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Nabina Liebow.

Announcement ·

Nabina Liebow New Director, CAS LEAD Program

Nabina Liebow, a professorial lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, was chosen as CAS LEAD director after the university conducted a national search.
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Hillary Chorny and her student and fellow AU alum, Jenna Shaw

Alumni ·

AU Alumnae Cross Paths in Rabbinic Studies

Two AU alumnae unexpectedly crossed paths in Los Angeles and realized that they shared similar AU undergrad experiences and parallel values and career goals
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Achievements ·

WLC faculty earn AU awards

Gorky Cruz and Juliana Martinez recognized for their contributions.
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Theatre students embracing Sylvia Greenberg.

In Remembrance ·

AU Mourns Passing of Arts Patron Sylvia Greenberg

American University arts patron Sylvia Greenberg, whose generous gifts propelled AU’s arts programs to new levels, has passed away. She was 96 years old.
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Philip Piatt sitting with colleagues at table.

Alumni ·

TESOL Alumni Spotlight

Philip Piatt (AU TESOL Certificate 2015) tells us how he became interested in teaching English and about his wonderful experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Georgia.
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Christine Miyashiro (right) and fellow AU student Maia Banayan at the 2018 Women’s March, standing in front of crowd.

Government & Politics ·

CAS Students Reflect on 2018 Women’s March

On January 20, 2018, people across the globe gathered to stand up to injustice and raise their voices together at the second annual Women’s March. We asked College of Arts and Sciences participants one simple question: Why did you march?
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Christine Miyashiro (right) and fellow AU student Maia Banayan at the 2018 Women’s March, standing in front of crowd.

Government & Politics ·

CAS Students Reflect on 2018 Women’s March

On January 20, 2018, people across the globe gathered to stand up to injustice and raise their voices together at the second annual Women’s March. We asked College of Arts and Sciences participants one simple question: Why did you march?
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Two Alums, Lex Loro and Emmett Patterson, sitting in front of a window.

Alumni ·

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Two Alums Promote Sex Education for LGBTQ Youth

Emmett Patterson and Lex Loro continued their innovative work post-graduation.
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Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Achievements ·

Racism in America

AU Professor Ibram X. Kendi gives an interview on his National Book Award-winning book, Stamped from the Beginning.
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Karan Madhok

Literature ·

Hoopistani Dreams

Indian sports writer Karan Madhok becomes a novelist in AU’s MFA in Creative Writing Program.
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