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Archived Announcements for Oct. 4, 2012


Archived Announcements (Oct. 4, 2012)

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NEWS OF SPECIAL NOTE
  • Open Enrollment for FAU Employees Oct. 8 through Nov. 2; Benefits Fair Oct. 16
  • Candidate Open Forums/Presentations for Assistant Dean for Military & Veteran Affairs Continue Oct. 5
  • Fire Prevention Week 2012 'Have 2 Ways Out' Oct. 7 to 13
  • FAU Harbor Branch Featured in 'Ocean Mysteries' Episode Airting Oct. 6
  • Quality Enhancement Plan Now Available, Boca Raton Kick-Off Event Oct. 10, Davie Oct. 11
  • DEADLINE TOMORROW: Nominations Sought for the Parliament of OWLS Alumni Honor Society
  • Artists and Songwriters Wanted for CompOWLation Vol. III

REMINDERS
  • Homecoming Week Starts Oct. 20, Plenty of Options for Faculty and Staff including Fall Family Fest Oct. 25
  • Instructional Technologies Training Schedule for October
  • FAU Bookstore: Pre-orders for NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ Now Available
  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month
  • LGBTQA History Month
  • Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Events Continue through Oct. 15
  • Prestige Scholarship Opportunities for Undergraduates
  • TurboVote Now Live at FAU: Register to Vote, Change Address, Request Absentee Ballot

CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS/APPLICATIONS/PROPOSALS
  • Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Seminar, Sign up for Oct. 10/17
  • Seeking Faculty Participants for Alternative Spring Break 2013, Deadline Oct. 19

EVENTS THIS WEEK
  • Clothesline Project and Changing the Seams: A Domestic Violence Awareness Event Oct. 4
  • Panel on Healthcare and the Constitution Oct. 4
  • FAU Club Offers Happy Hours TONIGHT and on Every Other Thursday
  • Green Market@FAU Oct. 4, Every Thursday This Fall
  • Executive Forum Lecture Series: Greg Hanlon, VP and General Manager FPL Energy Services Oct. 4
  • Executive Education MBA Info Session Oct. 4
  • A Campus of Difference Workshop Oct. 5 in Davie
  • Grant Writing Workshop Oct. 5
  • Theatre: 'Therese Raquin' Sept. Oct. 5-7
  • FAU Harbor Branch Featured in 'Ocean Mysteries' Episode Oct. 6
  • NEW: Artist Talk with Nicolas Lobo and Tom Scicluna Oct. 6
  • NEW: Concert: Chopin and Schubert, Romantic Masters Oct. 6

EVENTS NEXT WEEK
  • NEW: Fall Study Abroad Fair Oct. 9
  • Jamaican Independence Fifty Years Later Oct. 10
  • Latin America on Film, Series Begins Oct. 10
  • Fall 2012 Coffee Colloquia Oct. 11
  • FAU Football Watch Party Oct. 13
  • Spoil Island Clean-Up Oct. 13

SAVE THE DATE
  • Kayak Adventure Oct. 17
  • FAU Hosts Broadway Composer Charles Strouse Oct. 17
  • Latin America on Film, Series Continues with 'El Violin' Oct. 17
  • NEW: Reading by Barbara Hamby Oct. 18
  • NEW: Lecture: Thomas Merton Scholar James Finley Oct. 18
  • The Muslims Are Coming: Racism and the Politics of Empire Oct. 18
  • Homecoming 2012: Owl Prowl Oct. 20 to 27
  • NEW: 'Book Arts 101: Hist Whist' Returns to Jaffe Center at FAU Library Oct. 20
  • Homecoming 5K to Benefit FAU Card Oct. 21
  • NEW: Concert: Jazz Band (Wings of Swing) and Jazz Combos Oct. 21
  • Some Spooky Science with Dr. Rachel Wentz Oct. 25
  • Game Day Lunch at the FAU Club : A New York Tailgate Party Oct. 26
  • NEW: 4th Annual Literary Feast Nov. 1
  • NEW: Wilkes Honors College to Host 'Visit Day' Nov. 3
  • Keep Memories Alive Walk Nov. 4
  • 'Make Waves on the 50' Gala Slated for Nov. 10

CLASSES/GROUPS/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Winter Science Institute for Students to Run Dec. 26-Jan. 4
  • BankAtlantic Becomes BB&T on Oct. 15
  • The FAU Club: Dine and Socialize Right on the Boca Raton Campus
  • Yoga Classes Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
  • Instructional Technologies Training Schedule for October
  • Financial and Estate Planning in Retirement Program Offered

STUDENT INFO TO KNOW ABOUT, PASS ALONG
  • Flash Fiction and Essay Contests: Part of National Day on Writing Oct. 18
  • Upcoming Deadlines for Prestige Scholarships, Get the Word Out to Students
  • Career Development Center Fall Newsletter Now Available

EXHIBITIONS
  • 'Student Body Art' Photo Exhibition at FAU Jupiter Through Dec. 14
  • South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellows Offer Exhibition through Dec. 15

RESEARCH STUDIES/SERVICES
  • Alzheimer's Disease Research 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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