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APRIL 18

Friday

Announcements

  • Academics » Career Center
    April 22 SIS Alumni in the Atrium: Alexandra Barrantes (SIS/MA '04)
    Join SIS career advisors and AU alumna Alexandra Barrantes (SIS/MA '04), social protection specialist, Organization of American States, for SIS Alumni in the Atrium on Tuesday, April 22 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: Cait Domagal, domagal@american.edu, 202-885-6007
    CIA Information Session 4/23
    The Career Center will host the CIA for an information session on Wednesday, April 23, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., in McDowell Formal Lounge. Students are invited to attend and learn about global employment opportunities within the National Clandestine Service (NCS) and Directorate of Intelligence (DI). The recruiter will discuss CIA organizational structure and the application and security clearance process. Log into AU CareerWeb or Kogod CareerSource to RSVP.
    Sponsor: Career Center
    Contact: Jessie Carter, jessicac@american.edu, 202-885-1814
    FBI Information Session 4/22
    The Career Center will host the FBI for an information session on Tuesday, April 22, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., in McDowell Formal Lounge. Representatives from the FBI’s Resource Planning Office (RPO) will provide information about general career opportunities and current openings within their office. Please 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
    Correction : "Judaic Turn in Israeli Cinema" date is Thursday, April 24, 4:00 pm
    The Dept. of Literature and Center for Israel Studies invite you to a lecture by Dan Chyutin, Schusterman Visiting Israeli Film Professor. Using film clips and his own research Professor Chyutin will address the importance of this shift in Israeli film history and it's significant implications. Refreshments served. Location: Battelle T-10. Thursday, April 24. 4:00 pm.
    Sponsor: Center for Israel Studies
    Contact: Laura Cutler, Cutler@american.edu, 202-885-3780
    Gert H. Mueller Social Theory Speaker Series presents Omar Lizardo
    Omar Lizardo is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Notre Dame. His talk will be the second event in the Gert H. Mueller Social Theory Speaker Series. This event will be in the Letts Formal Lounge on April 24th from 4:15-6 pm, with a reception to follow. It is free and open to the public, so anyone interested should attend!
    Sponsor: Department of Sociology
    Contact: Natalia Ruiz-Junco, ruizjunc@american.edu
    Global Education Forum
    The Global Education Forum is a dialogue amongst students, educators and practitioners to identify current issues in international education and consider how best to impart global concerns and cultural perspectives to students who will choose to work locally in NGOs, in the field, or in the classroom at home and abroad. Graduate students and faculty interested in international education are welcome to attend the Global Education Forum on April 22; please register.
    Sponsor: School of Education, Teaching, and Health
    Contact: Ophira Bansal, bansal@american.edu, 202-885-3740
    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
    PSYC PARTICIPATION-Get Research Credit, $, or Enter in a Drawing!
    Come participate in a simple PSYC study and test your knowledge for names, faces, and simple questions!


    If you are between ages 18-30 and a native English speaker, email BRAIN@AMERICAN.EDU to participate!


    You will be eligible for either 0.5 credits, $5, or a 1/20 Drawing to win $25 EVERY HALF HOUR!


    Email BRAIN@AMERICAN.EDU with the subject "Norming" to schedule a time/date!
    Sponsor: Department of Psychology
    Contact: BRAIN@AMERICAN.EDU, cs8923a@student.american.edu
    Sleep, Mood, and Cognition Study - Earn research credits and up to $10.50 for participation!
    Participants needed for a study of sleep habits, mood, and cognitive functioning. Participants will wear an actigraph watch continuously to monitor their sleep and fill out daily questionnaires about their sleep for 1 week. Then they will come to the lab to complete some short cognitive tasks and several questionnaires about their sleep and mood. Compensation is 2.5 research credits for Psychology students enrolled in Psyc 105/116 OR up to $10.50 cash, depending on number of daily assessments completed, plus 1.5 research credits. Please contact Lauren Skalina if interested.
    Sponsor: Department of Psychology
    Contact: Lauren Skalina, ls0292a@student.american.edu, 202-885-3933
  • Academics » Faculty Issues
    CTRL Help with Final Projects and Assignments
    The CTRL lab (www.american.edu/ctrl/lab.cfm) in Hurst Hall, room 203, has consultants who can assist you in using statistical software, qualitative research software, and online survey software. Drop in between 9:30 AM and 8:30 PM Monday to Thursday, 9:30-7 on Friday, and 12-7 on Saturday. It is easier to help you in person, but if you cannot make it in, contact us about remote support options by email at rsg@american.edu.
    Sponsor: Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning
    Contact: Research Support Group, rsg@american.edu
    CTRL Research Support Workshops April 14- April 19 in Hurst 202
    Join us this week for our final week of workshops for the Spring semester: Intermediate Qualtrics, Adv. Eviews: Time Series Analysis, Advanced STATA: Spatial Analysis, Intermediate ArcGIS Version B, Intermediate Python, Intro to SPSS Version A. Check dates and times, read descriptions, and register for attendance at: https://domino.american.edu/AU/CTRL/CTRL_TrainCal.nsf/Welcome. If you want to schedule in-class workshops for programs we support, please tell us about your needs here: https://american.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cBZa3F5aX6N7TuJ
    Sponsor: Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning
    Contact: Research Support Group, rsg@american.edu
  • Academics » Kogod School of Business
    KSB Proposes New Graduate Program
    The Kogod School of Business has proposed a new graduate program, the MS in Analytics, to begin in Fall 2015. Comments, suggestions, and questions are welcome. Please visit http://auapps.american.edu/~mlpark/MS_Analytics.pdf and send your comments to Senior Associate Dean Ajay Adhikari no later than Wednesday, April 23rd. Thank you!
    Sponsor: Kogod Office of the Dean
    Contact: Ajay Adhikari, aadhika@american.edu, 202-885-1993
  • Academics » Research and Grants
    Psychology Participation/Research Credit: Purchase Study
    Need research participation credit? Participation in the purchase study would fulfill one hour of your credit requirement. Please email some times you would be free to come into the lab to participate to: purchasestudy@gmail.com.
    Sponsor: Department of Psychology
    Contact: Chris Hughes, purchasestudy@gmail.com
    Research Credit and/or Payment Opportunity
    Attention native Spanish speakers! The Psychology Department is looking for people who are learning English as their second language for a quick research trial involving the prediction of coin flips. We are willing to offer $5 or research credit for 15 minutes of your participation. If interested, please email Elizabeth Cubanski at ec1401a@student.american.edu.
    Sponsor: Department of Psychology
    Contact: Elizabeth Cubanski, ec1401a@student.american.edu, 860-402-4598
  • Academics » School of Communication
    AU Graduate Practicum Celebrates Wilderness 50th Anniversary!
    Join the SOC Graduate practicum class as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. We will have a table on the Quad in conjunction with the campus beautification day. Help us celebrate this monumental year by participating in our create your own trail mix, wilderness trivia, and photo-booth. Tell us what wilderness means to you! It will be an exciting event with lots of goodies and giveaways!
    Sponsor: School of Communication
    Contact: Erica Esteves, ee5581a@american.edu, 5045123604
    DC Startup Forum: Maria Thomas, Tips On E-Commerce And Online Communities
    Rx for Success: Tips from the Digital Doctor on E-Commerce and Online Communities. April, 22, 2014, 7:00pm at the WAMU Media Center. Snacks are served at 6:30 p.m. Free admission with RSVP through web link.
    SOC & National Gallery of Art Host Garry Winogrand Inspired Film Series
    Part 3 of 3: April 18 at 7:00 p.m. in SOC's Malsi Doyle and Michael Forman Theater
    McKinley Building, 2nd Floor. Free and open to the public.

    Film: Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer. Introductory remarks by Professor Iwan Bagus, SOC film & media arts.

    The National Gallery of Art & SOC will host a series of films related to iconic photographer, Garry Winogrand and the NGA exhibition of his photographic works. Winogrand was a street photographer known for his portrayal of life in New York City and the U.S. from the 1950's to 1970's.
    Sponsor: School of Communication
    Contact: Don Michael Mendoza, dmendoza@american.edu, 2028852220
    Screenwriting Deadline for the Visions Awards!
    The deadline to submit screenplays for the Visions Award is Friday April 18 at 5:00 p.m.! Be sure to submit and have the chance for your work to be recognized by industry professionals. We accept work from students from all programs and it is FREE to enter.

    For applications, guidelines, and to view the work of past winners, visit:
    american.edu/soc/visions



    SAVE THE DATE FOR THE AWARD CEREMONY

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014

    7:30pm – Forman Theater in McKinley
    Sponsor: School of Communication
    Contact: Visions Team, soc.visions@gmail.com
  • Academics » School of Public Affairs
    Current Events Research Study, earn $10
    Researchers in the School of Public Affairs are seeking students over the age of 18 to participate in a 45 minute academic experiment on opinions of current events.

    Studies will take place at American University’s campus on Thursday 4/24 at 10:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., and on Friday 4/18 & 4/25 at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m, 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

    You will receive a $10 gift card for participation.

    Please e-mail Erin Kearns at erin.kearns@student.american.edu if you are interested in participating in this research study and indicate the session(s) when you are available.
    Sponsor: Department of Justice, Law and Society
    Contact: Erin Kearns, erin.kearns@student.american.edu
  • Communications » Call for Participants
    Faculty/Staff Portrait Session
    The bimonthly portrait session on main campus will take place on Monday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in MGC 245. Please go to www.timecenter.com/auphotography and click on the Main Campus Faculty/Staff tab to make an appointment. These are the standard AU portrait for use in your work duties and on your web profile page. If you can't make the on-campus sessions, you can also make an individual appointment to come to our studio at 4401 Connecticut Ave. at a more convenient time.
    Sponsor: University Publications
    Contact: Nadia Trowers, photography@american.edu, 202-885-5970
    Get Dirty on Earth Day with AU's Sustainability Service Day
    The Office of Sustainability is hosting the second annual Sustainability Service Day on Earth Day (Tuesday, April 22) from 8 a.m. to noon. Help us restore the Battery-Kemble section of Rock Creek Park, right next to AU's campus, by removing invasive species and winter debris. This event is part of Campus Beautification Day, and all volunteers will receive a free T-shirt and delicious BBQ in the amphitheater at noon. RSVP at the link below by Monday, April 21.
    Sponsor: Office of Sustainability
    Contact: Joshua Kaplan, jfkaplan@american.edu, 202-885-6262
    Participate in the 21st Annual Campus Beautification Day
    Campus Beautification Day is beautiful evidence of AU's culture of sustainability, now in its 21st year. Join hundreds of campus members on Tuesday, April 22 (Earth Day) to beautify campus and leave a lasting legacy. Volunteer work runs from 8 AM until noon at 14 planting sites across the main campus, WCL, the Brandywine building, and 4401 Connecticut Avenue (WAMU). Visit the registration table on the quad outside MGC to select a project and receive a 100% organic cotton CBD t-shirt. Come to the amphitheater at noon for a free BBQ for volunteers.
    Sponsor: Office of Sustainability
    Contact: Joshua Kaplan, jfkaplan@american.edu, 202-885-6262
  • Communications » News
    AU Newsmakers: 4.4 - 4.11, 2014
    Washington Post, PBS, 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
    kids@katzen: WE ARE ART
    Sunday, April 27
    1 to 3 p.m.
    Expand your child’s imagination with a fun, creative art class inspired by local artist BK Adams, whose work will be on display in the sculpture garden beginning April 1. Bring an item, such as a toy or figurine, that can be repurposed into art. Children should wear clothing that can get messy. They should also bring a spare pair of clothing to splatter painted on. After completing the sculptures, kids will splatter paint on their clothes reminiscent of Adams’ work. Pre-registration is highly recommended. Fee is $10.
    Sponsor: American University Museum
    Contact: Libby O'Kane, 202-885-1300, lokane@american.edu, 202-885-1300
  • Communications » University-Sponsored Campus-Wide Events
    Journalist Lawrence Lanahan: The Making of "The Lines Between Us" | April 23, 1:30 | MGC 200
    Lawrence Lanahan, journalist and AU alumnus (M.A. sociology, 2002), will discuss the Alfred I. duPont Award-winning public radio series from Baltimore’s WYPR that spent a year investigating regional inequality. He’ll discuss how to tell stories that are heavily informed by social science, rooted in the community, reported through an equity lens, and willing to engage contentious lines of race and class. Reception and refreshments to follow. This event is co-sponsored by the departments of Anthropology and Sociology.
    Sponsor: Department of Anthropology
    Contact: Emily Steinmetz, steinmet@american.edu
    Open Forum with President Neil Kerwin and Board Chair Jeff Sine
    The AU community is invited to attend a question-and-answer session with AU's president and Board of Trustees chair, on Tuesday, April 22, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Butler Board Room. Topics include facilities updates, social responsibility, and more. The forum is held each fall and spring.
    Sponsor: Office of the President
    Contact: Leslie Wong, lwong@american.edu, 202-885-2121
  • Life@AU » 70;
    Personal E-Waste Drive April 22, 2014 (Campus Beautification Day) 8 a.m.-noon, quad
    Do you have a pile of electronics at home you’re not using? AU will be hosting its annual E-Waste Drive on the quad, April 22, 2014, on Campus Beautification Day from 8 a.m. to noon. All electronics will be recycled or reused and diverted from landfill. To see a complete list of items you can bring, please check out our website: http://bit.ly/AcceptedElectronics.
    Got AU owned electronic equipment?
    If you have AU owned electronics you no longer need that is ready for pick up, you must send a request to AUSurplus@american.edu.
    Sponsor: Facilities Management
    Contact: Helen Lee, helenlee@american.edu, 2028852351
  • Life@AU » Alternative Breaks
    Human Rights Defenders: Community Development in Rural Haiti
    You're invited to hear from a leader of a Haitian community organization speak about twenty years of grassroots development in the town of Fondwa. This is a unique opportunity for students to learn about pre- and post-earthquake Haiti from a Haitian perspective.
    Thursday, April 24 at noon in Kay Spiritual Life Center Lounge.
    Free pizza will be provided! Please RSVP to KSLC@american.edu.
    Sponsor: Center for Community Engagement and Service
    Contact: American University Haiti Compact, KSLC@american.edu
  • Life@AU » Athletics & Recreation
    Meditation Group Class - April 23
    Take away finals stress on April 23 from 3 p.m.-3:45 p.m. with a FREE meditation class from the AU Counseling Center. Meet in the Cassell Fitness Center. Students only please!
    Sponsor: Recreational Sports and Fitness
    Contact: Catherine Lynch, clynch@american.edu, 202-885-6657
  • Life@AU » Clubs and Organizations
    E-Board Application for Turkish-American Student Association
    Turkish-American Student Association aims to create a forum for dialogue for all those interested in Turkish culture, history, language and current politics.




    See the link below for the application to join our team as an Event Coordinator, Marketing Director or Director of Outreach.
    Feel free to apply to more than one position.




    Thank you for your interest!
    Sponsor: Turkish American Student Association
    Contact: Melis Cengiz, mc4709a@student.american.edu
    Free LSAT Workshop and LSAT Preparation Course Discount!
    American University Mock Trial is hosting a free Law School Admissions workshop for all students interested in applying to law school. Come learn how to craft the perfect personal statement, how to secure the best letters of recommendation, and the best methods for tackling the beast that is the Law School Admission Test from a Blueprint LSAT Prep instructor. Plus, all attendees who sign in receive a $200 discount on a Blueprint LSAT Prep live class. Free pizza!
    Tuesday, April 22nd from 8-9 PM
    Ward 113
    Sponsor: Department of Justice, Law and Society
    Contact: AU Mock Trial, american.mocktrial@gmail.com
    Philippine American Coalition's First Annual Culture Night Show
    We are pleased to invite students to our first annual culture night show at Kreeger Theater on April 26, 2014 at 6:30 PM. We will be performing an original play called "Tuluyan: Temporary Home" with music and dancing. Free food will be included. Please come and support our group!
    Sponsor: Office of Campus Life
    Contact: Clarence Cabanero, phiamco.au@gmail.com
    RUNWAY D'AFRIQUE
    THE AFRICAN STUDENT ORGANIZATION IS HAVING IT'S ANNUAL FASHION SHOW, SHOWCASING AFRICAN FASHION, CULTURE, AND EXPERIENCE ON SATURDAY APRIL 19TH FROM 7-9PM IN MGC 3-5.
    Sponsor: Office of Campus Life
    Contact: aminata jamina, aj9552a@student.american.edu, 9789421933
    The Talon Yearbook is only $55 now!
    Have you heard the news?! The Talon yearbook only costs $55 for the rest of the semester! Make sure to get your claws on the book before the semester ends. Time is running out!
    Sponsor: Talon Yearbook
    Contact: Leigh Ann Kay, autalon@gmail.com
    Thrift SHHop
    Students Helping Honduras (SHH) will be holding our annual Thrift SHHop on the Quad from 10am-4pm on Wednesday, April 23rd! Stop by and score some great items, all priced under $5!

    We are also accepting donations of clothing, shoes, books, dvds, etc. Donate now through the 21st in collection bins in all residence halls lobbies!

    All proceeds go towards finishing to build a middle school in Panchame, Honduras.
    UBA E-Board Applications are Out!!
    The Undergraduate Business Administration is looking for students to join it's E-Board next semester. Here is your opportunity to make an impact on your school and your community, all the while getting a great addition to your resume.

    Click the link bellow to download the application.
    http://bit.ly/1p33SPU
    Sponsor: Kogod School of Business
    Contact: Matteo Garofalo, matteo.garofalo@ausg.org, 970-319-0684
  • Life@AU » Community Service
    Know the Name Campaign: End the Stigma of Homelessness
    On April 12 and 19, spend the day at Eastern Market, and learn about the ways that we stereotype homeless individuals during our day to day lives. Helping the homeless needs to be more than just giving money or volunteering, we need to break down the stigma of homelessness by treating them more like our neighbors. Learn how you can make a difference by attending the Know the Name Campaign event at Eastern Market. We hope to see you there.
    Sponsor: SPA Leadership Program
    Contact: Jamie MacRitchie, jm2720a@student.american.edu, 503-484-7878
    Thrift SHHop - Donate NOW!
    Students Helping Honduras will be holding a thrift shop on April 23! All items will be sold for under $5, and all proceeds benefit finishing to build a middle school in Honduras.
    Donate your gently used clothing, books, shoes, accessories, room decor, sports equipment, DVDs, etc now until April 21! There are SHH boxes in all Residence Hall lobbies!
    Sponsor: Student Activities
    Contact: Students Helping Honduras, AU, shhamerican@gmail.com
    Volunteers Needed - Splash to Savings: The 570,000 gallon challenge
    Spend the Friday before Earth Day doing a hands-on project to save water! This Friday, April 18, starting at 10 a.m., students led by campus Green Eagles and Facilities Management staff will install low-flow faucet aerators to save water. This project will save AU 570,000 gallons of water each year, enough to fill AU's swimming pools! Hard work will be rewarded with pizza. Meet outside MGC at 10 a.m. for training (if rain, meet in the Tavern). Please RSVP using the link provided.
    Sponsor: Office of Sustainability
    Contact: Emily Curley, curley@american.edu, 202-885-3757
  • Life@AU » Health & Wellness
    Join the Wellness and Cabana Crews!
    Apply to be an AU Peer Health Educator and member of the Cabana Crew or the Wellness Crew today! Gain communications, marketing, and presentation skills while engaging with fellow students on health topics such as sexual health, mental health, alcohol, and drugs. Applications due FRIDAY, APRIL 25, BY 5 P.M. Interviews are scheduled on a rolling basis, so sooner is better! Contact Meghan Cohen at mcohen@american.edu for more information. Click this link to apply: http://tinyurl.com/AU-Peer-Health
    Sponsor: Wellness Center
    Contact: Meghan Cohen, mcohen@american.edu
    Yoga in the Galleries - April 23, 10 a.m., Katzen Museum
    Led by certified Kripalu Yoga teacher Eva Blutinger, this yoga class is a great opportunity to de-stress and start your Wednesday with mental clarity, relaxation, and art. Eva is a Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher dedicated to the practice of yoga for over 17 years. She loves sharing the gift of yoga and its profound healing effects for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Join us on Wednesday, April 23 at 10 a.m. in the Katzen Museum. Please bring a mat.
    Sponsor: American University Museum
    Contact: Lucy Crowley, museum@american.edu, 202-885-1300
  • Life@AU » Religious Life
    "For the Night is Dark and Full of Terrors" - Lent and Easter with Game of Thrones
    Join the United Methodist-Protestant Community throughout Lent and Easter as we explore George R.R. Martin's "Game of Thrones" series and what (if any) insights can be gleaned that help to reflect on Christian faith. We continue this Saturday night, April 19, at midnight in the Kay Chapel for the Easter Vigil with a sermon entitled "For the Night is Dark and Full of Terrors." No prior experience with the series is required! A time of food and community follows the service. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    Sponsor: Kay Spiritual Life Center
    Contact: Rev. Mark Schaefer, schaef@american.edu, 202-885-3304
    "The Man Who Passes the Sentence Should Swing the Sword" - Lent with Game of Thrones
    Join the United Methodist-Protestant Community throughout Lent and Easter as we explore George R.R. Martin's "Game of Thrones" series and what (if any) insights can be gleaned that help to reflect on Christian faith. We continue this Friday, April 18, at noon in the Kay Chapel for Good Friday with a sermon entitled "The Man Who Passes the Sentence Should Swing the Sword." No prior experience with the series is required! Everyone is welcome to attend.
    Sponsor: Kay Spiritual Life Center
    Contact: Rev. Mark Schaefer, schaef@american.edu, 202-885-3304
    "There Is Only One Thing We Say to Death: Not Today" - Easter with Game of Thrones
    Join the United Methodist-Protestant Community for Easter as we explore George R.R. Martin's "Game of Thrones" series and what (if any) insights can be gleaned that help to reflect on Christian faith. We finish this Sunday, April 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the Kay Chapel for Easter Sunday with a sermon entitled "There Is Only One Thing We Say to Death: Not Today." No prior experience with the series is required! A free Easter dinner follows the service. Everyone is welcome!
    Sponsor: Kay Spiritual Life Center
    Contact: Rev. Mark Schaefer, schaef@american.edu, 202-885-3304
    Catholic Holy Week
    Catholic Easter Holy Week in the Kay Spiritual Life Center:

    Holy Thursday - Washing of Feet - 5 p.m. Mass.

    Good Friday - Passion Service - 3 p.m.
    Stations of the Cross at 2 p.m. outside in front of the Kay Spiritual Life Center.

    Easter Vigil - 8:30 p.m., Saturday, April 19.
    Catechumen and Confirmandi receive sacraments.

    Easter Sunday - 11 a.m. Mass only, April 20.
    No 10 p.m. Mass Easter Sunday.

    All are welcome!
    Sponsor: Kay Spiritual Life Center
    Contact: Fr. Carlos Quijano, OP, priest@american.edu, 202-885-3327
    United Methodist-Protestant Holy Week Services
    United Methodist-Protestant Holy Week Services
    The United Methodist-Protestant Community will offer a number of worship services for Holy Week:
    Thursday, April 17
    * Maundy Thursday Eucharist and Tenebrae Service, 11:00 p.m., Kay Chapel
    Friday, April 18
    * Good Friday Service, noon, Kay Chapel
    Saturday, April 19
    * Easter Vigil Service, Midnight., Kay Chapel
    Sunday, April 20
    * Easter Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m. Lawn behind Kay
    * Easter Sunday Service, 7:00 p.m., Kay Chapel
    Everyone is welcome.
    Sponsor: Kay Spiritual Life Center
    Contact: Rev. Mark Schaefer, schaef@american.edu, 202-885-3304
  • Work@AU » Human Resources
    Manager and Leadership Development Opportunity: People Management Basics
    Learn American University’s managerial policies and procedures that you will carry out daily. Topics covered include: employment policies and employment law, compensation policies, recruiting, e-actions, timesheet management, directing a flexible workforce, employee probation, and the basics of FMLA, short- and long-term disability. Our next available session will be on Thursday, May 8 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. in MGC 200. To register, log in to AsuccessfulU via the portal; go to the Home drop down menu and select “Learning.”
    Sponsor: Human Resources
    Contact: Jennifer Taylor, AsuccessfulU@american.edu, 202-885-1172

Events

Must See Events

      • April 22 to 23
      • Campus Beautification Day
      • VSPACER
      • The annual Campus Beautification Day will take place on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 (RAINDATE: April 23) all over campus. Students, faculty, staff and the AU community are invited to help plant trees and flowers, spread mulch and participate in a variety of `green` activities. SIGN UP is from 8am until 11:00 am in front of the steps of Mary Graydon where you can pick up free gloves, water and a ...more

        Type: AU Event
        Host: Office of Finance & Treasurer

        Full Event Information

      • Friday, April 25
      • Freshman Day
      • VSPACER
      • Freshman Day is AU's premier event for admitted students and their families. At Freshman Day, you and your family will meet current AU students and faculty, tour the campus with a student ambassador and learn about academic programs, the career center, study abroad, campus life, scholarships, financial aid and more. Register by contacting us directly at 202-885-6000 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m....more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Office of Admissions

        Full Event Information

      • Saturday, April 26
      • Dime a Dozen Final Concert
      • VSPACER
      • Be serenaded by Dime a Dozen, AU's premier coed a cappella group, in Kay Chapel. It's your last opportunity to hear us until next year!

        Type: Performance
        Host: Dime a Dozen

        Full Event Information

About Today@AU

To learn more about Today@AU or to submit an announcement, please visit the myAU portal. Today@AU lists events from the Master Calendar. To learn how to schedule and advertise an event see the Resource 25 informational site.

Important Dates

  • 04/21/2014: WCL: Last day of classes (includes make-ups for holidays)