A crowd gets catering at the Embassy.

Arts ·

Love and Loss: Anna Karenina – Vronsky’s Story at the Russian Embassy

On November 28, American University’s Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History screened Shakhnazarov’s sweeping romantic epic to a full house of cinema enthusiasts at the Russian Embassy’s Tunlaw Theater.
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Naden Krogan and Maryam Yamadi (right) examine the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Credit: Brenda Chow.

Science ·

Scientist Spotlight: Professor Naden Krogan

One of the most fascinating questions in nature is how a complex organism develops from a single cell. Naden Krogan, an assistant professor in the Department of Biology, wants to answer this question by analyzing development in plants.
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Students stand next to a Google sign.

Technology ·

The Computer Science Department is on a Roll

Computer Science (CS) at AU is on a roll, organizing exciting events, starting a master’s program, and hiring new faculty who are engaging in impactful projects.
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Professor Ethan Mereish (left) with research coordinator David Hawthorne.

Science ·

The Lavender Lab: Using the Power of Youth Voices to Improve LGBTQ Health

The Lavender Lab is a new research lab in the Department of Health Studies which seeks to produce and disseminate knowledge to better understand and reduce sexual orientation, gender identity, and racial/ethnic disparities in health.
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Zestos and his research team wear lab coats

Science ·

New Faculty Profile

Alexander Zestos is a new assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at American University.
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Senator Elizabeth Warren with Amrutha Chatty

On Campus ·

Students Share What It's Like to Meet Elizabeth Warren

Students share what it's like to meet U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, who on Nov. 29 spoke at AU, sponsored by AU School of Public Affairs, Kennedy Political Union, and AU College Democrats.
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Seminar on Education Policy and Leadership

Education ·

From Theory to Practice

EPL students present findings from their Summer 2018 field projects with DC-based organizations.
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College Students walk on campus together outdoors.

Announcement ·

Grad Student Career Seminar on Thursday Offers Skills To Get Ahead

This Thursday, the College is sponsoring its third Career Seminar for grad students, designed to provide critical career and life skills that might not be taught in the classroom, but are important for future career success.
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Sociologist Eve L. Ewings talks to best-selling author Ta-Nehisi Coates at American University's Greenberg Theatre.

On Campus ·

Ta-Nehisi Coates and Eve L. Ewing Discuss Racism and Schools

Best-selling author Ta-Nehisi Coates sat down with writer and sociologist Eve L. Ewing to discuss racism, the impact of school closings on African-American communities, and Ewing’s new book, Ghosts in the Schoolyard.
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Afghan woman with her hands on her face.

Achievements ·

Generation Change: AU Student Uses Rap Music to Combat Old Customs

MTV EMA recognized Sonita Alizadeh for her activism against forced marriages.
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