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OCTOBER 31, 2013

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AFTER OCTOBER 31

      • Wed 11/06/13
        4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
      • Making the Grade: A Conversation with National Scholarship Selection Committee Members
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Moderated by Paula Warrick, Director of the Office of Merit Awards

        Our panelists are all AU faculty and staff members who have served on national selection committees for prestigious grants. Join us as they share insights on the composition of the selection committee, the review process, and elements of a successful candidacy.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 11/07/13
        3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Introduction to Collaborate: Online Lectures, Office Hours, and Remote Speakers
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • Workshop will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B11.

        Using Collaborate, Blackboard's web-conferencing tool, you can hold online office hours or lectures for online classes or for weather emergencies, as well as host remote speakers.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 11/07/13
        6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Let's Talk About It! Muslim Journeys: American Stories
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • The American University Library and the Arab World Studies Program invite AU faculty, staff, students, alumni, and members of the Washington, D.C.-metro community to a book discussion series on Muslim Journeys: American Stories. Professor Randa Serhan, Director of the Arab World Studies Program, will lead the discussions.

        All events start at 6p.m. Middle Eastern fare will be served.

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        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 11/12/13
        3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • A Conversation with Hassina Sherjan
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Join AU alumna Hassina Sherjan, the founder of Aid Afghanistan for Education, for a special conversation and reception hosted by the University Honors Program and the School of International Service, among others.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Honors Program

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      • Wed 11/13/13
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Fulfilling (and Excelling at) your Foreign Language Requirement Examination: Resources & Strategies
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • In this workshop we will review the language requirements currently in place for the different areas of graduate study and the best ways for you to prepare to demonstrate the required proficiency. We'll start by specifically discussing what is entailed by the required proficiency examination and how to tailor your prep efforts to address the exam's demands. We will then utilize a standardized ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

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