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Creating a Culture of Health

AU's new Department of Health Studies promotes scholarship in a field that touches every school in the university.

American University sociologist’s new research finds little news coverage of the Fukushima disaster identified health risks to public.

News Coverage of Fukushima Disaster Found Lacking

A new analysis by American University sociology professor Celine Marie Pascale finds that U.S. news media coverage of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan largely minimized health risks to the public.


The Power of the LGBTQ Language Experience

Celebrating its 23rd year at American University in Washington, D.C., Lavender Languages is North America’s longest-running academic conference on language use in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer life.

Six CAS professors participated in an event called

Know Thyself

At CAS event, professors grapple with their identities and confront discrimination.