Dolen Perkins-Valdez's “Take My Hand”

Literature ·

Dolen Perkins-Valdez's “Take My Hand” Released in Paperback

Award-winning historical novel by Professor of Literature
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A book by the pool

Literature ·

Best Beach Reads 2023: What AU’s Lit Department Is Reading

AU’s Literature faculty share the books they are reading this summer
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2023 Alumni Award Winners with President Burwell, LaTanya Sothern, and Courtney Surls

Alumni ·

Alumni Award Winners Honored in “Magical” Celebration

Six distinguished alumni recalled their time at AU and how the university helped to pave their paths to success.
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CAS Commencement Speaker Julie Kent

Education ·

Julie Kent Imparts Words of Wisdom to the CAS Class of 2023

Ballet icon offers inspiration and guidance as she and our graduates enter a new chapter
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To the Point: Fentanyl

Science ·

To the Point: The Fentanyl Crisis, Why Now, Why So Deadly?

Professor of Psychology David Kearns answers our question of the week
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Graduating students at AU's Spring 2023 Commencement

Achievements ·

Congratulations, CAS Class of 2023!

145th Commencement marks special day for graduates, friends, and loved ones
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Martin Wágner, In front of school, Slavske, Carpathian Mountains - Lviv province, 1998. Pigment print on archival cotton paper, 31 ½ x 23 ½ in. Courtesy of the artist.

Arts ·

AU Museum to Open Six New Exhibits This Summer

Exhibits include 'Lost Europe: On the Edge of Memories,' black and white images by three Czech Republic photographers of pre-war Ukraine that evoke ‘deep human quality’
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Spidey, AU’s very first AI robot

Science ·

AI Spider Robot Makes Debut at American University

Aref Zahed launches AI robot that can move, speak, recognize faces, and answer questions using ChatGPT technology
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Six 2023 spring graduates represent AU's changemaking ethos.

On Campus ·

Challenge Accepted: Graduating Changemakers Share Stories of Perseverance

Six accomplished forthcoming graduates talk about the most significant challenges they faced at AU and how they found a way to overcome them.
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2023 Commencement Speakers Isaiah Washington and Milton Gracie

Announcement ·

Meet the 2023 CAS Commencement Speakers

Isaiah Washington and Milton Garcia exemplify best of American University
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