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Science ·

Inside the Hall of Science, Expected to Open this Fall

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Research ·

Aquaculture’s Role in Nutrition in the COVID-19 Era

New paper from American University environmental science professor and global working group ponders four likely scenarios.
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Communications ·

Capstone Projects Showcase Game Design Students’ Skills and Creativity

The 2020 capstone projects from AU's MA in Game Design, such as the video game Hollow, were as diverse and imaginative as the students who created them.
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Announcement ·

AU Launches New Neuroscience Department

This summer, American University has launched a new Department of Neuroscience under the leadership of Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience Terry Davidson.
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Monica Jackson

Announcement ·

Monica Jackson Named AU Deputy Provost and Dean of Faculty

Mathematics and Statistics Professor Monica Jackson has been named AU Interim Deputy Provost and Dean of Faculty. She has served as CAS Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and is the College’s very first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer.
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In the Community ·

Five Videos to Watch: Faculty Experts’ Corner

Faculty scholars from American University’s College of Arts and Sciences share their research and expertise on the pressing issues of the day in a new series of short videos.
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Epidemiological model of those susceptible, infected, and recovered from COVID-19

Mathematics ·

AU Math-Stat Students Dive into Pandemic Modeling

When pandemic struck this spring, Mike Limarzi spotted a once-in-a-lifetime teaching opportunity: to teach students how pandemic models work, using a simplified version of what epidemiologists are currently using to predict the spread of COVID-19.
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Maryam Tabrizi, BCCRS

In the Community ·

AU Alumna Answers the Call to Lifesaving Work

Alumna Maryam Tabrizi volunteers as one of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad's 150 trained volunteers who respond to an average of more than twenty calls for help each day. Last year alone in 2019, the BCCRS responded to nearly 8,000 emergency calls.
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Research ·

New Report Reveals Influence of Race in D.C.-Area Residents' Lives

Survey results show racial divide in perceptions about quality-of-life issues among Latinos, blacks, whites and Asians.
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Mathematics ·

AU Offers New BS in Data Science to Meet Soaring Demand

To prepare American University students to become the next generation of data scientists, the College of Arts and Sciences is launching a new BS degree in Data Science this fall.
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Linda Amarante Receives Outstanding Scholarship at the Graduate Level Award

Linda Amarante, a member of the 2020 graduating class of the Behavior, Cognition, and Neuroscience PhD Program, has received American University’s 2020 Outstanding Scholarship at the Graduate Level Award.
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