Provost Office Calendar

 
Important Dates

TODAY

Wednesday, October 1
  • Freshman spring 2015 semester admission application deadline
      • 8:00 am – noon
      • AU Scholars Faculty Discussions
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 247
      • VSPACER
      • AU scholars and their faculty will discuss topics related to their research.

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Office of the Provost

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      • 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
      • SPA Council Meeting
      • Butler Board Room
      • VSPACER
      • SPA Council Meeting

        Type: Meeting
        Host: School of Public Affairs

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      • 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
      • AU Scholars Meeting
      • Butler Conference Room
      • VSPACER
      • AU Scholars and Faculty will meet to discuss research topics.

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Office of the Provost

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      • 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • Affirmative Action Briefing - SOC Search Committees
      • McKinley Classroom 304
      • VSPACER
      • Affirmative Action Briefing - SOC Search Committees lead by Mary Clark, DAA.

        Type: Information Session
        Host: School of Communication

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      • noon – 2:00 pm
      • AU Scholar Community Time
      • Letts Lower Level Conference Room
      • VSPACER
      • AU Scholar Community Time gives students the opportunity to bring their own lunches and participate in engaging conversation and team bonding.

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Office of the Provost

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      • noon – 2:00 pm
      • MBA Leadership Lunch: Len Moodispaw, CEO, KEYW Holdings
      • Kogod Instructional Space
      • VSPACER
      • Join us in Kogod Classroom 233 for our MBA Leadership Lunch with Len Moodispaw, CEO, KEYW Holdings.

        MBA Leadership Luncheons: Get face time with executives at some of Washington, D.C.'s most sought-after firms and agencies. Enjoy an intimate conversation with visionaries from the public and private sectors at these standing lunch appointments. Network in a relaxed atmosphere and gain a unique ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Kogod School of Business

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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 – 3:30 pm
      • Urban Resilience and Institutions: How Local Governments in African Cities Can Plan and Respond Better to Climate Change
      • Kay Lounge A
      • VSPACER
      • Jennifer Joel-Obado, is an Academic Visitor at the Centre for International Development and Governance at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC. Her current research focuses on governance issues in climate action with a regional focus on Sub-Sahara Africa and South Asia. In particular, her work examines institutional coordination for medium and long-term planning for development objectives. In ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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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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      • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Taking Charge of Your SIS Education, Part I
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • This is a workshop for sophomores on taking charge of their SIS education.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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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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      • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
      • How to Prepare for the Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) Online Assessment
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 2
      • VSPACER
      • The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is one of the best ways for graduate students and recent alumni to enter federal government service. If you have or will receive your degree between December 2012 and August 2015, attend this session to learn more about how to apply and be a successful candidate.

        To register, log-in to AU CareerWeb.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Career Center

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      • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Sigma Iota Rho Meeting
      • School of International Service West Conference Room (SIS 348)
      • VSPACER
      • This is a chapter meeting for Sigma Iota Rho, SIS' international studies honors society.

        Type: Meeting
        Host: School of International Service

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Coming Soon

      • Thu 10/02/14
        10:00 am – 5:00 pm
      • DC TechDay
      • Off Campus Location
      • TechDay is coming to Washington, D.C. on October 2 at the National Building Museum.

        TechDay is an opportunity to meet 170 of DCTech's hottest startups, many of which are actively hiring! Snag a free ticket at DCTechDay.com. Stay up to date by following @techdayhq. 3000+ startup folks under one roof. The hours of the show are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, so feel free to pop in between classes. ...more

        Type: Fair
        Host: Career Center

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      • Thu 10/02/14
        4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
      • Getting a Head Start - Preparing Now for Graduate and Professional School
      • Letts Lower Level Conference Room
      • Do you think that graduate school is in your future? Learn what questions you should be asking as you think through options for graduate, medical, and law school. Our panel will guide you through the decision-making process and the application timeline. Our panelists will be: Gihan Fernando, Executive Director of the Career Center and an attorney, Professor Mieke Meurs, Associate Director of ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Office of Merit Awards

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      • Thu 10/02/14
        5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • War or Peace? U.S. Foreign Policy and the Iranian Nuclear Program
      • School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
      • Georgetown University professor Matthew Kroenig will discuss his new book, A Time to Attack: The Looming Iranian Nuclear Threat. This event will be moderated by SIS professor Neil Shenai.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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      • Thu 10/02/14
        6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Peace Corps Information Session
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 247
      • The Career Center will host the Peace Corps for an information session on Thursday, October 2, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., in MGC 247.

        Since 1961, more than 182,000 volunteers have served in the Peace Corps, working in such diverse fields as education, health, HIV/AIDS education and prevention, information technology, business development, the environment, and agriculture. Serving in the Peace Corps is a ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Career Center

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      • Thu 10/02/14
        6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
      • A Celebration of Preservation
      • The MUD Box
      • The American University Library Council and University Librarian Nancy Davenport request the pleasure of your company for

        A Celebration of Preservation
        Thursday, October 2, 2014
        6:30pm to 8:30pm

        Join us to learn about conservation work done to preserve items in the Special Collections. This is your opportunity to:
        -Learn about the process of book conservation;
        -View books that need ...more

        Type: Reception
        Host: University Library

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