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Math professor Jaime Miller with two students in front of a white board with math problems.

In the Community ·

Growing Minds: Local Kids Embrace Math Challenges at AU

AU math professors run a DC Math Circle for 5th-8th grade students.
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Actress Erika Rose performing on stage in Caleen Jennings' play, Queens Girl in Africa.

Arts ·

Caleen Jennings' New Play Launches 2018 Women's Voices Theater Festival

Queens Girl in Africa, the latest play by AU Professor of Theatre, is premiering at the 2018 Women’s Voices festival.
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AU Student Maria Rose Belding stands at breakfast honoring her work to fight hunger and reduce food waste in America.

In the Community ·

AU Student Recognized for Fighting Hunger in America

Maria Rose Belding was awarded a $12,000 scholarship from the Kilner Group for her work to fight hunger in America.
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Two Alums, Lex Loro and Emmett Patterson, sitting in front of a window.

Alumni ·

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Two Alums Promote Sex Education for LGBTQ Youth

Emmett Patterson and Lex Loro continued their innovative work post-graduation.
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Seminar on Education Policy and Leadership

Education ·

From Theory to Practice

EPL students present findings from their Summer 2018 field projects with DC-based organizations.
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Human brain with cerebellum highlighted in yellow and orange.

Science ·

New Autism Research Highlights Brain Circuit of Interest

A new study on autism, first-authored by Associate Professor of Psychology Catherine Stoodley, appears as the December cover story of the journal Nature Neuroscience.
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Student standing in front of blackboard with math equations in the background.

Achievements ·

Next Steps: AU Graduate Finds Herself Through Math and Dance

Fangfei Lan is now applying to PhD programs in applied mathematics.
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Research ·

Who Is Taking Care of the Caregivers?

With a Hewlett Foundation grant, Economics Professor Maria Floro leads an AU research team working to integrate caregivers into economic policymaking.
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Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building

Buildings ·

Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building Opens

AU opens the new Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building, a state-of-the-art facility for scientific research, collaboration, and learning.
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A zebra finch perched.

Science ·

A New Role for Estrogen: Protecting the Brain

AU Professor Colin Saldanha’s research on songbirds reveals estrogen’s role in preventing neuroinflammation in response to illness.
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