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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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Achievements ·

Ajayi Pickering-Haynes Delivers Inspirational Leadership Speech

When Ajayi Pickering-Haynes delivers powerful speech at CAS LEAD (Leadership and Ethical Development) Senior Send-off.
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Achievements ·

CAS Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Winners Announced

This year’s Robyn Mathias Student Research Conference award winners have been announced.
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First Person ·

Ask the Expert: Can We Fix Our Immigration Crisis?

Professor Ernesto Castañeda shares his expertise on our current immigration crisis and the need for immigration reform.
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First Person ·

The Global Rise of Right-Wing Extremism

Ask the Expert: Right-Wing Extremism. Professor Miller-Idriss on recent terrorist attacks and the rise of right-wing extremism across the world.
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(Left to right) Janice Anderson, Provost Dan Myers, and Alex Long

Alumni ·

AU Celebrates the 2019 Scholarship Luncheon

On March 20, the 2019 Scholarship Luncheon celebrated the impact of philanthropy on student success at AU with more than 160 students, donors, and university leaders.
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Science ·

CAS Scholar and Entrepreneur Headed to Harvard and MIT

During her time at AU, Irena Volkov has excelled academically, launched a successful medical technology company, earned a spot in the Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program, led AU’s neuroscience club, and served as captain of the university’s equestrian team.
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Communications ·

Employers Seek Candidates with Video Game Savvy

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlights the value video game expertise brings to your resume.
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Achievements ·

AU 2019 Global Health Competition Winners Announced

What would you do if you received a $2.5 million grant to address climate change at the local level? This was the question confronting teams of students in AU’s 2019 Intramural Global Health Case Competition.
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