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archived announcements for Feb. 20, 2012


Archived Announcements (Feb. 20, 2012)

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NEWS OF SPECIAL NOTE
  • TODAY: Open Forum for Associate VP for Enrollment Management Candidate
  • VALIC Serving U Customer Service Award Nominations Sought, Due March 30
  • Gabor Exemplary Employee Award Nominations Sought, Due March 30
  • FAU to Test Emergency Alert System This Thursday, Feb. 23, Update Your Information Now
  • Faculty and Staff Member Highlights Updated, Submit Your Achievements

REMINDERS
  • Sign Up for the Second Annual 'emb(race)' on Feb. 26
  • Take the Textbook Affordability Survey
  • Invitation to Comment on Draft 2012-17 Strategic Plan
  • Black History Month Events
  • Cyber Security Tip for February: Email, Phishing and Malware

CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS/APPLICATIONS/PROPOSALS
  • Women's History Month 2012: Call for Programs, Deadline Feb. 24
  • WAC Workshop for Spring 2012, Feb. 22 & 29 Session
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers, Deadline Feb. 29
  • Call for Nominations for the 2012 President's Leadership Awards, Deadline March 16

EVENTS THIS WEEK
  • Wilkes Honors College Offers Master Playwright Event: Anton Chekov Feb. 21
  • Peaceful Mind/Peaceful Life Workshop: 'Awaken Your Heart: Uncovering our Truest Self' Feb. 21
  • Homophobia, Xenophobia and Misogyny in Spanish Children's Literature Feb. 22
  • Film: 'Pueblos Hermanos' Feb. 22
  • NEW: FAU Open Spaces Sacred Places Meeting Feb. 23
  • Save a Life, Learn CPR! Feb. 23
  • Lecture: Health & Education Issues in Haiti and the Local Haitian Community: Research and Service Opportunities Feb. 23
  • Film Screening: 'Madrid: Capital on the Move,' Featuring FAU Study-Abroad Students Feb. 23
  • Concert: FAU Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band Feb. 23
  • Connie De Marco Distinguished Lecture in Italian Studies Feb. 24
  • Play: Wonder of the World Feb. 24-26
  • Monks to Construct Mandala Sand Painting Feb. 25 - March 2
  • Second Annual 'emb(race)' Feb. 26
  • Israel: New Insights and Scholarship Symposium Feb. 27

EVENTS NEXT WEEK
  • Celebrate Heritage Fundraiser Feb. 28
  • Disability Awareness Program for Faculty and Staff Feb. 29
  • Loving Humanity with Locks of Hair Feb. 29
  • Lecture: The Obama Administration and the Arab Spring Feb. 29
  • NEW: FAU Harbor Branch: Spoil Island Clean-Up March 2
  • Kultur Festival March 3 to 11

SAVE THE DATE
  • REMINDER: Spring Break: March 5-11
  • NEW: ADA Workshop March 7
  • NEW: Ocean Science Lecture Series: Everything's Coming Up Corals! March 7
  • Shades of Green Fundraiser March 10
  • Annual 'Wings of Hope' Fundraiser to Benefit FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities March 10
  • NEW: Ocean Science Lecture Series: Human-Centered Computing March 14
  • Pre-Health Professions Day March 19
  • South Florida Youth Summit March 22-24
  • Employee Service Awards April 18
  • Living Room Theaters Films

CLASSES/GROUPS/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Save a Life, Learn CPR! Feb. 23
  • New Year, New You -- with the Recreation & Fitness Center
  • Financial and Estate Planning in Retirement Program Offered
  • 2012 Entrepreneur in Residence Program
  • Yoga Classes Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • OIT Training Schedule for February
  • Departments with a Need for Student Volunteers

SPREAD THE WORD TO STUDENTS ABOUT...
  • NEW: Summer 2012 Study Abroad: Germany and Spain, Deadline March 1
  • Students Survey Will Help FAU Plan For Health and Wellness Services
  • FAU Certified Student Leader Program, Students Need to Apply by Feb. 20
  • Screening of 'American Teacher' Feb. 22

EXHIBITIONS
  • 'Highlights from the Davis Collection' Exhibition Now Open, Concert Feb. 18
  • Study Abroad Photo Exhibit through Feb. 29
  • 'Flightscapes' Ceramics and Photo Exhibition at FAU Jupiter through March 9
  • First-Ever History of Florida Surfing Exhibition Opens March 17, Runs through May 12

RESEARCH STUDIES/SERVICES
  • Alzheimer's Disease Research Study
  • Depression Medication and Sexual Dysfunction Study
  • 24- to 30-Month-Old Children Sought for Language Study
  • Communication Disorders Clinic Offers Diagnostic and
    Therapy Services -- including Accent Reduction Therapy
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