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Comic Books & Graphic Novel Course: Now Open to Enroll
Study comic books and graph novels for credit!

Readings include, but are not limited to, issues of Batman, Watchmen, and Beautiful Darkness.

Professor Amanda Berry
MTH 12:55pm-2:10pm
3 Credits

Sponsor: Department of Literature

Contact: Lindsey DePasse, ldepasse@american.edu, 2028852972

Web: http://www.american.edu/provost/registrar/schedule/schedule-results.cfm?term=2016FN&subj=LIT&search=381&mode=crs&stat=ALL&hr=&mn=&m=AM

Life@AU » Housing & Dining

One Card Office Summer Hours + New Location
Summer Hours: Please note for the summer, the university One Card Office will be open Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Fridays 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., with the exception of university closures or holiday. Saturday hours will resume for the academic year on Saturday, August 20.
New Location: The One Card Office has relocated to Anderson 140, the first hallway to the left when entering Anderson Hall.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns at idcards@american.edu

Sponsor: Housing and Dining Programs

Contact: Crystal Goldie, 202-885-3775

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

President » Cabinet Memos

Welcome Week Information Booths
Volunteers are needed to staff information booths on campus during Welcome Week from Monday, Aug. 22 through Thursday, Aug. 25. This is a great opportunity for staff, faculty, and current students to meet incoming students and their families, help answer questions, and show AU spirit! Booths will be located in the Letts-Anderson Quad and at the Glover Gate from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Shifts run for two hours and each booth will be staffed by two people. Follow the link below for more info or to sign up.

Sponsor: Special Events

Contact: Jonathon Sorge, sorge@american.edu, 2028852159

Web: https://www.american.edu/president/info-booths.cfm

Services » Auxiliary Services

Apple on Campus Summer Deals
Be sure to take advantage of Apple on Campus summer discount deals. Now until September 5, receive either a pair of Beats Solo2 Wireless Headphones with purchase of an eligible Mac with education pricing, or a pair of Powerbeats2 Wireless Headphones with purchase of an eligible iPhone or eligible iPad with education pricing - or upgrade to a pair of Beats Solo2 Wireless Headphones for $100.

Sponsor: Auxiliary Services

Contact: Auxiliary Services, auxiliary@american.edu, 2028853990

Web: http://www.apple.com/edu/aueagles

Work@AU » AHealthyU Faculty-Staff Wellness Program

AhealthyU Summer Group Fitness Classes
Join AhealthyU for a group fitness class! No cost for AU Rec Sports Members and $5 drop-in fee for non-members. MONDAY: Pilates from 12:05pm-12:50pm @Cassell and Yoga from 12:05-12:50pm @3201 New Mexico Ave Suite 350; TUESDAY: Total Body from 12:05-12:50pm @Cassell, Yoga from 12:05-12:50pm @WCL Tenley Campus Library Room 100B, and Zumba from 5:30-6:30pm @Cassell; WEDNESDAY: Yoga from 12:05-12:50pm @Cassell; THURSDAY: Light Spin from 12:05-12:50pm @Cassell, Yoga from 12:05-12:50pm @4401 Connecticut Ave Room 611, and Cardio Strength from 5:30-6:30pm @Cassell

Sponsor: AHealthyU Faculty-Staff Wellness Program

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

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

Give Us 15 Minutes, We'll Give You $50 - Complete an Online Health Assessment
Complete the confidential health assessment to get your personalized wellness report. All full-time faculty and staff who complete the assessment by October 31 will receive a $50 credit towards an AU Recreational Sports and Fitness membership or $50 in EagleBucks. All participants will be entered into a drawing for a Fitbit® Flex™. All rewards are subject to tax. Visit the link below for more information and to complete your online health assessment.

Sponsor: AHealthyU Faculty-Staff Wellness Program

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

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

Events

In this webinar, you will learn how Office 365 is transforming how faculty and staff connect!  In this webinar, we will focus on getting you up and running with Outlook 2016 (Client and Web App), Skype for Business, and OneDrive.  Topics include sending and receiving email, creating signatures, applying an Out of Office message, personal and group calendars, using Skype for Business …more

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Host: Office of Information Technology

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Curated by Pamela Harris Lawton and Adjoa BurrowesART CART: HONORING THE LEGACY ties together two cities—Washington, DC and New York City—in an inter-generational, inter-disciplinary project. Professional visual artists aged 62 and older are matched with students of art, healthcare, and aging to document and preserve their artistic legacy. The exhibition includes painting, photography, …more

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Curated by Marion E. Jackson, Ph.D. and Barbara Cervenka, O.P., Curators
Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints explores how the ancient cultures of Africa blended with indigenous and colonial Portuguese traditions to form the vibrant and complex cultural mosaic of modern Brazil. This eclectic collection of popular art—photography, sculptures, paintings, religious objects and books of poetry—depicts …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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The forms and structure of contemporary North Korean art, a central and highly developed dimension of the national culture, are largely unknown to the outside world. This exhibition, the first of its kind in the US, seeks to broaden understanding of North Korean art beyond stereotypes of propaganda and kitsch to show sophisticated and nuanced expressive achievements. It investigates previously …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Curated by GimChoe Eun-yeong
Examining Life Through Social Realities documents and examines life and the social realities of people living on the Korean peninsula through the Realist paintings of ten South Korean contemporary artists. As explained by exhibition curator GimChoe Eun-yeong, definitions of Realism have changed over time, but the Realism of South Korea closely approximates 19th …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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The Alper Initiative for Washington Art celebrates ten artists who left Latin America for many different reasons over the last sixty years—primarily for safety, freedom, and opportunity—and made their homes, and their artistic careers and contributions, in the Washington region. They include Joan Belmar and Juan Downey from Chile, Carolina Mayorga from Colombia, Ric Garcia, F. Lennox Campello, …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Trans* 101 training provides faculty, staff, and students with information and tools to work with transgender people, including a review of gender/gender identity/gender expression, an overview of current issues facing the trans community, and effective ally behaviors. Interested participants must have completed the Safe Space workshop prior to registering for this training.

Type: Meetings. Workshops. Trainings. Info Sessions

Host: Center for Diversity and Inclusion

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Office 365 (Outlook Web) and Outlook 2016 are replacing Lotus Notes as AU's email and calendaring platform. In this two-hour course, you’ll learn how to use Outlook to send and receive email, create signatures, apply an Out of Office message, sort/filter/flag mail, add delegation to mail and/or calendar, manage your contacts, and work with personal and group calendars. You will also learn how to …more

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Host: Office of Information Technology

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Young Professionals and AU Young Alumni are invited to a Brazilian themed reception in the museum. Enjoy refreshments and music while checking out the exhibition Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints, Popular Art from the Northeast of Brazil.
$10 per person and free for museum members. Learn more about our Young Patron's Level membership here.

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Fee: $10.00

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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