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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 » College of Arts and Sciences

CAS Proposes Major Change to MA in Biology
CAS proposes a major change to the MA in Biology. The proposal for this change is available for public review and we welcome your comments or questions. Please visit the link below to read the full details. This proposal will be available for review until June 27th.

Sponsor: CAS Office of the Dean

Contact: Kelsi Schagunn, schagunn@american.edu, 2028852446

Web: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9Wx_6nUDmJYT0o0UFlseUs4aWs

CAS Proposes Major Change to MS in Biology
CAS proposes a major change to the MS in Biology. The proposal for this change is available for public review and we welcome your comments or questions. Please visit the link below to read the full details. This proposal will be available for review until June 27th.

Sponsor: CAS Office of the Dean

Contact: Kelsi Schagunn, schagunn@american.edu, 2028852446

Web: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9Wx_6nUDmJYajNYQkU1RzR0WXc

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

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

Join AhealthyU Summer Group Fitness Classes: Now - August 11
Get into a fun summer exercise routine with our AhealthyU Group Fitness Classes now through Aug 11. Classes are no cost for AU RecFit Members and no cost for off-campus locations: 4401 Connecticut Ave, 3201 New Mexico Ave, Spring Valley Building and Washington College of Law. There is a $5 drop in fee for non-members who attend classes in Cassell and Jacobs Fitness Centers.
MON
12:05-12:45pm | Pilates | Cassell

TUE
12:05-12:45pm | Barre | Cassell
12:05-12:45pm | Yoga | Spring Valley, Room 458
5:30-6:30pm | Spin | Jacobs

WED
12:05-12:45pm | Yoga | Cassell
12:05-12:45pm | Yoga | 4401 Connecticut Ave., Room 611
5:30-6:30pm | Zumba | Cassell

THURS
12:05-12:45pm | Total Body | Cassell
12:05-12:45pm | Yoga | 3201 New Mexico Ave. Suite 350
12:05-12:45pm | Yoga Bootcamp | WCL Library Room N100B
5:30-6:30pm | Core & Condition | Cassell

FRI
12:05-12:45pm | Yoga | Spring Valley, Room 458

Sponsor: AHealthyU Faculty-Staff Wellness Program

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

Web: http://www.american.edu/hr/AhealthyU/fitness.cfm

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