Today@AU

OCTOBER 30, 2013

Wednesday

Events

      • 10:00 am – noon
      • Dissertation Proposal Defense by Angel Bogushev
      • Kreeger Economics Conference Room 100
      • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
      • Kathryn Ee-Ling Lou's Dissertation Defense in Psychology
      • Watkins Classroom 110
      • VSPACER
      • 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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      • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • AU Habitat Henna Tattoo Designs Event
      • Eric Friedheim Quadrangle, Section 4
      • VSPACER
      • 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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      • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • AU In Motion Costume Yard Sale!
      • Eric Friedheim Quadrangle, Section 2
      • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • City Gate Information Table
      • Mary Graydon Info Table 2
      • VSPACER
      • 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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      • 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • CTRL Research Support Workshop: Intermediate R
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • 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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      • noon – 1:30 pm
      • Department Seminar
      • Kreeger Economics Conference Room 100
      • VSPACER
      • 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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      • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Introduction to Panopto
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
      • Overview of Grant Writing
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
      • How to be Successful, Fulfilled, and Highly Productive with Chris Palmer
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • VSPACER
      • 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.

        To register, ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Career Center

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      • 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      • American University YAG Meeting
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
      • Take Back the Tap
      • The Perch
      • VSPACER
      • 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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Must See Events

      • 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