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Comic Books & Graphic Novel Course: Now Open to Enroll
Study comic books and graph novels for credit!

Readings include, but are not limited to, issues of Batman, Watchmen, and Beautiful Darkness.

Professor Amanda Berry
MTH 12:55pm-2:10pm
3 Credits

Sponsor: Department of Literature

Contact: Lindsey DePasse, ldepasse@american.edu, 2028852972

Web: http://www.american.edu/provost/registrar/schedule/schedule-results.cfm?term=2016FN&subj=LIT&search=381&mode=crs&stat=ALL&hr=&mn=&m=AM

Research Participants Wanted
Research Participants Wanted
Research Participants Wanted: Earn up to $250

The Behavioral Pharmacology and Health Promotion (BPHP) Laboratory at AU is recruiting individuals to participate in a study investigating energy drinks. Participants will be asked to consume and rate energy drinks for six weeks while attending 8 lab visits. Participants can earn up to $250 for their full participation in the study. If you are interested in learning more about this study or if you would like to participate, please contact Kristina at bphpstudy32@gmail.com. Sponsor: Psychology Department.

Sponsor: Department of Psychology

Contact: Kristina, bphpstudy32@gmail.com, 2028851792

Web: http://www.american.edu/cas/psychology/bphp/index.cfm

Life@AU » Housing & Dining

Note to Non-Residential Students: Opening Weekend Details and One Card Operations
Non-Residential Students: We strongly encourage you to obtain your One Card (ID card) BEFORE August 19 or AFTER August 21 from the One Card Office in Anderson Hall. Doing so will allow you to avoid possible wait times of more than one hour. Optionally, you may submit your One Card photo to your myAU Portal (deadline July 31), but you are still encouraged to pick up your One Card before or after the above dates.

Sponsor: Housing and Dining Programs

Contact: Crystal Goldie, cgoldie@american.edu, 202-885-3775

Web: http://www.american.edu/ocl/housing/onecard.cfm

Life@AU » New Students

REGISTER FOR EXPLORE DC!
ATTN New Students! Sign up for Explore DC! Explore DC is a Welcome Week program designed to introduce to students to DC as well as to social justice! New students will choose from one of eight social justice issue areas: Food Justice, Arts & Media for social change, Environment & Urban Sustainability, Identity & Civil Rights, Education & Community Building, Community Health, Housing Justice & Community Engagement, and Global Human Rights, Immigration & Refugee Issues. Students will explore that issue through service, faculty-led or general interest expereinces. Register here https://american-nso.symplicity.com

Sponsor: Center for Community Engagement and Service

Contact: Explore DC Coordinators, edcservice@american.edu, 202-885-1553

Web: http://www.american.edu/ocl/orientation/explore-dc.cfm

President » Cabinet Memos

Welcome Week Information Booths
Volunteers are needed to staff information booths on campus during Welcome Week from Monday, Aug. 22 through Thursday, Aug. 25. This is a great opportunity for staff, faculty, and current students to meet incoming students and their families, help answer questions, and show AU spirit! Booths will be located in the Letts-Anderson Quad and at the Glover Gate from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Shifts run for two hours and each booth will be staffed by two people. Follow the link below for more info or to sign up.

Sponsor: Special Events

Contact: Jonathon Sorge, sorge@american.edu, 2028852159

Web: https://www.american.edu/president/info-booths.cfm

Services » Auxiliary Services

Apple on Campus Summer Deals
Be sure to take advantage of Apple on Campus summer discount deals. Now until September 5, receive either a pair of Beats Solo2 Wireless Headphones with purchase of an eligible Mac with education pricing, or a pair of Powerbeats2 Wireless Headphones with purchase of an eligible iPhone or eligible iPad with education pricing - or upgrade to a pair of Beats Solo2 Wireless Headphones for $100.

Sponsor: Auxiliary Services

Contact: Auxiliary Services, auxiliary@american.edu, 2028853990

Web: http://www.apple.com/edu/aueagles

Events

Curated by Pamela Harris Lawton and Adjoa BurrowesART CART: HONORING THE LEGACY ties together two cities—Washington, DC and New York City—in an inter-generational, inter-disciplinary project. Professional visual artists aged 62 and older are matched with students of art, healthcare, and aging to document and preserve their artistic legacy. The exhibition includes painting, photography, …more

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Curated by Marion E. Jackson, Ph.D. and Barbara Cervenka, O.P., Curators
Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints explores how the ancient cultures of Africa blended with indigenous and colonial Portuguese traditions to form the vibrant and complex cultural mosaic of modern Brazil. This eclectic collection of popular art—photography, sculptures, paintings, religious objects and books of poetry—depicts …more

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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The forms and structure of contemporary North Korean art, a central and highly developed dimension of the national culture, are largely unknown to the outside world. This exhibition, the first of its kind in the US, seeks to broaden understanding of North Korean art beyond stereotypes of propaganda and kitsch to show sophisticated and nuanced expressive achievements. It investigates previously …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Curated by GimChoe Eun-yeong
Examining Life Through Social Realities documents and examines life and the social realities of people living on the Korean peninsula through the Realist paintings of ten South Korean contemporary artists. As explained by exhibition curator GimChoe Eun-yeong, definitions of Realism have changed over time, but the Realism of South Korea closely approximates 19th …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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The Alper Initiative for Washington Art celebrates ten artists who left Latin America for many different reasons over the last sixty years—primarily for safety, freedom, and opportunity—and made their homes, and their artistic careers and contributions, in the Washington region. They include Joan Belmar and Juan Downey from Chile, Carolina Mayorga from Colombia, Ric Garcia, F. Lennox Campello, …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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