Today@AU

OCTOBER 29, 2013

Tuesday

Events

      • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • Alpha Chi Omega Domestic Violence Awareness Tabling
      • Quad Info Table 3
      • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • AU In Motion Costume Yard Sale!
      • Eric Friedheim Quadrangle, Section 2
      • 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • CTRL - Research Support Workshop: Intermediate EViews
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • Join us today for Intermediate EViews. The software E-Views is a statistical package useful for cross sectional, time series and panel data statistical analysis. It has a friendly interface and is targeted towards times series analysis, providing the user with the most intuitive environment to analyze trends of macro and micro series. In this workshop you will learn: how to use the command ...more

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

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      • noon – 1:00 pm
      • Great American Weight Loss Challenge Brown Bag
      • Letts Lower Level Conference Room
      • VSPACER
      • AhealthyU and Recreational Sports and Fitness partner up to present weekly Brown Bag workshops to help keep participants in the Great American Weight Loss Challenge on track to meet their weight loss goals. These workshops are no cost and open to all AU faculty and staff.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Human Resources

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      • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The Introduction to Adobe Photoshop course provides an overview of this professional graphics and image-editing software application. You will learn the basic techniques of graphic manipulation including how to adjust the color of photographs, drawings, and other images, crop and recast the image, create web-ready graphics, use the painting and editing tools, add filters to images, and save ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
      • Making the most of your Gmail and Google Drive
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Graduate School in Great Britain Info Session
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 247
      • VSPACER
      • Join us for a discussion of graduate study opportunities in Great Britain led by Tom McGlew of the University of Edinburgh. He will explain: how the current structures of graduate work in Britain have evolved in recent years; how 'taught' and research-focused masters degree programmes differ; what British universities look for in American applicants; how long it takes to complete a degree; ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Office of Merit Awards

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
      • CTRL - Research Support Workshop: Introduction to Public-Use Data
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • Join us today for an introduction to Public-Use Data. Secondary analysis of publicly available data is one of the most common forms of research conducted by social scientists. Public use data are perfect for students who are looking for greater accessibility to inexpensive data for research projects. In this workshop, you will learn the answers to: What are the resources you can use to search ...more

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

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      • 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Federal Bureau of Investigation Information Session
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 5
      • VSPACER
      • The Career Center will host the FBI for an information session on Tuesday, October 29, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., in MGC 5.

        A representative will share information about the organization and what it's like to have a career with the FBI. The focus of this event will be on long range career planning, not recruiting for current positions.

        Please log into AU CareerWeb or Kogod CareerSource to RSVP for ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Career Center

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      • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
      • SPExS - Your Whole Career in 15 Seconds?
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 3
      • VSPACER
      • Your Whole Career in 15 Seconds: How to Shape an Effective 'Elevator Pitch' that Sets You Apart, Makes You Memorable, and Gets You to Where You Want to Go!

        The person on the other side of the desk says, "So tell me about yourself..." What do you say to THAT? How do you present yourself confidently, competently, and even eloquently? All in less than 30 seconds? Easy! You use your "elevator ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of Professional & Extended Studies

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      • 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
      • Northside Halloween Party
      • Hughes Formal
      • VSPACER
      • This is the 6th annual Northside Halloween Party/Haunted House. All students are welcome to enter through the Hughes Formal, which is converted to a haunted house for the evening. After navigating the haunted house, a dance party with food, snacks, and games is held in McDowell Formal.

        Type: Party
        Host: Housing & Dining Programs

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      • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
      • #ineedajob Building Resumes and Cover Letters
      • Career Center Library
      • VSPACER
      • In thirty seconds or less, most employers decide whether or not to consider applicants for employment, so your resume and cover letter content must be clear, concise, and compelling. Participate in this workshop to learn how to stand out to potential employers by tailoring your resume and cover letter to the specific position for which you are applying and presenting your most relevant skills, ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Career Center

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      • 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
      • AU Students for Choice: Queering Reproductive Justice
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 245
      • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Roger Jones Award for Executive Leadership
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • VSPACER
      • The School of Public Affairs is pleased to present the Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership, which annually recognizes two distinguished senior executives in the federal government whose careers are marked by extraordinary effectiveness in achieving results and organizational development with a strong commitment to training and educating managers and executives.

        This year's awardees ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of Public Affairs

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      • 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
      • Northside Halloween Party
      • McDowell Formal
      • VSPACER
      • This is the 6th annual Northside Halloween Party/Haunted House. All students are welcome to enter through the Hughes Formal, which is converted to a haunted house for the evening. After navigating the haunted house, a dance party with food, snacks, and games is held in McDowell Formal.

        Type: Party
        Host: Housing & Dining Programs

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      • 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
      • University College Halloween Party Extravaganza
      • The Perch
      • VSPACER
      • We are having a Halloween spectacular to celebrate the excellence that is the University College Program, brought to you live by the University College Program Associates. Come eat some excellent food and enjoy the scary ghouls and goblins that will be lurking the halls of Anderson Hall when this extravaganza comes to life. We will see Tuesday, October 29 in Anderson Hall from 8pm-11pm, check ...more

        Type: Party
        Host: University College

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Must See Events

      • Tuesday, October 29 (2013)
      • University College Halloween Party Extravaganza
      • VSPACER
      • We are having a Halloween spectacular to celebrate the excellence that is the University College Program, brought to you live by the University College Program Associates. Come eat some excellent food and enjoy the scary ghouls and goblins that will be lurking the halls of Anderson Hall when this extravaganza comes to life. We will see Tuesday, October 29 in Anderson Hall from 8pm-11pm, check ...more

        Type: Party
        Host: University College

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      • Saturday, November 2 (2013)
      • Talea Ensemble
      • VSPACER
      • Talea Ensemble
        Saturday, November 2, 8 p.m.
        Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
        Tickets: $10 regular admission, $5 AU community and seniorsPurchase tickets online at american.tix.com or call 202-885-ARTS

        A concert of new works exploring music-science connections from fractals to geology. This concert is made possible through a generous gift from Music alumna Joanna Driggs.

        Type: Concert
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • Monday, November 4 (2013)
      • Music the Brains Software
      • VSPACER
      • Music–the Brain's Software®
        Jerzy Sapieyevski, pianist and composer
        Dr. Joel M. Oster, MD, Lahey Clinic, Boston
        Monday, November 4, 7:30 p.m.
        Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
        Tickets: $20 regular admission, $10 AU community and seniors
        Purchase tickets online at american.tix.com or call 202-885-ARTS

        Dr. Joel M. Oster, MD, neurologist and violinist, will discuss fascinating ...more

        Type: Concert
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • Tuesday, November 5 (2013)
      • The HyperNetwork
      • VSPACER
      • The American University Public Relations Student Society of America and the American University Social Media Club present The HyperNetwork, a panel discussion and networking event of epic proportions. Networking has changed - are you ready?

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Fee: $5.00
        Host: Public Relations Student Society of America

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      • Wednesday, November 6 (2013)
      • Choreolab 2013: The Next Movement
      • Choreolab 2013: The Next Movement
        Brian Devine, artistic director
        Wednesday, November 6, 8 p.m.
        Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre
        Tickets: $5 general admission
        Purchase tickets online at american.tix.com or call 202-885-ARTS

        The culmination of a two-month mentored creative process, American University's student choreographers present this exciting evening of concert dance featuring an array of ...more

        Type: Performance
        Fee: $5.00
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • Friday, November 8 (2013)
      • 4th Feminist Art History Conference Keynote Speaker
      • VSPACER
      • The fourth annual conference continues to build on the legacy of feminist art-historical scholarship and pedagogy initiated by Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard at American University.

        Conference events begin with Friday afternoon paper panels, an opening reception, and the keynote address given by renowned scholar Patricia Simons, professor in the History of Art and Women's Studies, University ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Art Department

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      • Friday, November 8 (2013)
      • AU Habitat SNAP Challenge Information Tabling
      • VSPACER
      • AU Habitat officers and club members will be giving out information concerning the SNAP challenge that we are conducting this semester. We will be tabling on the quad and participation in the SNAP challenge is open to all students, staff, and faculty. Come and learn why you should participate in the SNAP challenge and contribute towards helping AU Habitat to help others.

        Type: Table/Display Case
        Host: Habitat for Humanity

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      • November 9 to 12 (2013)
      • Remembrance Day Veteran's Day Vigil
      • Sunday, November 10 (2013)
      • Moving Beyond the Contemporary: AU Chorus and AU Symphony Orchestra
      • Moving Beyond the Contemporary:
        AU Chorus and AU Symphony Orchestra
        Yaniv Dinur, conductor and director of orchestral activities
        Daniel Abraham, director of choral activities
        Sunday, November 10, 4 p.m.
        National Presbyterian Church
        4101 Nebraska Ave, NW Washington, DC
        Tickets: $15 regular admission, $10 AU community and seniors
        Purchase tickets online at american.tix.com or call ...more

        Type: Concert
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • Tuesday, November 12 (2013)
      • Herff Jones Class Ring Sale
      • A representative from Herff Jones will be available to answer all your class ring questions. You will have have an opportunity to see all the different selections and find your size.

        Type: Table/Display Case
        Host: Campus Store

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      • Tuesday, November 12 (2013)
      • Is the Euro Area Crisis Over?
      • VSPACER
      • A variety of economic policy actions have reduced major risks and stabilized financial conditions in the Euro Area, although growth in the periphery is still constrained by credit bottlenecks. The region is expected to gradually pull out of recession, with growth reaching 1 percent in 2014, following GDP contractions in both 2012 and this year. However, financial reforms remain unfinished; the ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Tuesday, November 12 (2013)
      • The Alan Meltzer CEO Leadership Speaker Series - The Music Industry in the Digital Age
      • VSPACER
      • Join the Kogod School of Business in welcoming Steve Greenberg as the keynote speaker for The Alan Meltzer CEO Leadership Speaker Series, November 12 at 4 p.m. in the Kogod Student Lounge.

        Greenberg is an AU alum (SIS/BA '82), a Grammy Award-winning record producer, and the founder of S-Curve Records. He is credited with discovering Joss Stone, the Jonas Brothers, and Hanson, and launched the ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Kogod School of Business

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Important Dates

  • 11/01/2013: Undergraduate transfer spring 2014 semester admission application deadline for students living in the United States