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human stem cells are stained in green color.

Science ·

The Complexity of Cells

John Bracht, American University biology assistant professor, and his students discovered a new type of cell state that could help ensure one always has the ability to generate healthy fat cells.
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Maril MacDonald

Announcement ·

American University Welcomes Two New Board Members

Public relations professional and former professor to begin first terms as board members.
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Dr. Christine Chin, Dean of AU's School of International Service

Announcement ·

American University Names Christine Chin as New Dean for School of International Service

Christine Chin starts as the new dean for the School of International Service on June 1.
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Zebra Finch

Research ·

Gene Discovery Boosts Understanding of Zebra Finch Biology

Using sophisticated genome-sequencing techniques, American University researchers identified a gene in the zebra finch that could pave the way for further research into what makes a bird male or female.
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Jimmy Ernst Icarus

Arts ·

AU Chosen to Receive Majority Share of Works from Corcoran Art Collection

Nearly 9,000 works offered to American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center.
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Center for
Media & Social Impact

Announcement ·

AU SOC's Center for Media & Social Impact Wins $20,000 NEA Grant

The AU School of Communication's Center for Media & Social Impact received a $20,000 grant from the NEA for the study of present and future trends in the art and business of documentary storytelling.
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Pallavi Kumar/Michael Kempner

Announcement ·

AU Partners with MWWPR to Increase PR Diversity

AU's School of Communication has partnered with MWWPR to create a new fellowship program aimed at increasing diversity among PR professionals.
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Sharon Weiner

Announcement ·

American U. Professor Among Winners of Prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellowship

American U. Professor Among Winners of Prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellowship
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84% AU Students Commute Sustainably

Announcement ·

Carbon Neutrality is Now Reality at American University

AU is the first university in the U.S. to reach carbon neutral status.
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Benjamin Stokes speaks at an SOC Faculty Forum in November.

Research ·

AU Professor's Phone Booth Captures DC Stories

When the Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum opens its latest exhibit, an American University professor will have a hand in helping District residents tell their stories to visitors.
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