interdisciplinary Studies Pamphlet from 1971
American University expanded its interdisciplinary courses when it began offering an interdisciplinary major in 1970-71 school year.
Professors John Lloyd and R.D. Lawson at Center for Technology and Administrative Studies
Professors Lloyd and Lawson used AU's Center for Technology and Administrative Studies to verify legal data analysis.
President Eisenhower participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the School of International Service.
President Eisenhower broke ground for the School of International Studies at the 43rd AU Commencement Ceremony in 1957.
Nursing Student Studying at American University
The Lucy Webb Hayes School of Nursing at American University was established in 1965, pictured here is a student studying on campus.
School of Business Administration Announcement
The American University School of Business Administration was announced to Alumni via the Lodestar publication in November of 1955.
American Language Center Brochure
The American Language Center prepared this brochure to advertise their resources to foreign student and embassy personnel in the 1950s.
Archives Summer Institute Brochure
The first Archives summer institute was held in 1945 in partnership with the National Archives and the Maryland State Archives (then called the Maryland Hall of Records).
Eleanor Roosevelt visiting Navy civilian employees housed at American University
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt attended class and spent the evening with the 34 women housed at AU in the Navy Department civilian workers program.