SEA Semester students deploy the water sampling carousel from the science deck of the SSV Robert C. Seamans.

Science ·

Finding My Way at SEA

Environmental science student Sergio Morales, Jr. discusses his experience of studying abroad with the Sea Education Association.
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Former AU computer science major and Columbia engineering student, Brendan Burke on Columbia's campus.

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The Pursuit of Engineering

Learn more about a unique and relatively new joint degree program in affiliation with Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.
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Photograph of the front of Bender Library

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STEM Students + Distance Resources = Success!

Distance resources at American University allow you to access materials such as data, literature, and peer-reviewed research, as well as services such as research assistance and interlibrary loan while you are away.
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Beers and two others stand onstage at the award ceremony.

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Professor Laura Beers Wins Stansky Book Prize

Laura Beers, associate professor of history, has won the Stansky Book Prize for her book, Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist (Harvard University Press, 2016).
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Undergraduate environmental science major Jessica Balerna doing field work for her independent research project in fall 2016.

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Environmental Science Adventures Afield

Ecohydrology lab group builds research skills and friendship.
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River and blue canoe. Varanga Temple background. Karkala, Karnataka.

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Community Stigma and the Challenges of Conducting Research Abroad

Undergraduate Student Maile Young discusses her experiences with studying Neglected Tropical Diseases abroad in Karnataka, India.
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American University Senior Michael Krause describes how proteins bind in the immune system at a chalkboard.

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Learnable Evolution Models: A Solution in Need of a Problem

Michael Krause studies oncological vaccine therapy through Learnable Evolution Models (LEM).
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The BRAIN at AU 2016-2017 Executive Board. From left to right: Brianne Drury, secretary; Stephanie Martin, treasurer; Samantha White, president; and Hannah Goldbach, vice president.

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AU Welcomes “Being Really Awesome in Neuroscience”

Neuroscience major Irena Volkov discusses AU's neuroscience program and new neuroscience club, B.R.A.I.N. (“Being Really Awesome in Neuroscience”).
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Alexandra Wold (left) and Zach Waldron (right) explain their NASA Goddard Space
Flight Center space weather research.

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Seeing the Light

February 24, 2017, over seventy middle school students from DC Public Schools participated in the first annual American University Optics Olympiad in the Mary Graydon Center.
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Noy Kaufman learns how to suture on a pig foot.

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Finding Motivation within Phi Delta Epsilon

Phi Delta Epsilon is an International Medical Fraternity with a premedical chapter at American University.
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