The work of Agustin Fernandez is most recognizable for its ambiguous and precariously balanced forms, erotic overtones, surreal juxtapositions, and metallic palette. Inspired by the demands of survival in an urban environment and the mundane objects that clutter its alleys and streets, Fernandez is a collector on a quest for the substance of creativity, complete with the armor of protection ...more
This exhibition is our second attempt to tell the history of Washington art from the 1940s through the 1980s. It was selected by three curators, different from those who chose our first Washington Art Matters exhibition. Ninety artists will represent what was best of Washington art over those five decades. Curated by Benjamin Forgey, Andrea Pollan, and Jack Rasmussen.
SIGHTLINES: Ann Pibal, Jill Downen, Frank Trankina, & Dean Smith
Katzen Museum Second Floor Exhibition
Sightlines is a group exhibition of works by Ann Pibal, Jill Downen, Frank Trankina, and Dean Smith curated by AU faculty member Tim Doud. Artists meet artists throughout their careers, and no one can predict what kind of work or which artists will have a long lasting impact. Doud structured the show around artists he met in different contexts and at different points in his career. Each of the ...more
BI Analysts will learn how to create and manipulate MicroStrategy reports to deliver specific data to their customers. Analysts will learn about MicroStrategy reporting objects, including facts, attributes, and hierarchies. You will discover how to manipulate application objects such as metrics, templates, filters and prompts to provide BI users with the desired data slice. You will also learn ...more
Get an introduction to the university's behavior oriented hiring system, which combines competency-based selection criteria and interviewing techniques. Learn strategies for standardizing the hiring process. Participants who complete this course become certified Targeted Selection Interviewers. This course is a day and a half in length. Go to The Learning system via AsuccessfulU in the portal to ...more
Bradley Chriss CAS/MFA '08 exhibits new works in the MFA/Alumni Gallery located in the Katzen Arts Center, 2nd Floor Rotunda Gallery.
Bradley Chriss moved from Columbus, Ohio to the Washington D.C. area in 2006. Bradley received his Master of Fine Arts from American University in 2008. Bradley has shown nationally and internationally with a variety of venues ranging from house shows and ...more
SPSS is one of the most user-friendly statistical programs, used widely by faculty and students at American University. This workshop is a complement to our other introductory workshop. New SPSS users can start with either one, and would benefit from taking both. This workshop will give a broad overview of SPSS, emphasizing: manipulating variables; customizing graphs; and customizing output ...more
This series of one-hour hands-on workshops on the use and pedagogy of new technologies and software in the classroom offers a variety of topics each semester. For more information about each workshop, and to register, go to http://www.american.edu/ctrl/techinclass.cfm. Please contact Anna Olsson (firstname.lastname@example.org or x6077) for additional information.
Through this workshop, you will develop a better understanding of your own multiple identities, explore personal experiences you have had with privilege and oppression, and critically evaluate how we are socialized to adopt beliefs that maintain harmful attitudes and behaviors in U.S. society. Join us to learn what you can do to break negative patterns of socialization and learn strategies to ...more
Using Clickers, Questions, and Polls in the Classroom
Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
Learn how Clickers and Clicker apps can empower the instructor to engage students through real-time questions and polls via handheld devices, smartphones, laptops, and tablets.
This series of one-hour hands-on workshops on the use and pedagogy of new technologies and software in the classroom offers a variety of topics each semester. For more information about each workshop, and to register, go ...more
Learn how to create instant bibliographies while searching online catalogs and databases with this popular citation management software, which interacts with your word processing software to make paper writing and citing easier. Please email email@example.com to schedule an individual appointment if you are unable to attend the class. Note: It is preferable for participants to ...more
This course will build upon skills learned in the Introduction to SharePoint 2010 course. You will learn how to customize standard list templates such as the Discussion Board and Calendar templates, and how to create a custom list, You will also learn how to customize SharePoint libraries, and how to create Slide and Wiki libraries. Security and permissions will be discussed in detail, including ...more
Piazza offers a rich platform for asking and answering questions, monitoring class debates, and for sharing ideas. With Piazza's easy to use features, you can easily facilitate online discussions. In this workshop you will setup Piazza for your class.
SPSS is one of the most user-friendly statistical programs, used widely by faculty and students at American University. Designed for users who already have a basic understanding of the software, this workshop teaches how to: merge data sets, aggregate data summary cases, and split files; shift values using lags and leads operator; perform multivariate regression analysis; and create advanced ...more
Writing Research Papers: A Workshop for Graduate Students
Bender Library Training and Events Room
This workshop examines this graduate-level writing task from formulating a research question, to developing a research plan, to producing a well-argued and documented thesis. Special emphasis will be given to writing a literature review. Part of the Research Commons initiative.
The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
If you're interested in federal jobs and internships, it is critical that you learn to effectively use USAJobs and have a solid resume for government employers. Join Karlos DelToro from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for a USAJobs tutorial and tips on writing a federal resume that will catch the attention of government agencies.
Come join the Roosevelt Institute as we kick off the Spring semester! Come learn everything that we do and get free food. From policy discussions with professionals to impact projects, Roosevelt has something for everyone. Come by and see why Roosevelt is popular over 100+ college campuses!
Join us for Books that Shaped America, a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff. The Series features selections from "Books That Shaped America," a list compiled by the Library of Congress. Informal discussions about the extraordinary influence of these books on American society will be led by faculty and staff members from AU. ...more
join us as we partner with Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop to provide feedback on written works created by incarcerated youth in DC adult jails. Help empower young inmates to write new chapters in their lives!
Free minds is a non profit organization that works with incarcerated youth in adult jails here in D.C. Their mission is to
"introduce young inmates to the transformative power of ...more
Tickets: $15 regular admission, $10 AU community and seniors Evening shows: 8:00, Feb. 20-22 & Feb. 27-Mar.1 Matinee shows: 2:00, Feb. 22 & Mar. 1
Set during the AIDS crisis, Rent highlights the power of community, love, and friendship. The rock musical is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive ...more
This event will feature a panel discussion on the past, present and future of black business. After nearly four centuries of African-American enterprises, many business ventures and entrepreneurial activities remain absent from historical business dialogue. This panel will redress this omission by covering the history, current state, and the future African Americans will play in business and the ...more
Religion and Rights in Latin America: Environment and Gender/Sexuality
Join scholars from the U.S. and Latin America for a panel discussion on how religious actors are engaging two very different domains of public debate and social conflict throughout Latin America: the protection of the environment and natural resources on the one hand, and gender/sexuality-based rights on the other.
Religion and Rights in Latin America: Environment and Gender/Sexuality
Scholars from the U.S. and Latin America workshop on how religious actors are engaging two very different domains of public debate and social conflict throughout Latin America: the protection of the environment and natural resources on the one hand, and gender/sexuality-based rights on the other. Private event. A public event is scheduled in the evening.
This year we will collaborate with three District elementary schools to promote literacy. Volunteers will read to children between grades pre-kindergarten and second at either Powell Elementary or one of two Latin American Montessori Bilingual School sites. To honor the 50th anniversary of both, the Civil Rights and the Wilderness Acts. Volunteers will reads from one of two Dr. Seuss books - The ...more
Israel and Water: Scarcity, Innovation and Cooperation
American University presents a one-day symposium on "Israel and Water: Scarcity, Innovation and Cooperation." The symposium will cover issues of the science of water, technology innovations to address water stress, and the politics of water. The symposium is hosted by the Center for Israel Studies and co-sponsored by the Department of Environmental Science (CAS), Global Environmental Politics ...more
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