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Inside the Hall of Science, Expected to Open this Fall

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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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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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Banner Award Season for College of Arts and Sciences Students

Congratulations to the 2020 University Student Award Winners!
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Physics “Phestival” Festivities Go Virtual

American University’s Department of Physics held its annual End-Of-Year “Physics Phestival” online this year.
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Cheldina Jean Named 2020 President’s Award Winner

Scientist Cheldina Jean’s academic achievement, leadership, and passion for service led to the 2020 President’s Award, the highest distinction for an AU undergraduate.
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Professor Delivers 200,000+ Pieces of PPE to Desperate Hospitals

In just six weeks, Dr. Trina Ulrich has collected and delivered more than 200,000 pieces of desperately needed (PPE) to doctors and nurses across the nation.
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Feeding India’s Poorest During COVID-19 Lockdown

When Hriyanka Nikhil Shah flew home to Mumbai for spring break and saw the suffering of the city’s poorest residents under the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, she used her data science background to help.
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Making Bankruptcy Easier for Businesses Can Help Save Economy

Professor of Economics Mary Hansen published an editorial in the April 24th Washington Post about the severity of the economic crisis and one possible solution: making it simpler for businesses to petition to reorganize their debts in bankruptcy.
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First-Ever “Virtual” Mathias Conference Winners Announced

The winners have been announced for a very special Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Conference, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ most important forums for students to present their scholarship and creative works.
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