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Humanities ·

AU to Host Second Biennial Trans Philosophy Conference

The conference aims to define philosophy’s place within the field of transgender studies.
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Literature ·

Life and Energy: Kyle Dargan on Poetry and his New Book

The AU literature professor publishes his fifth collection of poems.
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Science ·

Researchers Discover Biochemical Pathway That Spurs Beige Fat Cells to Burn Energy

The discovery of a new signaling pathway in the brain is helping to unlock the biochemical mysteries between smoking and weight gain and loss.
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Arts ·

AU’s Fall Arts Calendar is Filled with Must-See Events

AU Arts offers a new season of visual and performing arts events
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Student Life ·

September at AU: A Time to Explore

Choosing majors and career paths are big decisions, and the College of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Advising wants to help.
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Announcement ·

AU Receives $5 Million Gift to Advance Sciences

The generous gift from Board of Trustees member Gary Abramson, SPA/BA ’68, and his wife Pennie Abramson will contribute to construction of AU's new Hall of Science.
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Student Life ·

Welcome to AU! Ten Tips for CAS Class of 2022

Whether you’re a new student, or returning, the College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Advising Office shares words of wisdom for the year ahead.
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Humanities ·

AU’s New Humanities Truck Hits the Road

The DC Humanities Truck, which recently received $225,000 in funding from the Henry Luce Foundation, will be an experimental mobile platform for collecting, preserving, and expanding dialogue around the humanities.
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Literature ·

Strangers No More: First-Year Students Read an Intimate Portrait of the American South

Author Arlie Russell Hochschild will discuss Strangers in Their Own Land in Bender Arena.
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Education ·

School of Education Launches Dual Enrollment Program for DC Students

American University’s School of Education (SOE) has officially welcomed its first cohort of DC high-school students to the new Dual Enrollment Program, a partnership between SOE and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).
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