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Current Issue: 2011 Fall

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Features, Fall 2011

An Artful Gift
Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art donated to AU Museum

Birdbrained Study
Biology professor Colin Saldanha studies the effects of hormones on the brains of songbirds

Public Health Gets Real
New interdisciplinary degrees marry hard and social sciences

Research Two Go
Faculty-student collaborations gain fuel across campus

Here Comes the Sun
Physics department chair U. J. Sofia’s lofty new solar study

Jennifer Allison’s Gilda Joyce, Psychic Investigator
Successful mystery series launches alumna author’s career

Remembering Jack Child
Tribute to beloved and innovative language and foreign studies professor

A New Ethical Economics
Economics professor Martha Starr’s new book makes case for an ethics code in the field

Sum of the Parts
Junior Carly Kinney finds she can have it all in her future career

Mind the Edge
Theatre and dance director Carl Menninger’s self-help guide for young actors

Alum Profile: Mary Margaret Whipple
A public service wonk for people and the planet

The Road Taken
PhD history candidate Aaron Bell’s excellent dissertation adventure

New Faculty

Connections, the official magazine of American University's College of Arts and Sciences, provides a look into recent developments in the departments and programs, faculty and student highlights, and new directions for the college. If you would like to receive a paper copy of Connections or suggest a story, please e-mail

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