Provost Office Calendar

 
Important Dates

SEPTEMBER 25, 2013

Wednesday
      • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
      • Academic Support and Access Center Open House
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 244
      • VSPACER
      • The Academic Support and Access Center welcomes students, faculty and staff to come visit our new office from 11am to 5pm in Mary Graydon Center 243. The ASAC merges the functions of the Academic Support Center and Disability Support Services. The Academic Support and Access Center supports the academic development and educational goals of all American University students and is committed to ...more

        Type: Reception
        Host: Academic Support Center

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      • 10:00 am – 11:30 am
      • Executive Committee
      • Faculty Senate Conference Room
      • VSPACER
      • Executive Committee

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Faculty Senate

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      • noon – 1:00 pm
      • Advanced Blackboard: Assignments, Tests, and Grade Center
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • VSPACER
      • Workshop will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B11.

        In this workshop, participants will create assignments using the Assignment feature, and practice weighting these assignments in the Grade Center. We will also discuss best practices in teaching with blogs and discussion boards.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • 1:10 pm – 2:25 pm
      • Time Management
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • Discover ways to make time work for you. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support Center

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      • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • SHB Brain Bowl
      • Cancelled
      • VSPACER
      • Join your classmates and professors for the Student Honors Board's annual Brain Bowl -- an afternoon of trivia, food and fun. Light refreshments will be served.

        Type: Party
        Host: University Honors Program

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • AU Abroad Chile: Santiago Program Information Session
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 245
      • VSPACER
      • Are you interested in studying abroad in South America? Come to the AU Abroad: Chile Santiago Program information to learn more about AU's exciting program in Santiago! A representative from Chile will be present to answer all of your questions!

        Type: Information Session
        Host: AU Abroad

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • EndNote for PCs & Macs
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • Learn how to create instant bibliographies while searching online catalogs and databases with this popular citation management software, which interacts with your word processing software to make paper writing and citing easier. Please email endnotehelp-l@listserv.american.edu to schedule an individual appointment if you are unable to attend the class. Note: It is preferable for participants to ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
      • PMF Online Assessment Prep Session
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 5
      • VSPACER
      • Graduate students and recent alumni who are applying to the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program are invited to attend the PMF online assessment information session.

        We will discuss how to best to prepare for the PMF online assessment by making optimal use of the prep materials on the PMF Blackboard Prep site. Attendance is limited to graduate students and recent alumni who have ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Career Center

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      • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
      • NNSA Information Session
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • VSPACER
      • The Career Center will host the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) for an information session on Wednesday, September 25, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., in MGC 200.

        Graduate students are invited to attend to learn about one-year graduate fellowship opportunities available beginning June 2014. This organization is seeking candidates with knowledge and experience in areas such as international ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Career Center

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      • 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Udall Scholarship Information Session
      • Letts Lower Level Conference Room
      • VSPACER
      • Udall Scholarship Information Session

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Office of Merit Awards

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      • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Bloomingdale's Information Session
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 203
      • VSPACER
      • The Career Center will host Bloomingdale's for an information session on Wednesday, September 25, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., in MGC 203/205.

        A Bloomingdale's representative will provide detailed information on their Store Management Executive Development Program (EDP) and internship opportunities.

        All students are invited to attend to learn more about the program and the application process.

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        Type: Information Session
        Host: Career Center

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      • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
      • SIS Undergraduate Transfer Student Reception
      • School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
      • VSPACER
      • Transfer Student Reception for incoming transfer undergraduate students for SIS

        Type: Reception
        Host: School of International Service

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      • 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
      • NAACP Environmental & Climate Justice Program - Black-Green Pipeline Career Fair
      • Off Campus Location
      • VSPACER
      • The NAACP Environmental & Climate Justice Program is hosting the Black-Green Pipeline Career Fair on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.

        The Black-Green Pipeline Career Fair is an event enabling students to learn more about environmental career opportunities (internships and jobs) from employers. This is a great opportunity for students to network with environmental organizations and determine their ...more

        Type: Fair
        Host: Career Center

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AFTER SEPTEMBER 25

      • Thu 09/26/13
        10:00 am – noon
      • AU Abroad Meeting
      • Letts Formal
      • AU Abroad Meeting

        Type: Meeting
        Host: AU Abroad

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      • Thu 09/26/13
        1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      • MAP-Works Steering Committee
      • Leonard Classroom 121
      • MAP-Works Steering Committee Meeting

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Office of the Provost

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      • Thu 09/26/13
        2:00 pm – 3:00 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 09/26/13
        3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
      • Business Philosophy Discussion
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 245
      • Join fellow students in the practical applications in current businesses of practices and philosophies discussed in Kogod classes.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Kogod School of Business

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      • Thu 09/26/13
        3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • How to be Competitive in the US Job Market
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 4
      • International students face unique challenges when job searching in the US. Understanding key cultural components of the US workforce and having a strategy for obtaining employment are essential to being a competitive applicant. Attend this session to gain tips and insights on applying for positions in the US.

        To register, log in to AU CareerWeb.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Career Center

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