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FAU Calendar of Events for October 4, 2010

BOCA RATON, FL (October 4, 2010) – Florida Atlantic University will host the following events:

FAU’s Department of Music Presents the FAU Wind Ensemble with Serious Repercussions

The free event (donations suggested) will take place on Sunday, October 17 at 3 p.m. in the University Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road and on Tuesday, October 19 at 8 p.m. in the Eissey Theater on the Palm Beach College Campus at 3160 PGA Boulevard, West Palm Beach.

This 55 person ensemble will present a big, bold and brassy band blockbuster that features powerful percussion. H.Owen Reed’s dramatic “La Fiesta Mexicana,” and Michael Daugherty’s requiem for Superman, the “Red Cape Tango,” show-off the passion and precision of the modern wind band. For more information, call 561-297-3820.

Today & Beyond Wellness to Host 24th Annual Wellness Expo

The free event will take place on Wednesday October 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  in the Recreation and Fitness Center on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road.

More than 50 exhibitors will provide information, free massages, acupuncture demonstrations, spinal screenings, body fat assessment, free HIV testing, smoking cessation, as well as breast cancer, dermatology, diabetes, sickle cell and environmental information. For more information, contact Today & Beyond Wellness at 561-297-1048.

FAU’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College Hosts a Special Open House for International Baccalaureate or Advanced International Certificate in Education Students

This special open house will take place on Saturday, October 23 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter. 

International baccalaureate and advanced international certificate in education students and their families are invited to visit the Wilkes Honors College, and learn more about its four-year residential program in liberal arts and science. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., and light refreshments will be served.  A panel presentation, including current faculty, staff and students, starts at 1 p.m., with information sessions on academic programs, admissions, financial aid, housing and student life.  Campus tours will be offered. For directions, more information or to R.S.V.P., contact the admissions office at 561-799-8646 or 1-800-920-8705, or visit

FAU’s Department of Music Presents FAU Piano Faculty in Concert

The free event (donations suggested) will take place on Saturday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road.

The program includes performances by world-renowned pianists Judith Burganger, Heather Coltman, Irena Kofman, Krisztina Kover, Anne Louise-Turgeon, David Rossow, Leonid Treer and Edward Turgeon. For more information, call 561-297-2830.


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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