Today@AU

FEBRUARY 7, 2013

Thursday

Events

      • 9:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to MS Excel 2010
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 course will demonstrate to users the functionality of a spreadsheet and the ease of use in storing, manipulating, analyzing, and visualizing data. You will learn the basic benefits of working with Excel and how to create and format an Excel worksheet. You will also learn how to navigate the Microsoft Excel 2010 environment, customize the Quick Access ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 10:30 am – 11:30 am
      • CTRL Technology in the Classroom - Facebook & Twitter: From Distraction to Engagement
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • Delta Chi Valentine's Day Flower Sale
      • Mary Graydon Info Table 1
      • VSPACER
      • The brothers of Delta Chi will be selling long stemmed roses from Wednesday, February 6 until Thursday, February 14 in the Mary Graydon Center. Roses are in a very limited quantity and will sell fast. These are discount prices. If you would like to guarantee roses for your valentine or just anyone in general, come and get one.

        Type: Table/Display Case
        Host: Delta Chi

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Winter 2013 Exhibitions: Andrei Molodkin: CRUDE
      • Katzen Museum Second Floor Exhibition
      • Andrei Molodkin: CRUDE
        January 26 through March 17, 2013
        Andrei Molodkin is an internationally recognized contemporary Russian artist engaged in deconstructing the economic realities of geopolitical praxis. Consisting of his monumental ballpoint-pen drawings and his three-dimensional constructions filled with crude oil, Molodkin's exhibition "CRUDE" effectively articulates the space between ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Winter 2013 Exhibitions: Grisha Bruskin, The Fellows Converge, and Andrea Way
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • Grisha Bruskin: H-Hour
        January 26 through March 17, 2013
        Contemporary Russian artist Grisha Bruskin's new sculpture project "H-Hour" examines the myth of the enemy in very diverse manifestations: the hostile state, class enemy, enemy of the subconscious, 'the other' as enemy, time, chronos and death as enemies, the enemy of the human species, among others. His work explores how the trivial is ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Winter 2013 Exhibitions: Susan Yanero
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • Susan Yanero
        January 26, 2013 through March 17, 2013
        Former AU professor Alan Feltus describes Susan Yanero's paintings as… "close to abstraction while being, at the same time, fascinating images of her interior world made through the magic of the immediacy of her brushstroke laying down color in such a way that drawing and painting and surface exist in equal measure, strong, direct, and ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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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 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

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Human Resources

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      • 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Physics Chilli Cook-Off
      • Hughes Formal
      • VSPACER
      • Second Annual Physics Chilli Cook-off. Physics phaculty, majors and minors are encouraged to attend! Anyone can enter the cook-off. Prizes will be awarded for the the best chilli. *This is a closed event for the Physics community only.*

        Type: Party
        Host: Physics

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      • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • `Why Undergraduate Research?` Benefits for Students and Faculty
      • The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
      • VSPACER
      • In this session, you'll learn how to win funding from AU for undergraduate research. A panel of presenters will show you how participation in undergraduate research can help you compete for national fellowships, graduate/professional school and future employment. ~

        Type: Information Session
        Host: University Honors Program

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Effective Event Planning 101
      • Mary Graydon Center 6 (NO LONGER RESERVABLE)
      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Transfer Success Series: Mentor Led Discussion/Activity
      • McDowell Formal
      • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
      • Alex Lennon, Editor-in-Chief of the flagship journal at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
      • School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
      • VSPACER
      • Alexander T. J. Lennon, editor-in-chief of CSIS's flagship journal, The Washington Quarterly, and Professor at Georgetown University where he specializes in Security Studies, will address SIS students and faculty on global strategic trends and their policy implications.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of International Service

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      • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
      • War Studies Meeting
      • Ward Circle Classroom 203
      • VSPACER
      • The purpose of this meeting is to meet new members, set the agenda of this new club and start planning for future events. We will need the classroom space to co-ordinate activities and then have our first war studies topic discussion, which will pertain to war and its impact on society.

        Type: Meeting
        Host: War Studies

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      • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • SIS Pre-Reception Networking Workshop
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • VSPACER
      • Students and alumni attending the SIS Student-Alumni Networking Reception that are interested in refining their networking skills and receiving professional advice on how to effectively interact with alumni and employers are invited to join SIS career advisor, John Charles, and alumnus Mark Lyubovitsky, SIS/BA '10/MA '11, consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton, at this interactive pre-reception workshop....more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Career Center

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      • 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • SIS Student-Alumni Networking Reception
      • School of International Service Atrium
      • VSPACER
      • Join the Career Center, Office of Alumni Relations, and School of International Service at this highly anticipated annual event.

        Students and alumni seeking jobs or internships may easily connect with alumni and employers offering opportunities and advice. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and refreshments while mingling with students, alumni, faculty, staff, and employers.

        Students: please ...more

        Type: Reception
        Host: Career Center

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      • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Blueprint LSAT Prep with AU Debate Society
      • Watkins Classroom G12
      • 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
      • AU Salsa Club - Intermediate
      • Katzen Rotunda 1st Floor
      • VSPACER
      • Join us and learn how to dance salsa and other Latin dances in clubs and social settings. We give you the opportunity to build on your salsa skills in a casual atmosphere.

        We will be teaching:
        - Salsa (On 1, Cuban, Rueda, Styling)
        - Bachata
        - Merengue

        To attend this class you need to have completed our course for beginners. Please contact us on ausalsaclub@gmail.com if you have similar ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Salsa Club

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Must See Events

      • August 3 to February 18 (2013)
      • Preview Day
      • VSPACER
      • Preview Days are AU's premier events for prospective students and families. At Preview Day, you and your family will meet current AU students and faculty, tour the campus with a student ambassador and learn about academic programs, the career center, study abroad, campus life, scholarships, financial aid and more. Register by contacting us directly at 202-885-6000 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Office of Admissions

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      • January 26 to March 17 (2013)
      • Winter 2013 Exhibitions: Andrei Molodkin: CRUDE
      • Andrei Molodkin: CRUDE
        January 26 through March 17, 2013
        Andrei Molodkin is an internationally recognized contemporary Russian artist engaged in deconstructing the economic realities of geopolitical praxis. Consisting of his monumental ballpoint-pen drawings and his three-dimensional constructions filled with crude oil, Molodkin's exhibition "CRUDE" effectively articulates the space between ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

        Full Event Information

      • January 26 to March 17 (2013)
      • Winter 2013 Exhibitions: Grisha Bruskin, The Fellows Converge, and Andrea Way
      • Grisha Bruskin: H-Hour
        January 26 through March 17, 2013
        Contemporary Russian artist Grisha Bruskin's new sculpture project "H-Hour" examines the myth of the enemy in very diverse manifestations: the hostile state, class enemy, enemy of the subconscious, 'the other' as enemy, time, chronos and death as enemies, the enemy of the human species, among others. His work explores how the trivial is ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

        Full Event Information

      • January 26 to March 17 (2013)
      • Winter 2013 Exhibitions: Susan Yanero
      • Susan Yanero
        January 26, 2013 through March 17, 2013
        Former AU professor Alan Feltus describes Susan Yanero's paintings as… "close to abstraction while being, at the same time, fascinating images of her interior world made through the magic of the immediacy of her brushstroke laying down color in such a way that drawing and painting and surface exist in equal measure, strong, direct, and ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • February 6 to March 6 (2013)
      • Yoga in the Galleries
      • VSPACER
      • Yoga in the Galleries
        Wednesdays, February 6 and 20, and March 6, 10 a.m.
        American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center
        Admission is free

        Drawn to the notion of being mindful, open, and alert, yoga inspires artist Andrea Way's own practice as an artist. Join instructor Shannon Ramirez for a series of Vinyasa yoga classes, combining breath and movement, in the galleries.

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Friday, February 8 (2013)
      • Sounding Off Against Cancer
      • VSPACER
      • Join us for a night of fun performances by On A Sensual Note, Blends With Benefits, and AU Motion to raise awareness for our Relay For Life event on campus.

        Type: Performance
        Host: Colleges Against Cancer

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      • February 9 to 10 (2013)
      • Open Mic Night
      • VSPACER
      • University Center Events and Live Sound Club will bring you an Open Mic Night like you've never seen before. Sing, dance, rhyme or joke your way to great prizes. Not into stealing the spotlight? You can sit back and enjoy the free coffee and cookies!

        Type: Concert
        Host: University Center

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      • Saturday, February 9 (2013)
      • The Fellows Converge: The Obstructions Gallery Talk
      • VSPACER
      • The Fellows Converge: The Obstructions Gallery Talk

        This exhibition is a collaboration with the Hamiltonian Gallery along with Hamiltonian Artists, a non-profit career incubator for the next generation of contemporary visual artists. It features new work by the 2012 Hamiltonian Fellows: Amy Boone-McCreesh, Milana Braslavsky, Billy Friebele, Nora Howell, Annette Isham, Matthew Mann, Joshua Wade ...more

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

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      • Sunday, February 10 (2013)
      • Kids@Katzen
      • Expand your children's imaginations by engaging them in a fun and creative art class. Inspired by artists and artwork in the AU Museum galleries, Kids@Katzen programs guide children in exploring their uniquely creative minds. Includes a docent-guided tour of the exhibition for parents. The cost to participate is $10 per child.

        Type: Workshop
        Fee: $10.00
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Monday, February 11 (2013)
      • Reading Wilders Classic One Acts
      • VSPACER
      • Ford's Theatre presents an evening of classic one-acts by Thornton Wilder, read by students from American, Georgetown and Howard universities. The evening includes The Long Christmas Dinner, Pullman Car Hiawatha and The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden. This event is presented in conjunction with the 75th anniversary production of Our Town, playing at Ford's Theatre from January 25-February ...more

        Type: Performance
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • Wednesday, February 13 (2013)
      • Information Meeting & Chai Night
      • VSPACER
      • Come learn about Project Nur's mission and the events we've planned for the semester. There will be chai and light refreshments.

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Project Nur

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      • February 14 to 16 (2013)
      • The Skin of Our Teeth
      • Written by Thornton Wilder
        Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., New York City
        Thursday, February 14–Saturday, February 16, 8 p.m.
        Saturday, February 16, 2 p.m.
        Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre
        Tickets: $15 regular admission, $10 AU community and seniors
        Purchase tickets online at american.tix.com or call 202-885 ARTS

        The play follows the saga of an American family's ...more

        Type: Performance
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • February 15 to 17 (2013)
      • Lavender Languages & Linguistics Conference
      • VSPACER
      • The 20th annual Lavender Languages Conference explores lgbtq themes in spoken language, vocabulary, literature, religion, music, cinema, visual arts, embodiment, visibility politics, and related domains. For complete information, please see the Web site.
        Sponsor: Department of Anthropology
        Contact: anthro@american.edu
        Web: http://american.edu/lavenderlanguages/

        Type: Conference
        Host: Anthropology

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      • Saturday, February 16 (2013)
      • AU Symphony Orchestra Concerto and Aria Competition
      • Preliminary Round on Saturday, February 16, 7 p.m.
        Final Round on Sunday, February 17, 3 p.m.
        Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
        Admission is free

        The annual American University Concerto and Aria Competition features American University's undergraduate instrumentalists and vocalists performing concerto movements and arias in two rounds. The first round will take place on February ...more

        Type: Concert
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • February 16 to 17 (2013)
      • Lavender Language & Linguistics
      • VSPACER
      • Description: The 20th annual Lavender Languages Conference explores lgbtq themes in spoken language, vocabulary, literature, religion, music, cinema, visual arts, embodiment, visibility politics, and related domains. For complete information, please see the Web site.~~~~

        Type: Conference
        Host: Anthropology

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      • Saturday, February 16 (2013)
      • The Skin of Our Teeth
      • Written by Thornton Wilder
        Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., New York City
        Thursday, February 14–Saturday, February 16, 8 p.m.
        Saturday, February 16, 2 p.m.
        Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre
        Tickets: $15 regular admission, $10 AU community and seniors
        Purchase tickets online at american.tix.com or call 202-885 ARTS

        The play follows the saga of an American family's ...more

        Type: Performance
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • Sunday, February 17 (2013)
      • AU Symphony Orchestra Concerto and Aria Competition
      • Preliminary Round on Saturday, February 16, 7 p.m.
        Final Round on Sunday, February 17, 3 p.m.
        Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
        Admission is free

        The annual American University Concerto and Aria Competition features American University's undergraduate instrumentalists and vocalists performing concerto movements and arias in two rounds. The first round will take place on February ...more

        Type: Concert
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • Thursday, February 21 (2013)
      • Coffee Hour with Trustees
      • VSPACER
      • Coffee Hour with Trustees
        February 21, 2013
        5:00 - 6:00 PM
        Members of the AU community are invited to interact informally with members of the AU Board of Trustees, share comments and ask questions. Chairman Jeffrey Sine and other trustees look forward to hearing your perspectives and responding to your questions, especially as they consider the University Budget Committee's recommendations and ...more

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Office of the President

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      • February 21 to March 2 (2013)
      • Wecycling
      • February 21–23 and March 1–2, 8 p.m.
        February 23 and March 2, 2 p.m.
        Studio Theatre, Katzen Arts Center
        Tickets: $15 regular admission, $10 AU community and seniors
        Purchase tickets online at american.tix.com or call 202-885 ARTS

        Caleen Jennings and the ensemble will create an original piece, which examines life's cycles. They will use found objects, popular media, dreamscapes, music, movement, ...more

        Type: Performance
        Host: Performing Arts

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Important Dates

  • 02/11/2013: Last day to drop a spring course for a 25% refund (no refunds after this date)