FAU Student News


Monday, April 8, 2024
Vol. 15  |  Issue 14

FAU Student News

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


Sliding into Second Year

Thursday, April 11 at 3:30 p.m.

Congratulations, trailblazers! As you wrap up your first-year journey at Florida Atlantic, it's time to celebrate your incredible achievements and set the stage for an even more exhilarating second year! Don't miss out on the excitement – mark your calendars and join us for "Sliding into Second Year" Your journey of success continues, and the best is yet to come!

Sponsored in part by Seven Hills Global.

Location: Event will begin in the Carole and Barry Kaye Auditorium and conclude in Grand Palm (Student Union, Boca Raton campus).

Register now on Owl Central!


Summer and Fall Registration is Open!

Registration is now open for Summer and Fall 2024. Register now at the link below.

Register Now

SPOT Spring 2024 Full Term, Third 5-Weeks and Second Half Dates

April 1 - 30, 2024

SPOT (Student Perception of Teaching) is an anonymous and effective tool given at the end of each semester to help evaluate the quality of instruction and improve the university’s education standards.

Complete your SPOT today!

National Library Week at the Wimberly Library!

  • Student Trivia | National Library Week

    Tuesday, April 9 at 11 a.m.
    Join the fun and celebrate National Library Week at S.E. Wimberly Library Lobby! Test your knowledge and win lots of SWAG at our Trivia event on April 9 from 11am to 1pm. Get ready to show off your smarts in the lobby.

  • Pursuing Racial Justice in 19th Century America: The Story of John Albion Andrew

    Wednesday, April 10, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Explore 19th-century racial justice with Dr. Stephen D. Engle's captivating discussion on John Albion Andrew's lasting impact. Join us on April 10, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm, at the Weiner Suite in S.E. Wimberly Library. Dr. Engle, renowned author and historian, will delve into Andrew's role in history, including leading the Glorious 54th Regiment during the Civil War. This free event also features a book signing, Civil War display, READ poster exhibit, and light refreshments.

  • Doughnuts with the Dean

    Thursday, April 11 at 11 a.m.
    Donut miss out on Doughnuts with the Dean! Join Dr. Linda Golian-Lui in the Wimberly Library Lobby on Thursday, April 11, at 11 am to discover library services and programs. Enjoy free doughnuts and coffee as we delve into the world of knowledge. Remember to bring your Owl Card for entry. See you there! 🍩☕📚

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Upcoming Career Center events

  • Virtual Law School Admissions Panel

    Wednesday, April 10 from Noon - 1:00 pm on Zoom
    Have you thought about applying to law school? Attend this virtual event on Zoom by clicking the link below!

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  • Spring 2024 End of the Semester Celebration

    Tuesday, April 16 from 11 am – 1 pm at Diversity Way
    The Career Center will be tabling on diversity way on April 16th from 11am – 1pm. Please stop by and register your internships or full-time positions. Students can also schedule appointments with the Career Center for assistance with finding a job or internship.

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  • How to Succeed at Your Internship

    Wednesday, April 17 from 1 - 2 pm at the Career Center
    Congratulations, you got the internship! Now what?! If you have secured an internship, attend this workshop on to learn tips for creating a successful internship experience.

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program Overview

Tuesday, April 9 at 4:30 pm

The FAU Center for Global Engagement invites you to celebrate Fulbright Awareness Week! Join us via Zoom for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program kickoff event for the 2025-2026 application cycle. This event will review the FAU process and campus deadline, student support, award types, program goals, eligibility requirements, and how you can apply. We will also meet several Fulbright Alumni Ambassadors!

For more information, visit the Center for Global Engagement Fulbright page at fau.edu/global/fulbright or contact the FAU Fulbright Program Advisor, Madison McShane at mmcshane@fau.edu.

Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 841 3737 6700

Student Publication Recognition Ceremony

Wednesday, April 10 at 11:00 a.m.

The 2024 Student Publication Ceremony will be showcasing published student work in Summer 2023, Fall 2023, & Spring 2024. Various genres and multiple submissions from Undergraduate & Graduate students are welcome.
The Recognition Ceremony will take place at 11:00 a.m. (doors open at 10:30) on Wednesday, April 10 in the Majestic Palm Room of the Student Union.
For questions, contact Julianne Zvolensky (jzvolensky@fau.edu).

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Florida Atlantic Science Fest

Friday, April 12, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Science Fest is organized by the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic to celebrate the diversity of our scientific disciplines and the variety of contributions from our current faculty and students, inspire the next generation of scientific problem solvers, and foster partnerships between the university, scientific organizations, and local communities to promote the science disciplines and the ideals of mutual respect and inclusion.

All are welcome to enjoy science-related exhibitions, student poster competition, interactive games, activities, and networking opportunities to connect with each other. The student poster competition award is generously sponsored by the Dr. Eric Shaw Excellence in Science Undergraduate Research Award to create a platform and opportunity for students in the Schmidt College of Science to participate in the communication of scientific research to their peer groups, faculty and community members.

SCAVENGER HUNT PRIZES: Join our interactive scavenger hunt to learn unique facts about the sciences and win prizes.

Location: Breezeway, Boca Raton campus

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The Future of Florida's Coasts: What We Can Learn from the History of Tampa Bay

Thursday, April 18, 4 p.m.

Join us at 4 pm on Thursday, April 18, in the Weiner Suite at S.E. Wimberly Library for a captivating book talk by Dr. Evan P. Bennett on "The Future of Florida's Coasts." Explore Tampa Bay's ecological journey and discover insights into coastal restoration efforts.

27th Annual Sunshine State Classic Step Show

Saturday, April 20 | Doors open at 5:00 PM

We're back! Mark your calendars as the National Pan-Hellenic Council is ready to Redraw Your World for our 27th Annual Sunshine State Classic Step Show. Please dress as your favorite Cartoon Network character!

Location: Barry Kaye Auditorium (Student Union, Boca Raton campus)

Get Tickets!

Owls Care is hiring for the 2024-2025 Academic Year!

Undergraduate Positions- $13/hr

  • Undergraduate Owls Care Leader: Wellness Track has a focus on wellness covering topics from substance safety and mental wellness to healthy lifestyles and more.
  • Undergraduate Owls Care Leaders: WRCC Track work out of the Women's Resource and Community Connection and focus on sexual health and empowering students to achieve their full potential.
  • Jupiter Undergraduate Owls Care Leaders combine the Wellness and WRCC track to educate students on the Honors College on wellness topics and empower them to reach their full potential
    • Undergraduates must have at least 1 year of experience on a college campus, a 2.75 cumulative GPA, and be able to commit to at least 5 hours per week.

Graduate Positions- $15/hr

  • Graduate Student Worker: Health Promotion. Graduate Student Workers have the opportunity to focus on the following content areas:
    • Interpersonal Violence Prevention
    • Emotional & Mental Wellness
    • Substance Safety (Alcohol and Other Drugs)
    • Healthy Lifestyles (cold & flu, sleep, nutrition, etc)
    • Sexual Health
      • Graduates must have a 3.0 GPA and be a full-time student
Apply on Handshake today or through our Link Tree: https://linktr.ee/OCHPWellness


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