Today@AU

AUGUST 14, 2014

Thursday

Events

      • 8:30 am – 11:30 am
      • Masha Reider's Dissertation Defense in Psychology
      • On Campus Location
      • VSPACER
      • Masha Reider will defend her dissertation on August 14, 2014 from 8:30-11:30 am. In Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is: "Brain and behavior development in hypothyroid zebrafish".

        Committee is:

        Dr. Victoria Connaughton, chair
        Dr. David Kearns
        Dr. Eric Glasgow
        Dr. Meg Bentley

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Psychology

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      • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
      • Teaching, Research, and Technology Workshops
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • VSPACER
      • The Center for Teaching, Research and Learning invites all faculty to attend Teaching, Research and Technology. This free workshop series demonstrating new and innovative approaches to classroom teaching and research will be held Wednesday, August 13th, Thursday, August 14th, and Wednesday, August 20th, in the Mary Graydon Center and the Library. This year’s workshops feature 38 sessions and ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • 9:30 am – 10:00 am
      • Teaching, Research, and Technology Workshops
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • The Center for Teaching, Research and Learning invites all faculty to attend Teaching, Research and Technology. This free workshop series demonstrating new and innovative approaches to classroom teaching and research will be held Wednesday, August 13th, Thursday, August 14th, and Wednesday, August 20th, in the Mary Graydon Center and the Library. This year’s workshops feature 38 sessions and ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • 10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to Lotus Notes Client
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • Maximize the power of the Lotus Notes client. This course teaches you the basic skills and knowledge necessary to use the essential features of Lotus Notes, the industry leading groupware application facilitating data sharing and communications. Learn to customize the workstation environment, manage your e-mail and voice mail messages, use address books, use and manage a personal calendar, and ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle
      • Katzen Museum Second Floor Exhibition
      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Continental Drift
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Passionate Collectors: The Washington Print Club at 50
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • SYZYGY
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • VSPACER
      • "Syzygy," William Newman's series of nineteen oil paintings, photographs, and two metal sculptures, is a vibrant rumination on temporality, subjective freedom and natural splendor. The photographs, photorealist paintings and stainless steel sculptures present striking natural objects with personal resonance for Newman. Seen together, photographs that take a click to create and paintings that ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund: Second Act
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • VSPACER
      • Conceived by legendary Washington art dealer Franz Bader and his wife, Virginia, The Bader Fund extends the benefits of their lifetime devotion to art onto others. Since the first exhibition of it's kind ten years ago, the Bader Fund continues to be guided by simple and generous governing principles; providing grants to DC area artists, at least 40 years of age, and with a compelling story. ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • noon – 1:15 pm
      • Teaching, Research and Technology Workshops - Luncheon
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 4
      • VSPACER
      • Every year before the beginning of the fall semester, the Center for Teaching, Research & Learning, in collaboration with the University Library, invites you to attend Teaching, Research and Technology - a workshop series demonstrating new and innovative approaches to classroom teaching and research. For a complete schedule, please go to http://www.american.edu/ctrl/teachingandtech.cfm .

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • BI Web Reporting
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • 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 attributes, facts, metrics, and hierarchies. You will discover how to manipulate application objects such as templates, filters and prompts to provide BI users with the desired data slice. You will also learn ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 8:15 pm – 9:45 pm
      • Thursday Night Worship || Chi Alpha Campus Ministries
      • Kay Main Chapel

Must See Events

      • August 13 to 20 (2014)
      • Teaching, Research and Technology Workshops - Luncheon
      • VSPACER
      • Every year before the beginning of the fall semester, the Center for Teaching, Research & Learning, in collaboration with the University Library, invites you to attend Teaching, Research and Technology - a workshop series demonstrating new and innovative approaches to classroom teaching and research. For a complete schedule, please go to http://www.american.edu/ctrl/teachingandtech.cfm .

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • August 13 to 20 (2014)
      • Teaching, Research, and Technology Workshops
      • VSPACER
      • The Center for Teaching, Research and Learning invites all faculty to attend Teaching, Research and Technology. This free workshop series demonstrating new and innovative approaches to classroom teaching and research will be held Wednesday, August 13th, Thursday, August 14th, and Wednesday, August 20th, in the Mary Graydon Center and the Library. This year’s workshops feature 38 sessions and ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • August 19 to 20 (2014)
      • Glow-in-the-Dark Lawn Games || Chi Alpha Campus Ministries
      • August 26 to 27 (2014)
      • Student Debt: The Current State of the Crisis and Steps Forward
      • VSPACER
      • This will be an open group discussion event on the current crisis of Student Debt with a number of experts participating. The discussion will be centered around the current state of the student debt crisis - a crisis currently over $1 trillion of debt - with a discussion on various solutions.

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: Community Action and Social Justice Coalition

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      • Wednesday, August 27 (2014)
      • Race and Environmentalism
      • Thursday, August 28 (2014)
      • The Alienation of the Student: Disempowerment in Modern Education
      • VSPACER
      • Students have been alienated from meaningful decision making within the university. We have no real voice in university governance and no control over any decision or policies. There was no democratic input on recent campus expansion plans, student debt increases, etc. The most democratic student initiative of recent years, Fossil Free AU, has met with strong resistance from the University ...more

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: Community Action and Social Justice Coalition

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About Today@AU

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Important Dates

  • 08/14/2014: Online Learning II (F) session ends; end of summer sessions 
  • 08/14/2014: Official Degree Award Date (date that appears on August 2014 diplomas; no event associated with this date) 
  • 08/16/2014 - 08/20/2014: Welcome Week