Taquig Inti ("Singer of the Sun") performed recently at FAU Jupiter as part of International Education Week. The Ecuadorian group presented folkloric music that preserves the traditions of the Andes. Singers were accompanied by a variety of musical instruments, including guitars, panpipes and drums. The audience enthusiastically joined in by singing and clapping along with the musicians.
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Dr. Fatima Amrani (center), a Fulbright Scholar from Fes University in Morocco, met with President Brogan earlier this fall. Dr. Amrani visited FAU as part of the Fulbright Program "Direct Access to the Muslim World" sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The program awards scholars from Muslim countries the resources to visit U.S. universities in order to promote an understanding of Islam. During Dr. Amrani's six weeks at FAU, she delivered lectures to the University community and talked to student and community groups about topics such as gender equity in Islam and the culture of Morocco. (from left, Jeffrey Morton, director of the peace studies certificate program; Marsha Rose, director of the Women’s Studies Center; Dr. Amrani; Josephine Beoku-Betts, associate professor of women’s studies; and President Brogan.)
At the podium during the statewide Boating and Waterways Management conference in Cocoa Beach last month, Rich Jones, Senior Marine Planner, Monroe County Natural Resources Department, discusses “Preserving the Working Waterfront.” Other panelists for this session on Waterways Master Planning included Bruce Delaney (center), Executive Director, Natural Resources Leadership Institute, University of Florida, who spoke on the public involvement process in the Alachua County Waterways Master Plan, and MJ Matthews, JD, Senior Research Associate with FAU’s Center for Urban & Environmental Solutions (CUES), who presented on the Palm Beach County Manatee Protection Plan. Not pictured is Dr. Lenore Alpert, CUES Assistant Director for Research, who served as panel moderator.
Nautilus, by Christopher Fay, is part of "Perception and Conception," an exhibition of 20 photographs Fay shot while in Greece, Venice, California and Florida. The freelance photographer grew up in northern California and lived there until moving to West Palm Beach in 2002. FAU Libraries is hosting the exhibition at the John D. MacArthur Campus Library through Dec. 19.