Professor Kraut stands in Statue of Liberty museum with windows behind him and torch too.

Achievements ·

Alan Kraut’s Vision Become Reality in New Statue of Liberty Museum

Last week, our nation’s new Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island opened its doors to the public for the first time. American University History Professor Alan Kraut played a big role, serving as chair of the museum's History Advisory Committee.
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New York City Urban Skyline

Alumni ·

Math-Econ Alumni Finding Success: Three Stories

AU math-econ alumni are passionate and driven leaders, prompting worldwide change in industries such as business, healthcare, urban studies, and climate change. Read about our alumni making their mark on the world.
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at podium at graduation

Alumni ·

Congratulations, CAS Class of 2019!

Award-winning writer and speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received an honorary degree and delivered an inspirational address to the College of Arts and Sciences at the 137th commencement ceremony at American University on May 11, 2019.
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Photo of Jjayi in navy jacket and bowtie.

Achievements ·

Ajayi Pickering-Haynes Delivers Inspirational Leadership Speech

When Ajayi Pickering-Haynes delivers powerful speech at CAS LEAD (Leadership and Ethical Development) Senior Send-off.
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Photo of Peter Starr speaking to staff and faculty

Achievements ·

Dean Peter Starr’s Annual Address Filled with Awards and Accomplishments

In his ninth annual address, College of Arts and Sciences Dean Peter Starr gathered faculty and staff for a town hall meeting packed full of news about faculty honors, research funding, new research centers, and the bright future of AU science.
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Female student presents poster to onlookers

Achievements ·

CAS Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Winners Announced

This year’s Robyn Mathias Student Research Conference award winners have been announced.
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Headshot of Sam Fromkin

Achievements ·

Sam Fromkin Wins Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award

Sam Fromkin (BA musical theatre and Spanish ’19) has received an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award for his academic excellence, athletic accomplishments, and leadership initiatives during his time at American University.
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Book cover Untold History of the United States

Achievements ·

Peter Kuznick and Oliver Stone Update New York Times Bestselling Book

New York Times bestseller The Untold Story of the United States is re-released with an new chapter picking up from where it left off. The book was written by AU History Professor Peter Kuznick and Academy-Award-winning director Oliver Stone.
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Humanities Truck

Research ·

Humanities Truck Fellowships Available for 2019-2020

The Humanities Truck Project Fellowship Program provides a year for the Truck Fellows to be able to use the truck for a collaborative project with the community. Fellows will receive substantial research funding $10,000 for these year-long projects.
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Ibram X. Kendi

Achievements ·

Ibram X. Kendi Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Ibram X. Kendi, Professor of History and International Relations and Founding Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University, has been awarded a prestigious 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship.
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