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AU professor to await trial start in jail

A D.C. magistrate found there is enough probable cause to detain an American University professor until his trial begins.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Tags: David Pitts, courts, crime

Hearing continued for American U. professor

Monday - 09/08/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Tags: David Pitts

American University professor arrested in burglary

An American University department head has been arrested and charged with breaking into a building near campus and setting a fire.

Friday - 09/05/2014, 11:18pm EDT

Tags: David Pitts

American University ranks 2nd on nationwide green-campus list

Its colors may be red, white and blue, but American University is getting nationwide recognition for being green.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 04:56am EDT

Tags: Sierra Club, Green colleges

Green roofs could be the answer to clean D.C.'s rivers

D.C. wants to make the Anacostia fishable and swimable in 18 years. Could a green roof help?

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 06:30am EDT

Tags: green roofs, Rachel Nania, pollution, rivers

Local beekeepers grow population as activists target garden centers

More than 250,000 people have signed an online petition asking major garden centers to stop treating their plants with pesticides that have been shown to contribute to the collapse of honey bee colonies.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: bee, bees, beekeeping, SumofUs.org petition, Eve Bratman, Beekeeping Society, Megan Cloherty

Presidential push combats campus sexual assault

The Obama administration is cracking down on an issue that affects thousands of college women throughout the country: sexual assault.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 03:08pm EDT

Tags: sexual assault, White House, Leslie Morgan Steiner

American U. investigates fraternity's offensive emails

Emails and text messages that included talk about raping women and doing drugs, as well as racist, sexist and homophobic language, have prompted an investigation at American University.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 12:09am EDT

Tags: michelle basch,

D.C. college ranked one of 'greenest campuses'

During this season of college acceptance letters, high school students across the country are making difficult decisions about where to spend their next four years. To aid in this process, the website Niche compiles weekly ranked lists of a variety of factors, the most recent of which has placed American University in the top three.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 03:37am EDT

Tags: greenest campuses, niche, college

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