Today@AU

FEBRUARY 18, 2013

Monday

Events

      • 9:15 am – 5:00 pm
      • New Staff Orientation
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 247
      • VSPACER
      • During the staff orientation, new staff members will receive information about the history and culture of AU, university policies and procedures, benefits, payroll and training. A campus tour designed specifically for staff members will also be included, as will an orientation to technology at AU.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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      • 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
      • Preview Day
      • Multiple Locations on Campus
      • VSPACER
      • Preview Days are AU's premier event 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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      • 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
      • Preview Day
      • On Campus Location
      • 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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      • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • Campaign Against Animal Testing Tabling
      • Quad Info Table 3
      • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • Hot Cocoa and Chai with Alpha Chi
      • Mary Graydon Info Table 2
      • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • Students for Choice Tabling
      • Quad Info Table 2
      • VSPACER
      • AU Students for Choice will be tabling on the quad to raise awareness about our organization and pro-choice issues. We will also we giving passersby opportunities to decorate coathangers which will later be hung to honor women who have died as a result of unsafe abortion practices.

        Type: Table/Display Case
        Host: Students for Choice

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      • noon – 12:45 pm
      • Yoga for Faculty and Staff
      • Capital Hall Auditorium
      • VSPACER
      • AhealthyU invites faculty and staff to experience the benefits of yoga at noon today on Tenley Campus. All levels are invited to this complimentary 45-minute yoga session. Newcomers will learn the benefits of yoga through step-by-step guidance while experienced yogis can further perfect poses.AhealthyU has a few yoga mats available, but bringing your own is strongly encouraged. For more ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Human Resources

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      • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      • Founder's Day Cake in the Quad
      • Eric Friedheim Quadrangle, Section 1
      • VSPACER
      • Come join the Alumni Association and Student Government to celebrate the founding of American University with cake in the Quad!  Dr. Kerwin will be there to cut the cake in celebration of the 120th birthday of American University.  You will have the opportunity to meet and greet with AU Alumni and simply stop by and grab a free piece of cake. 

        Type: Party
        Host: Alumni Programs

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Protiviti Information Session
      • Kogod Student Lounge
      • VSPACER
      • Protiviti (www.protiviti.com) is a global consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance,
        technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit. Through our network of more than 70 offices in
        over 20 countries, we have served more than 35 percent of FORTUNE® 1000 and Global 500 companies. We also
        work with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Kogod Center for Career Development

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      • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • War Studies Meeting 3
      • School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
      • 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
      • AU Salsa Club practice - beginner
      • 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 learn in a casual atmosphere from the very basics.

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

        Join us and invite your friends to join! Dancers from all levels are welcome.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Salsa Club

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      • 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
      • French Club Meeting
      • Battelle-Tompkins Classroom 248
      • 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
      • American University Public Relations Student Society of America: Chapter Meeting
      • Battelle-Tompkins Atrium

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

        Full Event Information

      • 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

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      • 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

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      • 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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      • 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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      • Friday, February 22 (2013)
      • Spring Arts Management Colloquium: Beauty and the Brain
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
        Admission is free

        How does the brain experience art? Why does it move us? Do aesthetics evolve biologically? The 2013 American University Arts Management Spring Colloquium explores the growing field of neuroaesthetics with an emphasis on the visual brain. Artist Shahin Shikhaliyev will give a lecture, followed by a panel discussion with Terry ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • Saturday, February 23 (2013)
      • Art and the Mind of Meditation Guided Tour
      • VSPACER
      • Art and the Mind of Meditation Guided Tour
        Saturday, February 23, 2 p.m.
        American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center
        Admission is free

        Explore the connection between the practice of meditation and the creation and appreciation of art in this interactive presentation and discussion with members of the Shambhala Meditation Center community (dc.shambhala.org). Following a brief introduction to ...more

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

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      • February 23 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

        Full Event Information

      • Monday, February 25 (2013)
      • AUCC
      • VSPACER
      • The AU Club Council will host an Open House program to educate students about the AU Club Council.
        The AU Club Council will present hiring opportunities for the paid staff positions for Fall 2013.

        About the AUCC:
        The AUCC is recognized, chartered student governance organization that is directly funded by both the undergraduate and graduate Student Activity fee. We provide funding to all ...more

        Type: Table/Display Case
        Host: AU Club Council (AUCC)

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      • March 1 to 2 (2013)
      • AU Symphony Orchestra
      • Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2, 8 p.m.
        Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
        Tickets: $15 regular admission, $10 AU community and seniors
        Purchase tickets online at american.tix.com or call 202-885 ARTS

        The American University Symphony Orchestra is celebrating the bicentennial of Richard Wagner by performing his Prelude to Die Meistersinger. This powerful piece is paired with ...more

        Type: Concert
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • Friday, March 1 (2013)
      • Dr. Seuss Day
      • VSPACER
      • Dr. Seuss Day is a birthday celebration of the famous author. Join the Center for Community Engagement and Service and Read Across America in celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday! Volunteer visit several District elementary schools to read and play games with students.

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Center for Community Engagement & Service

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      • Friday, March 1 (2013)
      • Dr. Seuss Day
      • VSPACER
      • Dr. Seuss Day is a birthday celebration of the famous author. Join the Center for Community Engagement and Service and Read Across America in celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday! Volunteer visit several District elementary schools to read and play games with students.

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Center for Community Engagement & Service

        Full Event Information

      • Friday, March 1 (2013)
      • South East Asia Student Network [SEA-NET] presents A Sustainable Future for Southeast Asia
      • VSPACER
      • South East Asia Student Network [SEA-NET] presents A Sustainable Future for Southeast Asia. Join us for a conference with some of the premier experts on sustainable development and environmental issues in Southeast Asia. Southeast Asian cuisine and beverages will be served. The workshop begins at 6:00pm at Ward 1.

        Type: Conference
        Host: South East Asia Student Network

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      • Saturday, March 2 (2013)
      • Gallery Talk with Susan Yanero
      • Join Susan Yanero in a gallery talk about her exhibition "Susan Yanero," on display through March 17.

        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 ...more

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

        Full Event Information

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Important Dates

  • 02/18/2013: Early warning notices due in Registrar’s Office