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Alia Yunis

Abu Dhabi-Based Alumna’s New Novel Boasts Global Appeal

A seasoned journalist, filmmaker, and professor whose debut novel, The Night Counter, has already garnered widespread praise, Alia Yunis, SOC/MA ’91, relies on basic storytelling skills to distill her work across fields to its most essential points.

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Brett Abrams, CAS/PhD '00.

Archivist-Alum Uncovers History, Motives

Brett Abrams, CAS/PhD ’00, likes to dig deep for the answers. An archivist at the National Archives and Records Administration and the author of two books, he looks for the deeper motives behind the actions of some of the country’s biggest power players.

Allison Silberberg.

Making a Difference, One AU Alumnae at a Time

Allison Silberberg, SIS/BA ’84, chose AU because it was close to the heart of public service, but it was the friendships she formed with fellow students and professors that had a profound influence on her career as a writer, photographer, and advocate.

Barbara Goldberg

Poet-Alum Shares Writing Secrets

Goldberg shared her thoughts on the writing process, her evolution as a writer, and where she finds inspiration for her work.