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Archived Announcements for Masrch 12, 2012


Archived Announcements (March 12, 2012)

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NEWS OF SPECIAL NOTE
  • Meet Coach Pelini and the Football Coaching Staff March 15
  • FAU and Max Planck Initiate Program in Integrative Biology and Neuroscience
  • Grant Writing Workshop March 22, RSVP by March 15

REMINDERS
  • Take the Textbook Affordability Survey
  • Invitation to Comment on Draft 2012-17 Strategic Plan
  • Take the Campus Rec Survey
  • OIT Training Schedule for March
  • Cyber Security Tip for March: About Web Browsers

CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS/APPLICATIONS/PROPOSALS
  • DUE THIS WEEK: President's Leadership Award Nominations Due March 16
    VALIC Serving U and Gabor Award Nominations Due March 30
  • 2012 Dissertation Year Award Grants, Deadline March 19
  • Call for Presentations: Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award Applications, Deadline April 20

EVENTS THIS WEEK
  • NEW: 'Enola Gay Exhibit Controversy and the Narratives of Peace and War' March 13
  • NEW: 'Writing Creative Nonfiction' Lecure by Eula Biss March 13
  • French Film Festival March 14 to April 11
  • Ocean Science Lecture Series: Human-Centered Computing March 14
  • 'Hoodwinked' Author John Perkins March 14
  • NEW: Save a Life, Learn CPR! March 15
  • NEW: Jain Studies Scholars March 15
  • Executive Forum Lecture Series Features Don Perlyn, Executive Vice President of Nathans Famous, Inc., March 15
  • NEW: Meet Coach Pelini and the Football Coaching Staff March 15
  • Curriculum, Culture and Educational Inquiry Brown Bag Series Continues March 16
  • Frisbee for Friends Ultimate Frisbee Tournament March 17
  • NEW: FAU Chamber Singers Present the Music of Michael McGlynn March 17
  • NEW: 'Jewish History You Did Not Learn in School' Lecture March 18
  • Spring 2012 Raddock Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies Lecture Series March 18

EVENTS NEXT WEEK
  • Pre-Health Professions Day March 19
  • 'A New Look at Hitler and the Beginning of the Holocaust' Wimberly Library, March 21
  • College of Business Executive Education MBA Monthly Information Session March 21
  • Can the Euro Survive? March 22
  • An Evening with Dr. Cornel West March 22
  • 11th Annual National Touring Film Festival in Jupiter March 22
  • South Florida Youth Summit March 22-24
  • Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College 'Visit Day' March 24
  • Spring 2012 Raddock Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies Lecture Series March 25

SAVE THE DATE
  • NEW: 'From Retiring to Re-Wiring' April 11
  • Employee Service Awards April 18
  • Living Room Theaters Films

CLASSES/GROUPS/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
  • NEW: 'Leadership I: Becoming an Effective Leader' Class Offered
  • Summer Science Institute for Middle and High Schoolers, Deadline April 18
  • Summer 2012 Continuing Education Courses in the College of Science
  • NEW; 'Book Arts 101: Vernal ' Course March 18 or 20
  • NEW: Jaffe Center for Book Arts 'Transfer Processes' Workshop March 24 or 25
  • Spring into Spring -- 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 March

SPREAD THE WORD TO STUDENTS ABOUT...
  • Weight Watchers At FAU Now Offers FAU Students Monthly Passes
  • Current Residents and Commuter Students: Room Selection Process this Month

EXHIBITIONS
  • OPENING THIS WEEK: First-Ever History of Florida Surfing Exhibition Opens March 17, Runs through May 12
  • 'Highlights from the Davis Collection' Exhibition through April 7

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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