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Achievements ·

Dean Peter Starr’s Annual Address Filled with Awards and Accomplishments

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Achievements ·

CAS Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Winners Announced

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Achievements ·

Ajayi Pickering-Haynes Delivers Inspirational Leadership Speech

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First Person ·

Ask the Expert: Can We Fix Our Immigration Crisis?

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Faculty Achievements

  • Victoria Connaughton (biology) was awarded $422,021 from the National Institute of Health for her research titled, "Developmental manipulation of estrogen signaling alters adult visual function.”

  • Keith Leonard (literature) was selected for an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship for his project, "Black Avant-Gardism."

  • More Faculty Achievements.

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Rachel Louise Snyder's "Extraordinary New Book"

Professor Rachel Louise Snyder's book about domestic violence receives rave New York Times review.

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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.