College of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

New Leadership Driving Change in Education

I am an early childhood educator and counselor at heart.

Holcomb-McCoy, AU's new School of Education Dean, comes to AU from Johns Hopkins University, where she was recognized nationally for her research, excellence in teaching, and exemplary service. At AU, she is developing new curricula and building bridges to school districts and education industries around the globe. Learn more about how Holcomb-McCoy and her students are making an impact within major education policy organizations.

News & Events

Coral reefs

Research ·

Seeing Inside Coral

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Arts ·

Representation to Performance: American University Museum Summer Shows

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Buenos Aires

Achievements ·

Professor Olga Rojer Pens Award-Winning Screenplay

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Cover of Connections Spring 2017

CAS in the News

  • Anastasia Snelling (health studies) received $900,000 from the USDA for a five-year project titled "Healthy Schoolhouse 2.0 Teachers and Parents Working to Improve Student Health."

  • Director of the Graphic Design Program Chemi Montes won the 2018 Graphis Poster Annual Competition Platinum Award for his work on the Steve Reich 80th Year Celebration poster.

  • Please see more student, alumni, staff, and faculty achievements.

Why the College of Arts & Sciences?

Students and alumni discuss distinctive features of the College, why they chose their particular degrees, and program opportunities they pursued.

CAS by the Numbers

CAS Graduate Students 93 percent Working, Grad School, or Both

CAS Undergraduates 82 percent Participated in an Internship

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Six months after graduation,

% of Graduates are now Working, Grad School, or Both

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Results of Graduation Census as of six months after graduation for May graduates from 2014—2016.