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SEPTEMBER 1

Monday

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  • Academics » Faculty Issues
    CTRL – Technology in the Classroom Workshops September 2 – 11 in Hurst 202
    Join us this week for workshops on Collaborative Coursework with Google (September 2: 10:30-11:30am); and How to Run Online Discussions with Piazza (September 4: 12:00-1:00pm). Join us next week for Introduction to Presentations with Prezi (September 9: 1:15-2:15pm); Increasing Participation with Top Hat (September 10: 2:45-3:45pm); and Using Online Simulations and Games (September 11: 4:00-5:00pm). Learn more about this series of hands-on workshops, and register to attend either in person or online at http://www.american.edu/ctrl/techinclassschedule.cfm.
    Sponsor: Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning
    Contact: Anna Olsson, aolsson@american.edu, 202-885-6077
  • Academics » Academic Support
    Academic Success 101 Workshop
    Get off to a great start this semester! Learn tips for planning the semester, how to understand course syllabi, and how to use your email, Google calendar and reminders to stay on top of everything you have to do. The workshop is on Thursday, September 4, at 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in MGC 245.
    Sponsor: Academic Support and Access Center
    Contact: Academic Support and Access Center, asac@american.edu, 202-885-3360
    Meet the Writing Center

    Come connect with the Writing Center during our Open House – Tuesday, Sept. 2, and Wednesday, Sept. 3, 1-5 p.m. in the Library’s first-floor Research Commons. Stop by for a snack; meet some of our student writing consultants; get a Writing Center pen; find out how we can help you become a better writer!

     

    We'll be open for regular sessions on Thursday, Sept. 4, and Friday, Sept. 5, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 202-885-2991 to arrange a 45-min. coaching session. Meanwhile, visit our website www.american.edu/cas/writing – and check out the weekly writer’s blog. Find us on Facebook, too.

    Sponsor: Department of Literature
    Contact: Writing Center, wcenter@american.edu, 202-885-2991
    Read It Once! A Reading Skills Workshop
    Learn techniques to develop study guides as you read course material the first time. Join us for this workshop on Wednesday, September 3, from 1:10 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. in MGC 200.
    Sponsor: Academic Support and Access Center
    Contact: Academic Support and Access Center, asac@american.edu
    Teaching/Research Assistant General Orientation Sessions
    Office of Graduate Studies will offer several general orientation sessions for teaching and research assistants. These three-hour sessions will cover issues relevant to all TAs and RAs, including faculty mentorship, campus regulations, resources for graduate students, and graduate financial aid requirements. These sessions are intended for first-time assistants, although experienced assistants may attend.
    Sept. 2: 1 p.m., SIS 300
    Sept. 3: 1 p.m., Hughes Formal Lounge
    Sept. 6: 1st session 9 a.m., 2nd session 1 p.m., MGC 203/205.
    Please see our web link for more info.
    Sponsor: Graduate Studies
    Contact: Marshay Hall, mahall@american.edu, 2028856738
    The Big Picture: Balancing School, Work, and Other Obligations
    Learn to organize the puzzle of class, study, social, wellness, and work time in your 168-hour week! The workshop is on Tuesday, September 2, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in MGC 247.
    Sponsor: Academic Support and Access Center
    Contact: Academic Support and Access Center, asac@american.edu
  • Academics » Career Center
    #ineedajob: Building Resumes & Cover Letters Workshop
    Most employers decide whether or not to consider job applicants in 30 seconds or less. Your resume and cover letter content must be clear, concise, and compelling in order to catch their attention. Participate in this workshop on Tuesday, September 2, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Career Center library to learn how to tailor your resume and cover letter to the specific position for which you are applying and how to best present your most relevant skills, experience, and achievements.
    Sponsor: Career Center
    Contact: Felicia Parks, parks@american.edu
    Critical Language Scholarship Info Session
    Join the Office of Merit Awards for a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) information session on Thursday, Sept. 4 from 4-5pm in MGC 200. The CLS Program offers scholarships for intensive summer language institutes overseas in 13 critical-need languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu. U.S. citizenship required. E-mail meritawards@american.edu to be added to the CLS Blackboard site. (The Office of Merit Awards does not offer individual advising for this scholarship.)
    Sponsor: Merit Awards Office, Career Center
    Contact: Office of Merit Awards, meritawards@american.edu, 202-885-1854
    Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship Program Info Session
    Interested in a career in public policy, public administration, or international affairs? On Wednesday, September 3 from 6-7pm in SIS 300, the Office of Merit Awards will hold an information session on the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship, which prepares and helps fund students from historically underrepresented groups in pursuing masters degrees to prepare for careers in these fields. The PPIA Fellowship funds students to participate in 7-week long institutes during the summer following a student’s junior year. For eligibility details, visit the scholarship web site.
    Sponsor: Merit Awards Office, Career Center
    Contact: Office of Merit Awards, meritawards@american.edu, 202-885-1854
    September 2 SIS Alumni in the Atrium: David Parker, SIS/MA '13, Center for Strategic & Int'l Studies
    Join SIS career advisors and AU alumnus David Parker, SIS/MA '13, research associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, for SIS Alumni in the Atrium on Tuesday, September 2 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the SIS Atrium. Ask career-related questions, gather information, and network with SIS alumni, faculty, staff, and students in this open and casual forum.
    Sponsor: Career Center
    Contact: John Charles, charles@american.edu
    Teach For America Information Session 9/4
    The Career Center will host Teach For America for an information session on Thursday, September 4, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., in MGC 200. Teach For America’s mission is to build the movement to eliminate educational inequity by developing leaders. Students are invited to attend and learn about Teach For America and the application process. Log into AU CareerWeb or Kogod CareerSource to RSVP.
    Sponsor: Career Center
    Contact: Jessie Carter, jessicac@american.edu, 202-885-1814
  • Academics » College of Arts and Sciences
    Early Fall Exhibitions Artists' Reception
    Join artists and curators for the early fall Artists' Reception on September 6, from 6 to 9 pm in the AU Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
    Sponsor: American University Museum
    Contact: Lucy Crowley, lcrowley@american.edu
    Gallery Talk: Memorial Modeling: Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov
    Meet artists Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov and join them for a discussion of their exhibition, Memorial Modeling. September 6 at 5 pm in the AU Museum at the Katzen Arts Center.
    Sponsor: American University Museum
    Contact: Lucy Crowley, lcrowley@american.edu
    Members Only Tour, Reception, and Discussion with Sandra Ramos
    Come tour the fall exhibitions at the AU Museum at the Katzen Arts Center with curator/director Jack Rasmussen, and listen to a talk by Sandra Ramos on her exhibition, Bridging the Past, Present and Future: Recent Works. Not yet a member? Join now to attend these exclusive events: www.american.edu/cas/museum/membership
    Sponsor: American University Museum
    Contact: Lucy Crowley, lcrowley@american.edu
  • Academics » Faculty Issues
    CTRL Research Software Workshops, September 1 – September 6, in Hurst 202
    Next week, join us for our workshops on our Intro to STATA, Intro to SPSS, Intro to NVivo, Intro to Matlab, and Intro to ArcGIS. Check dates and times, read descriptions, and register for attendance at: https://myau.american.edu/dept/Provost/CTRL/CTRLrsg/SitePages/Registration.aspx . For more information about CTRL’s Research Support Group, go to: http://www.american.edu/ctrl/rsg.cfm.
    Sponsor: Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning
    Contact: Eric Charles, rsg@american.edu, 202-885-3862
    CTRL – Attend the workshop “Collaborative Coursework with Google Docs” remotely
    If you would like to attend the Technology in the Classroom workshop “Collaborative Coursework with Google Docs” (Tuesday, September 2: 10:30-11:30am), but are off campus, you can attend it remotely from any computer with internet access. To join this workshop remotely, please go to http://www.american.edu/ctrl/techinclasswebcasts.cfm. Learn more about this series of hands-on workshops, and register to attend either in person or online at http://www.american.edu/ctrl/techinclassschedule.cfm. If you have any questions, please contact Anna Olsson at aolsson@american.edu or at extension -6077.
    Sponsor: Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning
    Contact: Anna Olsson, aolsson@american.edu, 202-885-6077
  • Academics » School of Professional and Extended Studies
    Register now for GMAT Prep!
    The Fall 2014 GMAT Prep Course will be held on Tuesday nights from 6:00-9:00pm running from September 9 through October 28, with an optional Q&A on November 2. The GMAT Prep Course covers the Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, and Analytical Writing sections of the GMAT. The cost is $750 and includes 24 instructional hours and all course materials. All classes take place on American University's campus. To register for the fall course, please visit http://www.american.edu/spexs/TestPrep/GMAT.cfm.
    Sponsor: School of Professional and Extended Studies
    Contact: Lana Knox, gmat@american.edu, 202-895-4859
  • Academics » Study Abroad
    AU Abroad Belgium Information Session
    Are you interested in studying the European Union? Come and learn about AU Abroad's exciting opportunity to study the EU in Brussels!

    Wednesday, September 3rd from 2:30pm-3:30pm in MGC 247
    Sponsor: AU Abroad
    Contact: Matthew Stifter, auabroad@american.edu, 202-885-1320
    AU Abroad General Information Session
    Do you want to know more about AU's exciting study abroad opportunities? Come to one of our General Information Sessions to learn about the study abroad application process, our more than 130 programs and get your general questions answered!

    Monday, September 8th from 5:30pm-6:15pm in the Butler Boardroom
    Sponsor: AU Abroad
    Contact: Matthew Stifter, auabroad@american.edu, 202-885-1320
    AU Abroad General Information Session
    Do you want to know more about AU's exciting study abroad opportunities? Come to one of our General Information Sessions to learn about the study abroad application process, our more than 130 programs and get your general questions answered!

    Thursday, September 4th from 5:30pm-6:15pm in the Butler Boardroom
    Sponsor: AU Abroad
    Contact: Matthew Stifter, auabroad@american.edu, 202-885-1320
    AU Abroad Italy Information Session
    Interested in studying abroad in Italy? Come to our Italy Information Session to learn about the study abroad options and process on offer through AU Abroad in Italy!

    Thursday, September 4th from 2:30pm-3:30pm in the Bentley Lounge of Gray Hall
    Sponsor: AU Abroad
    Contact: Matthew Stifter, auabroad@american.edu, 202-885-1320
    AU Abroad Middle East Information Session
    Are you fascinated by the Middle East? Do you want to improve your Arabic? Are you interested in studying abroad in Israel or learning Hebrew? Come learn about AU Abroad's exciting opportunities to study abroad in the Middle East and North Africa!

    Monday, September 8th from 2:30pm-3:30pm in MGC 245
    Sponsor: AU Abroad
    Contact: Matthew Stifter, auabroad@american.edu, 202-885-1320
  • Academics » University Library
    14th Annual Faculty Lunch
    The University Library and the Center for Teaching, Research and Learning invite all faculty to drop in for this year's Faculty Lunch:
    11am–1:30pm
    Thursday, September 4, 2014
    The Mud Box
    Lower Level, Bender Library
    Meet new faculty & re-connect with colleagues from across campus.
    Sponsor: University Library
    Contact: Mary Mintz, mmintz@american.edu, 202-885-3243
    Get Introduced to Library Research
    This is a great class for those new to AU or for those who might need a refresher on the basics of Library research. Learn how to use AU's SearchBox, the AU Library catalog, and how to gain access to AU's 400+ subscription databases. In this session, you will learn how to locate books, renew books online, and request books and articles from other libraries.

    Classes meet Tuesday (9/2) at 4:30pm, Wednesday (9/3) at 2:30pm, and the final session for the Fall semester will be Thursday (9/4) at 4:30pm. Classes meet by the globe on the First Floor of Bender Library.
    Sponsor: University Library
    Contact: Alex Hodges, hodges@american.edu, 202-885-3238
    Take a Bender Library Tour!
    Do you know where in Bender Library you can watch DVDs, use iMovie to design media, or buy a cup of coffee? Have you found a quiet place to study? Come to a guided tour to discover the Library's many services as well as see the research collections, collaborative workspaces and technology that can help you become a better researcher or multimedia designer.

    Tours will be held Tuesday (9/2) at 4pm, Wednesday (9/3) at 2pm, and the final tour of the semester will be Thursday (9/4) at 4pm. Meet by the globe on the First Floor of Bender Library.
    Sponsor: University Library
    Contact: Alex Hodges, hodges@american.edu, 202-885-3238
  • Communications » News
    AU Newsmakers: 8.22 - 8.29, 2014
    Reuters, Politico, NPR 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
    AU Women's Club Volleyball Tryouts
    AU Women's Club Volleyball will be having two days of tryouts on Sunday, September 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. and on Monday, September 8, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Bender Arena. If you are interested in playing volleyball this semester, we encourage you to try out!
    Sponsor: Recreational Sports and Fitness
    Contact: Becky Royer, auclubvolleyball@gmail.com
    Club Tennis Tryouts and Info Meeting
    The Club Tennis team will be tabling in MGC on Tuesday, September 2, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Thursday, September 4, from 5-7 p.m. The Club Tennis team will also be holding an informational meeting on Thursday, September 4, at 8 p.m. in location TBD. Tryouts will be September 8-11 with rain day on September 14. Please contact auclubtennis@gmail.com to be added to the email list.
    Tryouts Schedule (must attend at least 2):
    Monday 9/8 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
    Tuesday 9/9 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
    Wednesday 9/10 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
    Thursday 9/11 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
    Rain Day: Sunday 9/14 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
    Sponsor: Recreational Sports and Fitness
    Contact: Sasha Kahnamelli, auclubtennis@gmail.com, 240-605-9959
    Enter to win a FREE entry to the Glow Run on September 13th!
    Anyone who buys an Unlimited Semester Group Exercise Pass from Friday, August 29, through Monday, September 1, will be eligible to win a FREE entry to the Glow Run on September 13! We have 5 entries to give away. You can purchase your semester passes at either Jacobs or Cassell. Don't miss out! See the link below for information on the Glow Run.
    Sponsor: Recreational Sports and Fitness
    Contact: Jacquelyne Chantry, chantry@american.edu
    FILMS ON THE GREEN: French films Sept. 4 and 5
    Enjoy the last of summer with two French films in the Woods-Brown Amphitheater on AU’s beautiful campus. This year’s festival, a partnership between AU and the Embassy of France, will explore the theme “Finding Your Identity.” The film “All Is Forgiven” (Thurs, Sept. 4, 8 p.m.) tells the story of a 17-year-old Parisian who reunites with her father after eleven years. “Tomboy” (Fri, Sept. 5, 8 p.m.) follows a young girl who decides to pass as a boy among the neighborhood kids.
     
    All are welcome. Rain location is the Malsi Doyle and Michael Forman Theater, McKinley Building.
    Sponsor: University Communications and Marketing
    Contact: Mimi Fittig, fittig@american.edu, 202-885-2436
    Men's Club Ice Hockey
    The Men's Club Ice Hockey team will be holding an informational meeting on Wednesday, September 3, at 8:00 p.m. in Letts Formal Lounge. Everyone is welcome, and all those interested in playing should attend. Please email cjamann16@gmail.com with any questions.
    Sponsor: Athletics
    Contact: Corey Amann, cjamann16@gmail.com, 908-295-2561
    Stroke and Turns Technique Swim Clinic - September 3
    FREE Stroke and Turns Technique Swim Clinic on Wednesday, September 3, from 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. in Reeves Aquatics Center Pool. Open to all levels and abilities. This program is open to Students and Rec Sport and Fitness Center members.
    Sponsor: Recreational Sports and Fitness
    Contact: Richelle Harvey, richelle@american.edu, 202-885-6657
    TIME CHANGE - Men's Club Ice Hockey Meeting - Sept. 3 at 9 p.m.
    The Men's Club Ice Hockey team will now be meeting at 9 p.m., rather than 8 p.m., in Letts Formal Lounge on Wednesday, September 3. Any one interested in playing is invited to the meeting to learn about the upcoming season and meet the team.
    Sponsor: Recreational Sports and Fitness
    Contact: Corey Amann, cjamann16@gmail.com, 908-295-2561
  • Life@AU » Clubs and Organizations
    Alpha Kappa Psi Fall Rush!
    Alpha Kappa Psi, Lambda Nu Chapter invites you to attend the Fall Rush week! AKPsi is American University's professional business fraternity, and through the Pledge process you can expect to enhance your public speaking, interviewing, and networking skills. More than anything, AKPsi is a group of dedicated and driven individuals who form a thriving community who simultaneously like to have fun!
    Monday, September 1st: 5-8 PM Kogod New Student Lounge
    Tuesday, September 2nd: 5-8 PM MGC 3
    Wednesday, September 3rd: 5-8 PM Kogod Student Lounge
    Thursday, September 4th: 5-8 New Student Lounge
    Audition for Treble in Paradise!
    Interested in becoming a member of one of AU's premiere all female a cappella groups? Come out and audition Saturday, September 6th for Treble in Paradise! If you love to sing, perform, or hang with a group of fun ladies, Treble is for you! Also check us out at the preview concert on Friday, September 5th with the entire AU aca-community!

    Included is the link to sign up for auditions!
    Sponsor: Treble in Paradise
    Contact: Hannah Johnson, trebleinparadise@gmail.com, (203)444-9071
    Choreolab 2014 Dancer Auditions
    AUDITION FOR PERFORMANCE IN CHOREOLAB 2014
    September 6, 10 a.m. | Katzen 152.
    Calling all dancers to audition for student works to be performed this November. Visit our Facebook event page to learn more.
    Please arrive early to complete an audition form and warm-up.
    Bring ballet or jazz shoes / be prepared to dance in bare feet.
    You must be a current AU student to audition.

    Sponsor: Department of Performing Arts
    Contact: Melanie George, mgeorge@american.edu, 202-885-3433
    Crew Information Session
    The AU Crew team will be holding information sessions on Monday September 1st at 7pm in MGC 200, and on Thursday September 4th at 7pm in MGC 3.
    If you have any interest in joining the American Rowing Club please stop by! No previous experience needed!
    Sponsor: Athletics
    Contact: Abigail Lore, americancrew@gmail.com
    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! Email us at pepband@american.edu to join - no audition required. GO EAGLES!
    Sponsor: Pep Band Boosters
    Contact: Alexandra Shults, pepband@american.edu
    The Eagle General Interest Meeting
    Come find out more about The Eagle, the award-winning, student-run newspaper at American University. Discover more about the different sections and maybe find your place at the paper. Interested in writing, photography, design or video? The Eagle is for you. Start here, go anywhere.
    Sponsor: The Eagle
    Contact: Heather Mongilio, hmongilio@theeagleonline.com
    The Test of War in Gaza: Who We Are and What’s next in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
    Please join J Street U for a panel on Sept 4 at 7:30 in the Abramson Recital Hall in Katzen. Panelists: Jeremy Ben-Ami, president of J Street. Naomi Paiss, vice-president of public affairs for the New Israel Fund. Rabbi Shira Stutman, 6th and I Historic Synagogue. Moderator: Tamara Wittes, Director of the Brookings Center for Middle East Policy

    We stand challenged: how do we cope with and address the anguish of Israelis and Palestinians? How do we continue to move forward with renewed focus on the fundamental human and political issues that led to, and are emerging from, this tragic war?
  • Life@AU » Community Service
    Apply to be a Member of the Eagle Endowment Council Today!
    The Eagle Endowment Council is looking for applicants for the 2014-2015 school year to run three different grant cycles, get the word out about the Eagle Endowment, and to finally be on the other side of the table-reviewing applications, interviewing applicants, and spreading the word that there is funding available to make our community a better place! If interested please fill out the application at american.edu/volunteer by Monday, September 8, 2014.
     
    *Undergraduate, graduate, and WCL students welcome to apply!*
    Please contact Natalie Doreus at eagleendowment@american.edu with any questions.
    Sponsor: Center for Community Engagement and Service
    Contact: Natalie Doreus, eagleendowment@american.edu, 202-885-7378
    Community Partner Fair - D.C. Organizations Seeking Volunteers like you!
    A new school year means new opportunities - including the chance to work with an organization doing work in the D.C. area to create meaningful change in communities! You can be a part of this! Think of the impact you could have, the things you could learn, and the people you could meet.
     
    Stop by the Community Partner Fair on Wednesday, September 3, between 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on the Quad to see the various organizations looking to work with students like you! This is a great opportunity for those with course-based service-learning requirements as well as those wanting to get out there and serve.
    Sponsor: Center for Community Engagement and Service
    Contact: Becca Simpson, cblr@american.edu
    Earn academic credit through service (CSLP)
    Earn academic credit with service at a nonprofit organization through the Community Service-Learning Program (CSLP) add-on credit option! This is a great way to engage in important community work, get to know D.C., and enhance your academic learning. You can participate 3 times during your undergraduate experience. The deadline to register is September 8.
     
    Interested? Stop by The Quad, Wednesday, September 3, between 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. for the Community Partner Fair. Connect with organizations seeking your service. For more information check out our webpage (bit.ly/AUCSLP) or come by MGC 264!
    Sponsor: Center for Community Engagement and Service
    Contact: Becca Simpson, cblr@american.edu
  • Life@AU » Diversity
    CDI LGBTQ Programming Board - Apply Now!
    Looking for an LGBTQ leadership opportunity? Want to make an impact on LGBTQ programs at AU?

    The Center for Diversity & Inclusion LGBTQ Programming Board is just for you! The CDI LGBTQ Programming Board is a group of current American University students who support CDI programs including Rainbow Speakers Bureau, Spectrum, and Coming Out Monologues. For more information and/or to apply, please visit our website http://bit.ly/1tRiNuK or contact Matt Bruno at mbruno@american.edu.
    Sponsor: Center for Diversity and Inclusion
    Contact: Matt Bruno, mbruno@american.edu, 202-885-3651
  • Life@AU » Religious Life
    Join us for Gospel Choir on Wednesday Nights at 8:10 p.m.
    Any questions? Email Elizabeth Coleman at ec9784a@student.american.edu
    or text/call me at 631-338-1177.
    Sponsor: Gospel Choir
    Contact: Elizabeth Coleman, ec9784a@student.american.edu, 631-338-1177
  • Work@AU » Federal Work Study
    Become a DC Reads Tutor!
    Looking for a Federal Work Study or Volunteer opportunity?
    Looking for a way to get involved in campus and in the DC community? Make a difference in a child’s life one page at a time. Become a DC Reads tutor!

    Attend a DC READS Information Session on Thursday, September 4 in MGC 205 at 5 p.m.

    For general information about the program,
    visit www.american.edu/volunteer or contact us at (202) 885-7378 (SERV) or
    Email dcreads@american.edu

    Sponsor: Center for Community Engagement and Service
    Contact: Diana Williams, dcreads@american.edu, 202-885-7378
  • Work@AU » Human Resources
    Manager and Leadership Development Opportunity: Coaching for Improvement
    This course teaches you how to develop a plan for your employees’ improvement and to help them maintain accountability. Learn how to conduct a performance review with staff, provide constructive feedback and support, boost morale, and handle challenges or uncomfortable situations. Please join us on September 22 from 1 - 5 p.m. in MGC 200. Log in to AsuccessfulU via the portal; go to the Home drop down menu and select “Learning” to register now!
    Sponsor: Human Resources
    Contact: Jennifer Taylor, AsuccessfulU@american.edu, 202-885-1172
    Professional Development Opportunity: Personal Empowerment: Using Your Initiative
    Learn how to make your job more rewarding and become a more valuable team member. Explore the six key empowerment actions and create a plan for personal development. Please join us on September 18 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in MGC 200. Log in to AsuccessfulU via the portal; go to the Home drop down menu and select “Learning” to register now!
    Sponsor: Human Resources
    Contact: Jennifer Taylor, AsuccessfulU@american.edu, 202-885-1172

Events

      • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
      • THE BICENTENARY OF ADOLPHE SAX: Belgian Illustrious Inventor of the Saxophone
      • Katzen Rotunda Gallery Exhibition
      • An exhibit celebrating the life and creative process of Adolphe Sax, groundbreaking Belgian musician and inventor of the saxophone.

        Please also join us for a free saxophone quartet at the Sept. 6 early fall artists' reception at the AU Museum. Quartet led by Noah Getz, AU musician in residence in saxophone.

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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      • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
      • Humanist Community & Chaplaincy Weekly Mtg
      • Kay Lounge A
      • VSPACER
      • The Humanist Chaplaincy meets weekly with the AU Humanist Community student group to discuss a range of scheduled topics and to plan events. Interested faculty and staff are also welcome to attend. Open and welcoming to people of all faiths and philosophies interested in respectful discussions with naturalists / nontheists.

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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Must See Events

      • Saturday, September 6
      • The Shrouded Narrative
      • VSPACER
      • "The Shrouded Narrative will feature a list of eminent historians, authors, and investigators who have dedicated their lives to exploring explanations of world events that supplement, revise, or debunk commonly held beliefs about US Foreign Policy and the dynamics of global power. Some story lines are better known then others. Lectures will range in focus from the contemporary crises in Ukraine, ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Nuclear Studies Institute

        Full Event Information

About Today@AU

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