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News and Events - December 2012

Click here for a Weekly Listing of Events. Also see the Events Bulletin Board in the HC building by the NE entrance.

  • December 31-January 1: FAU Winter Holiday. The University will be closed Monday-Tuesday, December 31-January 1, and will reopen on Wednesday, January 2. The Spring 2012 Semester will begin on Saturday, January 5. See the University Calendar
  • December 24-25: FAU Winter Holiday. The University will be closed Monday-Tuesday, December 24-25, and will reopen on Wednesday, December 26.
  • December 15: Deadline for Prestige Scholarship. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is for exceptional college students who intend to pursue careers in science, mathematics, or engineering. Students intending to study medicine are eligible only if they plan a research career rather than a career as a medical doctor in private practice. Applicants must be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior with a GPA of at least a B, and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For the 2010-2011 academic year, winners had an average GPA of 3.95.
  • December 14: LLS Lecture: " Can Culture Excuse Crime?" by HC's Dr. Mark Tunick, 12:00-1:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • December 12: LLS Lecture: " Capitalism" by Dr. Jeffery Morton, 7:00-8:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. Auditorium seating is full, only annex seating is available. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • December 12: LLS Lecture: " The American Constitution: A User s Guide" by Dr. Burton Atkins, 12:15-2:00 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • December 11: LLS Lecture: " George Gershwin: His Life And Music" by Mehmet Gurses, 7-9 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • December 10: LLS Lecture: " Weapons of Mass Seduction" by Myrna Goldberger, 12:15-2:00 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • December 7: Deadline for Bigony Pay-it-Forward scholarship applications. More information, and an application, is available  online
  • December 3: LLS Lecture: " Dolphins: Fact vs. Fiction" by Dr. Denise Herzing, 12:00-1:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • December 1: LLS Lecture: " American Jewry and the Crisis of Zionism" by Dr. Robert G. Rabil, 2:00-3:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

News and Events - November 2012

Click here for a Weekly Listing of Events. Also see the Events Bulletin Board in the HC building by the NE entrance.

  • November 30: Touching One Life, Touching Many: Wilkes Honors College Professor Holds Exhibit at the Florida Museum for Women Artists
  • November 30: Deadline to submit proposals for 2013 Florida Collegiate Honors Council Writing Contest and Conference in Ft. Lauderdale. For complete information including instructions for submissions, go to the   Honors College FCHC Conference website.
  • November 29-December 5: Final Exams begin!
  • November 29: Blood Drive, noon-6pm. In front of SR Building.
  • November 28: LLS Lecture: " Gershwin s Porgy and Bess" by Joe Scott, 7-9 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • November 27: Night Breakfast, Dining Hall, 9-11pm.
  • November 20: Winter Concert, 7:30pm, AD119, sponsored by the Musically Inclined Club.
  • November 19: LLS Lecture: " The Election of 2012 Reviewed" by Dr. Robert Watson, 2:30-4:15 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. Auditorium seating is full, only annex seating is available. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • November 17: Thanksgiving Basket Distribution, 8:30-1pm. We will be compiling baskets and transporting them to individuals' vehicles. Transportation is provided. 
  • November 16: Going Out with a Song and Dance: Honors College Students give end-of-year performances
  • November 16: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "Bioactive Molecules" by HC's Dr. Veljko Dragojlovic. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.
  • November 16: LLS Lecture: " Consuming Our Way To Recovery?" by Lizabeth Cohen, 11:45 am-1:30 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • November 16: Coffee with the Professor, 8 am, Dining Hall. Join us for an informative 20-minute talk on a timely topic given by a member of our faculty, followed by questions and answers. Coffee and continental breakfast will be served. All talks are open to the community however, seating is limited so reservations are required. Please RSVP with Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.
  • November 14: Meet with Study Abroad Advisor Amanda Frederick, 10 am-2 pm, SR 217. There are many opportunities to study in another country as a Florida Atlantic University student! To learn more about the study abroad program options available to you and how to apply, please contact Amanda Frederick, 561-297-1080, Honors College Study Abroad Advisor. She can assist you in taking the next steps in discovering the world while earning academic credit! For additional information, you may also visit the Office of International Programs website.
  • November 13: 'Quilt for Caring', from 7-9 pm in the Burrow. Students will decorate fabric squares to show AIDS Awareness, which will be sewn into a quilt that will be displayed in the SR Atrium. A representative from Compass will be speaking about sexual health, as well.  Sponsored by SAVI and Spectrum.
  • November 9: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "So, What is Regression Analysis All About?" by HC's Dr. Kanybek Nur-tegin. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.
  • November 8: Game Night, 7-9 pm, SR Burrow
  • November 6: LLS Lecture: " Pianist Robert Prester in Concert" by Robert Prester, 7:00-8:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • November 3: Honors Visit Day, 9 am-1 pm. Visit Days are open house events for prospective students and all Honors College faculty and staff are invited to participate. For additional program information, please visit our website or contact Suzanne Prior, 561-799-8245.
  • November 2-4: Feast of Little Italy, Abacoa Town Center. Come and enjoy all the food, music, fun and activities that await you. More info at: Feast of Little Italy.
  • November 1-2: Rooney's 11th Annual Golf Tournament, PGA National Resort. Rooney's Annual Golf Tournament helps to benefit the Wilkes Honors College. Volunteers are needed to help with the event Thursday, November 1, 5-8 pm, Rooney's Public House Abacoa and Firday, November 2, 10 am-8 pm, PGA National. To volunteer, please contact Beverly Kelly, 561-694-9696.
  • November 2: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium.
  • November 1: LLS Lecture: " National Parks" by Dr. Jack P. Hailman, 9:45-11:30 am, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

News and Events - October 2012

Click here for a Weekly Listing of Events. Also see the Events Bulletin Board in the HC building by the NE entrance.

  • October 29: LLS Lecture: " Facts & Snacks: The Fat South" by Dr. Taylor Hagood, 12:15-2:00 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • October 20-27: Homecoming Week 2012. The Homecoming team is hard at work planning a spirit-filled week filled with traditional events like the 5k Run/Walk, Comedy Show, Fall Family Fest, Parade, ExtravanCANza, student organization competition, Talon Awards, King & Queen crowning, and the Homecoming Concert! If you are interested in serving on the Homecoming Committee, please email homecoming@fau.edu. Find more details online.
  • October 26: Named Scholar Recognition Ceremony, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. Join us as we recognize the generosity of our donors and their recipients. The featured guest speaker is Leslie Lilly, the President and CEO of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. For more information please contact Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.
  • October 26: LLS Lecture: " 20th Century Art Forms: Abstraction and Beyond" by Dr. Anita Kirchen, 12:00-1:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • October 25: LLS Lecture: " The Turkish Pendulum" by Mehmet Gurses, 7:00-8:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • October 25: LLS Lecture: " Elect-ile Dysfunction" by Myrna Goldberger, 12:15-2:00 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.
  • October 25 [Rescheduled to Nov. 1]: Meet with Study Abroad Advisor Amanda Frederick, 10 am-2 pm, SR 217. There are many opportunities to study in another country as a Florida Atlantic University student! To learn more about the study abroad program options available to you and how to apply, please contact Amanda Frederick, 561-297-1080, Honors College Study Abroad Advisor. She can assist you in taking the next steps in discovering the world while earning academic credit! For additional information, you may also visit the Office of International Programs website.
  • October 20: FAU Day of Service, 8:30 am-1 pm, Quantum House. The Weppner Center for Civic Engagement and Service and Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI) are sponsoring the FAU Day of Service as a kick-off for Homecoming week. We will be cooking a meal and completing a landscaping project at Quantum House. Snacks and transportation are provided. Please contact Hannah Norcini at hnorcini@fau.edu for more information or if you would like to sign up.
  • October 19: Last day to confirm Fall 2012 Commencement participation. For students who submitted an application for degree for Fall 2012: The Office of the Registrar will send a confirmation email by Monday, October 1. Students planning to attend the Fall 2012 Commencement Ceremony must reply to the confirmation email by Friday, October 19. For more information, please go to Office of the Registrar Graduation Information.
  • October 19: Abacoa Movie on the Green, 8 pm, Abacoa Amphitheatre. Enjoy a free movie under the stars at the Abaoca Amphitheatre as we enjoy Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted . More details on the Abacoa website. For questions, please contact Lindsey Tagle, 561-624-7788.
  • October 19: R sum Workshop hosted by Baron's Business and Economics Club, AD 206, 3 pm. We invite and encourage all faculty, staff, and students to join us as we explore the effects of issues that impact LGBTQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, and Asexual) youth, their lives and their health; explore the concept of human sexuality; and obtain resources in order to create a safer FAU for these individuals. To reserve a spot please email Emily Calfo. For more information, please contact Farley Leiriao or stop by the Diversity Student Services Office in SR 139.
  • October 19: Safe Zone Training, 2-5 pm, EC 101. We invite and encourage all faculty, staff, and students to join us as we explore the effects of issues that impact LGBTQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, and Asexual) youth, their lives and their health; explore the concept of human sexuality; and obtain resources in order to create a safer FAU for these individuals. To reserve a spot please email Emily Calfo. For more information, please contact Farley Leiriao or stop by the Diversity Student Services Office in SR 139.
  • October 19: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "Student Research Panel Discussion" by HC students. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.
  • October 19: Coffee with the Professor, 8 am, Dining Hall. Join us for an informative 20-minute talk on a timely topic given by a member of our faculty, followed by questions and answers. Coffee and continental breakfast will be served. All talks are open to the community however, seating is limited so reservations are required. Please RSVP with Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.
  • October 15: FAU Undergraduate Research Grant Application Deadline. Details on the program and guidelines can be found on the Undergraduate Research Grants website. For questions please contact Dr. Ed Pratt, 561-297-1171. Application deadlines are February 15, June 1 and October 15. Should these dates fall on a weekend day or holiday, the deadline will become the next business day.
  • October 12: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "The Grass is Greener on this Side" by Hugh Howey. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.
  • October 8: Last Day to Submit for FAU's UCEW Writing Contest for the National Day on Writing. On Thursday, October 18, 2012, FAU’s University Center for Excellence in Writing will celebrate the fourth annual National Day on Writing.  As part of this celebration, the UCEW will host two writing contests—a flash fiction contest and an essay contest. Enter and possibly win a cash prize. Read about the full details on the UCEW's website. If you have any questions or would like to get involved in our National Day on Writing celebrations, please contact Julianne Curran.
  • October 6: Honors College Disc Golf Clinic, the Burrow, 1 pm. Dr. William O'Brien, 561-799-8033, and Jeremy Hoyt, 561-799-8103, will hold a free disc golf clinic for Honors College students. Students can learn the basics of the game and play a round of disc golf. A limited amount of free discs and bags will be available on a first-come-first-served basis. The clinic will start in the Burrow, and will move outdoors, culminating in a round of disc golf on FAU's 18 hole course. Feel FREE for bring your friends and fellow FAU students.
  • October 6: The 2012 LifeSong Pumpkin Patch is OPEN! 10 am, LifeSong Community Church. The Pumpkin Patch is located at LifeSong Community Church, 1022 Community Drive, off Central Blvd. in Abacoa. Hours are Monday-Saturday 10 am-8 pm, Sundays 12-8 pm. More details on the Abacoa website. For questions, please contact Rita Pallatt, 561-691-0804.
  • October 6: Beyond Blind Fest 2012 with 5K Run/Walk, Abaoca Town Center, 7:30 am-9 pm. Fest supports the Beyond Blind Institute. The fun-filled day will include free mobile eye exams, massage therapy sessions, skincare evaluations, and music concert. For details, visit Beyond Blind Fest or call 561-799-3010.
  • October 6: SAVI Trip to Habitat for Humanity, Lake Worth, 8 am-3pm. Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI) will be sponsoring a trip to the Habitat for Humanity build site in Lake Worth, FL. Transportation and lunch is provided. Sign-ups are on Monday, October 1 at 8 pm in the Burrow. Students may use these hours for the book loan program. For more information, you may contact Hannah Norcini, 850-728-6389.
  • October 5: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "Peace Corps: Life is Calling. How Far Will You Go?" by Steve Hunsicker, 305-929-3066 www.peacecorps.gov, . All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.
  • October 2: Gilman International Scholarship Program Spring 2013 Application Deadline. For more information about the Gilman Scholarship, webinar schedules and other helpful resources, visit the Gilman website at www.iie.org/gilman or contact FAU Program Advisor Dr. Catherine Meschievitz, 561-297-1039.
  • October 2: Dance Marathon (DM) Interest Meeting sponsored by SAVI, the Burrow, 8-9 pm. Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI) will be discussing the mission and goals of DM and providing the opportunity for students to join the DM committee. For more information, you may contact Hannah Norcini, 850-728-6389.
  • October 1: Sign-Up Time to Help SAVI Build for Habitat for Humanity, the Burrow, 8 pm. Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI) will be sponsoring a trip to the Habitat for Humanity build site in Lake Worth, FL. The event takes place on Saturday, October 6 from 8 am-3 pm. Transportation and lunch is provided. Students may use these hours for the book loan program. For more information, you may contact Hannah Norcini, 850-728-6389.
  • October 1: Publish and Prosper: Advice on the Publication Process for Undergraduate Research

News and Events - September 2012

Click here for a Weekly Listing of Events. Also see the Events Bulletin Board in the HC building by the NE entrance.

  • September 29: FAU Family Fun Day 2012. The Department of Housing and Residential Life, in conjunction with Student Government s Program Board and the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership are hosting Family Day 2012. Registration will begin at 11:00 AM in the Dining Hall on campus. Our hope is that family members of our residential students will get a glimpse of what life at the Jupiter campus is like while enjoying a day filled with fun activities! For any questions, please contact the Department of Housing and Residential Life at 561-799-8828.
  • September 28: Abacoa Movie on the Green, 8 pm, Abacoa Amphitheatre. Enjoy a free movie under the stars at the Abaoca Amphitheatre as we enjoy Dr. Seuss' story of The Lorax and saving Earth's natural beauty! From 7-8 pm, join Resource Depot as you turn waste into wonder and use recyclable and usable materials to create art projects you can take home! More details on the Abacoa website. For questions, please contact Lindsey Tagle, 561-624-7788.
  • September 28: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "My Summer Road Trip with Jim Crow" by HC's Dr. William O'Brien. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.
  • September 21: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "My Summer Road Trip" by HC students: Skylar Benedict, Sarah Harris, Natalie Harrison, Stephanie Lopez, Sarah Sax, Christina Turn. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.
  • September 21: Coffee with the Professor, 8 am, Dining Hall. The featured speaker, Dr. Marianne Susso, Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership from the College of Education, will discuss "What's Happening to our Educational System? The Business and Politics of Education: A Kindergarten Through Graduate School (K-20+) Perspective." All talks are open to the community however, seating is limited so reservations are required. Please RSVP with Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.
  • September 20: Cliché Literary & Arts Journal Information Meeting, 8 pm, The Burrow. Come and see how you can get involved! Cliché Literary & Arts Journal is the publishing medium of creative work for the FAU Jupiter campus. We publish written work, such as poetry, and 2-dimensional art work, such as illustrations and photography. For more information, please contact Aleksandra Krawczyk, Editor-in-Chief, 954-663-1300.
  • September 17: Campus deadline for 2013-2014 US Student Fulbright Program application to study overseas. FAU students who will have a BA or BS degree by the start of the Fulbright may apply to study overseas or teach English overseas in the academic year 2013-2014. More information at www.fau.edu/goabroad/Fulbright.php or www.fulbrightonline.org. For more information contact FAU Fulbright Program Advisor Dr. Catherine Meschievitz, 561-297-1039.
  • September 14: Application for Degree deadline. If you believe that you are graduating this semester, the deadline to submit your Application for Degree and completed (i.e., signed) degree audit folder is Friday, September 14, 5 pm. For more information and to turn in your forms, please contact David Flanigan, HC 132, 561-799-8622.
  • September 14: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "Altar Ego: Reading the 'Ara Pacis'" by HC's Dr. Jeffrey Buller. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.
  • September 10: On the Verge of Discovery: Honors College Faculty Member Publishes Groundbreaking Biological Research
  • September 7: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "Privacy in the Age of Google Glasses and YouTube" by HC's Dr. Mark Tunick. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.

News and Events - August 2012

Click here for a Weekly Listing of Events. Also see the Events Bulletin Board in the HC building by the NE entrance.

  • August 30: Jupiter Making Waves Launch Party, 3:30-4:30 pm, SR Atrium. The campus will unveil 5 posters of MacArthur Campus faculty, staff & students. The selection process for the next Jupiter posters will be announced. Faculty, staff & students are invited! Light refreshments will be served.
  • August 28: Garden Club's first meeting, 7 pm, Greenhouse behind EC building. Come and be one of the first students to grow organic produce at the first ever student-run garden at FAU Wilkes Honors College. Opportunities for thesis research projects abound. For additional information please email David Pick at dpick@fau.edu or pickdavid1@hotmail.com.
  • August 24: Last day to drop/add courses without consequences, 5pm. Courses are fee liable after this date.
  • August 24: Freshman reading The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness panel discussion, 1 pm, AD 119. Dr. Strain, Dr. White, Dr. Harrawood, and HC student Daniel Zengotita will be discussing Michelle Alexander s argument that the War on Drugs and other changes in the U.S. criminal justice system have combined to produce a new system of racial control in the country. The panelists will discuss Alexander s powerful and controversial thesis and evidence she offers to support it. This event is free and open to the public.
  • August 20: First Day of Classes for HC. To see the University calendar for more important dates, please go to FAU academic calendar.
  • August 19: Freshman Convocation, 1-1:45pm, Boca Raton Campus, Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium. For more information, contact Diane Aragon, 561-297-0567 or visit the Freshman Convocation website.
  • August 14-19: Fall 2012 New Student Orientation. Click here for details.

News and Events - May 2012

Click here for a Weekly Listing of Events. Also see the Events Bulletin Board in the HC building by the NE entrance.

  • May 21: FREE Scripps Public Lecture "The Human Hand and Disease Emergence: Why Ebola, Nipah and SARS Outbreaks Are Our Fault", 7:30pm, AD 119 Auditorium. Featuring Dr. Jonathan Epstein, Associate Vice President of Conservation Medicine Programs at EcoHealth Alliance. RSVP to scrippsinstitute@fau.edu. Click here to download the invitation.
  • May 25-August 10: ‘Domestic Duality,’ an Exhibition of Self-Portraits by Patricia Gutierrez, Jupiter Campus Library. ‘Domestic Duality’ is a series of computer manipulated staged self-portraits that show a woman hiding behind a façade that does not really exist. Artist Patricia Schnall Gutierrez has dedicated her work to examining women’s roles throughout her career. For more information, call 561-799-8530 or visit us online.
  • May 3: Commencement Ceremony, 1 pm, Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Center, Boca Raton campus. Details at the Office of the Registrar.
  • May 3: Medallion Ceremony, 8:30 am, Lifelong Learning Society Maltz Auditorium, MacArthur campus in Jupiter. Details under Student Life.

News and Events - April 2012

Click here for a Weekly Listing of Events. Also see the Events Bulletin Board in the HC building by the NE entrance.

  • April 13: Honors College Research Day. HC students present their research to the public. Read more information.
  • April 6: Undergraduate Research Symposium at FAU Boca campus. HC students can present their research to the FAU community in the Live Oak Pavilion, Boca Raton campus. More details on the Undergraduate Research website.
  • April 2: Advanced Registration begins for Summer/Fall 2012. The advance registration schedule and the schedule of courses are now available. Students should arrange to meet with their advisors prior to registration.

News and Events - March 2012

Click here for a Weekly Listing of Events. Also see the Events Bulletin Board in the HC building by the NE entrance.

  • March 28: HC Senior Round-Up, 9pm, Dining Hall. More info on the Medallion Ceremony website or contact David Flanigan, flanigan@fau.edu, 561-799-8622 for more information.
  • March 24: Honors Visit Day, 9am-1:30pm. For prospective students and their families to visit and learn more about the Wilkes Honors College. The program will include a showcase of services, academic experience sessions with faculty and student-led campus tours. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.
  • March 23: Learn Self-Defense, 3 - 4:30pm, SR 108. Campus Recreation is holding a Self-Defense class that covers basic self-defense techniques that anyone can do (and everyone should know) will be taught. Pre-register for the class by emailing jupterrec@gmail.com.
  • March 22: 11th Annual LUNAFEST Short Film Festival, 6 - 9 pm, LLS Complex. This unique film festival highlights women as leaders in society, illustrated through nine short films by female filmmakers. Tickets cost $10 and may be purchased online at www.llsjupiter.com . For more information, contact the Lifelong Learning Society at 561-799-8547.
  • March 20: Graduate & Professional School Fair, 11am - 3pm, Jupiter Campus Breezeway. FREE and open to the public. For more information, please find us on Facebook, go to our website or contact Sara McHale at 561-799-8671.
  • March 17: Frisbee for Friends Ultimate Frisbee Tournament, 1 - 8pm. Registration packets are available at www.fau.edu/jupiter or in SR 147. For more information, email Hannah Norcini, SAVI director, at hnorcini@fau.edu.
  • March 17: CPR & AED Certification Class, 1 - 4pm, SR 108. Cost is $15. Open to all FAU students, faculty, staff, and outside community members. RSVP by March 15th to kgarbacz@fau.edu, 561-799-8678, or in person at SR106.
  • March 16: Coffee with the Professor, 8am, MacArthur Dining Hall Annex. For more info, contact Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.
  • March 15: The Last Lecture Series presents Dr. Kevin Lanning, 7 pm, AD 119. This presentation is not academic but presents the professor's thought on a grand life lesson. Questions? Contact Sarah Harris, sharri39@fau.edu.
  • March 15: Internship Workshop, 12-1pm, SR 108. For more information, please find us on Facebook, go to our website or contact Sara McHale, 561-799-8671.
  • March 14: FREE LLS Lecture: Hoodwinked: Why the Financial Markets Imploded by John Perkins, 7 - 8:45pm, LLS Auditorium. FREE for all FAU Faculty, Staff and Students. Please contact Donna Eberle 561-799-8451, deberle@fau.edu.
  • March 11: FREE Promenade Concert Series with Yoko Kothari, classical pianist, 2-4 pm, Hibel Museum of Art.For more info, please contact the museum at hibelgalleryjupiter@gmail.com, 561-622-5560.
  • March 1-9: Spring Break 2012 Trip to China. For more info, please see the flyer or contact Dianne Reeves, 561-799-8665, dreeves@fau.edu.
  • March 1: Last day to apply for new HC summer study abroad scholarship. Read more.
  • March 1: Meet with Study Abroad Advisor Amanda Frederick, 10am-3pm, SR 217. More info at the Office of International Programs.

News and Events - February 2012

Click here for a Weekly Listing of Events. Also see the Events Bulletin Board in the HC building by the NE entrance.

  • February 27: Civil Liberties Movie Night, 7pm, SR 270. A documentary presenting a new view of the Civil Rights movement, which changed our country and the way we view its impact on our society today. For more information, please contact Farley Leiriao, 561-799-8010, fleiriao@fau.edu.
  • February 27: Full English Tea, 2-4pm, Hibel Museum of Art. Guest speaker Karen Fischbein-Christopher, photographer, $20 pp or Table of four for $60. All FAU students, faculty, and staff receive a discount. For more info or to make a reservation, please contact the museum at hibelgalleryjupiter@gmail.com, 561-622-5560.
  • February 23-26: Florida Collegiate Honors Conference in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Read more.
  • February 21: FREE Master Playwright Event: “Anton Chekhov”, AD 119 Auditorium. Presented by the Palm Beach Dramaworks in collaboration with FAU’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College. Seating is limited and the dress code is business attire. Click here for more information, or contact Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.
  • February 20: Preview Day. Read more.
  • February 17: Coffee with the Professor, 8am, MacArthur Dining Hall Annex. For more info, contact Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.
  • February 16: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, “Economy and Security in the 21st Century,” 10am, LLS auditorium. event details.
  • February 15: UPDATED DATE - FAU Undergraduate Research Grants Application Deadline. Read more.
  • February 15: Last day to apply for HC's Rubin Foundation Internship in Goverment Scholarship. Read more.
  • February 7: Meet with Study Abroad Advisor Amanda Frederick, 10am-3pm, SR 217. More info at the Office of International Programs.
  • February 3: Scholars Day. Read more.
  • •February 2: Graduating Seniors: Last day to submit your Application for Degree and signed, completed degree audit folder. For more information and to turn in your forms, please contact David Flanigan, HC 132, 561-799-8622.

News and Events - January 2012

Click here for a Weekly Listing of Events. Also see the Events Bulletin Board in the HC building by the NE entrance.

  • January 30: To Medical School, and Beyond!, 7-8 pm, SR 108. For more information, please contact Sara McHale, 561-799-8671.
  • January 24: Craft a Personal Statement for medical applications, 7:30 pm, SR 270.Learn how to write a winning personal statement/application essay that will grab the attention of admissions officers and for applying to graduate schools, scholarships and internships. For more infromation, please email Imarhia Enogieru at ienogier@fau.edu.
  • January 21: "Israel and the Arab Revolution" by Dr. Robert Rabil, 2:00-3:45 pm, Lifelong Learning Auditorium. Tickets are FREE for all FAU Faculty, Students and Staff. To reserve your ticket, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541.
  • •January 20: FREE Abacoa Movie on the Green: Kung Fu Panda 2, 7 pm, Abacoa Amphitheater. More info at www.abacoa.com.
  • •January 20: Coffee with the Professor, 8am, MacArthur Dining Hall Annex. For more info, contact Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.
  • •January 19: WHC Pre-Medical Society OR Live, 8 pm SR 270. A vote will be taken on a surgery to watch once everyone is in attendance. For questions or comments please contact Imarhia Enogieru at ienogier@fau.edu.
  • •January 19: “Last Lecture” series, 7 pm, AD Auditorium. Dr. Sameer Hinduja, “Life and Love and Why?” Free and open to the public. Reservations are encouraged, but not necessary. For more information, contact Sarah Harris, 561-799-8591.
  • January 19: From Textbooks to Checkbooks, 1-2 pm, SR 200. Join the career center and our partner campuses as Northwestern Mutual presents a seminar about gaining your financial independence after college! For more information, please contact Sara McHale, 561-799-8671.
  • January 17: Shine While you Dine, Etiquette Dinner, 5:30-8:00 pm, Dining Hall Annex. There will be 2 seatings, one at 5:30 and another at 7pm. Learn how to navigate a formal place setting and shine while you dine on job interviews, graduate school mixers, networking events or other formal meals in which you may participate! Make your reservations by e-mailing Sara at smchale@fau.edu.
  • January 10: Honors College Moot court team qualifies for national tournament.
  • January 9: FAU's Wilkes Honors College Receives Gift of $295,000 to Fund New Social Engagement Program.
  • January 7: First day of classes Spring 2012. See academic calendar.
  • January 6: Orientation for Spring 2012 incoming students at 9am. See details.
 
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