au au  /ˈoʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia
  2. (n) a unit of length used for distances within the solar system; equal to the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun (approximately 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers)

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News

  1. AU sets HR seminar

    “Navigating through Current Human Resources Management Legislation and Addressing Potentially Difficult to Understand Areas of HR Related Law” will be explored at 8 a.m. June 26 at Aurora University’s banquet hall in Alumni Hall at 1410 Marseillaise Place in Aurora. The public is invited. Admission is free. Networking and refreshments will begin at 7:30 a.m. The program is part of the monthly ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Beacon News

  2. JetBlue Flights to Port-au-Prince Now On Sale!

    NEW YORK and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announces that tickets are now on sale to its 82nd destination, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Beginning December ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Au Bon Pain to replace Otto's Cafe in Kern Building

    To take the place of Otto's Café , Penn State Food Services recruited national chain Au Bon Pain, according to a press release issued by Penn State. The chain will be available in three locations on the Penn State University Park campus, according to the release.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Penn State Collegian

Quotes

  1. Jean, who travelled to Haiti as soon as the news of the earthquake broke, added: "I cannot stress enough what a human disaster this is, and idle hands will only make this tragedy worse. The over 2 million people in Port-au-Prince face catastrophe...
    on Jan 15, 2010 By: Wyclef Jean Source: Times of India

  2. "More leaders in the region need to speak out and the United Nations and the AU (African Union) must play an active role in resolving the situation in Zimbabwe," Bush told reporters after meeting Brown in Washington.
    on Feb 24, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Ninemsn

  3. "The next step is for the UN and AU to call a meeting of the non-signatories (of the Darfur Peace Agreement) ...... and the government of Sudan. It should take place in the next couple of weeks to resolve outstanding issues by the end of the...
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source: Guardian Unlimited

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