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Communications ·

Augmented Reality Games Provide New Opportunity for Cities to Strengthen Communities

A new study from American University reveals how cities can leverage augmented reality (AR) games for civic engagement and to build stronger communities.
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Jack Rasmussen stands smiling in front of a painting in the AU Museum.

Announcement ·

Director of AU Museum Named Chair of Maryland State Arts Council

Jack Rasmussen, director and curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, has been named chair of the Maryland State Arts Council.
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Blue graduation caps worn by American University graduates.

Achievements ·

AU Wins Grants for Work to Make Postsecondary Education Accessible to All

American University’s new Center for Postsecondary Readiness and Success received three grants totaling more than $400,000 from Civic Nation, The Kresge Foundation, and Raise DC.
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The bronze eagle statue outside of AU's Bender Arena on a sunny spring day.

On Campus ·

10 Reasons You Need to Go to Preview Day

Why American University’s “open house” event is a must for prospective students.
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The North Grounds of the White House. Several people walking outside the greenery. Circa 1860s. Photo provided by the White House Historical Association.

Government & Politics ·

Living Museum: A New Course Will Examine White House History

SPA executive-in-residence Anita McBride talks symbols, preservation, and the executive mansion.
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Nabina Liebow.

Announcement ·

Nabina Liebow New Director, CAS LEAD Program

Nabina Liebow, a professorial lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, was chosen as CAS LEAD director after the university conducted a national search.
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human stem cells are stained in green color.

Science ·

The Complexity of Cells

John Bracht, American University biology assistant professor, and his students discovered a new type of cell state that could help ensure one always has the ability to generate healthy fat cells.
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Man with a visual reality head set.

Communications ·

Krzysztof Pietroszek to Lead Game Design Program

Krzysztof Pietroszek has been named the Director of the American University School of Communication Game Design MA program.
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Freshman Harrison Eichelberger standing near the Cherry Blossoms.

Student Life ·

Year One Done

Freshman Economics and Political Science double major Harrison Eichelberger returns to talk about his first year experience.
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Zebra Finch

Research ·

Gene Discovery Boosts Understanding of Zebra Finch Biology

Using sophisticated genome-sequencing techniques, American University researchers identified a gene in the zebra finch that could pave the way for further research into what makes a bird male or female.
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