Headshot of Professor Huang

Achievements ·

AU Professor To Lead Nation’s Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Program

American University Computer Science Professor Chun-Hsi Huang has been awarded $219,006 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to act as the 2018-19 program director for the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Program.
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Halevi: A Choral Symphony poster with text on a dark blue background with musical notes.

Arts ·

AU Presents Extraordinary Premiere Musical Performance

In one of American University’s most ambitious musical performances, more than 200 artists will come together on stage at National Presbyterian Church on February 24 to perform the North American premiere of Arnold Saltzman’s A Choral Symphony: Halevi.
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Alex Godwin

Research ·

Expanding Research in Computer Science

Alex Godwin is a new faculty member in the College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Computer Science. We recently interviewed Professor Godwin on his research interests and the projects he plans to pursue at AU.
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Research ·

Study Finds Correlation Between Eviction Rates and High Number of STIs in the U.S.

A study published by American University and Yale University outlines a correlation researchers found between America’s eviction crisis and the high rate of sexually transmitted infections.
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The purple ribbon for domestic violence prevention.

Research ·

Secret No More: New Book Exposes the Truth About Domestic Violence

Rachel Louise Snyder’s No Visible Bruises shows how ‘private’ violence is a public threat.
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Paul Behringer

Research ·

The Making of an International Political Historian

With two published articles and three research fellowships, Paul Behringer, Ph.D. student in History, paves his way to becoming a renowned academic in U.S.- Russian-Japanese History.
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Science ·

Cutting-Edge Brain Research Honored by Association for Psychological Science

Associate Professor of Psychology Catherine Stoodley has been elected a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS).
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Professor and student working in lab.

Research ·

Unraveling The Genetic Causes of Skin Cancer

New research from American University reveals the interplay between a key gene and receptor in the progression of squamous cell carcinoma, the second most common form of cancer in the U.S.
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Students planting seeds on campus.

In the Community ·

Welcome to Campus: Education Center Helps DC Kids See a Collegiate Future

The Center for Postsecondary Readiness and Success connects with DC middle school students.
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AU President Sylvia Burwell and Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, dean of AU's School of Education, pose with students.

Achievements ·

Top Stories of 2018 at the College of Arts and Sciences

In 2018, CAS celebrated student awards, welcomed new faculty, brought a series of nationally-known speakers to campus, and more.
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