Today@AU

MARCH 4, 2013

Monday

Events

      • 9:15 am – 5:00 pm
      • New Staff Orientation
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 245
      • 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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      • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • Hot Cocoa and Chai with Alpha Chi
      • Mary Graydon Info Table 2
      • 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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      • 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
      • CTRL Technology in the Classroom - Facebook & Twitter: From Distraction to Engagement
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
      • Careers for SIS Master's Students | U.S. Foreign Policy
      • School of International Service Classroom 102
      • VSPACER
      • 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.

        Alumni include:

        David Helvey, SIS/MA '96, principal director, East Asia, Office of the Assistant Secretary ...more

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: Career Center

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      • 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Kenya: Ethnic Politics and Democracy
      • Ward Circle Classroom 6
      • 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • More Than The Numbers
      • Kogod Harris Lounge
      • VSPACER
      • 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.

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Accounting Club

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      • 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
      • LiNK (Liberty in North Korea) Film Screening Hosted by Fight Back Rebuild
      • Ward Circle Lecture Hall 2
      • VSPACER
      • Join Fight Back Rebuild, a social justice club on campus as we host representatives from LiNK to screen their new film "Danny"

        This film seeks to change the conversation of the North Korean Crisis from politics to people by introducing us to Danny, a North Korean man who successfully escaped life in North Korea.

        Come to learn more and explore this complex issue together.

        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: Fight Back/Rebuild

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      • 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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      • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Film Screening- Dear Governor Cuomo
      • Ward Circle Lecture Hall 1
      • VSPACER
      • 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.

        This ...more

        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: Center for Community Engagement & Service

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      • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Master of Science in Finance Speaker Series: Big Data Analytics - Why Does it Matter to the Financial Services Industry?
      • Kogod Classroom 234
      • VSPACER
      • Master of Science in Finance Speaker Series
        Big Data Analytics - Why Does it Matter to the Financial Services Industry?

        Monday, March 4, 2013
        8:00pm
        Kogod School of Business, Room 234
        Free parking available in the Katzen Art Center Garage

        Bheeshma Tumati, Manager of Information Management for Deloitte Consulting will discuss why big data is a game changer for the financial services industry and ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Kogod: Finance & Real Estate

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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

      • 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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      • Tuesday, March 5 (2013)
      • New Zealand Ambassador: A Life in Politics – Reflections on Globalization, Trade, and the NZ-US Relationship
      • VSPACER
      • 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

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: SIS: Foreign Policy

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      • Thursday, March 7 (2013)
      • Philadelphia Presidential Reception
      • VSPACER
      • 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

        Type: Reception
        Host: Office of Development & Alumni Relations

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      • Saturday, March 9 (2013)
      • Art and Mathematics in the 20th Century with Florence Fasanelli
      • VSPACER
      • 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

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

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      • Tuesday, March 12 (2013)
      • North Korea in a Changing Regional Environment
      • Cancelled
      • VSPACER
      • Experts on North Korea will be coming to campus to have a panel session on North Korea in a changing regional environment. This event will be open to all AU students and will be free.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Korean Student Association

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      • March 14 to 15 (2013)
      • The 14th Annual Conference on Intercultural Relations
      • VSPACER
      • 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

        Type: Conference
        Host: Intercultural Management Institute

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      • Monday, March 18 (2013)
      • DC Healthy Schools Act Conference
      • VSPACER
      • 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.

        Type: Conference
        Host: School of Education, Teaching and Health

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Important Dates

  • 03/08/2013: Last day to drop a spring class or change a grade option (mid-term) 
  • 03/10/2013: Spring break; no classes, university offices open Monday through Friday