Watermark CD cover by Enya

Student Life ·

Feature Fridays

In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Cami Betchey, who reviews Watermark, by Enya.
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Picture of art

Arts ·

AU Museum Late Fall Exhibits Open

Late fall shows at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center will open Nov. 9 and close Dec. 15.
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headshot of Jessica Mallow

Alumni ·

Alumna Named Executive Director of Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

AU alumna Jessica Mallow (MA arts management ’16) will lead the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra (KSO) as its executive director, as the organization prepares to enter its 100th anniversary season.
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Four students at the Stop the Bleed event

On Campus ·

AU’s Premed Program Hosts Stop the Bleed Workshop

The only thing more tragic than a death by bleeding is a death that could have been prevented. AU’s Premed Program, Phi Delta Epsilon, and Children’s National Medical Center, joined forces to host their first Stop the Bleed workshop at AU.
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Workers clean plastics out of a river

Science ·

Microplastics in the Chesapeake Bay

More than 40 percent of the plastics used today are single-use. Large volumes end up as litter or in unintended places, such as our waterways
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A professor points to the screen that features a close up of a cell

Science ·

Prevalence of Celiac Disease in South Asia

Globally, the majority of patients with CD are still underdiagnosed, and the prevalence is likely underestimated.
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Biodegradable gloves can be tossed out in the trash
and will decompose in approximately three years.

Science ·

Helping Hands: Switching to Biodegradable Gloves

Last spring, the biology department switched over from traditional plastic procedure gloves to entirely biodegradable gloves.
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AU’s new Scanning Electron Microscope (left) and Transmission Electron Microscope.

Science ·

Benefits of Microscopy for the Use of Research Experimentation

In the rapidly expanding field of microscopy, the scanning electron microscope (SEM) and transmission electron microscope (TEM) are at the forefront of ongoing research projects.
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Donors with AU President

Announcement ·

Combined Gift Supports Community on American University’s East Campus

A gift bolsters AU’s educational mission on a key part of its Northwest D.C. campus and furthers AU’s momentum. AU will name Congressional Hall and its lobby on East Campus the Marc N. Duber and Nancy E. Duber Hall and Stuart and Wilma Bernstein Lobby.
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From left to right: Meagan Mitchell, Linda Amarante, Josh Wilson, and Jonathan Newport

Science ·

Immersion and College through Practice, 3D Printing, and Open-Source Software

American University’s Computational and Systems Neuroscience Lab, run by Dr. Mark Laubach, aims to create a fully open-source 3D-printed syringe pump in collaboration with Linda Amarante.
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