Emeritus Professor Charles R. Larson

In Remembrance ·

Honoring Emeritus Professor Charles R. Larson

Scholar of African and African American literature passed away on May 22
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science lab

Alumni ·

Neuroscience Research Offers Key to Addressing Critical Cognitive Disorders

For decades, scientists have worked to develop treatments for drug addiction, obesity and dementia. Now, highly original research by American University Distinguished Professor Terry Davidson suggests a transformative approach to these problems.
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Courtesy Sara Clarke Kaplan

Announcement ·

Sara Clarke Kaplan Is New Executive Director of Antiracist Research and Policy Center

Sara Clarke Kaplan is the new executive director of American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center. Prof. Kaplan will join AU on Aug. 1.
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Ashtray (1973), Franklin White. Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Announcement ·

AU Museum Reopens with Limited Hours, Timed and Ticketed Entry

Patrons and university community members can now experience three shows on display, as the museum welcomes visitors back and reopens June 1.
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A person uses a pipette in a lab

In the Community ·

AU Mentoring Partnership Prepares DC Students for Biotech Careers

AU STEM students Mentor DC High School Students at McKinley Technical High School
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Hall of Science (1)

Alumni ·

Forward-Looking Gift Helps Create Space for Global Solutions

In October 2020, during a pandemic, on time, and under budget, AU’s new Hall of Science opened its doors, providing our faculty and staff with innovative spaces to support their groundbreaking work.
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Panelists from 2019 CIS conference on

Announcement ·

Center for Israel Studies Receives Two Major Matching-Challenge Gifts

Meltzer and Trone families donate to $10 million fundraising initiative for Center for Israel Studies
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AU's Hall of Science

Environment ·

Visually Striking Glass Wall Brings Beauty Inside Newly Leed-gold Certified Hall Of Science

The three-story, 125,000-foot structure’s most prominent feature proved to be its designers and builders’ greatest engineering challenge.
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Cristian M. Gomez, Sophie Hathaway, Ellie Kight

Achievements ·

Three Questions with Health Studies Award Winners

Students share perspectives on their scholarly endeavors and what comes next
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Alexus Blanding

Achievements ·

Writing at the Intersection of Race and Disability

MFA creative writing grad Alexus Blanding will speak at commencement
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