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Monday, January 26, 2015

Alumni Receptions Honoring Dr. Abdul Aziz Said
American University will be traveling to the Gulf Coast region this January to honor Dr. Abdul Aziz Said for his nearly six decades of service to the university. Receptions will be hosted in Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah, and Kuwait City to honor this great academic, mentor, and teacher. We hope to see you there! 

Saturday, January 31, 2015

California Science Center with the Los Angeles Alumni Chapter
Join fellow AU Alumni in Los Angeles for a day at the California Science Center. There is no cost to attend this event.

Monday, February 02, 2015

Dallas Alumni Happy Hour and Basketball Watch Party
Join fellow AU Eagles in Dallas for a happy hour and to cheer the AU Men's Basketball game to victory over Holy Cross. There is no cost to attend this event. RSVP by January 30.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

SIS Special Forum: U.S. and European Responses to Terrorism
Join the School of International Service for an SIS Special Forum: U.S. and European Responses to Terrorism: Do We Have It Right? 

SIS Alumni in the Atrium: James Hauser, SIS/BA '10, SIS/MA '14
The School of International Service, in partnership with the AU Career Center and the SIS Alumni Chapter, feature select alumni in the SIS Atrium as part of the Alumni in the Atrium Series. An SIS alumnus/a sits in the atrium on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. to speak with students about careers, internships, interviewing tips, and networking skills. 

WCL Information Session: Becoming A Legal Eagle
Interested interested in pursuing a legal education at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL)? WCL invites the AU Community to our “Legal Eagle” event specifically. AUWCL students, alumni, faculty, and admissions staff will present the need-to-know information and answer your questions about the law school curriculum and professional opportunities.

School of International Service Student-Alumni Networking Reception
Join the Career Center, Office of Alumni Relations, and School of International Service at this highly anticipated annual event.  Students and alumni seeking jobs or internships may easily connect with alumni and employers offering opportunities and advice. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and refreshments while mingling with students, alumni, faculty, staff, and employers.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

St. Louis Presidential Reception
The AU Alumni Association cordially invites alumni, parents, and friends in the St. Louis area to an evening reception with American University's 14th President, Neil Kerwin, SPA/BA '71 

SIS Alumni Book Club: The Militarization of U.S. Foreign Policy?
SIS, in partnership with the US Foreign Policy graduate program, is excited to launch the first SIS Alumni Book Club. We invite you to read Mission Creep: The Militarization of U.S. Foreign Policy? and then attend the discussion February 4 to be led by SIS professor Gordon Adams.

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Colloquium on Scholarly Communications
Presenter Laurel L. Haak (Laure), PhD, is the Executive Director of ORCID, a community based non-profit organization dedicated to connecting research and researchers by providing a registry of unique and persistent personal identifiers.

Can Hawkish Leaders Make Peace?
Join SIS Professor Guy Ziv for a discussion of his new book "Why Hawks Become Doves: Shimon Peres and Foreign Policy Change in Israel." 

Raleigh Brewery Tour and Tasting
Join your fellow AU alumni in Raleigh for a brewery tour and tasting at Raleigh Brewing Company!

Young Alumni Happy Hour in the AU Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Join fellow young alumni for a happy hour in the AU Museum. There is no cost to attend this event.

Friday, February 06, 2015

International Economic Relations Alumni Panel
Join the School of International Service and the International Economic Relations Program for a panel discussion featuring IER alumni. 

Dinner with Alumni: Pam Campagna and Jeffrey Lovelace
Graduate students- if you are interested hearing about what it’s like to work in consulting, international business, operations, or finance, then this dinner is for you.  Meet two AU Alums from the Kogod School of Business who turned their MBA educations into successful careers.  Come join Pam Campagna, MBA, CMC and Jeff Lovelace, MBA, SSBB, PMP, LSSBB for dinner and a great networking event.

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Women's Basketball Alumni Day
Join your fellow women's basketball alumni in cheering the Women's Basketball team to victory over Colgate. Afterwards, join the coaches and players for a reception.

Monday, February 09, 2015

Dinner with Alumni: Penny Pagano SOC/BA '65 and Andrew Huff SPA/MA '07
If you are interested in the learning more about DC and how students can
become involved in the city and the community, then this dinner is for you.  Meet AU Alumni who know the neighborhood and the city through their work as AU’s Directors of Community and Local Government Relations. Come join Penny and Andrew for dinner and a great networking event.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

GEP/NRSD Alumni Conference 2015: Setting the Stage for Sustainaibility
The Global Environmental Politics (GEP) and Natural Resource and Sustainable Development (NRSD) Programs are hosting the first-ever conference for current students and program alumni. 

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Stafford H. "Pop" Cassell Hall of Fame Ceremony
Join us to celebrate the rich history of American University as we honor the 46th Hall of Fame class at their induction ceremony taking place in conjunction with the Men's Basketball game vs. Lafayette.

Black Alumni Alliance Basketball Pre-Game Reception

Celebrate your love of basketball on February 14 as the AU Men's Basketball Team plays Lafayette. Join the American University Black Alumni Alliance as we honor #EbonyEagle sweethearts and cheer on the men's team in Bender Arena. Tickets are $10.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Dinner with Alumni Elliot Bell-Krasner & John Sonsalla
Current undergraduate juniors and seniors, if you are interested in the government affairs, advocacy, and nonprofit career fields, then this dinner is for you.  Meet AU Alumni who have been in your shoes and have now succeeded in doing what you aspire to do. Come join John Sonsalla (SPA/BA '11) and Elliot Bell-Krasner (SPA/MPP '12) for dinner and a great networking event. This event is FREE for current students only.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Exploring Social Justice: Working for Peace Through Storytelling
Attend a screening of Red Lines from Andrea Kalin, SPA/BA '82, is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and founder of Spark Media, a production company dedicated to producing films with a social conscience. 

SIS Reception at the ISA Annual Convention

Please join the School of International Service and Dean James Goldgeier at a reception during the ISA Annual Convention in New Orleans.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Research and Resistance: Building a Social Protest Collection at AU
The American University Library Council and University Librarian Nancy Davenport request the pleasure of your company for Research and Resistance: Building a Social Protest Collection at AU. 

2015 Multicultural Student-Alumni Career Connection
Join the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, the Career Center, the Black Alumni Alliance and the Latino Alumni Alliance at this highly anticipated event. Alumni will share insights and advice on career planning and job searching from a multicultural perspective.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Sweat Work- Get fit with AU!
Join fellow Eagles for a day of healthy fun!

Los Angeles Volunteer Day with Heal the Bay
Join fellow alumni in the Los Angeles area for a volunteer opportunity with Heal the Bay. There is no cost to attend this event.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

AU Men's Baskteball at Army
Join fellow American University alumni, family, and friends as we cheer the men's basketball team to victory at Army.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Founder's Day: Cake on the Quad
Come celebrate Founder's Day with some cake on the quad.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Being LGBTQ in the Workplace
Join the Career Center, CDI, and the Pride Alumni Alliance for a discussion on how LGBTQ identities are expressed and handled in the workplace, followed by a networking session and refreshments.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Comms for a Cause #DigitalAdvocacyAU
Join the Career Center and the Alumni Association for a panel discussion and networking session around career paths in digital advocacy.

Philadelphia Presidential Reception
The AU Alumni Association cordially invites alumni, parents, and friends in the Philadelphia area to an evening reception with American University's 14th President, Neil Kerwin, SPA/BA '71.

Friday, February 27, 2015

SIS Industry Days: Department of Energy

SIS, the AU Alumni Association, the SIS Alumni Chapter, the SIS Graduate Student Council, and the AU Career Center invite SIS graduate students and alumni to an SIS Industry Days event at the Department of Energy. 

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Pasta Making Class with the Baltimore Alumni Chapter
Join your fellow Baltimore alumni, family, and friends for a pasta making class and lunch at Germano's Piattini.

Monday, March 02, 2015

Dinner with Alumni: Joe Vidulich SPA/BA '08
Current students -if you are interested in the government affairs, government relations, or lobbying career fields, then this dinner is for you. Meet an AU Alum who has been in your shoes and has now succeeded in doing what you aspire to do. Come join Joe Vidulich, SPA BA ‘08 for dinner and a great networking event.

Dinner with Alumni: Andrea Murino SPA/BA '98
Current undergraduates- if you are interested in a career in law, then this dinner is for you.  Meet an AU Alum who has been in your shoes and has now succeeded in doing what you aspire to do. Come join Andrea Murino (SPA/BA '98) for dinner and a great networking event.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

College of Arts and Sciences Education Student-Alumni Networking Reception
Join the Career Center, Office of Alumni Relations, and College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, Teaching and Health at this highly anticipated annual event.  Students and alumni seeking jobs or internships may easily connect with alumni and employers offering opportunities and advice. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and refreshments while mingling with students, alumni, faculty, staff, and employers.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Alumni in the KNOW: Women in Leadership
Join the AU Alumni Association, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and the Career Center as a panel of distinguished alumnae discuss and share their experiences as women in leadership.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Headed to the SXSW Festival? Join EMAA!
Join the Entertainment and Media Alumni Alliance and fellow Eagles in Austin for good food, drinks, and fun during an alumni mixer during the South by Southwest Festival. Registration is $10 per person. 

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Mualim Said Conference and Festschrift
Please join the School of International Service and the International Peace and Conflict Resolution program for a one-day international conference bringing together scholars and activists to make presentations that will be published in a festschrift in honor of Mualim Said.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

LA Happy Hour
Join fellow Eagles from the Redondo Beach area for a happy hour at Hudson House.

Thursday, April 02, 2015

School of Communication Student-Alumni Networking Reception
Join the Career Center, Office of Alumni Relations, and School of Communication at this highly anticipated annual event.  Students and alumni seeking jobs or internships may easily connect with alumni and employers offering opportunities and advice. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and refreshments while mingling with students, alumni, faculty, staff, and employers.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

SIS Alumni of the Year
SAVE THE DATE! 

Dean James Goldgeier cordially invites you to join him in honoring the 2015 School of International Service Alumnus/a of the Year Award recipient.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Senior and Graduate Student Barbecue Series
Congratulations, Class of 2015! Graduate and undergraduate students planning to graduate in May and August are cordially invited to join President Neil and Mrs. Ann L. Kerwin '71 for the 2015 Senior and Graduate Barbecues. There is no cost to attend this event.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Graduate Student-Alumni Networking Event
Join fellow American University graduate students, graduate program alumni, family, and friends for a networking happy hour at Town Hall in D.C. The event is $10 for alumni and guests, and free for current students.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Philadelphia Reception with Track and Field Coach Matt Centrowitz
Join American University alumni, family, and friends for a reception in conjunction with American University's Track and Field teams' participation in the Penn Relays at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, PA.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Dallas Chapter Welcome Happy Hour
Enjoy some happy hour networking with the Dallas chapter.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A Night at the Ballpark with the Boston Chapter

Join fellow AU Eagles in Boston for a night at Fenway Park as the Red Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles. Cost to attend is $27 per person. RSVP by June 21st.