FAU Student News

Monday, November 12, 2019
Vol. 7 | Issue 14

FAU Student News

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

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International Education Week - Fall 2019

Mark your calendar for International Education Week! Join us and CELEBRATE with us the week of November 19-22. The Center for Global Engagement at Florida Atlantic University has a week full of fun and educational events that are free and open to all students, faculty and staff.

For more information visit: fau.edu/global or email global@fau.edu #FAUglobal


The Case for Space

Don’t miss an evening with noted space expert and author, Dr. Robert Zubrin! Join us as he explores the new space race between competing entrepreneurs and how these pioneers are creating a revolution in spaceflight.

Zubrin foresees more rapid innovation, including global travel from any point on Earth to another in an hour or less; orbital hotels; moon bases with incredible space observatories; and human settlements on Mars. Zubrin shows how projects that sound like science fiction can actually become reality. Tickets coming soon.

For details, visit The Case for Space Webpage.

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SeaTech Open House

SeaTech is hosting an Open House on Nov. 16 from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Chance to visit SeaTech to learn about ocean engineering, our degree programs, and our world-class research facility.

For more information contact ecoomber2015@fau.edu

FAU Research Survey on Driving Behaviors and Self Driving Cars

A group of researchers in the College of Engineering and Computer Science are currently conducting research on driving behaviors and self-driving cars and they need your help! They have designed a survey to gather information on driving behaviors and preferences. The survey is voluntary, completely anonymous, and takes around 15 minutes to complete.

Please help your fellow students and make a contribution to some fascinating FAU research. Take the survey here.

Student Government Uber Discount Code

Student Government has created a program to provide students with a $5 discount on their Uber rides. Students are able to utilize the code up to three times a month, this program is open each month will funding lasts. The code for November is exv4xlg, please place this code in the promo code area to receive the $5 discount on your Uber ride.

If you would like more information about this program please message Student Government on Instagram @SGatFAU.

Research in Action: Oge Marques, Ph.D.

Join Oge Marques, Ph.D., to learn about technologies that are augmenting human capabilities to improve our cognitive, physical and emotional health. He will introduce the new discipline of human augmentation, an interdisciplinary research field that draws from many areas. He'll focus on how it can impact healthcare, including high-tech devices for conditions such as: Diabetes, Heart conditions & Vision impairment. This event will take place on Nov. 21 from 2 - 3 p.m. at the Boca Raton Public library.

To learn more and to register visit the Boca Library website.

Team Building at the FAU Challenge Course

Team Building Programs will allow your team to explore team dynamics such as communication, trust, problem solving, enhancing decision making skills, leadership and more. The staff here at FAU can help tailor the perfect program for your group and your needs. Visit the Challenge Course website for more information.

FAU Research Cafe

Join the Division of Research for FAU's Research Cafe, for coffee, pastries and two informal, 10-minute introductions and presentations by research faculty or graduate students. Learn about opportunities to collaborate with them.

Network with other researchers. Find out about other happenings across campus. Attend all six monthly research cafes and vote on your favorite presentation to be entered into a prize drawing. March and April dates are TBD.

For more information visit the event registration page .