Trina and son with box filled with PPE

In the Community ·

Professor Delivers 200,000+ Pieces of PPE to Desperate Hospitals

In just six weeks, Dr. Trina Ulrich has collected and delivered more than 200,000 pieces of desperately needed (PPE) to doctors and nurses across the nation.
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Black and white tree without leaves in front of mountains. Text reads Mockroot

Student Life ·

Feature Fridays

In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Ryan Jacobs, who reviews Mockroot, by the Tigran Hamasyan Trio.
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Group of students in masks on food truck

In the Community ·

Feeding India’s Poorest During COVID-19 Lockdown

When Hriyanka Nikhil Shah flew home to Mumbai for spring break and saw the suffering of the city’s poorest residents under the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, she used her data science background to help.
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photograph of piano burning on beach

Arts ·

AU Museum at Home Engages Patrons Away from Campus

Under the initiative “AU Museum at Home,” the museum staff is finding new ways to engage the museum community.
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Closed for business

Achievements ·

Making Bankruptcy Easier for Businesses Can Help Save Economy

Professor of Economics Mary Hansen published an editorial in the April 24th Washington Post about the severity of the economic crisis and one possible solution: making it simpler for businesses to petition to reorganize their debts in bankruptcy.
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Samantha White and poster

Research ·

First-Ever “Virtual” Mathias Conference Winners Announced

The winners have been announced for a very special Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Conference, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ most important forums for students to present their scholarship and creative works.
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Hall of Science front view.

Science ·

Inside the Hall of Science, Expected to Open this Fall

Photos take you inside to see how detailed renderings are becoming reality.
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Peter Starr standing in Katzen

Achievements ·

2020 College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Awards Winners

Every year, faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions to the College are recognized through College Dean’s Awards. Dean Peter Starr announces this year's winners.
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Members of the American University Ensemble perform together via virtual technology.

Alumni ·

A Century Later: AU’s Lost Alma Mater Returns to Life

AU’s Symphonic Band and Orchestra perform an uplifting and completely virtual rendition of the university’s Alma Mater—a composition that was previously “lost” for decades.
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A person measures two art pieces on the wall at the AU museum.

Department Spotlight ·

Six AU Feeds Worth Following on Instagram

These American University Instagram accounts will brighten your daily feed.
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