Students planting seeds on campus.

In the Community ·

Welcome to Campus: Education Center Helps DC Kids See a Collegiate Future

The Center for Postsecondary Readiness and Success connects with DC middle school students.
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AU President Sylvia Burwell and Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, dean of AU's School of Education, pose with students.

Achievements ·

Top Stories of 2018 at the College of Arts and Sciences

In 2018, CAS celebrated student awards, welcomed new faculty, brought a series of nationally-known speakers to campus, and more.
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People next to a wagon, in front of a butcher shop.

Research ·

Out of the Margins: Prof. Finds Jewish Women at the Forefront of American History

In America’s Jewish Women, Pamela Nadell examines prominent trailblazers and unsung heroes.
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Announcement ·

Professor Max Paul Friedman Wins Prestigious Bessel Award

American University History and International Studies Professor Max Paul Friedman has won the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's prestigious Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award.
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Social Sciences ·

Activism and the AIDS Crisis Panel at AU

American University hosted a panel that focused on the pivotal role played by DC’s queer activist community during the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the late 1980s.
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Government & Politics ·

AU Students Are Immersed in White House History

See some of the experiences students involved in a unique new undergraduate course have enjoyed, including a tour of the White House.
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Varanga Temple in Karkala, Karnataka.

Science ·

Trouble in Paradise

Professors Karen L. Knee, Kiho Kim and senior environmental science major Alexandra Morris studied nutrient pollution from human populations on land on the island of Saipan in March 2018.
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Anila (middle) is hooded during graduation by her mentor Stoodley (right).

Science ·

Excellence in Neuroscience Training at AU: Anila D’Mello, BCaN Graduate and Current MIT Postdoc

Anila D’Mello discusses the PhD program in Behavior, Cognition, and Neuroscience.
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Science ·

A Building Made for Collaboration

The Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building serves as an environment that fosters interdisciplinary collaboration between students and faculty. With the new building finished, the faculty celebrated with a welcome party.
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The audience from the American University Symposium: Sex Differences: From Neuroscience to the Clinic and Beyond.

Science ·

The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience: Making an Impact in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Research

The mission of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience at American University is to foster the development of a self-supporting, high-quality, multi-disciplinary hub of scientific research and training environment.
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