American University- “Shaping the Future of the World”March 20th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by GD
American University (AU) is a true example of world diversity. More than 5000 students are enrolled from across the United States and from more than 100 countries all over the world. The American University pays special attention to international needs, offering a large variety in its curriculum and diverse faculty research. Regular visits by powerful leaders from across the globe greatly influences the young minds and makes them more open to newer ideas.
The American University was founded in 1893 by an Act of Congress. It is a private research university in Washington, D.C., USA. The university comprises of six major divisions and the academic programs that they follow are: College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), School of Public Affairs (SPA), School of International Service (SIS), School of Communication (SOC), Kogod School of Business (KSB) and finally, the Washington College of Law (WCL). These programs house both undergraduate and graduate courses.
The University has a huge library holding millions of books. This library is a part of the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC). The university is considered the top most “wireless campus” in the country. Students have the facility to connect their laptops and cell phones to the internet from anywhere in the library.
The main campus of the university offers various facilities such as a fitness centre, an eight-lane pool, a mini mall, a book store and a seven level parking area. The Princeton Review recognized the American University as the top most politically active campus. With such credentials, the American University is indeed moving successfully towards its goal to shape the young minds of the world.
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