Delande Justinvil

Research ·

The Mystery of a Lost African American Burial Ground in Georgetown

PhD student Delande Justinvil on mission to excavate and commemorate human skeletal remains
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JC “Chace” White

Science ·

Rapping for Biology

JC White produces rap video for Essentials of Biology class
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Hands holding glowing globe

Announcement ·

CAS Introduces Thirteen New and Revised Programs and Degrees this Fall

Programs to prepare students for changing world and workforce
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Prof. Michael Alonzo

Research ·

When a Single Tree Makes a Difference

A single tree along a city street or in a backyard can provide measurable cooling benefits.
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The Lavender Lab, headed by Prof. Ethan Mereish, produces research on the psychological and social determinants of health for LGBTQ individuals and racial and ethnic minorities.

Research ·

Study Shows Links Between Youth Emotional Distress and Stigma Around Sexual Orientation

LGBTQ youth report negative feelings in connection with the daily stresses they experience because of their identity.
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Bill Gentile. Photo by Murry Sill.

Communications ·

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist and Professor Bill Gentile Releases Memoir

New book explores family, self, love, and loss against a backdrop of adversity and warfare in Central America.
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Emeritus Professor Charles R. Larson

In Remembrance ·

Honoring Emeritus Professor Charles R. Larson

Scholar of African and African American literature passed away on May 22
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science lab

Alumni ·

Neuroscience Research Offers Key to Addressing Critical Cognitive Disorders

For decades, scientists have worked to develop treatments for drug addiction, obesity and dementia. Now, highly original research by American University Distinguished Professor Terry Davidson suggests a transformative approach to these problems.
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Courtesy Sara Clarke Kaplan

Announcement ·

Sara Clarke Kaplan Is New Executive Director of Antiracist Research and Policy Center

Sara Clarke Kaplan is the new executive director of American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center. Prof. Kaplan will join AU on Aug. 1.
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Ashtray (1973), Franklin White. Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Announcement ·

AU Museum Reopens with Limited Hours, Timed and Ticketed Entry

Patrons and university community members can now experience three shows on display, as the museum welcomes visitors back and reopens June 1.
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