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Archived Announcements for Oct. 22, 2012


Archived Announcements (Oct. 22, 2012)

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NEWS OF SPECIAL NOTE
  • THIS WEEK: Homecoming 2012 -- Owl Prowl through Oct. 27, Parade and Fall Family Fest on Oct, 26
  • TONIGHT: Get Field Advantage for Oct. 22 Presidential Debate Watch Party with Raffle Prizes and Twitter Contest!
  • Road Closures Expected Today in Boca Raton for Presidential Debate
  • Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and Boca Raton Regional Hospital Collaborate on Novel Research Initiative for Breast Cancer
  • Attention Veteran Faculty and Staff
  • November 2012 Computer Training Schedule Now Online
  • AN FAU TRADITION: Pumpkin Drop & Physics Carnival Oct. 31

REMINDERS
  • FAU Sustainability Week Oct. 29-Nov. 3, Include Your Info
  • Student Union Sidewalk Closure
  • 2012 United Way Campaign Continues through Oct. 31
  • Request for University Catalog Revisions, Due Nov. 7
  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month
  • LGBTQA History Month
  • Prestige Scholarship Opportunities for Undergraduates

CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS/APPLICATIONS/PROPOSALS
  • NEW: Faculty Research Seed Grant Program, Deadline Nov. 30
  • Boren Scholarships and Fellowships Now Open for Applications, Info Session Nov. 14
  • Wilkes Honors College: Travel to Morocco, Deadline Nov. 28

EVENTS THIS WEEK
  • Homecoming 2012: Owl Prowl through 27
  • Gloria Steinem Featured in Women and Politics Panel Oct. 22
  • Get Field Advantage for Oct. 22 Presidential Debate Watch Party with Raffle Prizes and Twitter Contest!
  • NEW: U.S. Department of Education: An Overview of Programs and Funding Opportunities Oct. 23
  • Latin America on Film, Series Continues with 'How Tasty was My Little Frenchman' Oct. 24
  • FAU Wind Ensemble: 'For King and Country' Oct. 24
  • Graduate Student Fellowship Opportunities (NIH and NSF) Workshop Oct. 25
  • Webinar: IRB Review of Research Involving Adults with Diminished Capacity to Consent 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
  • Super-Sized Jazz! Rattette Jazz Band and Ignacio Berroa Quartet Oct. 28
  • Green Market @ FAU Oct. 25 and Every Thursday This Fall
  • NEW: Executive Forum Lecture Series: Steve Sponder, Founder of Vplenish Nutrionals, Inc., Oct. 25
  • NEW: Executive Education MBA Info Session Oct. 25
  • NEW: Fall Family Fest Oct. 26

EVENTS NEXT WEEK
  • NEW: Talent Leadership: A Proven Method for Identifying and Developing High-Potential Employees Oct. 30
  • NEW: Pumpkin Drop & Physics Carnival Oct. 31
  • FAU College of Business to Host International Business Conference Oct. 31 to Nov. 2
  • 4th Annual Literary Feast Nov. 1
  • FAU Club Happy Hour Nov. 1
  • A Campus of Difference Training Nov. 2
  • Wilkes Honors College to Host 'Visit Day' Nov. 3
  • Third Annual Fine Arts Festival Nov. 3, 4
  • NEW: Celebrate Opening of Hand Papermaking Studio in World War II Training Building with 1940s-Style Parties Set for Nov. 3, 4
  • Keep Memories Alive Walk Nov. 4

SAVE THE DATE
  • NEW: The Age of Muslim Democracy: Prospects and Challenges Nov. 6
  • Fall 2012 Coffee Colloquia Wraps Up Nov. 7
  • NEW: Daoism in the Twentieth Century Nov. 7
  • NEW: Explore the Indian River Lagoon, Nov. 7
  • NEW: Ocean Science Lecture Series: Seagrass in the Indian River Lagoon: It's Not Easy Being Green! (Kermit's Lament) Nov. 7
  • 'Make Waves on the 50' Gala Slated for Nov. 10
  • NEW: 'With Their Voices Raised' Documentary Theatre Performance Nov. 11
  • National Memory Screening Day Nov. 13
  • John O'Sullivan Lecture Series Presents 'Making Sense of America's Economic Crisis: Consuming Our Way to Recovery" Nov. 15


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
  • NEW: Instructional Technologies Training Schedule
  • Financial and Estate Planning in Retirement Program Offered

STUDENT INFO TO KNOW ABOUT, PASS ALONG
  • Upcoming Deadlines for Prestige Scholarships, Get the Word Out to Students
  • Career Development Center Fall Newsletter Now Available

EXHIBITIONS
  • NEW: Born from Folding: The Art & Science of Origami through Jan. 23, Film Screenings Nov. 15, 17
  • '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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