Ibram Kendi's book explores the history of racist ideas in America.

Research ·

How Racism Spreads: Ibram Kendi Discusses His Book and Research

Stamped from the Beginning won the National Book Award.
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Research ·

Estrogen May Stop Infection-Induced Brain Inflammation

Songbird study reveals new clues about the interplay between the body's neuroendocrine and immune systems.
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Department Spotlight ·

New Majors and Programs Debut Fall 2017

For fall 2017, AU students can take advantage of a diverse group of new undergrad and graduate majors, minors, and tracks within the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Student Life ·

Welcome to AU!

Ten tips for the incoming class at AU.
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A mixed media work depicting a woman with clasped hands by artist Zena Assi.

Arts ·

Fall Arts Season Kicks Off at AU

Fall calendar filled with art, music, theatre, and dance.
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Arts ·

American University Museum Announces Fall Shows

American University Museum at the Katzen Art Center announces fall 2017 art shows.
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Announcement ·

New Majors and Programs Debut Fall 2017

For fall 2017, AU students can take advantage of a diverse group of new undergrad and graduate majors, minors, and tracks within the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Professor Ibram X. Kendi.

International ·

Meet Professor Ibram X. Kendi

This fall, SIS welcomes best-selling author and award-winning historian Ibram X. Kendi as a new professor of international relations.
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R. Kayeen Thomas was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for debut author, but now he's honing his craft as a filmmaker.

Television & Film ·

Two Steps Forward: Grad Student’s Film to Screen at DC Black Film Festival

R. Kayeen Thomas is earning his MFA in film and electronic media.
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The Schmidt arrangement for the square root of -2: the result of applying a certain collection of fractional linear transformations to a line in the complex plane.

Student Life ·

The DC Math Circle Opening This Fall at AU

Math circles, a tradition imported from Russia, are places where kids get together to discuss challenging problems of the sort that they are unlikely to encounter in school.
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