Person on top of a mountain.

Social Sciences ·

Resolve to Set Better Goals

AU Psychology professor Brian Yates shares tips on how to reach goals and change habits.
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Julian Urrutia-Cater

Science ·

For Julian Urrutia-Carter, Grad School Leads to New Start, Biotech Career

Research Fellow at Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
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The AU Music Program’s annual holiday concert. Photo: Noah Puzzo.

On Campus ·

AU Music Faculty Share Their Favorite Holiday Music

Favorites range from the classical canon to contemporary
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Food spills out of a trash can. Photo from Getty.

Environment ·

Two Facts and a Fiction: Waste Not

CAS professorial lecturer and RECIPES fellow Kristine Beran on wasted food, which reaches a peak during the holiday season.
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AU arts management fellows at the Kennedy Center.

Arts ·

AU Arts Management Fellows Take the (Back)stage at the Kennedy Center

Students engage in yearlong fellowship positions across departments
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2023 Fireworks

Liberal Arts ·

The Year in Review: Top CAS Moments of 2023

Snapshots of bright College of Arts and Sciences moments throughout 2023
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Scene from Damn Things Will Kill Ya; photo by Noah Puzzo.

Arts ·

"Damn Things Will Kill Ya," a Play Written and Produced at AU

An interview with writer Olivia Luzquinos (CAS ‘23) and cast member Professor Tara Giordano
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Daniella Olivares, AU Commencement Speaker

On Campus ·

Meet Undergrad Student Commencement Speaker Daniella Olivares

Olivares will speak at fall commencement on December 17
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To the Point

Research ·

Surgeon General Raises Alarm: Is Loneliness a National Crisis?

AU’s Jody Gan answers our question of the week
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Aisley Wallace Harper, dressed in graduation regalia, sings the national anthem at the May 2023 College of Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony

Alumni ·

Embracing Passion(s)—Plural—at AU

Aisley Wallace Harper, CAS/BA ’23, SPA/BA ’23, MS ’24, isn’t interested in disciplinary silos. The recipient of the Eleanor Gomolinski Lally Endowed Fund feels as at home onstage as in a counter-terrorism roundtable.
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