FAU Calendar of Events for the Week of September 4
BOCA RATON, FL (September 4, 2012) – Florida Atlantic University will host the following events:
‘ Green Market @ FAU’
The ‘Green Market @ FAU’ will take place on Thursday, September 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. at FAU Stadium Plaza, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. For more information, call 561-297-0197 or visit www.fau.edu/missiongreen .
FAU Mission Green, in partnership with FAU alumni-owned business Inika Foods, is hosting “Green Market @ FAU,” a weekly green market on Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m., at the FAU Stadium Plaza on the Boca Raton Campus. “Green Market @ FAU” features more than 40 vendors offering a wide variety of “green” goods including fresh produce, organic prepared foods, artisan jewelry and crafts, and other handmade products, a variety of weekly entertainment, and free parking.
FAU Jupiter and the Lighthouse Camera Club present ‘The World as Seen Through the Eyes of the Lighthouse Camera Club’
This free exhibit will be held from Tuesday, September 4 through Friday, October 12, in the Student Resources (SR) Atrium, John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter. A ‘Meet the Artists’ Reception will be held on Wednesday, September 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, contact Kathryn Yates at 561-799-8105 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
FAU Jupiter and the Lighthouse Camera Club will showcase the photographic artwork of 28 local resident artists in a special exhibit, ‘The World as Seen Through the Eyes of the Lighthouse Camera Club.’ 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.
‘Pamphleteer in America’ Exhibition at FAU’s Wimberly Library Reflects the Spirit of the American Revolution
The free exhibition runs through Friday, September 28, at FAU’s Wimberly Library, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton. The exhibition can be viewed during library hours, which are Mondays through Thursdays, from 8 a.m. to midnight, Fridays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m. For more information, contact special collections at 561-297-2693 or email@example.com .
“Pamphleteer in America” is an exhibition that reflects the spirit of revolution in 18th century America through a series of original and rare political pamphlets. The exhibition was curated from Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection and features such persuasive pamphlets as Thomas Paine’s famous “Common Sense,” James Otis’ “The Rights of the British Colonies,” John Dickinson’s “Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania,” and “The Federalists Papers,” a collection of 85 articles written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay. The late Marvin Weiner, a businessman who gifted the materials to FAU Libraries in 2006, devoted his life to collecting uniquely valuable items documenting the philosophical evolution and historical events that led to the birth of American democracy. His legacy lives on at FAU through the collection, which he hoped would give students hands-on learning experiences and provide resources for research.
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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.