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Angel Bogushev will be defending his dissertation proposal, "Three Essays on Migration, Unemployment, and Savings in Bulgaria."

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: Economics

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Kathryn Ee-Ling Lou will defend her dissertation on October 30, 2013 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm. The title of her dissertation is: "Predicting Interpersonal Problems of Inpatient Adolescents: Impact of Family, Psychosocial and School Influences."

The committee members are:.

James Gray, Ph.D. Chair
David Haaga, Ph.D.
Mitchell Hugonnet, Ph.D.
Andrew Wawryzniak, Ph.D.

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: Psychology

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AU Habitat officers and club members will be holding a henna tattoo fundraiser on the quad open to all students, staff, and faculty. Come and get a cool henna tattoo designed on your face or arm and contribute towards helping AU Habitat to help others.

Type: Table/Display Case

Host: Habitat for Humanity

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AU In Motion is proud to host its annual Costume Yard Sale! Pick up old AU In Motion showcase costumes for a wonderfully cheap price to complete your Halloween Costume this year!

Type: Fair

Host: In Motion

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Please visit the City Gate, Inc. information table on Wednesday, October 30, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., in MGC Lobby.

City Gate, Inc. is an urban ministry in Washington, DC, seeking to open doors of opportunity, empowerment, and friendship. Their primary focus is on children and their families in Washington, DC. They are currently seeking students for a variety of internship opportunities.

All …more

Type: Table/Display Case

Host: Career Center

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The AU's Farmers' Market offers a variety of fresh and local produce and baked goods from Agora Farms and Upper Crust Bakery.

Type: Fair

Host: Human Resources

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Join us today for Intermediate R. R is a powerful programming language, which has become the standard tool for statistical analysis in many professional and academic areas. Introductory understanding of R is needed for this training. In this intermediate level workshop we will cover the basic statistical model libraries available to researchers. You can expect to learn more about: summary …more

Type: Workshop

Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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The Department of Economics sponsors a weekly series in which economists from all facets of the profession present their cutting edge research on a wide variety of topics. All workshops are open to the public, and held on Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:15 in Kreeger 100, unless otherwise noted.

April 23: Daniel Bernhofen, American University School of International Service
"Estimating the Effects …more

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: Economics

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Students have opportunity to stop by and get photo taken for Halloween spread in the yearbook.

Type: Meeting

Host: The Talon

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Workshop will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B11.

Learn how to record PowerPoints, lectures, and anything that you want to capture on your screen.

Type: Workshop

Host: University Library

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Please join Bhante Uparatana for an hour of insight meditation in the Theravada tradition. All are welcome.

Type: Religious Service

Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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This interactive workshop will look at the fundamentals of proposal writing in the context of a successful funding strategy. It will examine the process of matching a project to a potential funder's interests and presenting it in the most effective way.

Type: Workshop

Host: Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

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AU Dems present Congressman John Delaney

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: College Democrats

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The Wicked Problem will feature analysis from a diverse panel of experts about the current conflicts in the Middle East and potential opportunities for paths to peace.

Type: Panel Discussion

Host: SIS: International Peace & Conflict Resolution

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Catholic Daily Mass 6 PM

Type: Religious Service

Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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Team meeting to discuss upcoming weekly content.

Type: Conference

Host: Her Campus American

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The demands of class, homework, internships, and relationships can be stressful and overwhelming. How can you be successful, fulfilled, and highly productive while balancing competing demands? Find out how in this fun and interactive workshop led by Professor Chris Palmer where you will acquire skills and techniques to be happy, balanced, and energized, despite a hectic campus life.

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Type: Workshop

Host: Career Center

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Orthodox Christian Vespers

Type: Religious Service

Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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Catholic RCIA

Type: Meeting

Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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AU Dumbledore's Army is having a Halloween Feast for the second meeting of the year to start planning fundraisers and events for the upcoming spring semester, as well as eating and doing various activities.

Type: Meeting

Host: American University Dumbledore's Army

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THIRST Christian Fellowship

Type: Meeting

Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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Come be part of the community or join us for a discussion as we wrestle with the questions about God, Jesus, and why does it matter, as we enjoy coffee and desserts.

Type: Meeting

Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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Gospel Choir Rehearsal

Type: Rehearsal

Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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AU Film Architects's weekly meeting.

Type: Meeting

Host: Film Architects

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There will be a meeting for American University Youth and Government delegates. For more info check out our website at www.americanyag.org

Type: Meeting

Host: Youth and Government

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In collaboration with Centennial Hall, Eco-Sense is excited to host this "Take Back the Tap Campaign" event! The event will feature stations for students to learn about the reasons to choose tap water over bottled water. Once students complete the stations, they will receive free gift from DC Water!

Type: Workshop

Host: Housing & Dining Programs

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This will be a team practice for the AMIRS MUN travel team.

Type: Meeting

Host: AMIRS (Model United Nations)

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Join with Chi Alpha as we pray for the needs of our community, the campus, the nation and the world.

Type: Religious Service

Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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Must See Events

Distinguished guest lecture series, hosted by the American University Center for Asian Studies.

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: Center for Asian Studies

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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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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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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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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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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

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Host: Art Department

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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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Vigil/Exhibition for Veterans Day in remembrance of the 5000+ US servicemen and -women who have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Type: Exhibit

Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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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
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Type: Concert

Host: Performing Arts

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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.

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Host: Campus Store

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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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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

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Host: Kogod School of Business

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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

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