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Discover CAS: A Virtual Open House January 26-28, 2021

Discover CAS is an exploration of graduate programs within American University’s College of Arts & Sciences. Each day will feature multiple webinars with Admissions Staff, Faculty, and other university representatives. Join us to learn more about our graduate programs and other opportunities within the arts and sciences.

Attendees will receive an application fee waiver. (Previously paid application fees cannot be refunded.)

Register here by Friday, January 22, 2021 for access to all webinars. Registrants will receive access instructions the week of the event. A full schedule is listed below:

Schedule of Events

12-1 p.m.
College of Arts & Science Welcome & Overview
Join Asst. Dean Judith Stockmon for an overview of the AU's College of Arts & Sciences and our unique centers and resources.
2-3 p.m.
Arts Faculty Panel
Meet with faculty members from the graudate programs in Art History, Arts Management, Audio Technology, and Creative Writing. A Q&A will follow.
4-5 p.m.
Humanities Faculty Panel
Meet with faculty members from the graduate programs in History, Literature, Philosophy, and TESOL. A Q&A will follow. 
12-1 p.m.
How To Apply and Funding Your Degree Info Session
Learn about application procedures and merit award opportunities from the Graduate Enrollment specialists.
2-3 p.m.
Sciences Faculty Panel
Meet with faculty from the graduate programs in Biology/Biotechnology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Psychology.
4-5 p.m.
Social Sciences Faculty Panel
Meet with faculty from the graduate programs in Anthropology, Economics, Health Promotion Management, and Sociology Research & Practice.
12-1 p.m.
Crafting Your Statement of Purpose Info Session
Learn various strategies and techniques for writing a strong statement of purpose.
2-3 p.m.
Q&A with Current Graduate Students
Get your questions answered from current graduate students from throughout the College of Arts & Sciences.
4-5 p.m.
Computer & Data Science Faculty Panel
Meet with faculty from the graduate programs in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics of Information Security, and Statistics. A Q&A will follow.

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