Dani S. Bassett (left) and Perry Zurn (right). Credit: Tony & Tracy Wood Photography

Literature ·

Perry Zurn and Identical Twin Dani S. Bassett Publish Groundbreaking Book on Curiosity

“Curious Minds: The Power of Connection” explores curiosity’s powerful capacity to connect ideas and people
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Everybody promo

Arts ·

Everybody Dies. Let’s discuss.

A Q&A with "Everybody" director Christopher Michael Richardson
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The AU Humanities Truck

Humanities ·

Welcome to the Humanities at AU!

Learn all about the humanities, explore your interests, get involved, and make a difference
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Library of Congress booth at the book festival

Literature ·

National Book Festival Returns This Weekend, Features AU Faculty and Alumni

Professors Kyle Dargan and Dolen Perkins-Valdez will be featured at nation’s most prominent literary event
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Marc Alain Boucicault

Alumni ·

MA Alumnus Marc Alain Boucicault Is Reshaping Haiti’s Economy

Social entrepreneur leveraging technology to reshape international socioeconomic dynamics
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Ernesto Castaneda portrait

Announcement ·

Ernesto Castañeda is the New Director of American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies

Prof. Ernesto Castañeda from AU's Department of Sociology has been named as the next director of AU’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, effective January 1, 2023.
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From More Clay - David Hicks, Triptych Composition (Panels #1, #2 and #3), 2021

Arts ·

AU Museum Exhibits Open Sept. 10

Ceramics; portraits from the Corcoran Legacy Collection; Haunted Koreas by Mina Cheon; A juxtaposition of art, science, and poetry; and art addressing gender, identity, and beauty
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Mina Cheon (Kim Il Soon), Umma Rises: Towards Global Peace, 2017.

Arts ·

The Arts Return to American University this Fall

Fall lineup features events in the performing and visual arts, free tickets for AU students
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Farah Hussaini

Science ·

Biology Major Farah Hussaini Shares Tips for Getting Involved in STEM at AU

STEM research opportunities, clubs, and faculty mentorship
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Very Sad Lab: The Incubator at Transformer DC

Arts ·

Community as a Work of Art

Studio art Professor Naoko Wowsugi fosters connection through community-based projects
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