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Archived Announcements for Oct. 15, 2012


Archived Announcements (Oct. 15, 2012)

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NEWS OF SPECIAL NOTE
  • Get Field Advantage for Oct. 22 Presidential Debate Watch Party with Raffle Prizes and Twitter Contest!
  • Native American Indian Heritage Month: Call for Programs, Due Oct. 19
  • BankAtlantic Becomes BB&T Today
  • Be Cyber Wiser: Keep Mobile Devices Locked and Secure

REMINDERS
  • 2012 United Way Campaign Continues through Oct. 31
  • Homecoming Week Starts Oct. 20, Plenty of Options for Faculty and Staff including Fall Family Fest Oct. 25
  • Request for University Catalog Revisions, Due Nov. 7
  • Wilkes Honors College: Travel to Morocco, Deadline Nov. 28
  • FAU Bookstore: Pre-orders for NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ Now Available
  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month
  • LGBTQA History Month
  • Prestige Scholarship Opportunities for Undergraduates

CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS/APPLICATIONS/PROPOSALS
  • NEW: Calling for Nominations for PGSA Owl Awards, Deadline Oct. 19
  • Seeking Faculty Participants for Alternative Spring Break 2013, Deadline Oct. 19
  • Boren Scholarships and Fellowships Now Open for Applications, Info Session Nov. 14

EVENTS THIS WEEK
  • NEW: Chicago-Style Steppin' Comes to Broward Student Union Oct. 16
  • NEW: Wimberly Library for Students with Disabilities Workshop Oct. 17
  • HUD: External Funding Opportunities and Programs Overview Oct. 17
  • Kayak Adventure Oct. 17
  • FAU Hosts Broadway Composer Charles Strouse Oct. 17
  • Latin America on Film, Series Continues with 'El Violin' Oct. 17
  • Reading by Barbara Hamby Oct. 18
  • Lecture: Thomas Merton Scholar James Finley Oct. 18
  • The Muslims Are Coming: Racism and the Politics of Empire Oct. 18
  • FAU Club Happy Hour Oct. 18
  • Green Market @ FAU Oct. 18 and Every Thursday This Fall
  • Executive Forum Lecture Series: Daniel Cane, President and CEO of Modernizing Medicine, Oct. 18
  • Anti-Discrimination/Anti-Harassment Workshop Oct. 19
  • FAU Day of Service Oct. 20
  • Executive Education MBA Info Session Oct. 20
  • Homecoming 2012: Owl Prowl Oct. 20 to 27
  • 'Book Arts 101: Hist Whist' Returns to Jaffe Center at FAU Library Oct. 20
  • Homecoming 5K to Benefit FAU Card Oct. 21
  • Concert: Jazz Band (Wings of Swing) and Jazz Combos Oct. 21

EVENTS NEXT WEEK
  • NEW: Get Field Advantage for Oct. 22 Presidential Debate Watch Party with Raffle Prizes and Twitter Contest!
  • NEW: Graduate Student Fellowship Opportunities (NIH and NSF) Workshop Oct. 25
  • Some Spooky Science with Dr. Rachel Wentz Oct. 25
  • ADA Workshop Oct. 26
  • Game Day Lunch at the FAU Club : A New York Tailgate Party Oct. 26

SAVE THE DATE
  • 4th Annual Literary Feast Nov. 1
  • A Campus of Difference Training Nov. 2
  • Wilkes Honors College to Host 'Visit Day' Nov. 3
  • Keep Memories Alive Walk Nov. 4
  • Fall 2012 Coffee Colloquia Wraps Up Nov. 7
  • 'Make Waves on the 50' Gala Slated for Nov. 10
  • NEW: National Memory Screening Day Nov. 13

CLASSES/GROUPS/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Winter Science Institute for Students to Run Dec. 26-Jan. 4
  • The FAU Club: Dine and Socialize Right on the Boca Raton Campus
  • Yoga Classes Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
  • Instructional Technologies Training Schedule for October
  • Financial and Estate Planning in Retirement Program Offered

STUDENT INFO TO KNOW ABOUT, PASS ALONG
  • Flash Fiction and Essay Contests: Part of National Day on Writing Oct. 18
  • Upcoming Deadlines for Prestige Scholarships, Get the Word Out to Students
  • Career Development Center Fall Newsletter Now Available

EXHIBITIONS
  • 'Student Body Art' Photo Exhibition at FAU Jupiter Through Dec. 14
  • South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellows Offer Exhibition through Dec. 15

RESEARCH STUDIES/SERVICES
  • Alzheimer's Disease Research 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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