Abortion rights protesters march across the Brooklyn Bridge during a demonstration in New York City. Photo credit: Ben Von Klemperer / Shutterstock.com

Government & Politics ·

What Do You Need to Know about the Overturning of Roe v. Wade?

On June 24, 2022, the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending nearly 50 years of federally protected abortion rights. We asked several AU professors to weigh in on the implications of this decision.
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Protestors outside the Supreme Court after the repeal of Roe v. Wade. Photo by Patty Housman.

Government & Politics ·

Roe v Wade Overturned: What It Means, What’s Next

An interview with incoming Professor of Sociology Tracy Weitz, national expert on abortion care and policy
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Mokha Laget, Capriccio #31, 2019. Acrylic gouache on linen, 10 x 20 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Arts ·

Mokha Laget's Abstractions Come to Life at the AU Museum

Bold works influenced by Washington Color School Painter and the architecture of the Katzen Arts Center
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A person in a suit walking in the street.  Photo by Saulo Mohana

Department Spotlight ·

New Partnership Promises Job Opportunities for AU Econ Students

Economics Department joins forces with National Association for Business Economics
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Mia Owens

Research ·

“Slavery and Its Legacies” Fellow Mia Owens Develops Antiracist Research Tool

Owens (CAS/MA ’22) developed key resource to help students research racial histories of AU and DC
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From River Road African/African American Burial Grounds 2020. Photocollage by Gail Rebhan.

Humanities ·

“The Bridge That Carried Us Over” Opens at AU Museum

Exhibition explores Maryland’s African/African American River Road community and demands action to preserve and memorialize historic burial grounds
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Pride parade. Photo by Ian Taylor.

In the Community ·

Pride Month 2022: Celebration, Honor, Activism, and Justice

At a time when LGBTQI+ rights are at risk, CAS faculty share what we need to know about Pride
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Mural of white dove in front of rainbow. Credit: Paul Moody

Humanities ·

The First Pride Was a Riot: The Origins of Pride Month

AU’s K. Tyler Christensen weighs in on history and importance of Pride Month
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Annika Bergstrom receives Public Health Award

Alumni ·

Alumna Receives Public Health Award on Path to Internal Medicine Residency

Annika Bergstrom recognized for incorporating public health into medical studies and volunteer work
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Person standing with pride flag

In the Community ·

Doors Opening or Closing: Navigating AAPI and LGBTQ+ Intersecting Identities in America

As Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month ends and Pride Month begins, members of the AU family in both communities reflect on the intersection of those identities.
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