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archived announcements or Feb. 9, 2012

Archived Announcements (Feb. 9, 2012)

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NEWS OF SPECIAL NOTE
  • FAU to Test Emergency Alert System on Thursday, Feb. 23, Update Your Information Now
  • Take the Textbook Affordability Survey
  • Meet the Candidates for Associate VP of Enrollment Management at Open Forums Feb. 10, 14
  • Have-A-Heart Food Drive 2012 through Feb. 17
  • FAU Employee Weight Loss Challenge, Win Up to $10,000

REMINDERS
  • Invitation to Comment on Draft 2012-17 Strategic Plan
  • Black History Month Events
  • Cyber Security Tip for February: Email, Phishing and Malware
  • Take the FAU Testing & Evaluation Customer Satisfaction Survey

CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS/APPLICATIONS/PROPOSALS
  • NEW: Call for Abstracts: 3rd Annual Graduate Research Day, Deadline Feb. 17
  • 2012 FAU Business Plan Competition, Deadline Feb. 19
  • WAC Workshop for Spring 2012, Feb. 22 & 29 Session
  • Call for Nominations for the 2012 President's Leadership Awards, Deadline March 16

EVENTS THIS WEEK
  • Indian River Lagoon Symposium Feb. 9
  • Lecture: The International Context of Mass Political Unrest Feb. 9
  • Opening Reception for the Annual Juried Student Exhibition Feb. 9
  • Executive Forum Lecture Series Features Raul Pupo, Author of America's Service Meltdown: Restoring Service Excellence in the Age of the Customer, Feb. 9
  • Jaffe Center for Book Arts: Bea Nettles Gallery Talk on Feb. 9, Events and Workshops on Feb. 24, 25, March 10
  • Lecture: Human Rights, International Relations and Europe Feb. 10
  • Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble Feb. 10-12
  • Lecture: 'Seasons of Discontent: Arab Spring, Israeli Summer, Palestinian Autumn and Winter?' Feb. 12

EVENTS NEXT WEEK
  • 'Designing Assignments and Classroom Discussions to Foster Critical Thinking' Feb. 13
  • 'Active Aging' Feb. 13
  • The Winds of Romance: A Valentine's Concert Feb. 14
  • The Music of the Right Coast: Florida's Instrumental Surf Rock Feb. 15
  • Madeleine Albright 'Economy and Security in the 21st Century' Feb. 15
  • Ocean Science Lecture: Undersea Gliding in the Gulf Feb. 15
  • Illuminating Brain Circuits Feb. 15
  • NEW: FAU Jupiter Student Government Presents Next in 'Last Lecture' Series Feb. 15
  • Brown Bag: 'Hybridizing Courses at FAU: Benefits and Challenges' Feb. 16
  • NEW: Executive Forum Lecture Series Features Edgar Otto, Founder and Chairman of the Board of National Healing Corporation, Feb. 16
  • Teaching with Technology Showcase Feb. 17
  • Curriculum, Culture and Educational Inquiry Brown Bag Series Starts Feb. 17
  • Play: Wonder of the World Feb. 17-26
  • Concert: FAU Jazz Band, Feb. 17
  • Peaceful Mind/Peaceful Life Workshop: 'Awaken Your Heart: Uncovering our Truest Self' Feb. 18
  • Concert: FAU Chamber Soloists Present 'Gems from the Davis Collection' Feb. 18
  • Concert: FAU Symphony Orchestra and Concerto and Aria Soloists Feb. 18
  • Executive Education MBA Info. Sessions Feb. 18 or 23
  • Spring 2012 Raddock Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies Lecture Series Continues Feb. 19, Runs through March 25

SAVE THE DATE
  • NEW: Wilkes Honors College Offers Master Playwright Event: Anton Chekov Feb. 21
  • Lecture: Health & Education Issues in Haiti and the Local Haitian Community: Research and Service Opportunities Feb. 23
  • NEW: Connie De Marco Distinguished Lecture in Italian Studies Feb. 24
  • Second Annual 'emb(race)' Feb. 26
  • Israel: New Insights and Scholarship Symposium Feb. 27
  • NEW: Celebrate Heritage Fundraiser Feb. 28
  • Lecture: The Obama Administration and the Arab Spring Feb. 29
  • NEW: Shades of Green Fundraiser March 10
  • Annual 'Wings of Hope' Fundraiser to Benefit FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities March 10
  • South Florida Youth Summit March 22-24
  • Employee Service Awards April 18
  • Living Room Theaters Films

CLASSES/GROUPS/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
  • NEW: Gleaning the Fields of Hope Harvest Feb. 18, Reply by Feb. 10
  • New Year, New You -- with the Recreation & Fitness Center
  • Financial and Estate Planning in Retirement Program Offered
  • 2012 Entrepreneur in Residence Program
  • Yoga Classes Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Return-to-Work Program
  • OIT Training Schedule for February
  • Departments with a Need for Student Volunteers

SPREAD THE WORD TO STUDENTS ABOUT...
  • FAU Certified Student Leader Program, Students Need to Apply by Feb. 20
  • Screening of 'American Teacher' Feb. 22
  • FAU Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society Now Open to Membership

EXHIBITIONS
  • FINAL DAYS: 'Figured Spaces: Selections from the John Morrissey Collection' Through Feb.11
  • Study Abroad Photo Exhibit through Feb. 29
  • 'Flightscapes' Ceramics and Photo Exhibition at FAU Jupiter through March 9
  • NEW: First-Ever History of Florida Surfing Exhibition Opens March 17, Runs through May 12

RESEARCH STUDIES/SERVICES
  • Alzheimer's Disease Research Study
  • Depression Medication and Sexual Dysfunction Study
  • 24- to 30-Month-Old Children Sought for Language Study
  • Communication Disorders Clinic Offers Diagnostic and
    Therapy Services -- including Accent Reduction Therapy
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