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APRIL 27, 2014

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AFTER APRIL 27

      • Thu 05/08/14
        3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Jim McCabe Retirement
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Please join the AU Library in honoring James McCabe upon his retirement and celebrating his 15 years of service and dedication to American University's Blackboard Faculty Support Center.

        Type: Party
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 09/30/14
        2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Sister Helen Prejean will discuss her life and work as an advocate against the death penalty. Sr. Helen has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty and helping to shape the Catholic Church's newly vigorous opposition to state executions.She travels around the world giving talks about her ministry.

        A brief reception will follow the event.

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        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 01/13/15
        3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • The Peace Corps Today
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • The Director of the Peace Corps, Carrie Hessler-Radelet will be speaking at the School of International Service. As head of the Peace Corps, Hessler-Radelet has led historic reforms to modernize and strengthen the Peace Corps to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Thu 04/09/15
        11:00 am – 1:00 pm
      • The Political Culture of Forgiveness and Reconciliation
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Approaches to peace-building are widely diverse, but they all aim to resolve conflict in a non-violent manner. Father Leonel Navraez promotes an approach to peace building that involves foregivness and reconciliation. Fr. Navraez, Founder and President of the Foundation for Reconciliation in Bogata, Colombia, will lead a discussion about overcoming political conflict with foregivenes, promoting ...more

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        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 09/24/15
        11:00 am – 12:30 pm
      • Exploring Social Justice: DC Central Kitchen
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • We will be exploring the issue of food justice in our first Exploring Social Justice event of the year, at which representatives from the DC Central Kitchen will join us. DC Central Kitchen is America's leader in reducing hunger by recovering food from restaurants, supermarkets, wholesalers, and local farms that would have gone to waste. They turn that product into 5,000 meals a day sent to ...more

        Type: Conferences. Panels. Speakers
        Host: University Library

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