A person doing yoga by a sunset

Research ·

Cultivating Gratitude: An Interview with Professor Tony Ahrens

Professor offers advice on how to approach the new year mindfully
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The AU team with faculty advisor Melissa Hawkins (second from left)

Achievements ·

AU Students Develop Public Health Plan to Fight Sexually Transmitted Infections

Win Harrison C. Spencer Interprofessional Prize at DC Public Health Case Challenge
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Professor Terry Davidson presents

Alumni ·

University Installs Inaugural Trone Family Eminent Scholar Chair

AU installed Terry Davidson—a pathbreaking researcher in the effects of diet on the brain and its influence on addiction and other cognitive disorders—as the Trone Family Eminent Scholar Chair, advancing AU’s groundbreaking work in neuroscience.
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Orisanmi Burton

Research ·

Orisanmi Burton Named 2021 Freedom Scholar

Annual award from Marguerite Casey Foundation and Group Health Foundation provides $1.5 million for scholars whose work supports social movements
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Students work in a biology lab at AU

Department Spotlight ·

Scientific Research and Discovery Flourishing in AU’s Biology Department

Hall of Science’s advanced equipment and collaborative opportunities spurring new research breakthroughs
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Profs. Nathalie Japkowicz and Zois Boukouvalas

Research ·

Using Statistics to Aid in the Fight Against Misinformation

Machine learning model detects misinformation, is inexpensive and is transparent
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AU students performing "How to Succeed In Business..."

Arts ·

AU Arts Close Out 2021 With Multiple Performances and Programming

Mark your calendars! The holiday season at American University is filled with a variety of in-person and virtual performances and programming in art, music, theatre, and dance.
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Stephanie Grant

Literature ·

Professor Stephanie Grant Publishes Powerful Memoir

“Disgust: A Memoir” released by Scuppernong Editions this week
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Potter Clark

Student Life ·

AU Grant Supports Student in Bringing His Music to Life

The Music Program gives students like Clark room to find their passions and carve their own paths as artists and scholars.
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AU student volunteers cut and package food at Thrive DC

In the Community ·

Giving Thanks: AU Health Studies Volunteering in DC

Students working in DC communities, all year long
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