We may all be far away from each other right now, but the American University spirit and sense of community remain strong across social media channels.
On these Instagram pages, all connected to the university and College of Arts and Sciences, you’ll find everything from AU Museum spring exhibition artworks, to music performed by your professors and peers, to the latest research on race and COVID-19 by Ibram X. Kendi’s Antiracist Research & Policy Center.
We hope these six American University Instagram pages will brighten your daily feed.
AU College of Arts and Sciences (@AUCOLLEGE)
On the official account for the College of Arts and Sciences, you’ll find stunning photos of campus, art, science, classrooms, studios, labs—and you might even spot a few familiar faculty and student faces.
AU Museum (@AUMUSEUM_KATZEN)
The museum is closed for now, but it is committed to bringing you #artwhereyouare, sharing art and stories from its spring exhibitions and highlights from its collections.
AU Library (@AULIBRARY)
Historical photos, resources, and now #SoundBitesFromHome, featuring musical clips performed at home by AU students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
AU Antiracist Research and Policy Center, directed by Ibram X. Kendi (@ANTIRACISMCTR)
The latest research from the Center’s COVID Racial Data Tracker, a partnership with @theatlantic COVID Tracking Project to document the racial disparities in coronavirus testing, infection, and deaths.
AU Health Promotion and Health Center (@AUHEALTHWELL)
The official page for American University’s Health Promotion & Advocacy Center and the Student Health Center. Find health resources and advice. You can even sign up for virtual self-care circles here.
AU Studio Art (@STUDIOARTAU)
AU’s BA and MFA in Studio Art Program offers an account filled with bright artworks and inspirational informational about making art virtual.