Sarychev Volcano.

Science ·

Volcanic Eruptions in the Age of Climate Change

Valentina Aquila, an assistant professor of environmental science, is an atmospheric scientist who uses global climate models, as well as satellite, aircraft, and ground based observation to understand the role aerosols play in the world’s climate system.
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Quantum entanglement

Research ·

Solving the Few-Body Problem in Physics

There aren’t many equations that can probe the wide spectrum of possible few-particle dynamics in physics. A new family of mathematical models for mixtures of quantum particles could help light the way.
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Pokemon Go

Communications ·

Can Augmented Reality Build Stronger Cities?

American University professor Benjamin Stokes is researching to find out if Pokémon Go can improve our cities.
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Vladimir Feltsman at piano with page turner

Humanities ·

Carmel Institute Fills Katzen with Music, Culture, and History

Concert and symposium featuring world-renowned pianist Vladimir Feltsman
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Lindsay Grace in Miami

Communications ·

Games at the Pace of News

Professor Lindsay Grace explains Newsjams, a game building experience linked to journalism and media digital
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Yamillet Payano and Britni Wilcher discuss American Economic Association summer program.

Achievements ·

CAS Students Complete American Economic Association Program

Last summer, Yamillet Payano, an American University senior, and Britni Wilcher, a fourth-year PhD student, attended the American Economic Association (AEA) Summer Training Program at Michigan State University.
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Runners on the Washington mall with Washington monument in background at sunset.

In the Community ·

Staying Healthy at American University: Ten Tips for Students

From yoga classes to farmers markets, American University—and Washington, DC—offer great opportunities to help students stay healthy. Here are ten tips for making the most of the resources on and off campus— and staying fit and healthy.
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A protest poster against white nationalist symbols. Man with a red backdrop. The German-to-English translation of this poster: “Say goodbye to your Nazi wear: Anti-fascist demonstration against Thor Steinar and the right-wing lifestyle.”

Research ·

Decoding Extremism

Cynthia Miller-Idriss’ book examines disturbing symbols of German white nationalism.
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On campus with people walking, trees, and an AU flag.

Research ·

AU Announces New Tenure-Line Faculty Hires

Introducing teachers and researchers to the AU community.
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AU professor Theresa Runstedtler spoke at a September event rolling out the new African American and African Diaspora Studies major. Photo: Professor speaking at a lectern.

On Campus ·

This Matters: AU Unveils New African American and African Diaspora Studies Major

The interdisciplinary program falls under CAS’s Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Collaborative.
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