Leila Aboulela

Humanities ·

Based on a True Story

The Visiting Writer Series hosted Sudanese author Leila Aboulela to discuss her new novel, River Spirit
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To the Point: Congressional Choas

Government & Politics ·

Congressional Chaos: What Is Happening in the House of Representatives?

Distinguished Professor of History Allan J. Lichtman answers our question of the week
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Alex Rivera

On Campus ·

Award-Winning Filmmaker Alex Rivera Coming to AU on Oct. 24

Featured Speaker at 2023-24 College of Arts and Sciences’ Bishop McCabe Lecture Series
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Liv DeLorenzo as Pythio. Photo: Noah Puzzo.

Arts ·

Musical Mash-Up: Renaissance Romance Meets Songs by The Go-Go's

An Interview with "Head Over Heels" director Carl Menninger and music director Kristin Stowell
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Jack Rasmussen standing among artworks in the AU Museum in Katzen Performing Arts Center.

Announcement ·

AU Museum's Jack Rasmussen Honored with Keating Directorship

AU Museum’s founding director and curator, Jack Rasmussen, CAS/MFA ’75, MA ’83, PhD ’94, will serve as the inaugural C. Nicholas Keating and Carleen B. Keating Director.
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Derek Jones headshot

Alumni ·

Alumnus Derek Jones Is Proud to Play a Part in Change Can’t Wait’s Bold Vision

Derek Jones, CAS/BA ’79, champions impact at AU through student support and Campaign Committee service.
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Dr. Naomi S. Baron

Research ·

Will Human Writing Survive in an Era of Generative AI?

‘Who Wrote This?’ by renowned linguist Naomi S. Baron examines the promise and peril of AI in writing
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To the Point: Anacostia River

Environment ·

Is DC’s Anacostia River on the Rebound and Safe for Swimming?

Environmental science department chair and associate professor Karen Knee answers our question of the week
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Audience member asks a question at a past conference.

Arts ·

Thirteen Years of Breaking Boundaries: AU's Feminist Art History Conference

Conference fosters broad dialogue with scholars from around the world
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A close-up of a female scientist holding up a collection of small plastics she has found whilst collecting samples of water.
Credit: Getty Images

Research ·

Researchers Investigate Microplastics in D.C.'s Waterways

New research documents pollution problem to help policymakers
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