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Dissertation Defense by Kentaro Murayama
Economics doctoral candidate Kentaro Murayama will defend his dissertation, "Food price surges, trade policy responses, and the welfare implications to Tanzanian households" on Tuesday, June 27, at 11:00 a.m. in Kreeger 100.
The public is invited to attend.

Sponsor: Department of Economics

Contact: Ashley Noe, noe@american.edu, 202-885-3770

Academics » Research and Grants

$10 Gift Card! Participate in a Study: College Male Perspectives
We are looking for UNDERGRADUATE MALES for a research study. The study seeks to learn more about the ways in which people differ in their attitudes and perspectives on college situations.
The study takes about 1 hour and involves taking surveys and a completing a brief reading and writing task.
Participants will receive a $10 gift card, OR 1 hour of research credit.
If interested, please email Alex Long at CMPstudyAU@gmail.com and ask about the “Perspectives Study.”

Sponsor: Department of Psychology

Contact: Alex Long, CMPstudyAU@gmail.com, 7034099070

Academics » School of International Service

SIS Proposes Changes to the BA in International Studies
The School of International Service proposes several changes to the BA in International Studies.

Sponsor: SIS Office of the Dean

Contact: Lee Schwentker, lschwent@american.edu, 2028851604

Web: https://goo.gl/p239jp

Academics » School of Public Affairs

Attend the APPAM Public Policy Camp Friday, September 15, 2017 (Juniors or Seniors only)
We are looking for underrepresented AU students interested in Public Policy to join a diverse group of peers from George Mason University, Georgetown University, George Washington University (GWU) and University of Maryland, College Park for a complimentary, day-long camp hosted by APPAM at GWU.
The camp will be interactive and designed to inform students about: public policy, graduate programs in public policy and public affairs, and careers in the field.
If you are interested, submit your resume by June 28th to Serena Elizondo at elizondo@american.edu.

Sponsor: Department of Public Administration and Policy

Contact: Serena Elizondo, elizondo@american.edu, 2028852375

Web: http://www.appam.org/events/2017-public-policy-camp/

Academics » Washington College of Law

Reproductive Justice Webinar: When Sex and Bodies Are Criminal & Barriers to Reproductive Autonomy
Register today for this summer's Reproductive Justice Lawyering Webinar Series featuring If/When/How Reproductive Justice Fellows. Topics will include HIV criminalization, pregnancy prosecutions, prison abolition, and crisis pregnancy centers. REGISTRATION IS FREE. And CLE credit is available upon request to secle@wcl.american.edu https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5401964782262269185

Sponsor: Women and the Law Program

Contact: Sarah Barnett, womenlaw@wcl.american.edu, 2022744494

Web: https://www.wcl.american.edu/gender/wlp/wilp_lsrj_reprojustice_webinar_series.cfm

Life@AU » Alternative Breaks

APPLY TO BE A SUMMER 2018 ALTERNATIVE BREAK LEADER
Are you passionate about a social justice issue? Do you want others to learn about it? Do you want to turn your ideas into actions and your actions into service? APPLY to lead an alternative break program to any part of the country or the world! Submit your proposal by June 24th!
Alternative Breaks are year-long, student-led service-learning immersion programs that promote student leadership, equality, ethical volunteering and social justice.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's
the only thing that ever has." -Margaret Mead

Sponsor: Center for Community Engagement and Service

Contact: Kathia Mejia, km2610a@student.american.edu, 2403505045

Web: http://www.american.edu/ocl/volunteer/Alternative-Breaks-Homepage.cfm

Apply to be an Alternative Breaks Leader!
Summer leader applications close on June 24! Learn more on our website.

Sponsor: Center for Community Engagement and Service

Contact: Nicole Phillips, altbreak@american.edu, 202-885-2684

Web: http://www.american.edu/ocl/volunteer/Alternative-Breaks-Homepage.cfm

Life@AU » Athletics & Recreation

AU RecFit Summer Group Exercise
Join us for yoga, barre, zumba, cycling, and more!

All AU RecFit Members and students can participate in our summer schedule and take classes. We offer great options:
Unlimited Summer Pass (May 22-Aug 11): $60
Half Semester Pass (May 22-June 30/ July 3-Aug 11): $40

To purchase a pass, visit the Jacobs or Cassell Front Desk. You must be a member or purchase a day pass to participate in group exercise. Check out our schedule link below!

Sponsor: Recreational Sports and Fitness

Contact: Becky Parks, bparks@american.edu, 202-885-6272

Web: http://www.american.edu/recfit/upload/Summer_Session1_Schedule_2017.pdf

Life@AU » Housing & Dining

One Card & Dining Programs Office: Summer Hours, Relocation, and Fees
The One Card & Dining Programs Office has temporarily relocated for this summer. Please visit our new location in Mary Graydon Center room 330N for any One Card-related inquiries. Our summer office hours will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, for the remainder of the summer term.
In light of our relocation, our office will be waiving the traditional $20 replacement fee through August 4. It is our hope that community members will use this opportunity to renew their card credentials at no cost. We will announce future schedule and location updates for the upcoming academic year via Today@AU.

Sponsor: Housing and Dining Programs

Contact: One Card & Dining Programs, idcards@american.edu, 202-885-3775

Web: http://www.american.edu/ocl/housing/onecard.cfm

Life@AU » Religious Life

Interfaith Chapel Service: "Out of Many, One." (July 5 at Noon in Kay)
Join the interfaith community of AU for a summer Interfaith Chapel Service, Wednesday, July 5, at noon in the Kay Chapel. This is a service of reflection and prayer for our campus, nation, and world. Everyone is welcome regardless of religious background or lack thereof.

Sponsor: Kay Spiritual Life Center

Contact: Rev. Mark Schaefer, schaef@american.edu, 202-885-3336

Work@AU » AHealthyU Faculty-Staff Wellness Program

Enroll in Weight Watchers at Work | Complimentary Open House on Thursday, July 13th
Interested in finding out what goes on at a Weight Watchers meeting before enrolling? Join us at 12pm on Thursday, July 13th in Butler Conference Room for a complimentary Open House. The next series is scheduled to meet Thursdays at noon beginning July 20th (min. of 15 participants needed for the series to start). Payroll deduction is available. For every 10 meetings you attend, AhealthyU will give you a $50 reward (taxes applicable). Members who can't make the AU meetings can attend at other meeting locations and still receive the AhealthyU benefits! Enroll through AhealthyU by COB July 13th.

Sponsor: AHealthyU Faculty-Staff Wellness Program

Contact: Leah Tasman, ahealthyu@american.edu, 2028853742

Web: http://www.american.edu/hr/AhealthyU/Weight-Watchers.cfm

Events

The work of Frederic Kellogg belongs within—and extends—what could be called a river of traditional American landscape, figural and still-life painting; a broad, quarter-millennium course flowing from John Singleton Copley and Thomas Cole to Milton Avery and Andrew Wyeth. Kellogg works by a combination of sketches made in his constant-companion notebook, of watercolors done en plein-air, or …more

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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This summer, the Alper Initiative for Washington Art presents a group exhibition curated by Megan Rook-Koespel Performing the Border. The borders that separate people and things are constantly changing, and quite often completely arbitrary, yet the importance placed on them would seem to suggest otherwise. Featuring Washington artists Clay Dunklin, Amy Lin, Susana Raab, Jenny Wu, and Street Light …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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This exhibition features 60 photographs of scenes from two Communist nations, North Korea and Cuba, by Belgian photographer Carl De Keyzer. States of Being is the first time these photographs will be shown together, and is the result of De Keyzer’s extensive stay in each country, including more than 40 nights in North Korea, spent visiting and documenting each province in the country. De Keyzer …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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This retrospective of Val Lewton brings it all to bear: Lewton’s lifetime in front of the canvas, his knowledge of color, his unerring command of the paint-loaded brush and his certitude about how best to structure a painting. Lewton was born in California, the son of a film director, and moved to Washington to work as an exhibit designer at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (then the National …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Weight watchers @ Work

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Host: Human Resources

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