FAU Student News


Monday, January 30, 2023
Vol. 13  |  Issue 4

FAU Student News

Your weekly source for important dates, events, and announcements.


FAU Accounting & Finance Career & Internship Fair - Spring 2023

Friday, Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Explore job and internship opportunities in accounting and finance. To register for events, individuals must have a Handshake account. Information about each fair can be found in Handshake, such as location, employers attending and specific information for each fair. As you prepare to attend, the FAU Career Center is here to support you in your career exploration and internship/job goals. If you need any help with your resume or additional information about preparing for a fair, please make an appointment to speak with a career coach.
Location: In-Person (Live Oak Pavilion, Boca Raton campus)
Register on Handshake: fau.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/36910


FAU Breezeway Dialogues - What if Artificial Intelligence Becomes Conscious?

Tuesday, Feb. 7, Noon to 1 PM

Get ready for the first Breezeway Dialogues event of 2023, "What if Artificial Intelligence Becomes Conscious? - Pros and Cons for a Humanity in a World with "Awake" Machines."

In an age when nearly everything feels politically charged and polarized, it is essential that we come together to dissolve the us vs. them construct and reaffirm our shared humanity through the fundamentals of civil discourse. The BREEZEWAY DIALOGUES series was established in the Summer of 2021 with this exact goal in mind: to provide FAU students the opportunity to discuss relevant and controversial topics while learning civil discourse best practices.

Location: Social Work and Criminal Justice Rotunda (SO-44), Boca Raton campus

Learn More: fau.edu/breezeway-dialogues


Upcoming Career Center Events

The Washington Center Campus Visit & Info Session

Monday, Jan. 30, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thinking about what life might look like after graduation? Consider spending a summer or semester with The Washington Center (TWC) to get a head start on planning your future. With TWC, you’ll gain valuable experience in an internship matched to your interests, network with professionals in your intended field and get top-notch professional development. And you can do it all from TWC’s housing in Washington, D.C.
Location: Student Support Services, SU - 80 Room 220 and virtual
Register on Handshake: fau.joinhandshake.com/edu/events/1206985

FAU Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Career Fair - Spring 2023

Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Explore job and internship opportunities in nursing.
Location: In-Person (College of Nursing Atrium, Boca Raton campus)
Register on Handshake: fau.joinhandshake.com/edu/career_fairs/37022

Pop-Up Clothes Closet

Monday, Feb. 6 - Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 1 - 5 p.m.
Are you looking for professional clothing? Browse our professional clothing wardrobe and get FREE clothing during our Pop-Up Clothes Closet. Taking place in the Student Union next Monday thru Wednesday, 1 - 5 p.m. Can't make it during these times? Our Professional Clothes Closet is always available on a walk-in basis, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. in the FAU Career Center on the Boca Raton campus.
Location: Student Union, Boca Raton campus

View more Career Center events: fau.edu/career/feature/careerfairs

Blind Date with a Book at Wimberly Library

Monday, Feb. 6 - Friday, Feb. 17

This Valentine’s Day, FAU Libraries want to help you find your love match – in a book. The bookcase stocked with "blind date" books will be available in the Wimberly Library Lobby from February 6 to 17. Each book's cover would be hidden and you must commit to it based only on clues (and maybe your heart's desire) Browse the collection and choose the book that speaks your love language. Find a card inside a book to fill out a short survey after you read it for a chance to win a prize.

Location: FAU Wimberly Library, Boca Raton campus
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Last Chance for Dental Clinic New Patient Promotion

January Only

FAU Student Health Services Dental Clinic welcomes new, uninsured dental patients (FAU students only) to take advantage of our January promotion. New, uninsured patients are eligible for a FREE dental exam ($47 value) when scheduling an appointment in January 2023. Dental exams include a visual inspection of your teeth by the SHS dentist looking for: tooth decay or tooth sensitivity issues, symptoms of gum disease, problems with restorations (cracked or chipped fillings, loose crowns), issues with your bite, and signs of oral cancer.

This promotion does not include X-rays and dental cleanings which may be recommended following the examination.

Call 561-297-3512 to make your appointment or for more information. Be sure to mention the “New Patient Promotion.”

Appointments: fau.edu/shs/appointments

Commercialization Webinar: How to Pitch Your Research to Industry

Thursday, Feb. 9 at 11 AM

Researchers know their innovations better than anyone. This means they can be a great asset in interactions with potential commercial partners. However, many researchers need guidance to effectively communicate with companies. This webinar will help researchers develop the skills they need to successfully pitch their research and develop beneficial relationships with industry

Add to Calendar: calendar.fau.edu

A Conversation with Laura W. Bush & Barbara Pierce Bush

Saturday, Feb. 11, at 4 PM

Laura Bush, former First Lady of the United States, is an advocate for literacy, education and women’s rights. Barbara Bush is an Executive-in-Residence at Schmidt Futures, a venture facility and foundation for public benefit focused on technology and society, shared prosperity, and scientific benefit. In this role, she supports racial justice, global health, and COVID-19 investments and programs, along with some of the world’s most talented entrepreneurs through the Entrepreneur in Residence program.

Free tickets are available for FAU Students, Faculty, and Staff! VIP tickets include a photo with Special Guest. Attendees of the VIP event must be fully vaccinated!

Location: Carole and Barry Kaye Auditorium, FAU Student Union, Boca Raton campus

Tickets: FAUevents.com

Weekly Robotics Meetup at the Wimberly Library' Sandbox

Every Monday, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

All robotics enthusiasts are welcome to join the weekly Robotics Meetups at the Rubin & Cindy Gruber Sandbox! Hosted in collaboration with Machine Perception and Cognitive Robotics Lab, the meetups present a unique opportunity for students to share their knowledge, learn to use AI with Robots and Embedded Systems, and join the discourse on robotics and their future. The Sandbox utilizes OpenLab so the students can use the robotics learning resources or participate in projects and discussion groups. The meetups include Robot Operating System (ROS 1 & 2) discussion groups for beginners and advanced ROS developers. For additional information, email mtrask2018@fau.edu.

Location: Rubin & Cindy Gruber Sandbox, located on the first floor of the east wing of the SE Wimberly Library

Learn More: library.fau.edu/weekly-robotics-meetup

No-Cost Flu Vaccines

It’s not too late to vaccinate – Get your flu vaccine today! CDC recommends that flu vaccination efforts continue throughout the flu season (October-May). Some areas will not hit their peak flu season until February or March.

FAU Student Health Services offers no-cost flu vaccines to FAU students. To schedule an appointment, please call 561-297-3512, or use our on-line scheduling option at www.fau.edu/shs.

Learn more: FAU Student Health Services


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