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Media Production Center 2020

Communications ·

Media Production Center Reopens, Featuring State of the Art Equipment and Facilities

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Science ·

Annual Event Connects Women Across DC STEM Community

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collections of signs announcing homeless cleanups

In the Community ·

Making DC’s Homeless People Count

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Digitally rendered completed Hall of Science

Science ·

New Hall of Science Opening in 2020

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CAS Achievements

  • Mieke Meurs (economics) received a grant for $200,000 from the Open Society Foundation (OSF) to support the organizational strengthening of the program for Gender Analysis of the Economy.

  • Demetrios Poulio (physics) received a grant for $460,631 from NASA to continue work on the project "Laser, Fiber, and Optical Technology." The new total awarded to date is $1,618,040.

  • More CAS Achievements.

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The House of Machado

Bestselling author and AU alumna Carmen Maria Machado comes back to campus to read from her new memoir.

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Why the College of Arts & Sciences?

Students and alumni discuss distinctive features of the College, why they chose their particular degrees, and program opportunities they pursued.

Growing Passion, Reducing Impact

Being able to be part of this is just an incredible feeling.

AU becoming carbon neutral instills me with such a feeling of pride. I've worked on so many different aspects of sustainability-social media promotion, sustainability-themed trivia night, and the Waste Race, a competition between residence halls to divert trash away from landfill and into compost and recycling-so reaching this milestone still gives me goosebumps.

Learn more about ways to get involved with Sustainability at AU.