FAU Calendar of Events for the Week of March 11
BOCA RATON, Fla. (March 11, 2013) – Florida Atlantic University will host the following events:
FAU Lecture by 2012 CNN Hero Twesigye Jackson Kaguri
This public lecture will take place on Thursday, March 21 from 3:15 to 5 p.m. at FAU’s Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Tickets are $20 per person in advance for Lifelong Learning Society members or $25 for members and nonmembers at the door. For more information, call 561-297-3185 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
The FAU Lifelong Learning Society and Division of Community Engagement will present “Tikkun Olam: How One Person Can Change and Repair the World,” a lecture by 2012 CNN Hero Twesigye Jackson Kaguri. Kaguri is the founder and executive director of the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project in Uganda and author of “A School for My Village,” which shares how he built the first school in his hometown and the struggles he faced.
FAU Jupiter and the Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association’s ‘Harmonious Anomalies’ Exhibition
This free exhibition runs through Friday, April 12 with a “Meet the Artists” reception on Wednesday, March 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the Student Resource (SR) building, 5353 Parkside Drive, MacArthur Campus, Jupiter. For more information, contact Kathryn Yates at 561-799-8105 or email@example.com .
FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter and the Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association will showcase a selection of diverse media including acrylic, colored pencil, photography and watercolor artwork of local art educator artists in a special exhibition titled “Harmonious Anomalies.” The exhibit, which is part of FAU Jupiter’s “Art in the Atrium” series, is free and open to the public. The SR Atrium is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and 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. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of three signature themes – marine and coastal issues, biotechnology and contemporary societal challenges – which provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.