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Archived Announcements for March 5, 2012


Archived Announcements (March 5, 2012)

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NEWS OF SPECIAL NOTE
  • FAU Flags at Half Staff Today
  • Grant Writing Workshop March 22
  • Spring Break: March 5-11 (Hours for Libraries, Student Union and Eateries)
  • Summer Science Institute for Middle and High Schoolers, Deadline April 18
  • Summer 2012 Continuing Education Courses in the College of Science

REMINDERS
  • Take the Textbook Affordability Survey
  • Invitation to Comment on Draft 2012-17 Strategic Plan
  • Take the Campus Rec Survey
  • OIT Training Schedule for March
  • Cyber Security Tip for March: About Web Browsers

CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS/APPLICATIONS/PROPOSALS
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies Conference Call for Papers, Deadline Extended to March 9
  • 2012 Dissertation Year Award Grants, Deadline March 19
  • Call for Submissions: President's Leadership (Due March 16), VALIC Serving U (Due March 30) and Gabor Awards (Due March 30)
  • Call for Presentations: Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award Applications, Deadline April 20

EVENTS THIS WEEK
  • REMINDER: Spring Break: March 5-11
  • Kultur Festival through March 11
  • Ocean Science Lecture Series: Everything's Coming Up Corals! March 7
  • Shades of Green Fundraiser March 10
  • Annual 'Wings of Hope' Fundraiser to Benefit FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities March 10
  • Concert Celebrates Purim with Klezmer East and the Boca Raton Symphonia March 11

EVENTS NEXT WEEK
  • NEW: French Film Festival March 14 to April 11
  • Ocean Science Lecture Series: Human-Centered Computing March 14
  • NEW: 'Hoodwinked' Author John Perkins March 14
  • Executive Forum Lecture Series Features Don Perlyn, Executive Vice President of Nathans Famous, Inc., March 15
  • Faculty Club Happy Hour March 15
  • Curriculum, Culture and Educational Inquiry Brown Bag Series Continues March 16
  • Frisbee for Friends Ultimate Frisbee Tournament March 17
  • Spring 2012 Raddock Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies Lecture Series March 18 and 25

SAVE THE DATE
  • Pre-Health Professions Day March 19
  • NEW: 'A New Look at Hitler and the Beginning of the Holocaust' Wimberly Library, March 21
  • Can the Euro Survive? March 22
  • An Evening with Dr. Cornel West March 22
  • 11th Annual National Touring Film Festival in Jupiter March 22
  • South Florida Youth Summit March 22-24
  • Employee Service Awards April 18
  • Living Room Theaters Films

CLASSES/GROUPS/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Spring into Spring -- with the Recreation & Fitness Center
  • Financial and Estate Planning in Retirement Program Offered
  • 2012 Entrepreneur in Residence Program
  • Yoga Classes Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • OIT Training Schedule for March
  • Departments with a Need for Student Volunteers

SPREAD THE WORD TO STUDENTS ABOUT...
  • Weight Watchers At FAU Now Offers FAU Students Monthly Passes
  • Current Residents and Commuter Students: Room Selection Process this Month

EXHIBITIONS
  • FINAL WEEK: 'Flightscapes' Ceramics and Photo Exhibition at FAU Jupiter through March 9
  • 'Highlights from the Davis Collection' Exhibition through April 7
  • 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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