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Humanities ·

Speaking the Same Language

AU’s Heritage Spanish Program offers a place for Latinx students who grew up speaking Spanish to hone their skills while building community with fellow Eagles.
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Literature ·

Essay Contest Winners Honor “Writer as Witness” Book

First-year American University students read a common text, discuss, and share impressions in essay contest sponsored by Writing Studies Program and AU Campus Store
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"Head Over Heels," photo: Jeff Watts

Arts ·

Announcing Spring 2024 Performing Arts Events

Music, theatre, and dance performances are free for AU students
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Billy Pappas, Marilyn Monroe, 2003. Graphite on paper; 25 x 28 inches. Courtesy of William A. Christens-Barry, Chief Scientist, Equipoise Imaging, LLC.

Arts ·

New Exhibitions at AU Museum Open Feb. 7

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center presents seven new exhibitions opening Feb. 7.
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International ·

Afghan Scholars-in-Exile Providing Online Education for Girls Living under Taliban

AU's Bashir Mobasher leads group of exile scholars providing online classes for Afghan girls who are banned from pursuing an education under Taliban rule
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Social Sciences ·

Resolve to Set Better Goals

AU Psychology professor Brian Yates shares tips on how to reach goals and change habits.
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Science ·

For Julian Urrutia-Carter, Grad School Leads to New Start, Biotech Career

Research Fellow at Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
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The AU Music Program’s annual holiday concert. Photo: Noah Puzzo.

On Campus ·

AU Music Faculty Share Their Favorite Holiday Music

Favorites range from the classical canon to contemporary
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Environment ·

Two Facts and a Fiction: Waste Not

CAS professorial lecturer and RECIPES fellow Kristine Beran on wasted food, which reaches a peak during the holiday season.
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AU arts management fellows at the Kennedy Center.

Arts ·

AU Arts Management Fellows Take the (Back)stage at the Kennedy Center

Students engage in yearlong fellowship positions across departments
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