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News & Events

Sociologist Eve L. Ewings talks to best-selling author Ta-Nehisi Coates at American University's Greenberg Theatre.

On Campus ·

Ta-Nehisi Coates and Eve L. Ewing Discuss Racism and Schools

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Announcement ·

Professor Max Paul Friedman Wins Prestigious Bessel Award

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Research ·

Out of the Margins: Prof. Finds Jewish Women at the Forefront of American History

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Faculty Achievements

  • Allan Lichtman (history) authored an op-ed in USA Today on voting rights.

  • Colin Saldanha (biology) received an NSF Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA)Assignment Agreement grant in the amount of $211,996.

  • More Faculty Achievements.

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Why Brexit Might Not Happen

Professor Laura Beers weighs in on Brexit for The Washington Post.

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Why the College of Arts & Sciences?

Students and alumni discuss distinctive features of the College, why they chose their particular degrees, and program opportunities they pursued.

Growing Passion, Reducing Impact

Being able to be part of this is just an incredible feeling.

AU becoming carbon neutral instills me with such a feeling of pride. I've worked on so many different aspects of sustainability-social media promotion, sustainability-themed trivia night, and the Waste Race, a competition between residence halls to divert trash away from landfill and into compost and recycling-so reaching this milestone still gives me goosebumps.

Learn more about ways to get involved with Sustainability at AU.