Education ·

Student Spotlight

MA TESOL student Jessie Ebersole tells how she became interested in teaching and gives advice to new MA TESOL students
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Alumni ·

Alumni Spotlight

TESOL Program alumna Jillian Oslavsky tells us how her experience in the AU TESOL Program prepared her for future jobs and gives advice to current students
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Image of S.T.E.A.M. and assorted representations of the sciences and arts.

Announcement ·

Celebrate Science and More: AU’s First STEAM Faire on Friday!

Solar System explosions, racing cockroaches, optical illusions, and an anatomy fashion show … science and the arts are coming to life at the new Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building on Friday, October 20, from noon to 4 p.m.
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On campus with people walking, trees, and an AU flag.

Research ·

AU Announces New Tenure-Line Faculty Hires

Introducing teachers and researchers to the AU community.
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Professor Ibram Kendi stands at podium, announcing his vision for AU's Antiracism Research and Policy Center.

Announcement ·

A Vision for AU’s New Antiracist Research and Policy Center

Last week, American University's Ibram X. Kendi presented his vision for the much-anticipated, first-of-its-kind Antiracist Research and Policy Center at AU. He spoke to an overflow crowd of students, faculty, and community members.
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AU professor Theresa Runstedtler spoke at a September event rolling out the new African American and African Diaspora Studies major. Photo: Professor speaking at a lectern.

On Campus ·

This Matters: AU Unveils New African American and African Diaspora Studies Major

The interdisciplinary program falls under CAS’s Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Collaborative.
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Duck Rabbit optical illusion. Some people see a duck; others see a rabbit.

Humanities ·

Humanities Lectures 2017

Professor Arthur Shapiro kicks off the first in a series of Humanities Lab lectures this Wednesday, September 20, at 1 p.m. at 228 Battele-Tompkins. He will explore the difference between what we see and how we understand and interpret what we see.
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People protest DACA in New York City.

Government & Politics ·

Ask the Expert: Professor Ernesto Castañeda Discusses the Latest on DACA

We asked Professor Castañeda to weigh in on DACA: what does it mean, what might happen next, and what he wishes would happen in terms of immigration reform.
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American University staff stand in front of Batelle-Tompkins building with ENERGY STAR certification

Environment ·

American University Earns First ENERGY STAR Certification

Battelle-Tompkins Building recognized by EPA for “Superior Energy Efficiency”
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Alumni ·

CAS Alumnus Develops Music App

College of Arts and Sciences alumnus Matt Fagan develops new music app, now for sale through Apple.
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