Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Achievements ·

Racism in America

AU Professor Ibram X. Kendi gives an interview on his National Book Award-winning book, Stamped from the Beginning.
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Dr. Britta Joy Peterson

Arts ·

CAS Welcomes Brand New Dance Major

AU establishes a new BA in dance that emphasizes cultural inclusiveness and an interdisciplinary approach.
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SEA Semester students deploy the water sampling carousel from the science deck of the SSV Robert C. Seamans.

Science ·

Finding My Way at SEA

Environmental science student Sergio Morales, Jr. discusses his experience of studying abroad with the Sea Education Association.
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River and blue canoe. Varanga Temple background. Karkala, Karnataka.

Science ·

Community Stigma and the Challenges of Conducting Research Abroad

Undergraduate Student Maile Young discusses her experiences with studying Neglected Tropical Diseases abroad in Karnataka, India.
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Alexandra Wold (left) and Zach Waldron (right) explain their NASA Goddard Space
Flight Center space weather research.

Science ·

Seeing the Light

February 24, 2017, over seventy middle school students from DC Public Schools participated in the first annual American University Optics Olympiad in the Mary Graydon Center.
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American University Senior Michael Krause describes how proteins bind in the immune system at a chalkboard.

Science ·

Learnable Evolution Models: A Solution in Need of a Problem

Michael Krause studies oncological vaccine therapy through Learnable Evolution Models (LEM).
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The BRAIN at AU 2016-2017 Executive Board. From left to right: Brianne Drury, secretary; Stephanie Martin, treasurer; Samantha White, president; and Hannah Goldbach, vice president.

Science ·

AU Welcomes “Being Really Awesome in Neuroscience”

Neuroscience major Irena Volkov discusses AU's neuroscience program and new neuroscience club, B.R.A.I.N. (“Being Really Awesome in Neuroscience”).
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Photograph of the front of Bender Library

Technology ·

STEM Students + Distance Resources = Success!

Distance resources at American University allow you to access materials such as data, literature, and peer-reviewed research, as well as services such as research assistance and interlibrary loan while you are away.
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Biotechnology student Michelle Biederman working in the lab.

Science ·

Biologists, Business Execs and Everything in Between

As the biotechnology industry continues to grow, it is in need of skillful and knowledgeable scientists with innovative ideas.
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Sabrina Jones, PhD Student, Behavior, Cognition, and Neuroscience (BCaN), works in a lab.

Science ·

The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience: Advancing Discovery and Scientific Training

The center supports an increased focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activity at American University.
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