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Archived Announcements for March 19, 2012


Archived Announcements (March 19, 2012)

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NEWS OF SPECIAL NOTE
  • Budget Suggestions Sought by This Friday, March 23
  • Volusia Street Closure March 21-26
  • 2012-13 Online University Catalog Now Available
  • Women's History Month Events
  • IRM Now Office of Information Technology
  • New Benefit for FAU National Alumni Association Members

REMINDERS
  • Take the Textbook Affordability Survey
  • Take the Campus Rec Survey
  • OIT Training Schedule for March
  • Cyber Security Tip for March: About Web Browsers

CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS/APPLICATIONS/PROPOSALS
  • DUE TODAY: 2012 Dissertation Year Award Grants
  • DEADLINE EXTENDED: Grant Proposals: Writing Across the Curriculum Program, Due April 6
  • VALIC Serving U and Gabor Award Nominations Due March 30
  • Call for Presentations: Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award Applications, Deadline April 20

EVENTS THIS WEEK
  • Pre-Health Professions Day March 19
  • Lecture: Women Did Not Always Wear Pants: Air Fashions of Pioneer Women Pilots March 19
  • Lecture: Archiving Miami-Illinois Native Cultures? The Contributions of 17th Century French Jesuits March 21
  • 'A New Look at Hitler and the Beginning of the Holocaust' Wimberly Library, March 21
  • French Film Festival: Un Prophete 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
  • 'Gasland' Screening and Panel Discussion March 22
  • Authors' Panel March 23
  • Opening Reception for the MFA Graduate Exhibition March 23
  • NEW: Classic Car Show at FAU Stadium March 24; Related Events at Wimberly Library
  • Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College 'Visit Day' March 24
  • Concert: Duo Turgeon March 24
  • Spring 2012 Raddock Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies Lecture Series March 25
  • Concert: Classical Guitar Society March 25

EVENTS NEXT WEEK
  • NEW: Exploring our Fiery Star, the Sun March 27
  • NEW: Empowering Women to be Leaders in Peacebuilding and Social Change in Post-Conflict Nations March 29
  • Safe Zone Training (Davie) March 30
  • 'The Legacy of Jewish Art & Artists' April 1

SAVE THE DATE
  • Harbor Branch Event: Adams' Ranch Tour and BBQ April 3
  • 'From Retiring to Re-Wiring' April 11
  • Harbor Branch Lecture: Is There Life Beyond Earth? April 13
  • Employee Service Awards April 18
  • Living Room Theaters Films

CLASSES/GROUPS/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
  • '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
  • 'Book Arts 101: Vernal ' Course March 20
  • 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...
  • 8th Annual Carnival of Majors, March 20
  • Weight Watchers At FAU Now Offers FAU Students Monthly Passes

EXHIBITIONS
  • 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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