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Archived Announcements for Sept. 24, 2012


Archived Announcements (Sept. 24, 2012)

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NEWS OF SPECIAL NOTE
  • FAU Partners with Florida Climate Institute For Ongoing Climate Change Initiative
  • FAU to Test Emergency Alert System This Thursday, Sept. 27
  • Quit Smoking Now: Free Smoking Cessation Course Starts Oct. 3
  • LGBTQA History Month Starts Oct. 3
  • Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Events Continue through Oct. 15
  • Safety Month Activities Continue through Sept. 28.
  • THIS WEEKEND: Get on Board for the Heart Walk Sept. 29
  • Seeking Faculty Participants for Alternative Spring Break 2013, Deadline Oct. 19
  • Nominations Sought for the Parliament of OWLS Alumni Honor Society, Deadline Oct. 5
  • Travel to Morocco for Spring Break 2013 with Wilkes Honors College: Deadline Sept. 30

REMINDERS
  • Free Membership to the Council of Undergraduate Research Now Available
  • Homecoming Office Decorating Contest -- Register by Oct. 15
  • Winter Science Institute for Students to Run Dec. 26-Jan. 4
  • Prestige Scholarship Opportunities for Undergraduates
  • 2012 United Way Campaign Kick-off Breakfast Oct. 1
  • TurboVote Now Live at FAU: Register to Vote, Change Address, Request Absentee Ballot
  • Online Faculty and Staff Training for At-Risk Students/Classroom Issues

CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS/APPLICATIONS/PROPOSALS
  • DEADLINE TODAY: Faculty Learning Communities for Fall 2012/Spring 2013: Apply Now
  • 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
  • Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Seminar, Sign up for Oct. 10/17

EVENTS THIS WEEK
  • Bright Futures Ice Cream Social Sept. 24
  • Broward Campuses Safety Month Activities Sept. 24, 26 & 27
  • Parking Alert: Sept. 25 & 26
  • NEW: The Japan Exchange & Teaching Program Info Session, Sept. 26
  • Lecture: Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti Sept. 27
  • Green Market@FAU Sept. 27, Every Thursday This Fall
  • Executive Forum Lecture Series: Marv Russell, CEO of Marv Russell & Partners Sept. 27
  • NEW: Game Day Lunch at the FAU Club : A New England Tailgate Party Sept. 28
  • NEW: Theatre: 'Therese Raquin' Sept. 28 - Oct. 7
  • Get on Board for the Heart Walk Sept. 29
  • Harbor Branch National Estuaries Day Celebration Sept. 29

EVENTS NEXT WEEK
  • NEW: Jazz Rats Big Band Sept. 30
  • NEW: Executive Education MBA Info Session Sept. 30 and Oct. 4
  • 2012 United Way Campaign Kick-off Breakfast Oct. 1
  • Presidential/Vice Presidential Debates on the Big Screen Oct. 3, 11, 16, 22
  • FAU To Host International Mathematics Research Conference Oct. 3-8
  • NEW: FAU Club Offers Happy Hours on Every Other Thursday, Next One Oct. 4

SAVE THE DATE
  • 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
  • NEW: Spoil Island Clean-Up Oct. 13
  • NEW: Kayak Adventure Oct. 17
  • The Muslims Are Coming: Racism and the Politics of Empire Oct. 18
  • Homecoming 2012: Owl Prowl Oct. 20 to 27
  • Homecoming 5K to Benefit FAU Card Oct. 21
  • NEW: Some Spooky Science with Dr. Rachel Wentz Oct. 25
  • Keep Memories Alive Walk Nov. 4
  • NEW: A Campus of Difference Workshop Nov. 5 in Davie

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
  • 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
  • "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 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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