Student News

Fall 2017

 

News for the week of November 13


 


International Education Week Reception
Every year in conjunction with the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, FAU participates in International Education Week (IEW) to celebrate global collaboration and engagement.  We would like to cordially invite you to the opening International Education Week Reception on Monday, November 13, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Forkas Alumni Center.  Dr. Michael Horswell, Dean of the College of Arts & Letters, will give the keynote address at the reception.
 
A comprehensive list of university-wide IEW events can be found below and at the following webpage: http://www.fau.edu/international/IEWevents.php.   We also encourage you to visit the FAU Education Abroad Owls Abroad Photo Contest which is now on display in the Performing Arts Building (PA-51) to see the world through the eyes and lenses of our 2016-2017 study abroad alumni!

The two Jupiter Campus events will take place on Wednesday, November 15th. From 8:30 AM - 1 PM, there will be a resource table set up in the SR Lobby feature Peace Stories. Later in the day at 1:30 - 5 PM in HC 112, there will be an Ask Education Abroad session.
Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). If you are interested in applying or would like more information, click here.
 
MIC (in collab with Mind and Melody) will be hosting a holiday coffee house and open mic night on the 16th at 8pm in the burrow.

Bring your own mug! And feel free to perform any holiday related songs during the open mic portion. Individuals from MIC and mind and melody will be performing songs as well.
 

Student Participants Needed!
Cassidy Brydon, Julie Jean-Baptiste, Jennifer Irmiter, and Yarinez Batista are working on a research project for the Research Methods in Psychology course about interpersonal situations. They are looking for students to participate in their study. Participants may be eligible for  extra credit  at the discretion of the professors. Please feel free to contact them via email if you are interested or have any questions (emails are listed below).

cbrydon2015@fau.edu juliejeanbap2016@fau.edu jirmiter2016@fau.edu ybatista2016@fau.edu

 
HC INFORMATION & APPROACHING DEADLINES

Do you plan on graduating in December? Theses are due 2 days before graduation! Make sure you check out the Honors Thesis Guidelines here.
 
Upcoming Events
Monday, November 13
Decorating Sand Dollars with Psych Club
5-6 PM, The Burrow

 
Looking for somefin to do this Monday?
 
Join the Psych Club to decorate sand dollars that you can either keep or give to friends and family!
 
We’re shore you’ll have a fun time. All materials will be provided, just bring yourshellf to the Burrow!



 
Tuesday, November 14
Yoga and Coloring with Psych Club
5-6 PM, The Burrow

 
Feeling stressed out? Need to unwind? Come join Psych Club for a peaceful afternoon starting with a 30-minute outdoor yoga class during the sunset, followed by a calming session of coloring in the Burrow.
 
Yoga mats are available on a first-come first-serve basis but all coloring supplies will be provided. Bring a towel, comfortable clothes, and an open mind!
 


Thursday, November 16
Wilkes Honors College Thanksgiving Dinner
5 PM

Hosted by Dr. Julie Earles and family. Please sign-up at https://fau.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/144601. If you have any questions, please contact Kristin Skarie at kskarie@fau.edu.

Open MIC Night
8 PM, Burrow

MIC (in collab with Mind and Melody) will be hosting a holiday coffee house and open mic night on the 16th at 8pm in the burrow.

Bring your own mug! And feel free to perform any holiday related songs during the open mic portion. Individuals from MIC and mind and melody will be performing songs as well.

Monday, November 20
Trans Day of Remembrance
12 - 5 PM, Burrow

Spreading awareness of the current social issue of trans violence throughout the world while holding a vigil in remembrance of those whose lives were lost to trans violence itself during the year of 2016.
 
 
Jobs and Internships!
You can see our up to date list of internships on the Honors College website here!

Scholarship Opportunities 

Study Abroad Office Hours
Madison McShane is our Study Abroad Advisor who visits the Jupiter Campus to advise students on the many opportunities available. To schedule an appointment phone 561-297-1080 or e-mail mmcshane@fau.edu.  

FAU Career Center
Katie Silva is the FAU Career Center representative on the Jupiter campus. Her office is located in SR Room 108.
  • Same-Day Career Advising (no appt. needed; 20 min. sessions)
    • Wednesdays, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. (in person, SR 108)
  • Appointments (50 min. sessions)
    • Mondays: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (phone or Skype only)
    • Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (in person, SR 108)
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. (phone or Skype only)
    • Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. (phone or Skype only)

 


 

 

 



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