You are here: American University About Sustainability Sustainability News

group of people working in coffee shop

Science ·

AU Launches STEM Time Lecture Series, Wednesday Evenings

Join your favorite STEM faculty members to discuss research and careers
Full Story

People on the AU quad

Announcement ·

Meet the New College of Arts and Sciences Faculty!

This fall, CAS welcomes a cohort of new professors across the arts, sciences, social sciences, and humanities
Full Story

flatbed truck transports new cars

Environment ·

How Will the California Gas-Powered Car Ban Help Fight Global Climate Change?

California has introduced a new ban on gas-powered vehicles starting in 2035.
Full Story

O2GO reusable takeout containers filled with lunch items.

Announcement ·

American University Introduces Reusable To-Go Containers in Campus Dining

Grant from D.C. area partners supports campus efforts to reduce waste
Full Story

Catherine Coleman Flowers

Environment ·

Hear From 2022 William K. Reilly Award Winner on Today's Environmental Challenges

Interview with Catherine Coleman Flowers, recipient of the William K. Reilly Award for Environmental Leadership from the Center for Environmental Policy at American University’s School of Public Affairs.
Full Story

Mollie Russell (left) and Natalie Oliver (right)

Achievements ·

Keeping Compost Clean

AU Compost Crew designs innovative lids for bins in bid for Zero Waste.
Full Story

People viewing solar panels

Environment ·

American University Launches Unique Student-Advised Impact Investment Fund

The experiential learning program focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments will be funded with 1 percent of the university’s endowment
Full Story

Liana Garcia, Nitya Aggarwal, Hannah Nisonson, and Kayah Ryerson

Research ·

Winners Announced! Mathias Student Research Conference

Excellence in scholarship and creative works awarded
Full Story

14-yr. old striker, Fola La Follette, and Rose Livingston. Credit: Library of Congress.

In the Community ·

Women Who Have Inspired Us

A Women’s History Month celebration of women who influenced CAS women scholars
Full Story

Worldwide Climate Justice Teach-In

Environment ·

AU To Co-Host and Participate in Worldwide Climate Justice Teach-In: DC

AU is partnering with seven other DC-area colleges and universities to host the Worldwide Climate Justice Teach-In. Featuring more than 30 speakers in 15 different panels, these student-focused events will highlight climate initiatives on each campus.
Full Story