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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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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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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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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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Artist Jess Collins and poet Robert Duncan formed one of the most fascinating artistic partnerships of the 20th century in San Francisco in the early 1950's. This exhibition examines their unique position as precursors of Postmodernism through more than 140 individual and collaborative works of art and letters from private and public collections.

Type: Exhibit

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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The four artists in Brink and Boundary transform the unconventional and underutilized spaces in the Katzen Art Center and AU Museum into sites of surprising and inventive installations.

Type: Exhibit

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Judy Byron's solo-exhibition, Continental Drift, surveys the artist's work on paper and audio interviews and invites the viewer to consider the visual and auditory environment that informs identity. This exhibition focuses on the artist's own visual influences from three specific countries, Brazil, China, and Ghana.

Type: Exhibit

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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This exhibition highlights the collecting interest of the Washington Print Club collectors and artists since the clubs formation in 1964. Whether prints, drawings, watercolors, pastels, collages or photographs, the works in Passionate Collectors represent an important range of artists, styles, and aesthetic movements from the past five decades.

Type: Exhibit

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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"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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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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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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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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The weekly worship service hosted by Chi Alpha Campus Ministries. It's where we gather to learn, laugh and grow together through a service led by both chaplains and student leaders.

Type: Religious Service

Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Term Faculty Orientation

Type: Information Session

Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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opening ceremony

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: Center for Community Engagement & Service

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What could be more fun than all of your favorite lawn games? Glow-in-the-dark versions! Join us for a party that you'll never forget!

Type: Party

Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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Adjunct Faculty Orientation Program and Resource Fair

Type: Information Session

Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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Evening Events

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: Center for Community Engagement & Service

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Evening Events

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: Center for Community Engagement & Service

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closing ceremony

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: Center for Community Engagement & Service

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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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The environmental crisis disproportionately affects communities of color both domestically and internationally yet the movement itself is largely led by white folk. Join us for a discussion!

Type: Panel Discussion

Host: Community Action and Social Justice Coalition

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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

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

  • 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