Joanne Allen, Geometric pattern from the Ummayad Mosque in Damascus, 2021 (detail)

Arts ·

Artist and Art Historian: Professor Joanne Allen’s Solo Exhibition Opens

An interview about Infinite Geometries: Exploring the Arts of the Medieval Islamic World
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Asher Raphael and Corey Schiller on stage in front of a crowd of people

Alumni ·

Power CEOs Got Their Start at AU

Former soccer teammates and best friends Corey Schiller and Asher Raphael now run one of the best companies to work for in the US.
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Faculty books collage.

Research ·

CAS Faculty Books of 2023

College of Arts and Sciences faculty producing works of fiction and nonfiction, music, poetry, and more
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Jacket cover of Tip of the Spear

Social Sciences ·

‘An Epochal Act of Abolitionist Worldmaking’: New Book Recounts Attica Uprising

Prof. Orisanmi Burton's research extends the story of Attica and highlights its role in today's prison abolition movement.
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AU health students.

On Campus ·

How to Stay Healthy, Be Your Best in 2024

Health Studies students share their best tips for a happy and healthy new year
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Espanol graphic.

Humanities ·

Speaking the Same Language

AU’s Heritage Spanish Program offers a place for Latinx students who grew up speaking Spanish to hone their skills while building community with fellow Eagles.
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Group of people all looking left.

Literature ·

Essay Contest Winners Honor “Writer as Witness” Book

First-year American University students read a common text, discuss, and share impressions in essay contest sponsored by Writing Studies Program and AU Campus Store
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"Head Over Heels," photo: Jeff Watts

Arts ·

Announcing Spring 2024 Performing Arts Events

Music, theatre, and dance performances are free for AU students
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Billy Pappas, Marilyn Monroe, 2003. Graphite on paper; 25 x 28 inches. Courtesy of William A. Christens-Barry, Chief Scientist, Equipoise Imaging, LLC.

Arts ·

New Exhibitions at AU Museum Open Feb. 7

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center presents seven new exhibitions opening Feb. 7.
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Person in blue veil reading a red book.

International ·

Afghan Scholars-in-Exile Providing Online Education for Girls Living under Taliban

AU's Bashir Mobasher leads group of exile scholars providing online classes for Afghan girls who are banned from pursuing an education under Taliban rule
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