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Wednesday, October 1
  • Freshman spring 2015 semester admission application deadline
      • 8:30 am – 10:00 am
      • CohnReznick Breakfast Reception
      • Kogod Student Lounge
      • VSPACER
      • CohnReznick will host a breakfast reception the morning of their on-campus interviews at KCCD for those invited to interview with their firm.

        Type: Reception
        Host: Kogod Center for Career Development

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      • 10:00 am – noon
      • Lotus Notes Client - Advanced Level
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • Expand your expertise with Lotus Notes. Build upon the skills you learned in the Lotus Notes Introduction course. Learn how to work with graphic objects, add tables to a mail object, create reusable stationery, automate Notes tasks, use Notes as a time management tool, explore the collaborative features of Notes, and create both image and HTML signature files.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • AU Farmers' Market
      • Eric Friedheim Quadrangle Roadway
      • VSPACER
      • The AU Farmers' Market will be on campus every Wednesday from 11am - 4pm on the Quad. Don't miss out on the fresh fruits and vegetables and Amish cheese and yogurt from Agora Farms as well as the hearth-baked breads, pastries, and cookies from Upper Crust Bakery.

        Type: Fair
        Host: Human Resources

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Bridging the Past, Present and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos
      • Katzen Museum Second Floor Exhibition
      • This exhibition is comprised of prints, video, collage, and installations created by Cuban artist Sandra Ramos. This artist reflects on the conflicting experiences of living in her beloved homeland with all of its many challenges. Her work often takes a narrative form in which she depicts herself as a child-like explorer or modern day Alice in Wonderland. Ramos' prints and mixed media works ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Memorial Modeling: Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • The installations created by Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov refer to a specific doctrine of so-called 'monumental propaganda' that the artists have been developing in recent years. This exhibition is heavily influenced by the artists' shared experience of the collapse of the Soviet Union during their youth. The work comments on the unifying characteristics of suspicion and detachment of all youth ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Readymade@100
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • Curated by art theorist, Corcoran College of Art and Design professor and artist, Mark Cameron Boyd, Readymade@100, celebrates the 100th anniversary of Marcel Duchamp's readymade concept. This juried exhibition includes contemporary artist's submissions of "new" readymades that significantly expand upon Duchamp's originary idea in order to celebrate his vision and allow the concept to evolve. ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Sam Noto: Steel Sculpture, Anxiety and Hope
      • Katzen Sculpture Garden
      • Sam Noto allows his materials to generate form and occupy space in a dynamic way. These large steel constructions, largely made of found materials, are both serious and playful and expresses the artist's improvisational technique.

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Some Uses of Photography: Four Washington Artists
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • The definition of a photograph and its relationship to other visual art forms has undergone enormous changes since the invention of photography in the 19th century. The work of four female Washington, DC artists - Jenn DePalma, Sandra Rottmann, and Siohban Rigg - represents this ongoing dialog about craft, authenticity, the role of the artist, and other concerns that define photography. This ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
      • Lauren Adams: American Catastrophe Report
      • Katzen Rotunda 2nd Floor
      • Artist Lauren Frances Adams has created American Catastrophe Report, an installation that acts as both homage and critique of the decorative frescoes in the United States Capitol Building, originally painted in the 19th c. by Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. The site-specific artwork by Adams is installed in American University's Katzen Arts Center, in both the upper and lower rotunda in ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
      • GROUP 93: Alumni & Associates - NEW WORK PAINTING SCULPTURE PRINTS & DRAWINGS
      • Katzen Rotunda Gallery Exhibition
      • VSPACER
      • If Group 93 had a manifesto it would be, "Every painting speaks
        for itself."
        Group 93- 2014: Alumni & Associates features paintings, drawings,
        prints and sculptures critiqued by the 2014 colloquia. Discussions
        support risk taking regardless of style, which leads to
        individual solutions for each work. The 21 artists share years of
        experience in visual language and an affiliation with the ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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      • noon – 1:15 pm
      • Department Seminar
      • Kreeger Economics Conference Room 100
      • VSPACER
      • The Department of Economics sponsors a weekly series in which economists from all facets of the profession present their cutting edge research on a wide variety of topics. All workshops are open to the public, and held on Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:15 in Kreeger 100, unless otherwise noted.

        August 27th: Sudipta Sarangi, LSU/NSF
        "Contests with Complementarities: Theory and Experiments"

        September ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Economics

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      • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • BUILDING TRUST WITH COLLEAGUES
      • Cancelled
      • VSPACER
      • Trust is the responsibility of each individual – no exceptions. When it's there, you feel it. In a trusting environment you see more teamwork, partnering, and productivity. This course gives hands-on, proven strategies for building trust in the workplace.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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      • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • POLITICAL SAVVY
      • Cancelled
      • VSPACER
      • Members of teams and organizations often play competitive games to win information, relationships, power, and authority. Learn how to recognize these often destructive actions and counteract them by using various strategic influencing approaches.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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      • 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
      • Minimizing Test Anxiety
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 203
      • VSPACER
      • This workshop will focus on using basic stress management strategies to remain calm before and during an exam.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support and Access Center

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      • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
      • Research in Progress: Health Research at AU
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • A panel of American University faculty discusses diverse approaches to researching health. Panel members will provide insight into different aspects of health-related research and answer questions. Refreshments will be provided.

        These events showcase research from across the American University community, with a special emphasis on innovative or multidisciplinary approaches, as well as ...more

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: University Library

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      • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Special Screening and Discussion: "Documented" a film by Jose Antonio Vargas
      • The Wechsler Theater (MGC 315)
      • VSPACER
      • In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in an essay published in the New York Times Magazine. Documented chronicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; his journey through America as an immigration reform activist; and his journey inward as he re-connects with his mother, whom he hasn't seen in person in over 20 ...more

        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: Center for Diversity and Inclusion

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      • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • JLC Flash Seminar: Child Soldiers
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 245
      • VSPACER
      • JLC Flash Seminar: Child Soldiers

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: SPA: Justice, Law & Criminology

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      • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • The Science Hour(s)
      • Battelle-Tompkins Atrium
      • VSPACER
      • Science Peer mentoring with occasional speakers

        Type: Meeting
        Host: CAS Dean's Office

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Successful Student Workshop Series
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • The Successful Student Series is a weekly, one-hour offering of topic-based discussions related to academic skills to help students build confidence in their abilities as college students. Topics will cover academic areas such as using the course syllabus, using time effectively, and developing effective class participation habits. The discussions are open to accepting new students from week to ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support and Access Center

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      • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • T. Howard Foundation Information Session
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 245
      • VSPACER
      • The Career Center will host the T. Howard Foundation for an information session on Wednesday, October 1, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., in MGC 245.

        The T. Howard Foundation’s mission is to serve as a resource for diversity in the multimedia and entertainment industry workforce. The T. Howard Foundation conducts activities nationwide working with companies and students from all over the United States. Since ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Career Center

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      • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
      • Killam Fellowship Info Session
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • VSPACER
      • Interested in a fellowship that will fund your study abroad to Canada? Join us for an info session on The Killam Fellowships Program. This program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to spend one semester at a university in Canada and has a value of $5,000+. Open to undergraduate students in all majors; U.S. citizens only. Visit www.killamfellowships.com for complete details. ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Office of Merit Awards

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      • 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
      • Green Eagles Weekly Meeting
      • Hughes Classroom 102
      • VSPACER
      • This is the weekly Green Eagles meeting to plan for sustainability campaigns on campus.

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Office of Sustainability

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      • 6:00 pm – 6:55 pm
      • Catholic 6 PM Evening Mass
      • Kay Main Chapel
      • VSPACER
      • Catholic 6 PM Evening Mass

        Type: Religious Service
        Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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      • 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Women's Soccer vs. Navy
      • Off Campus Location
      • VSPACER
      • Women's Soccer at Navy

        Type: Athletics Competition
        Host: Athletics and Recreation

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      • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Orthodox Vespers Service
      • Kay Main Chapel
      • VSPACER
      • Join the Orthodox Christian Community for a weekly Vespers service. All are welcome.

        Type: Religious Service
        Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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      • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Women's Volleyball vs. UMES
      • Bender Arena
      • VSPACER
      • Women's Volleyball vs. UMES

        Type: Athletics Competition
        Host: Athletics and Recreation

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      • 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Human Rights Film Series: E-Team
      • McKinley Theater
      • VSPACER
      • FREE SCREENING – E-TEAM. The 15th Annual Human Rights Film Series.
        E-Team is the story of four members of the Emergencies Team, the boots on the ground division of a respected, international human rights group. Take a stand on human rights and engage in lively discussion with the filmmakers, human rights activists and legal experts. Film screens Wednesday evening at 7pm, October 1, in the SOC ...more

        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: Center for Media & Social Impact

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      • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Amnesty International General Meeting
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 3
      • VSPACER
      • During this meeting the members of American University's chapter of Amnesty International will be discussing our plans for the semester.

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Amnesty International

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      • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Cru
      • Kay Lounge A
      • VSPACER
      • Come join us for coffee, desserts and community.

        Cru - a caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus

        Type: Meeting
        Host: CruDC

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Coming Soon

      • Thu 10/02/14
        9:00 am – noon
      • Microsoft Excel 2013 - Advanced Level
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • The Microsoft Excel 2013 Advanced Level course builds upon the data organization and spreadsheet skills learned in the Introduction and Intermediate Excel 2013 courses. In this course, you will: apply conditional formatting to emphasize specific data elements, work with comments, use Paste Special options, create dynamic named ranges, set up a basic pivot table, show data trends with sparklines, ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Thu 10/02/14
        9:00 am – 5:00 pm
      • SERVICE PLUS
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • Learn about the Service Success Loop and strategies for creating strong service-client relationships in a student-centered environment. Exercises teach you how to identify what your client is requesting and how to meet emotional needs while delivering the goods and services. Also, learn how to deal with dissatisfied clients and communicate under challenging circumstances.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Thu 10/02/14
        11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • DC Reads
      • Mary Graydon Info Table 2
      • Fall recruitment for DC reads tutors

        Type: Table/Display Case
        Host: Center for Community Engagement & Service

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      • Thu 10/02/14
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Bridging the Past, Present and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos
      • Katzen Museum Second Floor Exhibition
      • This exhibition is comprised of prints, video, collage, and installations created by Cuban artist Sandra Ramos. This artist reflects on the conflicting experiences of living in her beloved homeland with all of its many challenges. Her work often takes a narrative form in which she depicts herself as a child-like explorer or modern day Alice in Wonderland. Ramos' prints and mixed media works ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Thu 10/02/14
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Memorial Modeling: Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • The installations created by Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov refer to a specific doctrine of so-called 'monumental propaganda' that the artists have been developing in recent years. This exhibition is heavily influenced by the artists' shared experience of the collapse of the Soviet Union during their youth. The work comments on the unifying characteristics of suspicion and detachment of all youth ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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