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FAU Calendar of Events for the Week of February 21, 2011

BOCA RATON, FL (February 21, 2011) – Florida Atlantic University will host the following events:

FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society to Host 10th National Film Festival

The event will take place on Tuesday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Auditorium, 5353 Parkside Drive, John D. MacArthur Campus, Jupiter. Cost is $10. For more information or for tickets, call 561-799-8667 or visit

LUNAFEST, a unique film festival, will highlight women as leaders in society, illustrated through 10 films by women filmmakers. The films range from animated shorts to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, body image, spirituality, relationships, cultural diversity and breaking barriers.  All proceeds from LUNAFEST will go to FAU student scholarships and the Breast Cancer Fund. Thus far, LUNAFEST, which is sponsored by LUNA, the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, has raised more than $570,000 for women’s organizations.


FAU’s Raddock Family Eminent Chair on Holocaust Studies Presents the Lecture ‘Speaking of the Middle East: Jews and Christians in Dialogue and Dispute’

This free event takes place on Thursday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Live Oak Pavilion, FAU Student Union, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. For more information, call 561-297-2979.

This lecture is presented by Amy-Jill Levine, the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School.


FAU’s Peace Studies Program Presents Dr. Mona Lisa Schulz with ‘Medical Intuition and Our Health’

The lecture will take place on Thursday, March 3, at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Tickets are $25; FAU faculty, staff and students may obtain admission for free. To purchase tickets, call 1-800-564-9539 or visit For more information, call 561-297-2337.

Dr. Mona Lisa Shulz is a neuroscientist and psychiatrist, and has been practicing medical intuition for 20 years. She will explore how emotional situations are associated with the risk of illness in a specific organ within the body.


FAU’s Department of Music Presents Pianist Andre de Groote in Concert

The concert will take place on Saturday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Admission is free with a $10 donation suggested. For more information, call 561-297-3820.

The program for the concert includes Chopin’s Sonata in B minor, Op. 58, and other pieces by Rachmaninoff.


About Florida Atlantic University:

Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of  Education, the College of  Engineering & Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. For more information, visit

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