Today@AU

JULY 28

Monday

Announcements

  • President » Cabinet Memos
    President's Message: Athletics Video
    This past year was one of the most successful years in the history of American University intercollegiate athletics. Learn more about athletics successes in President Kerwin's video--the last in a series of brief videos highlighting our most recent academic year. Watch the video on the AU home page (www.american.edu) or view all four videos from President Kerwin's site (www.american.edu/president/mediagallery.cfm).
    Sponsor: Office of the President
    Contact: President's Office, president@american.edu
  • Academics » College of Arts and Sciences
    INTERESTED IN COURSE CREDIT OR $5?
    We are looking for undergraduates interested in participating in research on attitudes and anxiety. The study will involve a computerized sorting game, as well as a task similar to one you might complete in class. This study will take approximately one hour of your time.

    IF INTERESTED, PLEASE CONTACT:
    LAUREN ROTHSTEIN (laurena.rothstein@gmail.com)

    *Course credit will be granted to those who qualify for the study
    Sponsor: Department of Psychology
    Contact: Lauren Rothstein, laurena.rothstein@gmail.com
  • Communications » News
    AU Newsmakers: 7.18 - 7.25, 2014
    Wall Street Journal, Newsday, Huffington Post and other national news outlets recently featured American University's faculty and programs. Click on the link below to view last week's coverage:
    Sponsor: University Communications
    Contact: University Communications, 202-885-5950
  • Life@AU » Athletics & Recreation
    Blue Crew Goes on Summer Vacation Photo Contest
    Blue Crew members--don't forget to submit your photos for the Blue Crew Goes on Summer Vacation Photo Contest! Submissions are due by Monday, August 25, and should be posted to the AU Blue Crew Facebook page. The grand prize winner will receive free Chipotle burritos for an entire year! The winner will be announced on August 29 at the 8th Annual Volleyball Bender Blue Out! Click the link below for full details on how to participate!
    Sponsor: Athletics
    Contact: Malinda Morawetz, morawetz@american.edu, 202-885-2617
    Class of 2018 Blue Crew Summer Selfie Photo Contest
    This summer, the Blue Crew is sponsoring a #selfie contest for all Class of 2018 Blue Crew members and transfer students! Entering is easy—just take a selfie wearing an AU article of clothing or your new AU Blue Crew sunglasses and tweet it to @AUBlueCrew with the hashtag #BlueCrewSelfie. All submissions will be shown on the Bender Arena videoboard at the Bender Blue Out on August 29. A randomly selected winner will be announced at the game and will receive free Chipotle gift cards.
    Sponsor: Athletics
    Contact: Malinda Morawetz, morawetz@american.edu, 202-885-2617
  • Life@AU » Clubs and Organizations
    Join the AU Pep Band!
    Are you an experienced woodwind, brass, drum set, or electric bass player? Want to join a band that performs regularly on campus, plays for tens of thousands of people, was nationally televised several times last year, performs with a quality sound, and knows how to have fun? Then the AU Pep Band is right for you! Attend the first informational meeting Thursday, August 28, 5:30 PM, Katzen Arts Center, Room #151. Be sure to bring your instrument - no audition required. Visit our website or email us with any questions at pepband@american.edu. GO EAGLES!
    Sponsor: Pep Band Boosters
    Contact: Alexandra Shults, pepband@american.edu
    Panel Discussion and Reception: Passionate Collectors
    Join the collectors, curators, artists and Washington Print Club members for a discussion on the collecting interest of the group over the past five decades. Celebrate the Club's fiftieth birthday with a cake and champagne reception following the discussion. Free and open to the public
    Saturday, August 2
    12:30 - 3:30 pm
    American University Museum
    Sponsor: American University Museum
    Contact: Lucy Crowley, lcrowley@american.edu, 202-885-3617
    Panel Discussion and Reception: Passionate Collectors, The Washington Print Club at 50
    Join the curators, artists, collectors, and Washington Print Club members for a discussion on the collecting interest of the group over the past five decades this Saturday from 12:30 to 3:30 pm in the AU Museum. This panel discussion and reception is free and open to the public. "Passionate Collectors" will be on view in the AU Museum until August 17th.
    Sponsor: American University Museum
    Contact: Lucy Crowley, lcrowley@american.edu
  • Life@AU » Diversity
    Safe Space Training
    The Safe Space Program was created to develop a visual network of support for the LGBTQ community on campus. Its primary mission is to create a safer, more inclusive environment on American University's campus and encourage networking between faculty, staff, and students. The workshop provides an opportunity to examine assumptions about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people and explore the impact of heterosexism and homophobia.

    Our next training is July 31 from 1- 4 p.m. Registration is required. To sign up, follow the link below.
    Sponsor: Center for Diversity and Inclusion
    Contact: Natalia Pfeifer, cdi@american.edu
  • Life@AU » Housing & Dining
    One Card Office closing at 5:00 p.m. from July 28 to August 1
    The One Card Office will close at 5:00 p.m. from Monday, July 28, through Friday, August 1. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. Please contact the One Card Program Coordinator at (202) 885-3370 or idcards@american.edu with any questions or concerns.
    Sponsor: Housing and Dining Programs
    Contact: Kenny Clark, idcards@american.edu
    One Card Office closing at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 31
    The One Card Office will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 31. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. Please contact the One Card Program Coordinator at idcards@american.edu with any questions or concerns.
    Sponsor: Housing and Dining Programs
    Contact: Kenny Clark, idcards@american.edu

Events

      • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • ESSENTIALS OF LEADERSHIP
      • Butler Conference Room
      • VSPACER
      • The secret to being an effective leader is the ability to establish positive work relationships, provide constructive feedback, and inspire others to act. Learn valuable tools to become a successful leader, including accomplishing more from your work relationships and interactions, motivating your team or committee, and giving feedback that actually improves performance. This workshop is the core ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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Important Dates

  • 07/28/2014: WCL: Examinations begin 
  • 08/01/2014: Payment due for fall 2014 priority registration 
  • 08/01/2014: WCL: Examinations end