D.C. Area Events


D.C. Area Events

Sunday, September 13, 2015

PRIDE ABCs: September 13 (NY)
Join the AU Pride Alumni Alliance for the summer networking series - Pride ABCs (Alumni Brunch and Cocktails).  Tickets are $22 and include main entree and beverages.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Alumni in the KNOW: Jeff Sine
SOLD OUT - 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.  Waiting List available

Colloquium on Scholarly Communication- Chris Kenneally
Chris Kenneally, Director, Business Development of the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) will present at our first Colloquium on Scholarly Communication of the academic year. Kenneally is responsible for organizing and hosting programs at the CCC that address the business needs of authors of all backgrounds, from academics to freelancers. 

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Dinner with Alumni: Kristen Eastlick CAS/BA'95, SPA/MA'96

If you are interested in a career in public policy but can't decide between nonprofits and lobbying, then this dinner is for you. Meet an AU alumna who has been in your shoes and has now succeeded in doing what you aspire to do. Join Kristen Eastlick CAS/BA '95, SPA/MA '96 for dinner and a great networking event to talk about careers in nonprofit advocacy on both conservative and progressive issues. This event is free for current students only.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Exploring Social Justice: Food Justice with DC Central Kitchen
We will be exploring the issue of food justice in our first Exploring Social Justice event of the year, at which representatives from the DC Central Kitchen will join us.

Happening Hour- Bringing AU to you!
Network with fellow alumni while learning about the great things that are happening at AU from featured faculty members!

Saturday, September 26, 2015

DC Capital Area Food Bank with the Young Alumni Chapter
Join the members of the DC Young Alumni Chapter board for a volunteer service event at DC Capital Area Food Bank. There is no cost to attend this event.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

SPExS Dean's Forum Series: Francisco Marmolejo
The School of Professional & Extended Studies is pleased to present the Fall 2015 Dean's Forum Series. Francisco Marmolejo, lead of the Global Solutions Group on Tertiary Education at the World Bank, will speak on "The Role of Tertiary Education in Combatting Global Inequality & Poverty."

Faculty on the Road: “The Hunger Games”
Join us for a special Washington DC Faculty down the Road event featuring a discussion with College of Arts and Sciences Instructor Stef Woods, WCL/JD ’99, based on the adventure novels The Hunger Games. The cost to attend is $20.00 per person. 

Friday, October 02, 2015

Bahrain for Women Executives: The Economic, Business and Policy Landscape
Join the School of Professional and Extended Studies for a four day peer-to-peer learning program, presented in collaboration with the Bahrain Embassy and their Trade Representative, taking place in Bahrain.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Dinner with Alumni:Lisa Rosenthal SPA/BA'97, Kogod/MBA '01
If you are interested in the Department of Defense or entrepreneurship career field, 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 Lisa Rosenthal, SPA/BA'97, Kogod/MBA '01  for a dinner and a great networking event.

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Alumni in the KNOW: Ana Polanco, SPA/BA '98
Join alumna Ana Polanco, SPA/BA '98 and Librada Estrada, Co-Founders of Si Tú Quieres, for a conversation on the implications of leadership and the management of power for yourself and for others.

Dinner with Alumni: Jornena Thomas & Linnisa Wahid

If you are interested in national security and intelligence, then this dinner is for you.  Meet two AU Alum who have been in your shoes and have now succeeded in doing what you aspire to do. Come join Jorhena Thomas and Linnisa Wahid for dinner and a great networking event.  

Friday, October 16, 2015

All-American Weekend
Hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations and New Student Programs, AU's All-American Weekend is a celebration of American University alumni, families, students, and friends. 

Dinner with Alumni: Alexa Papas, SPA/BA '90
If you are interested in finance and human resources 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 Alexa Papas Zennetos for dinner and a great networking event.  

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Wrestling Alumni and Family Gathering

Join AU Wrestling friends, family and alumni for a BBQ with the current team during All-American Weekend.

All Former Letterwinners Reception at Bourbon Glover Park
Join fellow letterwinners for food and drinks during All-American Weekend. The cost to attend is $20. RSVP by October 15.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Bill Gentile Photojournalism Collection Event
Join the University Library and the Entertainment Media Alumni Alliance on Thursday, October 22 to celebrate the new Bill Gentile Photojournalism Collection. Professor Gentile is an independent journalist and documentary filmmaker, bringing nearly four decades of field experience to the next generation of communicators. This event is free of charge. 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Webinar: Navigating the College Application Process

Applying to college can feel like a full-time job, but educating yourself about key steps can make the college application process less stressful. Join Greg Grauman, Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Admissions, for this webinar to learn some tips to make the process easier.  All AU alumni and their family members are invited to attend.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Dinner with Alumni: Andrea Murino, SPA/BA '98
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.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Exploring Social Justice: Equal Rights Center
Melvina C. Ford, Executive Director of the Equal Rights Center in Washington, DC joins us for this event in the Exploring Social Justice series.

Thursday, November 05, 2015

SPExS Dean's Forum Series: Arthur Levine
The School of Professional & Extended Studies is pleased to present the Fall 2015 Dean's Forum Series. Arthur Levine, president of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, will speak on "Alternative Approaches to K-12 Teacher Education."

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Colloquium on Scholarly Communication: Copyright Issues
Kevin Smith, Director of the Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communication at Duke University, will present on the topic of copyright law. 

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Exploring Social Justice: Women in the Criminal Justice System
We explore the issue of women in the criminal justice system, as Georgia Lerner, Executive Director of the Women’s Prison Association joins us for this event.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Colloquium on Scholarly Communication: Kim Dulin
Kim Dulin joins us for this installment of Colloquium on Scholarly Communication. Dulin serves as the Co-Director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab and Associate Director for Collection Development and Digital Initiatives at the Harvard Law Library.

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Exploring Social Justice: Race Relations
Paul Butler, Professor of Law at Georgetown University, researches and teaches in the areas of criminal law, race relations law, and critical theory and is one of the nation’s most frequently consulted scholars on issues of race and criminal justice.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Colloquium on Scholarly Communication: Digital Humanities
Jean Bauer, Associate Director, the Center for Digital Humanities at Princeton University, joins us for a presentation about digital humanities. 

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