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When the Students Run the Show

This week, the AU Museum opened Moves Like Walter, the debut exhibition from the massive art collection donated to American University by the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The 87-piece show was curated by AU students.
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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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AU Museum Early Fall Exhibits

Early fall shows at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center are open as of Sept. 3.
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Ten new artistic directors standing together

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AU and Arena Stage Team Up to Support Nation’s Top New Theatre Artistic Directors

American University and Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater hosted a first-of-its-kind Artistic Director Intensive Program last week.
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AU Museum Summer Shows Open June 15

Summer shows at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center open June 15.
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Art work by Eduardo Carrillo

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American University Museum Spring 2019 Shows Open

Exhibits: 21st Century Printmaking; Washington Abstractionist Kenneth Victor Young; Chicano Artist Eduardo Carrillo; Totemic Sculpture from the Pacific Northwest; and MFA Exhibitions.
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CDI staff and student artists

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Art in CDI

New art exhibit in CDI features AU artists.
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A crowd of people at the Stilyagi screening

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Counter-Cultural Cool: Valery Todorovsky’s Stilyagi (Hipsters) at the Russian Embassy

Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History Hosts Screening of Cult Favorite Film
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Four person cast of JQA, two actors shaking hands in the front.

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Aaron Posner’s John Quincy Adams Play Debuts at Arena Stage

Two American University faculty members— Aaron Posner and Meghan Raham—have teamed up to bring John Quincy Adams to life in JQA, a new play that opened to glowing reviews at Arena Stage on March 15.
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Two women MMA fighters in a cage match.

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The Butterfly and the Bee: How Covering Combat Sports Can Improve Writing Skills

AU lecturer and alumna teaches a college writing seminar on MMA and boxing.
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