Piles of pink cardboard baby boxes waiting for families to pick them up.

Student Life ·

Good Night, Sleep Right Baby: Student’s Nonprofit Helps Her Home City

Meena Nutbeam’s nonprofit provides baby boxes for mothers in Milwaukee.
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View of the columns of Hurst Hall across a stone quadrangle in spring.

In the Community ·

CAS Roundup: Top Stories of 2016-17

Top ten stories for AU's College of Arts and Sciences in the 2016-17 academic year.
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Matt Mullin award

Achievements ·

CAS Student Takes Third Place in STEM Entrepreneurship Competition

Matt Mullin won third place and a prize of $2,000 for his drone technology startup Sand Scan at Lab to Launch, a new science and technology entrepreneurship competition established by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
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Ibram X. Kendi

International ·

Ibram X. Kendi Joins Faculty

Renowned historian will join AU as a professor and will create a new anti-racism center.
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The Trump administration's executive order on refugees was met with protests at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Research ·

Refuge and the American Dream: CAS Doctoral Grad Examines Resettlement Issues

Anthropology Ph.D. Christopher Partridge researches refugees in North Carolina.
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Linda Daly and Jackie Cirillo Meisenberg

Alumni ·

Alumni Linda Daly and Jackie Cirillo Meisenberg

Best friends, and supporters of the College
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President Neil Kerwin shakes the hand of a new graduate as she crosses the stage.

On Campus ·

American University Announces Spring 2017 Commencement Speakers

Ceremonies will take place in American University’s Bender Arena and feature an impressive roster of commencement speakers.
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Vishal Vaidya

Alumni ·

The Road to Broadway

AU Alum Vishal Vaidya takes on role in hit musical Groundhog Day.
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Jason Snyder and Education Policy and Leadership students

Education ·

State of the Student

Jason Snyder and the Reshaping of AU’s Education Policy and Leadership Program
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From left: Janelle Monae, Taraji Henson, and Octavia Spencer. Credit: 20th Century Fox Movies.

First Person ·

Being Counted

Math and Stats professor Monica Jackson talks Hidden Figures and minority women in math.
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