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Dissertation Defense: Yelena Osipova
School of International Service
       
Notice of Oral Examination
Examination: Dissertation Defense
Title: Public Diplomacy in Transition: Articulating Russian Identity and Soft Power

Student: Yelena Osipova
Examination Panel:  Sharon Weiner (Dissertation Co-chair), Rhonda Zaharna (Dissertation Co-Chair, SOC), Craig Hayden (State Department), Douglas Blum (Providence College)
Date: Friday, July 8, 2016
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Location: TBA
 

Sponsor: School of International Service

Contact: Boaz Atzili, atzili@american.edu, 2028851648

Academics » School of Professional and Extended Studies

New Course Proposals - IAP
The School of Professional & Extended Studies (SPExS) has posted 5 new course proposals for the International Accelerator Program at http://www.american.edu/spexs/upload/Shorelight-ELTA-070-SPEX-060-061-062-065-Course-Proposals-JUN-2016.pdf.

The courses are ELTA-070 (English for Academic Programs), SPEX-060 (AU in the World), SPEX-061 (English Language Lab), SPEX-062 (Live Learn Grow), and SPEX-065 (Professional Development).

Please direct feedback to Senior Associate Dean Diane Lowenthal by June 30.

Sponsor: School of Professional and Extended Studies

Contact: Diane Lowenthal, dlowent@american.edu

Web: http://www.american.edu/spexs/upload/Shorelight-ELTA-070-SPEX-060-061-062-065-Course-Proposals-JUN-2016.pdf

Life@AU » Housing & Dining

NEW STUDENTS: Submit One Card Photo before July 31
Incoming students are strongly encouraged to submit a One Card (university identification card) photo online in advance of the start of the academic year. Please submit your photo by July 31. If you have questions about One Card photo submission requirements or need more details about how to submit, review the guidelines at the link below.

Sponsor: Housing and Dining Programs

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

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

One Card Office Summer Hours
Please note for the summer, the university One Card Office will be open:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Fridays 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., with the exception of university closures or holidays. Saturday hours will resume for the academic year on Saturday, August 20.

Sponsor: Housing and Dining Programs

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

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

Work@AU » Human Resources

AhealthyU Summer Group Fitness Classes
Join AhealthyU for a group fitness class! No cost for AU Rec Sports Members and $5 drop-in fee for non-members. MONDAY: Pilates from 12:05pm-12:50pm @Cassell and Yoga from 12:05-12:50pm @3201 New Mexico Ave Suite 350; TUESDAY: Total Body from 12:05-12:50pm @Cassell, Yoga from 12:05-12:50pm @WCL Tenley Campus Library Room 100B, and Zumba from 5:30-6:30pm @Cassell; WEDNESDAY: Yoga from 12:05-12:50pm @Cassell; THURSDAY: Light Spin from 12:05-12:50pm @Cassell, Yoga from 12:05-12:50pm @4401 Connecticut Ave Room 611, and Cardio Strength from 5:30-6:30pm @Cassell

Sponsor: AHealthyU Faculty-Staff Wellness Program

Contact: Leah Tasman, ahealthyu@american.edu, 2028853742

Web: http://www.american.edu/hr/AhealthyU/fitness.cfm

Apply to Become a DC Reads Team Leader
Did you enjoy your DC Reads experience last semester? Are you interested in making a lasting impact and connecting with community partners? Then the DC Reads Team Leader position is perfect for you! Please Apply!

Sponsor: Center for Community Engagement and Service

Contact: Quiana DC Reads FWS Graduate Assistant, dcreadsfws@american.edu, 2028857311

Web: http://www.american.edu/ocl/volunteer/Engagenet.cfm

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