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OCTOBER 24, 2013

Thursday
      • noon – 1:00 pm
      • Great American Weight Loss Challenge Brown Bag
      • Letts Lower Level Conference Room
      • VSPACER
      • AhealthyU and Recreational Sports and Fitness partner up to present weekly Brown Bag workshops to help keep participants in the Great American Weight Loss Challenge on track to meet their weight loss goals. These workshops are no cost and open to all AU faculty and staff.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Human Resources

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      • 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
      • Agricultural Development in Asia wtih Dr. Frank Shotkoski
      • The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
      • VSPACER
      • Dr. Frank Shotkoski has 20 years of academic and industrial experience in both agriculture and medical biotechnology. Dr. Shotkoski is currently the Director of the Agriculture Biotechnology Support Project II (ABSPII), a USAID/Cornell University cooperative effort with a mandate to introduce agriculture biotechnology to developing countries. During this talk, Dr. Shotkoski will discuss ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Food Studies

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      • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Let's Talk About It! Muslim Journeys: American Stories
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • 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.

        September ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Visiting Writers Series: Justin Torres, 7:00 PM
      • Mary Graydon Room 4
      • PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE: 7:00 is now the event start time.

        Justin Torres's debut novel, We the Animals, won the 2012 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and was a finalist for both a 2012 Indies Choice Book Award and an NAACP Image Award. Of his novel, Marilynne Robinson writes: "In language brilliant, poised and pure, We the Animals tells about family love as it is felt when it is frustrated or ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Literature Department

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AFTER OCTOBER 24

      • Fri 10/25/13
        5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Political Theory Lecture
      • The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
      • PTI Lecture

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: SPA: Government

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      • Mon 10/28/13
        6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
      • History of the LGBT Movement
      • Letts Formal
      • Bob Connelly, Adjunct Professor in WGSS & Research Manager for the National Geographic Channel, presents the half hour documentary
        "Gay Pioneers" about the first homosexual pickets at the White House in the 1960s. After the documentary viewing, there will be a Q&A period.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Diversity and Inclusion

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      • Tue 10/29/13
        noon – 1:00 pm
      • Great American Weight Loss Challenge Brown Bag
      • Letts Lower Level Conference Room
      • AhealthyU and Recreational Sports and Fitness partner up to present weekly Brown Bag workshops to help keep participants in the Great American Weight Loss Challenge on track to meet their weight loss goals. These workshops are no cost and open to all AU faculty and staff.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Tue 10/29/13
        6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
      • SPExS - Your Whole Career in 15 Seconds?
      • Mary Graydon Room 3
      • Your Whole Career in 15 Seconds: How to Shape an Effective 'Elevator Pitch' that Sets You Apart, Makes You Memorable, and Gets You to Where You Want to Go!

        The person on the other side of the desk says, "So tell me about yourself..." What do you say to THAT? How do you present yourself confidently, competently, and even eloquently? All in less than 30 seconds? Easy! You use your "elevator ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of Professional & Extended Studies

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      • Tue 10/29/13
        6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
      • AU Students for Choice: Queering Reproductive Justice
      • Mary Graydon Room 245
      • AU Students for Choice will be hosting a representative from Choice USA to hold a discussion on the intersection of queer rights and reproductive justice.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Students for Choice

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