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MARCH 7, 2013

Thursday
      • noon – 1:30 pm
      • "What Things Can We Do With Words?" Talk by Dr. Roberto Franzosi
      • School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
      • VSPACER
      • Dr. Roberto Franzosi is professor of Sociology and Linguistics at Emory University. His main substantive interest has been in social protest, with projects on Italian strikes and two current projects on the rise of Italian fascism (1919-22) and on lynchings in Georgia (1875-1930). The talk will illustrate a quantitative social science approach to texts developed by Franzosi, Quantitative ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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      • 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
      • Weight Watchers at Work
      • Letts Lower Level Conference Room
      • VSPACER
      • People who attend meetings lose three times more weight than those who do it alone. Weight Watchers meetings provide you with the support you need to lose weight and keep it off. With their integrated approach, you'll learn how to make healthy eating a lifestyle without cutting out the foods you enjoy. Meetings are specifically for Faculty and Staff members only. Interested? Visit http://www....more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Human Resources

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      • 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
      • Weight Watchers at Work Open House
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 247
      • VSPACER
      • Weight Watchers is hosting a FREE open house for all Faculty and Staff members. This is your opportunity to see what Weight Watchers is all about before purchasing your Monthly Pass. Visit https://www.american.edu/hr/ahealthyu/weight-watchers.cfm to learn about Weight Watchers at AU. People who attend meetings are 3 times more successful at losing weight than those who do it alone. What are you ...more

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        Host: Human Resources

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      • 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • The Motley Fool Radio Show Live @ AU
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • VSPACER
      • The Motley Fool Radio Show Live @ AU

        The Kogod School of Business welcomes The Motley Fool Radio Show to American University for a live recording of their national radio show that airs weekly in 35 markets around the country including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Boston and right here in Washington, DC. The show features a team of Motley Fool analysts including AU alumnus Chris Hill, ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Kogod School of Business

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AFTER MARCH 7

      • Fri 03/08/13
        8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
      • Washington Area Economic History Seminar
      • Kreeger Economics Conference Room 100
      • Join the Washington Area Economic History Seminar as Martha Olney & Aaron Pacitti (University of California, Berkeley & Siena College) present their paper "Goods, Services, and the Pace of Economic Recovery." For more information, see http://www.american.edu/cas/economics/WAEHS.cfm.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Economics

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      • Sat 03/09/13
        2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Art and Mathematics in the 20th Century with Florence Fasanelli
      • Katzen AU Museum
      • Art and Mathematics in the 20th Century with Florence Fasanelli
        Saturday, March 9, 2 p.m.
        American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center
        Admission is free

        The art of the 20th century reflects a complicated and fascinating relationship with mathematics. Florence Fasanelli unpacks these influences in a gallery talk inspired by the work of Andrea Way. Dr. Fasanelli is the director of the D.C. ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Mon 03/11/13
        noon – 12:45 pm
      • Yoga for Faculty and Staff
      • AhealthyU invites faculty and staff to experience the benefits of yoga at noon today on Tenley Campus. All levels are invited to this complimentary 45-minute yoga session. Newcomers will learn the benefits of yoga through step-by-step guidance while experienced yogis can further perfect poses.AhealthyU has a few yoga mats available, but bringing your own is strongly encouraged. For more ...more

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        Host: Human Resources

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      • Tue 03/12/13
        6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
      • North Korea in a Changing Regional Environment
      • Cancelled
      • Experts on North Korea will be coming to campus to have a panel session on North Korea in a changing regional environment. This event will be open to all AU students and will be free.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Korean Student Association

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      • Wed 03/13/13
        noon – 1:30 pm
      • Department Seminar
      • Kreeger Economics Conference Room 100
      • 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.

        On May 1st, please join us for a joint presentation with the Info-Metrics Institute as Pieter Adriaans, ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Economics

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