The Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Conference will be held remotely on April 18. It is one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ most important forums for students to present their scholarship and creative works to faculty, judges, and peers.
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Dr. Thespina “Nina” Yamanis, associate professor at the School of International Service (SIS), holds a PhD and a master’s in public health, and focuses on understanding health behavior related to infectious diseases.
In honor of National Volunteer Week, hear from three alumni volunteers who share why they volunteer for AU.
In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Matt Francisco, who reviews Isla, by the Portico Quartet.
The majority of research around violence against women has been focused on victims. A new study examines the likelihood of incoming male college students perpetrating sexual assault, and shows the need for continued sexual assault prevention education.
Alumni awards are the highest honors presented by the AU Alumni Association.
While countries like the US and Italy have been among the hardest hit, the pandemic is severely straining the health systems and economies of countries across the world.
When a government's health messaging during a crisis is inconsistent or unrealistic, it engenders the kind of confusion, misinformation and non-cooperation seen in the US and UK.
After study abroad students were directed to return, President Burwell announced all students would transition to online classes for the remainder of the semester. Students are now completing the rest of their schoolwork on digital platforms.
Congratulations to AU Associate Professor of Literature Rachel Louise Snyder, who has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for 2020!
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, 936 full-time tenured, tenure-track, and term faculty and more than 500 adjunct instructors quickly figured out how to move American University’s 3,018 traditional classes online for 8,163 undergraduates.
No sour grapes from winemaker and Kogod MBA alum Francisco Roig as he uses the break in his supply chain to make "magic."
As the AU community navigates the effects of the pandemic, Wiley shares her thoughts on a few key areas.
Each year, the month of April is Jazz Appreciation Month. Schools and organizations from across the nation pay tribute to jazz. This year’s edition features female artists from all corners of jazz. Here are some highlights in our collection.
Professor Jeff Middents has taken his “Critical Approach to the Cinema” class online in a brand-new and very popular way. Students are watching movies, critiquing them, and sharing their thoughts online through social media.
Joseph Riquelme, AU's new vice provost and chief online officer, jumped right into the planning for, and then execution, of the transition to online learning.
April Reign pulled up a series of images—a barrage of press coverage, glitzy headshots, and an iconic gold statuette—before settling comfortably on a couch at the School of Communication’s Doyle-Forman Theater to discuss #OscarsSoWhite.
Kogod professor Ayman Omar explains why products are in short supply and why sending people back to work won’t help.
SIS professor Nina Yamanis explains how a lack of access to health care and financial assistance creates especially dangerous circumstances for undocumented workers during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Eight SIS students conducted research that garnered them spots to represent AU and SIS at the 2020 National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
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