D.C. Area Events

  

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  Reconnect and reminisce with fellow D.C. area Eagles at our infamous alumni happy hours, educational events, community service activities, Faculty Down the Road events, and more. Check out the events in the D.C. area and register online. Can’t wait to see you there!

D.C. Area Events

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

SIS Alumni in the Atrium: Tom Pevehouse, SIS/MA '11
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.  

Books that Shaped America: Common Sense
Common Sense, written by Thomas Paine in 1776, spoke to the common people of America and was the first work to openly ask for independence from Great Britain. Professor Richard Wilson from the Washington College of Law will lead the discussion of this historical work. 

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

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

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." 

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.

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.

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

Alumni in the KNOW: Jeff Sine, SIS/BA '76
The AU Alumni Association is pleased to present career merchant banker and Broadway producer Jeff Sine, SIS/BA '76, to speak about his time at AU and his distinguished career and accomplishments.  Limited space available for alumni, staff, and community.

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. 

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!

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.

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. 

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, 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.

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.