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On Campus ·

Third Annual STEAM Faire a Huge Success

The sciences came to life at the Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building during American University’s third annual celebration of Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Arts, and Mathematics.
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On Campus ·

Follow the Numbers: Nate Silver Analyzes 2020 Presidential Election

It’s what everyone’s dying to know: Who will win the 2020 election and become the next President of the United States? An overflow audience packed into AU’s Katzen Arts Center last Thursday to hear statistician Nate Silver share his predictions.
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Dr. Sara Nieves Grafals receives the 2019 Alumni Eagle Award

Alumni ·

Alumni Eagle Award for Dr. Sara Nieves-Grafals

Dr. Sara Nieves-Grafals, CAS/BS ’75, CAS/MA ’79, CAS/PhD ’80, received the 2019 Alumni Eagle Award on October 4, 2019.
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Department Spotlight ·

American University’s Public Health Program Receives Prestigious Accreditation

American University’s Public Health Program has received five-year accreditation by the highly respected Council on Education for Public Health.
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Research ·

Get to Know Them: Jessica Gephart

This profile on CAS’s newest environmental science professor is part of a series on recently hired faculty.
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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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Fall Events

  • Math/Stat Colloquium
    Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, 2:30 p.m.
    DMTI 111
    “Steering qubits, cats and cars via gradient ascent in function space”, Dennis Lucarelli, American University. The talk is preceded by the Math/Stat Department Tea at 2:00 pm in DMTI 111.

  • Math/ Stat Fall Event: “Data, Technology, and Ethics”
    Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, 7-8 p.m.
    Kerwin 2
    A Conversation with Alexander Magillivray (former President Obama’s US Deputy Chief Technology Officer), Natalie Evans Harris (former President Obama’s Senior Policy Adviser to the US Chief Tech-nology Officer); moderated by Dr. Artur Elezi, Department of Mathematics and Statistics Chair. (Dessert to follow the event.)