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.
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
CTRL Technology in the Classroom - Facebook & Twitter: From Distraction to Engagement
Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
In this workshop, you'll learn how to leverage social media to engage and build a foundation for student learning. From the creation of an account, a social media page can become an interactive tool both inside and outside the classroom.
Careers for SIS Master's Students | U.S. Foreign Policy
School of International Service Classroom 102
Attend this intimate discussion featuring alumni who hold diverse and rewarding careers. Following a brief question and answer session, interact with the panelists to learn more about what it means to launch a career in this field and receive career-related tips and advice. Register now.
David Helvey, SIS/MA '96, principal director, East Asia, Office of the Assistant Secretary ...more
SOFAS will be hosting a panel on March 4th, Kenya's election day, to discuss the consequences of ethnic politics and the outcomes of the election. Our discussion will be centered around democracy and the possible reoccurrence of post-election violence in Kenya.
A panel designed for undergraduate accounting students who are interested in learning more about the profession. The event will include recent AU alumni as well as other professional from different backgrounds to answer students questions.
Join Alternative Break Pennsylvania in watching Dear Governor Cuomo, a newly released documentary about hydraulic fracturing (fracking). Suggested donation is $5, and refreshments and snacks will be sold at the viewing. Proceeds will go to fund the Alternative Spring Break Trip to Pennsylvania, which explores the relationship between sustainable economic development and human rights.
American University Public Relations Student Society of America: Chapter Meeting
The Public Relations Student Society of America has weekly meetings, as we did throughout the fall semester. We discuss upcoming events and programming, PR and media events in the area and future career opportunities.
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
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
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
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.
New Zealand Ambassador: A Life in Politics – Reflections on Globalization, Trade, and the NZ-US Relationship
Rt Hon Mike Moore is the New Zealand Ambassador to the United States. He is a past Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) where he oversaw the launch of the Doha Development Round. The Ambassador is also a former Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand. He has held portfolios in a wide range of areas and served in a number of senior political positions including Trade Minister, ...more
The AU Alumni Association cordially invites alumni, parents, and friends in the Philadelphia area to an evening reception with American University's 14th President, Neil Kerwin, SPA/BA '71, and Ann Kerwin, CAS/BA '71. President Kerwin will also introduce AU's two newest deans, Barbara S. Romzek of the School of Public Affairs, and Jeffrey Rutenbeck of the School of Communication. Complimentary ...more
Art and Mathematics in the 20th Century with Florence Fasanelli
Art and Mathematics in the 20th Century with Florence Fasanelli Saturday, March 9, 2 p.m. American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center Admission is free
The art of the 20th century reflects a complicated and fascinating relationship with mathematics. Florence Fasanelli unpacks these influences in a gallery talk inspired by the work of Andrea Way. Dr. Fasanelli is the director of the D.C. ...more
The 14th Annual Conference on Intercultural Relations
The 14th Annual IMI Conference on Intercultural Relations will be held in the School of International Service building at American University and provides a forum to bring together hundreds of top scholars, educators, researchers, trainers, and representatives of various government and international agencies in effort to discuss key issues in intercultural relations. In previous conferences, ...more
AU hosts the DC Healthy Schools Act Conference to discuss the Healthy Schools Act and how it is shaping the school health environment in Washington, DC. Speakers will include members of the SETH faculty as well as voices from the community and a special welcome from council member Mary Cheh.
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Last day to drop a spring class or change a grade option (mid-term)
Spring break; no classes, university offices open Monday through Friday