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Archived Announcements for Sept. 17, 2012


Archived Announcements (Sept. 17, 2012)

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NEWS OF SPECIAL NOTE
  • FAU to Test Emergency Alert System on Thursday, Sept. 27
  • 2012 United Way Campaign Kick-off Breakfast Oct. 1
  • Temporary Closure of Portion of Indian River Street Sept. 19-22
  • Parking Alert: Sept. 17, 25 & 26
  • Annual Inventory Starts Today
  • Seeking Faculty Participants for Alternative Spring Break 2013
  • Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Kicks Off This Week
  • Nominations Sought for the Parliament of OWLS Alumni Honor Society
  • NEW: Travel to Morocco for Spring Break 2013 with Wilkes Honors College: Deadline Sept. 30

REMINDERS
  • Prestige Scholarship Opportunities for Undergraduates
  • TurboVote Now Live at FAU: Register to Vote, Change Address, Request Absentee Ballot
  • Faculty Learning Communities for Fall 2012/Spring 2013: Apply Now
  • Get on Board for the Heart Walk Sept. 29
  • Safety Month Activities Continue
  • Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Seminar, Sign up for Oct. 10/17
  • Online Faculty and Staff Training for At-Risk Students/Classroom Issues
  • Faculty Fall Workshop Series for Academic Service-Learning Starts Sept. 21
  • Attention Aspiring Directors: Creaste a Safety Month Video -- Due Sept. 21
  • Be Cyber Wiser: Watch for Phishing Scam Emails

CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS/APPLICATIONS/PROPOSALS
  • DEADLINE TODAY: Talon Award Nominations Sought for Exceptional Student Leaders
  • DEADLINE TODAY: 2013-14 U.S. Student Fulbright Program
  • Healthy Aging Research Initiative (HARI) Seed Grant Funds Available, Proposal Deadline Oct. 1
  • Gilman International Scholarship Program Spring 2013 Online Application Now Open, Deadline Oct. 2

EVENTS THIS WEEK
  • Constitution Day Celebration, Opening Ceremony Sept. 17
  • Visiting Artist Talk with Nellie Applebee Sept. 17
  • Fall 2012 Coffee Colloquia Starts Sept. 18
  • Letterpress Appreciation Day Open House Sept. 18
  • Broward Campuses Safety Month Activities Sept. 18 and Sept. 24, 26 & 27
  • Constitution Day Celebration: FAU Faculty Presentations Sept. 19
  • Safety Month Video Conference: Basic Cyber Security Tips Sept. 19
  • Ocean Science Lecture Series Sept. 19
  • Green Market@FAU Sept. 20, Every Thursday This Fall
  • Executive Forum Lecture Series: Michael Yormark, President & COO, Sunrise Sports & Entertainment and Florida Panthers Sept. 20
  • Anti-Discrimination/Anti-Harassment Workshop Sept. 21
  • MBA Sport Management Information Session Sept. 21
  • Constitution Day Celebration: "The Word Is Not There -- How Privacy Became a Constitutional Right" Sept. 21
  • NEW: Opening Reception for New Art: The South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Exhibition Sept. 22
  • NEW: Piano Faculty Concert Sept. 22
  • NEW: Jaffe Center Offers 'Exploring Copier Art' Workshop with Artist Ginny Lloyd Sept. 22

EVENTS NEXT WEEK
  • Bright Futures Ice Cream Social Sept. 24
  • Lecture: Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti Sept. 27
  • Get on Board for the Heart Walk Sept. 29
  • Harbor Branch National Estuaries Day Celebration Sept. 29
  • NEW: Presidential/Vice Presidential Debates on the Big Screen Oct. 3, 11, 16, 22

SAVE THE DATE
  • FAU To Host International Mathematics Research Conference Oct. 3-8
  • Jamaican Independence Fifty Years Later Oct. 10
  • Latin America on Film, Series Begins Oct. 10
  • FAU Football Watch Party Oct. 13
  • The Muslims Are Coming: Racism and the Politics of Empire Oct. 18
  • NEW: Homecoming 2012: Owl Prowl Oct. 20 to 27
  • Homecoming 5K to Benefit FAU Card Oct. 21
  • Keep Memories Alive Walk Nov. 4
  • Living Room Theaters Films

CLASSES/GROUPS/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
  • 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
  • Entrepreneur Boot Camp Registration - Now Open
  • Instructional Technologies Training Schedule for September
  • Entrepreneur in Residence Program Offers Mentoring throughout September
  • Financial and Estate Planning in Retirement Program Offered

STUDENT INFO TO KNOW ABOUT, PASS ALONG
  • NEW: Upcoming Deadlines for Prestige Scholarships, Get the Word Out to Students
  • Career Development Center Fall Newsletter Now Available

EXHIBITIONS
  • "River of Grass" Exhibition by Dorothy Simpson Krause Through Sept. 28
  • 'Student Body Art' Photo Exhibition at FAU Jupiter Through Dec. 14
  • South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellows Offer Exhibition Sept. 22 - 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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