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Announcement ·

Science Fiction is Real – Is the Workforce Ready?

American University’s new Master’s Degree in Data Science is preparing students with the skills to crunch that data with hands-on approaches and cutting-edge methodologies that put them at the top of this competitive field.
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Literature ·

Extinctions and Catastrophes: First-Year Students Start with the Tough Questions

The Writer as Witness book selection, The Sixth Extinction, confronts climate change.
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Alumni ·

Lee Clyne ’18 Earns Congressional Award Gold Medal

Lee Mariño Clyne logged 800 hours of work to earn a Congressional Gold Medal Award: 400 volunteer hours, 200 personal development hours, 200 physical fitness hours, and five days and four nights of travel and expeditions.
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Alumni ·

Alumna Mackenzie Kelley Wins Fulbright to Study Type 2 Diabetes

Alumna Mackenzie Kelley (Magna Cum Laude, BS biochemistry ’18) has been awarded a Fulbright US Student Award for Research.
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Science ·

NASA Partnership Provides Grants for AU Research

Space Grant Consortium funds research opportunities for faculty and students
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Research ·

Past as Prologue: Sociology Professor Examines the Historic Roots of Latin Exclusion

Ernesto Castañeda’s latest book is Building Walls: Excluding Latin People in the United States.
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Achievements ·

Professor David Haaga Wins University’s Top Award

2018-19 Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award
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Mathematics ·

AU Hosts International Data Science Research Conference

Leaders in field gather for prestigious conference
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Achievements ·

Professor Stephen Casey Wins Drew University Award

Stephen Casey, professor and chair of American University’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been honored with a Drew University Alumni Achievement Award in the Sciences.
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Alumni ·

Math-Econ Alumni Finding Success: Three Stories

AU math-econ alumni are passionate and driven leaders, prompting worldwide change in industries such as business, healthcare, urban studies, and climate change. Read about our alumni making their mark on the world.
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Fall Events

  • Stop the Bleed
    Sept. 17, 7:00-8:00 p.m.,
    Hurst 102
    Become empowered to help save a life! Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. It is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
  • What's the Problem: Reasons for Insecurity
    Sept. 18, 2019, 12:30 p.m., DMTI 111
    In the first event of the Fall 2019 CS Colloquium series, Indiana University's Prof. Jean Camp will discuss the probelm of information insecurity, and potential solutions to the lack of adoption of security.

  • Phi Delta Epsilon Game Night
    Sep. 18, 2019, 8:00 p.m.,
    location TBA 
    Email auphiderecruitment@gmail.com for information

  • Phi Delta Epsilon Meeting

    Sep. 19, 2019, 8:30 p.m.,
    location TBA 
    Email auphiderecruitment@gmail.com for information
  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, the Arts and Mathematics) Faire
    Oct. 4, 2019, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., DMTI 111
    An exhibition of science, engineering, arts and innovation at American University. The celebration will include demonstrations from our science and innovation students and faculty. Riveting demonstrations in optical illusions, light and sound plus workshops in the Design and Build Lab.