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2013 News Archive

 

News and Events - December 2013

December 4: Last Day of Classes

December 5-11: Final Exams

December 13: Semester Ends

December 24-January 1: Winter Holiday (offices closed)

 

News and Events - November 2013

November 6: Native American Indian Celebration, 6 pm, Recreational Fields

November 6: FAU Alumna Receives Prestigious Presidential Award

November 11: Veteran's Day Holiday Observed, FAU Closed

November 15: Navigating Your Way Through Grad School, 3 p.m. SR Building

November 18: Native American Showcase

November 18: Honors College Alumnae Offer Advice to Prospective Graduates

November 20: AIDS Awareness Event, 7 p.m. SR Building

November 21: Coffeehouse Preview, 7 p.m. SR Building

November 22: Native American Reservation Tour, off-campus event

November 22: Movember Formal, 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., SR Building

November 25: Honors College Student Monitors Sea Turtle Nesting Sites

November 28: Thanksgiving Break Begins

 

News and Events - October 2013

October 11: Named Scholar Recognition Ceremony, 1 pm, LLS Auditorium

October 12: Honors Visit Day

October 12: Navigating Your Way Through Grad School, 3:00 p.m., SR Building

October 25: Thanksgiving Food Drive Begins

October 25: Halloween Ball, 8:00 p.m., SR Building

October 27: Homecoming 5k run/walk 5:15 p.m.

October 28: Homecoming CarnivOWL

October 28: Wilkes Honors College Student Conducts Research at Harvard University

 

News and Events - September 2013

September 2: Labor Day

September 3: Blood Drive, 12 - 6 p.m.

September 3: Toasted & Ghost Stories, 5 - 7 p.m., Housing Courtyard

September 3: Wilkes Honors College Student Witnesses Events in Egypt

September 4: Club Fest, 3 - 6 p.m., SR Building

September 9: Drop-In Resume Critque, 1 - 3 p.m., Burrow

September 11: 9/11 Victims Vigil, 7 - 8 p.m. Rec Fields

September 12: Safe Zone Training, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

September 13: Last day to submit application for degree.

September 13: Glo-Party, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.

September 13: Drop-In Resume Critique, 1 - 3 p.m., Burrow

September 14: CPR/AED/First Aid Training, 8:30 a.m.

September 14: Jupiter Foam Party, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Rec Fields

September 18: Condom Bingo, 7 - 9 p.m., Burrow

September 30: Student abstract submission period begins for the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

 

News and Events - August 2013

August 6: Commencement Ceremony, 5:00 p.m., Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Center, Boca Raton campus. Details at the Office of the Registrar.

August 20: Orientation Social, 7:30 p.m., SR Building

August 22: Orientation Pool Party, 8 p.m., Recreation Fields

August 24: Sailing at US Sailing Center of Martin County concludes Fall 2013 Orientation Week

August 24: Convocation Dance, 8 - 10 p.m., Dining Hall

August 25: Freshman Convocation, 1 p.m.

August 25: Welcome Back Party, 4 p.m., Recreation Fields

August 25: Honors Convocation, 7 p.m.

August 26: Classes Begin

August 26: FAU Honors College Student Interns with the United States Marshals

August 28: Fulbright Grant Info Session 2014-2015, HC 130, 12 - 1 p.m.

August 30: Add/Drop date. Last day to add or drop classes without incurring a fee.

August 30: WOW Comedy Show, 7 p.m., AD Building

 

News and Events - May 2013

May 2: Medallion Ceremony, 10:30 a.m., Lifelong Learning Society Maltz Auditorium, MacArthur campus

May 2: Commencement Ceremony, 5 p.m., Carole and Barrry Kaye Performing Arts Center, Boca Raton campus.

 

News and Events - April 2013

April 1: Registration Open for Summer and Fall 2013

April 1: Fireside Chat, 8-9:30 p.m., Burrow Patio

April 2: Movie Night, 7 - 9:30 p.m., Rec Fields

April 2: Florida Atlantic University Faculty Help Acquire Valuable Literary Journal

April 3: *NEW DATE* Senior Round-Up Meeting. SENIORS: Please attend as photos for the Medallion program will be taken at this time. Only students who submit their Round-Up Form prior to the meeting will be able to receive their Medallion Ceremony tickets during the meeting. See Medallion Ceremony details.

April 3: Passport Around the World, 7 - 9 p.m., The Burrow

April 4: Dance your Hoot Out Dance Marathon, 6:00 p.m. - Midnight, Rec Fields

April 4: Women's Panel "Multiple Women, Multiple Histories," 7 - 9 p.m., LLS 158

April 5: Alternative Eats, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., SR 108

April 5: Somewhere Beyond the Sea Dinner at the Hilton Singer Island Oceanfront Resort, 7:00 p.m.

April 5: FAU's Third Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, Boca Raton Campus

April 9: Toward Bright Horizons: FAU's Honors College Graduates Set out for Exciting Destinations

April 12: Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Research

April 13: Honors Visit Day

April 13: Rooney's 5k Run

April 22: A Distinction in Any Language: FAU Honors College Professor Receives Prestigious Fulbright Fellowship

April 29: Deadline for Thesis and Thesis Forms for Spring 2013. Final signed theses are due to David Flanigan in HC 132. See Honors Theses for forms and information.

 

News and Events - March 2013

March 9: Mini-Conference on Commutative Rings, AD 103, 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

March 4 - 10: SPRING BREAK No classes.

March 11 - 15: Women's History Month Banner Creation, The Burrow

March 13: Governor's Open Forum, Dining Annex, 6:30 p.m.

March 14: Pi Day Pie Eating Contest, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Rec Field

March 15: Scholars Day

March 15: Nomination Deadline, Northern Campus Achievement Awards, 5 p.m.

March 18: Standing Out from the Crowd: FAU Honors College Sophomore Admitted to Highly Competitive Summer Institute

March 18: PB&J Race, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m., The Burrow

March 19: Paper Crane Making, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., The Burrow

March 20: Graffiti Act, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m., The Burrow

March 21: Random Act of Kindness Tree, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., The Burrow

March 22: Symposium Registration Closes

March 22: Human Peace Sign, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., The Burrow

March 23: Theme Park Trip with Program Board, TBD

March 27: Study Abroad Information Session: Meet with Amanda Frederick anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in SR 217

March 28: Arts & Crafts, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., The Burrow

March 30: Riverbend Park Canoe Trip, TBD

 

News and Events - February 2013

February 1: Paintball at Hot Shots, 4 - 9 p.m. Email jupiterrec@gmail.com to sign up.

February 5: New York Times Best-Seller Edwin Black to Speak, 7:00 p.m., LLS Auditorium

February 6: Blood Drive

February 6: Hidden Danger's Workshop. Wednesday, February 6, 4 - 5 p.m. Join Jupiter Rec and Dr. O'Brien for a presentation and discussion about the everyday chemicals with which you come into contact that may be dangerous. Located in SR 108.

February 7: "Coffee House": Spoken Word Performance by Rudy Francisco, The Burrow, 8:00 p.m.

February 8: Open Owlery Slumber Party, Friday 8:00 p.m. through Saturday 8:00 a.m., the Burrow

February 9: Laser Tag, Rec Fields, 4 - 8 p.m.

February 12: Coffee House, 8 - 10 p.m., the Burrow

February 16 - 18: Arti Gras in Abacoa Town Center, across from campus

February 18: Preview Day

February 18: Honors College Study to Present Research at Prestigious Economics Conference

February 18 - March 22: Call for Papers for the 11th Annual Honors College Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Research.

February 21: Study Abroad Information Session: Meet with Amanda Frederick anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in SR 217.

February 21: Casino Night, Starts at 7:00 p.m. in the Burrow

February 22: Faculty-Student Softball Game, 4:30 p.m. on the Rec Field. Join us by playing or just cheering. For more details contact jupiterrec@gmail.com.

February 22 - 24: Florida Collegiate Honors Conference in Ft. Lauderdale. Over 20 Honors College students presented their research.

February 23: 3rd Annual Riverbend 5k Green Run/Walk. First race begins at 7:45 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Jupiter Environmental Research and Field Studies Academy at Jupiter High School. The Honors College is helping to sponsor the event and will have a table set up to provide information to members of the community and prospective students. For more information and to register, please go to the Riverbend 5k Green Run webpage.

 

News and Events - January 2013

January 7: Classes Begin

January 9: Meet and Greet in the SR Burrow, 1 - 3 p.m.

January 11: Last day to Add/Drop a class without incurring a fee.

January 15: The Great Underwear Dash, 8 - 8:30 p.m., Housing Courtyard

January 16: Healthy Habits, 4 -5 p.m., SR Burrow

January 16: Honors College Students Present at National Cell Biology Conference

January 18: Coffeehouse Presents: Josh Vietti, 8:00 p.m., the Burrow. Coffee, snacks, and acoustic stylings to accompany the performance.

January 19: Martin Luther King Day of Service, sponsored by SAVI, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

January 23: Sex Ed Boot Camp with authors Dr. Joni Frater and Esther Lastique, AD 119, 7 - 9 p.m.

January 24: Night in La Havana Social, 7:30 p.m., SR Burrow

January 25: Movie Night at the Library presents "Ghost Dog" at 7:00 p.m. Free snacks.

January 25: Open Mic Night in the Burrow, 7 - 9 p.m. Sign up by January 23 in the Burrow.

January 29: "Citizens of the World" presents the first in a series of discussions on social justice issues: Gun Control. 7:00 p.m., RH1/MPR

January 30: Study Abroad information session: Meet with Amanda Frederick any time between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in SR 217

January 30: How 'Twelfth Night' Relates to the 21st Century: Honors College Study Kaitlyn Blum's Honors Thesis

2012 News Archive

News and Events - December 2012

December 31-January 1: FAU Winter Holiday. The University will be closed Monday-Tuesday, December 31-January 1, and will reopen on Wednesday, January 2. The Spring 2012 Semester will begin on Saturday, January 5. See the University Calendar

December 24-25: FAU Winter Holiday. The University will be closed Monday-Tuesday, December 24-25, and will reopen on Wednesday, December 26.

December 15: Deadline for Prestige Scholarship. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is for exceptional college students who intend to pursue careers in science, mathematics, or engineering. Students intending to study medicine are eligible only if they plan a research career rather than a career as a medical doctor in private practice. Applicants must be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior with a GPA of at least a B, and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For the 2010-2011 academic year, winners had an average GPA of 3.95.

December 14: LLS Lecture: "Can Culture Excuse Crime?" by HC's Dr. Mark Tunick, 12:00-1:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

December 12: LLS Lecture: "Capitalism" by Dr. Jeffery Morton, 7:00-8:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. Auditorium seating is full, only annex seating is available. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

December 12: LLS Lecture: "The American Constitution: A User’s Guide" by Dr. Burton Atkins, 12:15-2:00 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

December 11: LLS Lecture: "George Gershwin: His Life And Music" by Mehmet Gurses, 7-9 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

December 10: LLS Lecture: "Weapons of Mass Seduction" by Myrna Goldberger, 12:15-2:00 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

December 7: Deadline for Bigony Pay-it-Forward scholarship applications. More information, and an application, is available online

December 3: LLS Lecture: "Dolphins: Fact vs. Fiction" by Dr. Denise Herzing, 12:00-1:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

December 1: LLS Lecture: "American Jewry and the Crisis of Zionism" by Dr. Robert G. Rabil, 2:00-3:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

 
News and Events - November 2012

 

November 30: Touching One Life, Touching Many: Wilkes Honors College Professor Holds Exhibit at the Florida Museum for Women Artists

November 30: Deadline to submit proposals for 2013 Florida Collegiate Honors Council Writing Contest and Conference in Ft. Lauderdale. For complete information including instructions for submissions, go to the  Honors College FCHC Conference website.

November 29-December 5: Final Exams begin!

November 29: Blood Drive, noon-6pm. In front of SR Building.

November 28: LLS Lecture: "Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess" by Joe Scott, 7-9 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

November 27: Night Breakfast, Dining Hall, 9-11pm.

November 20: Winter Concert, 7:30pm, AD119, sponsored by the Musically Inclined Club.

November 19: LLS Lecture: "The Election of 2012 Reviewed" by Dr. Robert Watson, 2:30-4:15 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. Auditorium seating is full, only annex seating is available. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

November 17: Thanksgiving Basket Distribution, 8:30-1pm. We will be compiling baskets and transporting them to individuals' vehicles. Transportation is provided. 

November 16: Going Out with a Song and Dance: Honors College Students give end-of-year performances

November 16: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "Bioactive Molecules" by HC's Dr. Veljko Dragojlovic. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.

November 16: LLS Lecture: "Consuming Our Way To Recovery?" by Lizabeth Cohen, 11:45 am-1:30 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

November 16: Coffee with the Professor, 8 am, Dining Hall. Join us for an informative 20-minute talk on a timely topic given by a member of our faculty, followed by questions and answers. Coffee and continental breakfast will be served. All talks are open to the community however, seating is limited so reservations are required. Please RSVP with Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.

November 14: Meet with Study Abroad Advisor Amanda Frederick, 10 am-2 pm, SR 217. There are many opportunities to study in another country as a Florida Atlantic University student! To learn more about the study abroad program options available to you and how to apply, please contact Amanda Frederick, 561-297-1080, Honors College Study Abroad Advisor. She can assist you in taking the next steps in discovering the world while earning academic credit! For additional information, you may also visit the Office of International Programs website.

November 13: 'Quilt for Caring', from 7-9 pm in the Burrow. Students will decorate fabric squares to show AIDS Awareness, which will be sewn into a quilt that will be displayed in the SR Atrium. A representative from Compass will be speaking about sexual health, as well.  Sponsored by SAVI and Spectrum.

November 9: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "So, What is Regression Analysis All About?" by HC's Dr. Kanybek Nur-tegin. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.

November 8: Game Night, 7-9 pm, SR Burrow

November 6: LLS Lecture: "Pianist Robert Prester in Concert" by Robert Prester, 7:00-8:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

November 3: Honors Visit Day, 9 am-1 pm. Visit Days are open house events for prospective students and all Honors College faculty and staff are invited to participate. For additional program information, please visit our website or contact Suzanne Prior, 561-799-8245.

November 2-4: Feast of Little Italy, Abacoa Town Center. Come and enjoy all the food, music, fun and activities that await you. More info at: Feast of Little Italy.

November 1-2: Rooney's 11th Annual Golf Tournament, PGA National Resort. Rooney's Annual Golf Tournament helps to benefit the Wilkes Honors College. Volunteers are needed to help with the event Thursday, November 1, 5-8 pm, Rooney's Public House Abacoa and Firday, November 2, 10 am-8 pm, PGA National. To volunteer, please contact Beverly Kelly, 561-694-9696.

November 2: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium.

November 1: LLS Lecture: "National Parks" by Dr. Jack P. Hailman, 9:45-11:30 am, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

 

News and Events - October 2012

 

October 29: LLS Lecture: "Facts & Snacks: The Fat South" by Dr. Taylor Hagood, 12:15-2:00 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

October 20-27: Homecoming Week 2012. The Homecoming team is hard at work planning a spirit-filled week filled with traditional events like the 5k Run/Walk, Comedy Show, Fall Family Fest, Parade, ExtravanCANza, student organization competition, Talon Awards, King & Queen crowning, and the Homecoming Concert! If you are interested in serving on the Homecoming Committee, please email homecoming@fau.edu. Find more details online.

October 26: Named Scholar Recognition Ceremony, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. Join us as we recognize the generosity of our donors and their recipients. The featured guest speaker is Leslie Lilly, the President and CEO of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. For more information please contact Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.

October 26: LLS Lecture: "20th Century Art Forms: Abstraction and Beyond" by Dr. Anita Kirchen, 12:00-1:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

October 25: LLS Lecture: "The Turkish Pendulum" by Mehmet Gurses, 7:00-8:45 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

October 25: LLS Lecture: "Elect-ile Dysfunction" by Myrna Goldberger, 12:15-2:00 pm, LLS Complex. FREE for FAU students, faculty, and staff. To RSVP, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541, Lifelong Learning Society.

October 25 [Rescheduled to Nov. 1]: Meet with Study Abroad Advisor Amanda Frederick, 10 am-2 pm, SR 217. There are many opportunities to study in another country as a Florida Atlantic University student! To learn more about the study abroad program options available to you and how to apply, please contact Amanda Frederick, 561-297-1080, Honors College Study Abroad Advisor. She can assist you in taking the next steps in discovering the world while earning academic credit! For additional information, you may also visit the Office of International Programs website.

October 20: FAU Day of Service, 8:30 am-1 pm, Quantum House. The Weppner Center for Civic Engagement and Service and Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI) are sponsoring the FAU Day of Service as a kick-off for Homecoming week. We will be cooking a meal and completing a landscaping project at Quantum House. Snacks and transportation are provided. Please contact Hannah Norcini at hnorcini@fau.edu for more information or if you would like to sign up.

October 19: Last day to confirm Fall 2012 Commencement participation. For students who submitted an application for degree for Fall 2012: The Office of the Registrar will send a confirmation email by Monday, October 1. Students planning to attend the Fall 2012 Commencement Ceremony must reply to the confirmation email by Friday, October 19. For more information, please go to Office of the Registrar Graduation Information.

October 19: Abacoa Movie on the Green, 8 pm, Abacoa Amphitheatre. Enjoy a free movie under the stars at the Abaoca Amphitheatre as we enjoy Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted . More details on the Abacoa website. For questions, please contact Lindsey Tagle, 561-624-7788.

October 19: Résumé Workshop hosted by Baron's Business and Economics Club, AD 206, 3 pm. We invite and encourage all faculty, staff, and students to join us as we explore the effects of issues that impact LGBTQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, and Asexual) youth, their lives and their health; explore the concept of human sexuality; and obtain resources in order to create a safer FAU for these individuals. To reserve a spot please email Emily Calfo. For more information, please contact Farley Leiriao or stop by the Diversity Student Services Office in SR 139.

October 19: Safe Zone Training, 2-5 pm, EC 101. We invite and encourage all faculty, staff, and students to join us as we explore the effects of issues that impact LGBTQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, and Asexual) youth, their lives and their health; explore the concept of human sexuality; and obtain resources in order to create a safer FAU for these individuals. To reserve a spot please email Emily Calfo. For more information, please contact Farley Leiriao or stop by the Diversity Student Services Office in SR 139.

October 19: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "Student Research Panel Discussion" by HC students. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.

October 19: Coffee with the Professor, 8 am, Dining Hall. Join us for an informative 20-minute talk on a timely topic given by a member of our faculty, followed by questions and answers. Coffee and continental breakfast will be served. All talks are open to the community however, seating is limited so reservations are required. Please RSVP with Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.

October 15: FAU Undergraduate Research Grant Application Deadline. Details on the program and guidelines can be found on the Undergraduate Research Grants website. For questions please contact Dr. Ed Pratt, 561-297-1171. Application deadlines are February 15, June 1 and October 15. Should these dates fall on a weekend day or holiday, the deadline will become the next business day.

October 12: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "The Grass is Greener on this Side" by Hugh Howey. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.

October 8: Last Day to Submit for FAU's UCEW Writing Contest for the National Day on Writing. On Thursday, October 18, 2012, FAU’s University Center for Excellence in Writing will celebrate the fourth annual National Day on Writing.  As part of this celebration, the UCEW will host two writing contests—a flash fiction contest and an essay contest. Enter and possibly win a cash prize. Read about the full details on the UCEW's website. If you have any questions or would like to get involved in our National Day on Writing celebrations, please contact Julianne Curran.

October 6: Honors College Disc Golf Clinic, the Burrow, 1 pm. Dr. William O'Brien, 561-799-8033, and Jeremy Hoyt, 561-799-8103, will hold a free disc golf clinic for Honors College students. Students can learn the basics of the game and play a round of disc golf. A limited amount of free discs and bags will be available on a first-come-first-served basis. The clinic will start in the Burrow, and will move outdoors, culminating in a round of disc golf on FAU's 18 hole course. Feel FREE for bring your friends and fellow FAU students.

October 6: The 2012 LifeSong Pumpkin Patch is OPEN! 10 am, LifeSong Community Church. The Pumpkin Patch is located at LifeSong Community Church, 1022 Community Drive, off Central Blvd. in Abacoa. Hours are Monday-Saturday 10 am-8 pm, Sundays 12-8 pm. More details on the Abacoa website. For questions, please contact Rita Pallatt, 561-691-0804.

October 6: Beyond Blind Fest 2012 with 5K Run/Walk, Abaoca Town Center, 7:30 am-9 pm. Fest supports the Beyond Blind Institute. The fun-filled day will include free mobile eye exams, massage therapy sessions, skincare evaluations, and music concert. For details, visit Beyond Blind Fest or call 561-799-3010.

October 6: SAVI Trip to Habitat for Humanity, Lake Worth, 8 am-3pm. Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI) will be sponsoring a trip to the Habitat for Humanity build site in Lake Worth, FL. Transportation and lunch is provided. Sign-ups are on Monday, October 1 at 8 pm in the Burrow. Students may use these hours for the book loan program. For more information, you may contact Hannah Norcini, 850-728-6389.

October 5: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "Peace Corps: Life is Calling. How Far Will You Go?" by Steve Hunsicker, 305-929-3066 www.peacecorps.gov, . All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.

October 2: Gilman International Scholarship Program Spring 2013 Application Deadline. For more information about the Gilman Scholarship, webinar schedules and other helpful resources, visit the Gilman website at www.iie.org/gilman or contact FAU Program Advisor Dr. Catherine Meschievitz, 561-297-1039.

October 2: Dance Marathon (DM) Interest Meeting sponsored by SAVI, the Burrow, 8-9 pm. Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI) will be discussing the mission and goals of DM and providing the opportunity for students to join the DM committee. For more information, you may contact Hannah Norcini, 850-728-6389.

October 1: Sign-Up Time to Help SAVI Build for Habitat for Humanity, the Burrow, 8 pm. Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI) will be sponsoring a trip to the Habitat for Humanity build site in Lake Worth, FL. The event takes place on Saturday, October 6 from 8 am-3 pm. Transportation and lunch is provided. Students may use these hours for the book loan program. For more information, you may contact Hannah Norcini, 850-728-6389.

October 1: Publish and Prosper: Advice on the Publication Process for Undergraduate Research

 

News and Events - September 2012

 

September 29: FAU Family Fun Day 2012. The Department of Housing and Residential Life, in conjunction with Student Government’s Program Board and the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership are hosting Family Day 2012. Registration will begin at 11:00 AM in the Dining Hall on campus. Our hope is that family members of our residential students will get a glimpse of what life at the Jupiter campus is like while enjoying a day filled with fun activities! For any questions, please contact the Department of Housing and Residential Life at 561-799-8828.

September 28: Abacoa Movie on the Green, 8 pm, Abacoa Amphitheatre. Enjoy a free movie under the stars at the Abaoca Amphitheatre as we enjoy Dr. Seuss' story of The Lorax and saving Earth's natural beauty! From 7-8 pm, join Resource Depot as you turn waste into wonder and use recyclable and usable materials to create art projects you can take home! More details on the Abacoa website. For questions, please contact Lindsey Tagle, 561-624-7788.

September 28: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "My Summer Road Trip with Jim Crow" by HC's Dr. William O'Brien. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.

September 21: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "My Summer Road Trip" by HC students: Skylar Benedict, Sarah Harris, Natalie Harrison, Stephanie Lopez, Sarah Sax, Christina Turn. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.

September 21: Coffee with the Professor, 8 am, Dining Hall. The featured speaker, Dr. Marianne Susso, Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership from the College of Education, will discuss "What's Happening to our Educational System? The Business and Politics of Education: A Kindergarten Through Graduate School (K-20+) Perspective." All talks are open to the community however, seating is limited so reservations are required. Please RSVP with Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.

September 20: Cliché Literary & Arts Journal Information Meeting, 8 pm, The Burrow. Come and see how you can get involved! Cliché Literary & Arts Journal is the publishing medium of creative work for the FAU Jupiter campus. We publish written work, such as poetry, and 2-dimensional art work, such as illustrations and photography. For more information, please contact Aleksandra Krawczyk, Editor-in-Chief, 954-663-1300.

September 17: Campus deadline for 2013-2014 US Student Fulbright Program application to study overseas. FAU students who will have a BA or BS degree by the start of the Fulbright may apply to study overseas or teach English overseas in the academic year 2013-2014. More information at www.fau.edu/goabroad/Fulbright.php or www.fulbrightonline.org. For more information contact FAU Fulbright Program Advisor Dr. Catherine Meschievitz, 561-297-1039.

September 14: Application for Degree deadline. If you believe that you are graduating this semester, the deadline to submit your Application for Degree and completed (i.e., signed) degree audit folder is Friday, September 14, 5 pm. For more information and to turn in your forms, please contact David Flanigan, HC 132, 561-799-8622.

September 14: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "Altar Ego: Reading the 'Ara Pacis'" by HC's Dr. Jeffrey Buller. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.

September 10: On the Verge of Discovery: Honors College Faculty Member Publishes Groundbreaking Biological Research

September 7: HC Faculty Forum, 1:00-1:50 pm, AD 119, MacArthur Campus Auditorium. "Privacy in the Age of Google Glasses and YouTube" by HC's Dr. Mark Tunick. All talks are open to the community. See the full schedule for future talks.

News and Events - August 2012

 

August 30: Jupiter ‘Making Waves’ Launch Party, 3:30-4:30 pm, SR Atrium. The campus will unveil 5 posters of MacArthur Campus faculty, staff & students. The selection process for the next Jupiter posters will be announced. Faculty, staff & students are invited! Light refreshments will be served.

August 28: Garden Club's first meeting, 7 pm, Greenhouse behind EC building. Come and be one of the first students to grow organic produce at the first ever student-run garden at FAU Wilkes Honors College. Opportunities for thesis research projects abound. For additional information please email David Pick at dpick@fau.edu or pickdavid1@hotmail.com.

August 24: Last day to drop/add courses without consequences, 5pm. Courses are fee liable after this date.

August 24: Freshman reading The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness panel discussion, 1 pm, AD 119. Dr. Strain, Dr. White, Dr. Harrawood, and HC student Daniel Zengotita will be discussing Michelle Alexander’s argument that the War on Drugs and other changes in the U.S. criminal justice system have combined to produce a new system of racial control in the country. The panelists will discuss Alexander’s powerful and controversial thesis and evidence she offers to support it. This event is free and open to the public.

August 20: First Day of Classes for HC. To see the University calendar for more important dates, please go to FAU academic calendar.

August 19: Freshman Convocation, 1-1:45pm, Boca Raton Campus, Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium. For more information, contact Diane Aragon, 561-297-0567 or visit the Freshman Convocation website.

August 14-19: Fall 2012 New Student Orientation. Click here for details.

 

News and Events - February 2012

 

February 27: Civil Liberties Movie Night, 7pm, SR 270. A documentary presenting a new view of the Civil Rights movement, which changed our country and the way we view its impact on our society today. For more information, please contact Farley Leiriao, 561-799-8010, fleiriao@fau.edu.

February 27: Full English Tea, 2-4pm, Hibel Museum of Art. Guest speaker Karen Fischbein-Christopher, photographer, $20 pp or Table of four for $60. All FAU students, faculty, and staff receive a discount. For more info or to make a reservation, please contact the museum at hibelgalleryjupiter@gmail.com, 561-622-5560.

February 23-26: Florida Collegiate Honors Conference in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Read more.

February 21: FREE Master Playwright Event: “Anton Chekhov”, AD 119 Auditorium. Presented by the Palm Beach Dramaworks in collaboration with FAU’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College. Seating is limited and the dress code is business attire. Click here for more information, or contact Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.

February 20: Preview Day. Read more.

February 17: Coffee with the Professor, 8am, MacArthur Dining Hall Annex. For more info, contact Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.

February 16: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, “Economy and Security in the 21st Century,” 10am, LLS auditorium.event details.

February 15: UPDATED DATE - FAU Undergraduate Research Grants Application Deadline. Read more.

February 15: Last day to apply for HC's Rubin Foundation Internship in Goverment Scholarship. Read more.

February 7: Meet with Study Abroad Advisor Amanda Frederick, 10am-3pm, SR 217. More info at the Office of International Programs.

February 3: Scholars Day. Read more.

•February 2: Graduating Seniors: Last day to submit your Application for Degree and signed, completed degree audit folder. For more information and to turn in your forms, please contact David Flanigan, HC 132, 561-799-8622.

 

News and Events - January 2012

 

January 30: To Medical School, and Beyond!, 7-8 pm, SR 108. For more information, please contact Sara McHale, 561-799-8671.

January 24: Craft a Personal Statement for medical applications, 7:30 pm, SR 270.Learn how to write a winning personal statement/application essay that will grab the attention of admissions officers and for applying to graduate schools, scholarships and internships. For more infromation, please email Imarhia Enogieru at ienogier@fau.edu.

January 21: "Israel and the Arab Revolution" by Dr. Robert Rabil, 2:00-3:45 pm, Lifelong Learning Auditorium. Tickets are FREE for all FAU Faculty, Students and Staff. To reserve your ticket, please contact Donna Eberle, 561-799-8541.

•January 20: FREE Abacoa Movie on the Green: Kung Fu Panda 2, 7 pm, Abacoa Amphitheater. More info at www.abacoa.com.

•January 20: Coffee with the Professor, 8am, MacArthur Dining Hall Annex. For more info, contact Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.

•January 19: WHC Pre-Medical Society OR Live, 8 pm SR 270. A vote will be taken on a surgery to watch once everyone is in attendance. For questions or comments please contact Imarhia Enogieru at ienogier@fau.edu.

•January 19: “Last Lecture” series, 7 pm, AD Auditorium. Dr. Sameer Hinduja, “Life and Love and Why?” Free and open to the public. Reservations are encouraged, but not necessary. For more information, contact Sarah Harris, 561-799-8591.

January 19: From Textbooks to Checkbooks, 1-2 pm, SR 200. Join the career center and our partner campuses as Northwestern Mutual presents a seminar about gaining your financial independence after college! For more information, please contact Sara McHale, 561-799-8671.

January 17: Shine While you Dine, Etiquette Dinner, 5:30-8:00 pm, Dining Hall Annex. There will be 2 seatings, one at 5:30 and another at 7pm. Learn how to navigate a formal place setting and shine while you dine on job interviews, graduate school mixers, networking events or other formal meals in which you may participate! Make your reservations by e-mailing Sara at smchale@fau.edu.

January 10: Honors College Moot court team qualifies for national tournament.

January 9: FAU's Wilkes Honors College Receives Gift of $295,000 to Fund New Social Engagement Program.

January 7: First day of classes Spring 2012. See academic calendar.

January 6: Orientation for Spring 2012 incoming students at 9am. See details.

 
December 2011
•December 26-January 6: FAU Winter Holiday. The University will be closed from Monday, Dec. 26 through Monday, Jan. 2, and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3. The Spring 2012 Semester will begin on Saturday, Jan. 7. See academic calendar.
•December 8: Commencement Ceremony 5pm, Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium, Boca Raton campus. Details at the Office of the Registrar.
•December 5-January 31: “The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree” art exhibit, SR Atrium. An "Art in the Atrium" exhibit by Maxine Schreiber, including art by Herman Schreiber.Free and open to the public. For more info, contact Kathryn Yates, 561-799-8105.
 
November 2011
•November 29: Take Me to Your Mentor: WHC Student Assists High School Robotics Team
•November 22: Interview Skills, SR 108, 1-2 pm. If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in these workshops, please contact Sara McHale by phone at 561.799.8671 or by e-mail at smchale@fau.edu .
•November 21: Heading towards New Horizons: Seniors at FAU’s Honors College Prepare for Their Final Semester
•November 18: Northern Campus Safe Zone Training, 2–5 pm, SR 108. See event details. To reserve a spot please e-mail lwallese@fau.edu . For more information contact Diversity Student Services at 561-799-8010 or fleiriao@fau.edu .
•November 17: Peace Corps Presentation, 7-8pm, SR 275. For more info, please contact Amanda Frederick, 561-297-1080, afrede11@fau.edu.
•November 17: Land that Internship, SR 108, 1-2 pm. If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in these workshops, please contact Sara McHale by phone at 561.799.8671 or by e-mail at smchale@fau.edu .
•November 16: Study Abroad Fair, 10am-3pm, SR Atrium. For more info, please contact Amanda Frederick, 561-297-1080, afrede11@fau.edu.
•November 15: “We Are the One Percent:” Honors College Strongly Represented in FAU Homecoming Court
•November 15: Finding Humor in the News – Frank Cerabino, 7:00-8:45pm, LLS Auditorium. Tickets are FREE for all FAU Students, Faculty and Staff. Please contact Donna Eberle at 561-799-8541 to reserve your tickets.
•November 15: Native American Piscataway Tribe Show, 6pm, Recreation Field. For more information, please contact Diversity Student Services at 561-799-8010.
•November 15: Focused on Graduate School, SR 108, 1-2 pm. If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in these workshops, please contact Sara McHale by phone at 561.799.8671 or by e-mail at smchale@fau.edu .
•November 8: A Fresh Cliché: FAU’s Honors College Reboots Its Literary Magazine
•November 4: Named Scholar Recognition Ceremony, 1 pm, AD Auditorium. Featuring guest speaker Frank Cerabino.
 
October 2011
•October 31: Anthropology In Action: Wilkes Honors College Students Celebrate Native American Heritage Month
•October 29: FAU 50th Anniversary Gala - 50 on the 50, 7 pm. Read more.
•October 29: Honors Visit Day (Fall Open House), 9am-1:30pm
•October 24: Bringing the Invisible to Light: Honors Students Unite to Stop Conflict in Uganda
•October 21: Coffee with the Professor, Dining Hall, 8am-9am. Prof. Mark Tunick discusses "Privacy and Free Speech in the Age of You Tube"; rsvp required--see flyer for details.
•October 20: FAU’s University Center for Excellence in Writing celebrates the third annual National Day on Writing. Read more.
•October 19: Poetry and Creative Writing Reading, SR 108, 7 pm. Students contact Prof. Rachel Luria for details about submitting your work for this event by emailing rluria@fau.edu
•October 17: FAU Undergraduate Research Grants Application Deadline. Read more.
•October 12: Northern Campus Disability Awareness Presentation, Noon. Space is limited so please RSVP to Diversity Student Services by sending an e-mail to fleiriao@fau.edu no later than Friday October 9th.
•October 10: A Good Yarn: Wilkes Honors College Engages in Community Service Project for the Homeless
 
September 2011
•September: Revealing the Face of Immigration: Honors College Professor Debuts New Book, Living Illegal
•September 27: WHC Pre-Medical Society OR Live, 7 pm SR 270. This month featuring a broadcast of Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Interperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC). For questions or comments please contact Amira Barghouthy at abarghou@fau.edu.
•September 22: Career Day and Technical Fair, 10am – 3pm, FAU Boca Arena: Transportation will be provided for interested Jupiter students. For more information, contact Sara McHale at 561-799-8671 or smchale@fau.edu.
•September 19: Dutch Treat: Wilkes Honors College Student Studies Social Policy in Amsterdam
•September 6: When the Student Becomes the Master: Honors College Alumna Returns As a Professor
•September 2: Public lecture: The Blood of Strangers:  Stories from EmergencyMedicine by Frank Huyler, 1 pm, AD Auditorium
 
August 2011
•August 29: Taking a Risk and Gaining Confidence as a Result: FAU Honors College Student Interns at Polk Museum of Art
•August 26: Freshman reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks panel discussion; 1 pm, AD Auditorium
•August 16-21: Orientation for Fall 2011 incoming students. See details.
 
June 2011
•June 1: FAU Undergraduate Research Grants Application Deadline. Read more.
 
May 2011
•May: HC Student Cassidy Henry receives Fulbright award
•May 19: Dare to be Prepared for Today's Job Market, 1 Day Seminar for Graduating Students, 10am-4:30pm, Boca Raton Student Union. Read more.
•May 12: Florida Career Centers Statewide Job Fair, 10am-3pm, UCF Arena, Orlando. FREE TRANSPORTATION available to FAU students. Space is limited - sign up until May 9th or until bus is FULL. See flyer .
•May 9-13: Student Services in SR 139 Hours 8am-5pm. Regular hours starting on Monday, May 16, 2011, the first day of Summer Term(s).
•May 6: Commencement Ceremony 9am, Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium, Boca Raton campus.  Details at the Office of the Registrar.
•May 6: Medallion Ceremony 3pm, Lifelong Learning Society Maltz Auditorium, MacArthur campus in Jupiter.  Details under Student Life.
•May 6: Writing Portfolios due for Sophomores. Read details .
•May 1: 2012-2013 US Student Fulbright Program to study overseas opens for applications. For more information contact Dr. Catherine Meschievitz, 561-297-1039.
 
April 2011
•April 29: Destress with Pet-A-Pup, 3-5pm, in The Burrow. For more info, contact Laura Aponte, 561-799-8440 or Adam Ferrando, 561-799-8696.
•April 29: Arbor Day Celebration, 10-11am, Huckshorn Arboretum. See flyer. RSVP required, please contact Melissa Baker, 561-799-8684.
•April 28: FREE LLS Class for FAU Staff and Students: Medvedev’s Russia: Corruption, Cronyism, Crime and Capitalism, 12:15-2:00pm, by Andrew Kahn. Read more.
•April 26: Night Breakfast in the Dining Hall. Please contact Sean Pierce, 561-799-8828 to volunteer and for more information.
•April 26: Study Break, 4:00-6:30pm, SR Atrium: Make Play Dough, Fold Origami, Color and/or Create a Mandala, Pick up a “Take-Out” Stress Box. Sponsored by: Student Health Services. For more info contact Kristy Garbacz at 561-799-8678.
•April 26: Finals Week Coffee, Smoothies, & Pastry Break! 3-5pm, SR Atrium. Sponsored by Jupiter House of Representatives who is also providing a Finals Week free printing program! For more information please contact the office of Student Involvement and Leadership at 561-799-8696 or Rferrand@fau.edu.
•April 26: 2012-2013 US Student Fulbright Program to study overseas information session, 12-1pm, SU 113 (Boca Raton). For more information contact Dr. Catherine Meschievitz, 561-297-1039.
•April 25: Northern Campus Achievement Awards, 5:30pm, AD 119 Auditorium. For more info, contact Laura Aponte, 561-799-8440 or Adam Ferrando, 561-799-8696.
•April 25: FREE LLS Class for FAU Staff and Students: China: Ancient History, Cataclysmic Changes, Modern Superpower, 2:30–4:15 p.m, by Trafton Foster. Read more.
•April 25: Hibel Museum of Art, Full English Tea, 2-4pm. RSVP required, please call (561) 622-5560 for more information or to make reservations.
•April 24-May 3: Jupiter Library Expanded Final Exam Hours. Please refer to web site for specifics at http://www.library.fau.edu/npb/npbhours.php
•April 20-24: Art in the SR Atrium. "Pieces of an Artist's Mind" by the Artists Association of Jupiter. A “Meet the Artist” reception will be held Wednesday, April 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. For more info, call 561-799-8105.
•April 20: Meet with Study Abroad Advisor Amanda Frederick, 10am-3pm, SR 217. More info at: Office of International Programs.
•April 18: The WHC Pre-Medical Society End of the Year Party: 8-10 p.m. in the Burrow: Please contact Amira Barghouthy, abarghou@fau.edu, for more information.
•April 15: Honors College Research Day. HC students present their research to the public. Guest speaker Prof. Ng?g? wa Thiong’o, see details. See event photo album.
•April 14: Day of Silence: Its purpose is to heighten awareness of issues that affect members of the LGBTQ community by illustrating, for just one day, what the world would be like if the voices of this community were silenced. Read more.
•April 13: HC Pre-Medical Society Info Session SR 108, 6:30 p.m. For questions, please contact Amira Barghouthy, abarghou@fau.edu.
•April 9: 4th Annual Rooney's 5K Run/Walk, 7:30 am. Some of the proceeds benefit the FAU Honors College. See event details.
•April 7: The FAU Owlettes & Co. Dance Team presents "A Night at the Movies" doors open at 6pm, show starts at 6:30pm, LLS Maltz Auditorium. See flyer.
•April 5: Advanced Registration for Summer and Fall 2011 begins April 5th. Course offerings are now available online.
•April 4: WHC's Largest Class Accepted to UF's Medical Program
•April 2: Help Enviro Club with Going Green, Growing Strong Event. We are able to sign for volunteer hours. Please contact Nicole Henken at henkenn@gmail.com, Elizabeth Johnson at ejohns79@fau.edu, or Alexa Robinson at arobin57@fau.edu.
•April 1: Undergraduate Research Symposium at FAU-Boca campus. HC students can present their research to the FAU community at the main campus. Please see submission guidelines.
 
March 2011
•March 30: Palm Beach Symphony. 6:30p.m. in LLS Auditorium. Exclusive Jupiter performance to benefit the Honors College with music by Milhaud, Ginastera and Beethoven. RSVP by March 20, 2011 to Kat Yates or call 561-799-8105. See flyer.
•March 30: Poetry Contest Deadline 12pm. See contest guidelines .
•March 30-May 13: FAU Jupiter Campus Library Presents 'Clinging Vines Cannot Stand Alone' Sculpture Exhibition by Leah Brown. For more information, call 561-799-8530 or visit www.library.fau.edu/npb/npb.php.
•March 28: WHC Pre-Medical Society Prepares Students for Future Careers
•March 28: Conversations with President Saunders, 2:00-3:30pm. All 10-minute appointments have been scheduled. Please contact Judi Bowe 561-799-8531, if you wish to be placed on a waiting list.
•March 26: Open House for Prospective Students, See details.
•March 25: Northern Campus Achievement Awards Nominations due. See criteria. For more information please contact Laura Aponte, laponte4@fau.edu.
•March 25-May 13: FAU Jupiter Campus Library Presents 'Flora and Fauna' Painting Exhibition by Jackie Kern. For more information, call 561-799-8530 or visit www.library.fau.edu/npb/npb.php.
•March 24: Annual Juried FAU Student Art Exhibition to April 9th. Ritter Art Gallery, Boca Raton campus. Read more at FAU University Galleries.
•March 19: Trip to Walt Disney's Epcot, leaving 7am. Signup starts Feb 26th, 10pm online: register and go to Jupiter Program Board Epcot Trip! store. Email questions to JupiterPB@gmail.com.
•March 18: "Coffee with the Professor" featuring WHC Dr. Keith Jakee, "The Future of Government: It Won’t Be Bill Clinton’s ‘Ending Welfare as We Know It'", 8am, MacArthur Dining Hall. See flyer.
•March 18: Forum Club luncheon featuring Congressman Allen West, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach. RSVP to Kathryn Yates at kyates3@fau.edu, 561-799-8105.
•March 15: HC Student Conducts Research into Child Psychology
•March 15: LUNAFEST, March 15, 7:00-8:45 pm LLS Auditorium. Please contact Donna Eberle at deberle@fau.edu or 6-8541 about tickets or for more information.
•March 13: Yoko Kathari, a classical pianist, will be performing 2-4pm. The event is free to the public. For more details please contact the Hibel Museum at 622-5560.
•March 9: Embracing Other Cultures: HC Student Prepares for Study Abroad in Japan
•March 7: Lecture: 'Targeting Transcription-Factor DNA Interfaces', by Dr. Peter Dervan, Prof. of Chemistry at Cal Tech, 11am-12pm, Rodney B. Fink Auditorium, Scripps-Florida (open to FAU students/faculty).
•March 7-11: Jupiter Library Spring Break Hours, 8:30am-5:30pm. Regular Hours will resume Saturday, March 12th. See Library hours.
•March 2: Free Environmental Lecture: New Needs for Nature in the Age of Global Warming, presented by Anthony Barnosky, U.C. Berkeley, 7 pm, AD 119.  
•March 1: FAU Debate Team's strong season close
•March 1 to April: Celebrate Women's History Month. See full event details.
 
February 2011
•February 28: New Collaboration between Schmidt College of Medicine and Wilkes Honors College Provides Accelerated Path to M.D.
•February 25: FREE Public Lecture: Emotional Feedback on Environmental Choices: 2pm, SR 209. See flyer.
•February 23: HC Pre-Medical Society presents OR Live webcast, 7pm, SR 283. Broadcast of an off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery. Images may be graphic, and viewer discretion is advised.
•February 23: Max Planck Florida Lecture: A Balancing Act: Linking the Global Carbon Cycle to the Mitigation of Climate Change with Dr. Martin Heimann, director Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
•February 21: WHC Students Increase Cultural Awareness through Service
•February 21: Preview Day for newly admitted students. RSVP here.
•February 18: "Coffee with the Professor" featuring WHC Dr. Christopher Strain, "Reload: Rethinking Violence in American Life", 8am, MacArthur Dining Hall. See flyer.
•February 17: "Daniel Ellsberg Speaks" Lecture at Lifelong Learning Complex, Jupiter Campus, 10:00 am-11:45 am. For more information, see details.
•February 14: FAU Debate Team is Phenomenal
•February 7: WHC Students Shine at FCHC Writing Contest
•February 4: Scholars Day for incoming students, see details.
 
January 2011
•January 31: FAU Debate Team has another strong showing
•January 31: WHC Student Profile: Maria de Lourdes Aitken
•January 25: WHC Professor Dr. Christopher Strain Studies Violence in American Life
•January 7: Orientation for Spring 2011 incoming students. Advising and registration for classes will take place during Orientation.
December 2010
•December 10: Fall Graduation Ceremony , 9 am, Boca Raton campus, Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Center, see details.
 
November 2010
•November 20: Open House for Prospective Students, see details.
•November 19: FAU Moot Court team qualifies for national tournament
•November 17: Dean Jeffrey Buller teaches a Greek Mythology class for a virtual college fair program.
•November 15: FAU Debate Team has an impressive first showing
•November 15-19th: International Education Week. See flyer for details.
•November 10: Human Ecology and Stories of Place lecture by Janisse Ray, Wednesday, 7pm, AD 119; see invitation .
•November 9: Honors College prepares student Erika Cadena to intern at world's largest university
•November 5: Mental Health Screening by The Counseling and Psychological Services Center, RH Bldg 1 - Room 107, 9-11am. For more information, call 561-799-8678.
•November 2: Profile of Honors College Dean Jeffrey Buller
 
October 2010
•October 28: Rooney Golf Tournament , at PGA National Resort, to benefit Wilkes Honors College. Call Selena Smith at 683-2222 ext. 142 for details.
•October 27: Inauguration Day at Jupiter, featuring undergraduate research presentations; See the schedule
•October 26: Introducting Mr. FAU Student Government - WHC Student Jordy Yarnell
•October 23: Open House for Prospective Students (for IB/AICE students), See details.
•October 22: 2010 Named Scholar Recognition Ceremony. See our generous donors and the recipients of their generosity on our Facebook photo album.
•October 21: 11th Annual Jupiter Housing Talent Show, 7:30 pm, AD 119 Auditorium - Join us for a great night of talent, food, prizes, and fun!
•October 19: Flagler Scholars Report Global Experiences at Their Fall Retreat
•October 12: WHC Faculty Profile Dr. Christopher Ely- Studies Terrorism - From More Than a Century Ago
•October 5: WHC Faculty Profile Dr. Jon Moore - Using Experience to Serve a New Generation of Students … and Cacti
•October 1st: Annual HC Students vs. Faculty/Staff Softball Game; 3:30 pm on the field behind the SR building. Check out the fun we had in our photo album.
 
September 2010
•September 29: State Attorney Michael McAuliffe, and Criminal Trial Lawyer, Michelle R. Suskauer, will speak on “Criminal Law and the Criminal Justice System” beginning at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Students and faculty contact ccpalles@fau.edu to rsvp.
•September 21: WHC Student Portrait Kimberly MacDonald - A Love of Dance, Research, and New Experiences
•September 15: Florida State Senator, District 27, Dave Aronberg, will speak on “Law Making and the Legislative Process” beginning at 7 p.m. Students and faculty contact sogden@fau.edu to rsvp.
•September 14: WHC Student Portrait Megan Hesse - It's All About Connections
•September 7: WHC Student Portait Alan Gray - Success Means Crossing Boundaries
 
August 2010
WHC Senior Cassidy Henry Represents State in Leadership Program
•August 18-Sept 2: Weeks of Welcome; schedule of events
•August 18-22: Honors College Orientation; additional info
•August 18: Move-In Day
WHC Student CJ Kwan awarded Gilman Scholarship to study in the Andes
 
Summer 2010
•July 13: HC Alumna Jocelyn Sabbagh honored by The Florida Atlantic University of National Alumni Association, read article
•June 22: HC Alumna, Kathryn Tiling '07, Helping with Gulf Oil Spill. Read more and see a video.
•June 14-26: Trip to Eastern Europe: brochure; additional info
Honors College Professor serves as Woodrow Wilson Public Policy Scholar
 
April-May 2010
May 6th Graduation and Medallion Ceremony
5th Annual Student Art Exhibition, Thursday, April 22, 2010, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Hibel Art Museum
Honors College student wins a Boren 'Prestige Scholarship'
•April 17: IB Open House
 
March 2010
•March 30: "Coming Home: A Soldier's Journey". A panel of veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam and Iraq; 6:30-8:30pm, LLS Rm 151; free to students/faculty but you must rsvp to asosa5@fau.edu
•March 24: Lecture: Holocaust survivor George Salton, SR 258, 4-5:30pm. Mr. Salton, author of 23rd Psalm: A Holocaust Memoir, was 11 when Nazis invaded Poland.
•March 22: HC students host and excel at state debate championship
•March 20: Open House
•March 17: Palm Beach Symphony concert celebrating the HC's 10th Anniversary: Debussy, Shostakovich Cello concerto, Beethoven's 7th Symphony. 7:30 pm, LLS Auditorium.
•March: HC students attend national anthropology conference
•March 5: HC Math Professor Terje Hoim Receives National Recognition for teaching
 
February 2010
•Feb-March: CALL FOR PAPERS: RESEARCH DAY 2010, deadline March 18
•February: HC student Tamara Howard to lead statewide student organization
•Feb. 25: HC Student Michael Metzner presents solo art exhibit at Hibel Museum
•Feb. 18: HC Faculty profile: Dr. William O'Brien, Environmental Studies
•Feb. 15: Preview Day for admitted freshmen. RSVP here.
•Feb. 10: Lecture: Holocaust survivor Irene Zisblatt, SR 258, 4-5:30pm. Ms. Zisblatt, author of The Fifth Diamond, survived Auschwitz-Birkenau and was a test subject for Dr. Mengele's inhumane experiments.
•Feb. 10: Lecture: Enriquillo A. del Rosario, Ambassador from Dominican Republic: contact Dianne Reeves for info and tickets (Palm Beach Roundtable event)
•Feb. 2: Lecture: Jeffrey Zaslow, columnist for Wall Street Journal, "A Heartfelt and Humorous Look at Life's Transitions," 2pm, LLS Auditorium (students call 6-8813 to reserve free ticket)
•Feb. 1: HC Faculty profile: Psychologist Dr. Julie Earles
 
December 2009-January 2010
•Jan. 30: Women in Politics Colloquium with Angela "Bay" Buchanan of CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News; Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz; moderated by the Honorable Ann Brown; 10am-noon, LLS Auditorium (students call 6-8813 to reserve free ticket)
•Jan. 27: Counselor Day
•Jan. 22: WHC student receives national recognition for public policy essay
•January 15: Lecture by Alex Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and Director of Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Press, Politics, and Public Policy; AD 119 Auditorium, 1pm
•January 14: Film: "Brother Towns”--explores the relationship between Jupiter, FL and the Guatemalan community of Jacaltenango. The director, Dr. Charles Thompson, will answer questions after the screening. No charge. 7:15 p.m., AD Auditorium.
•Jan. 11: Lecture: James D. Gerome II, author of The Cure for the American Health Malady: contact Dianne Reeves for info and tickets (Palm Beach Roundtable event)
•Dec. 4: HC students present research at national cell biology conference
December 2009-January 2010
•Jan. 30: Women in Politics Colloquium with Angela "Bay" Buchanan of CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News; Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz; moderated by the Honorable Ann Brown; 10am-noon, LLS Auditorium (students call 6-8813 to reserve free ticket)
•Jan. 27: Counselor Day
•Jan. 22: WHC student receives national recognition for public policy essay
•January 15: Lecture by Alex Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and Director of Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Press, Politics, and Public Policy; AD 119 Auditorium, 1pm
•January 14: Film: "Brother Towns”--explores the relationship between Jupiter, FL and the Guatemalan community of Jacaltenango. The director, Dr. Charles Thompson, will answer questions after the screening. No charge. 7:15 p.m., AD Auditorium.
•Jan. 11: Lecture: James D. Gerome II, author of The Cure for the American Health Malady: contact Dianne Reeves for info and tickets (Palm Beach Roundtable event)
•Dec. 4: HC students present research at national cell biology conference
 
October-November 2009
•Nov. 20: Lecture: Micki Siebert, CEO of brokerage firm: contact Dianne Reeves for info and tickets (Palm Beach Roundtable Event)
•Nov.18: HC Professor studies ecological impact of overfishing
•Nov. 17: Game show night (II), 8pm, AD 119
•Nov. 13: Guest speaker Mirta Ojito, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the book Finding Mañana. (Named Scholar Ceremony), 1pm, AD 119. Flyer online.
•Oct. 22: Talent Show, HC Auditorium, 7:30 pm.
Honors College Students Experience Guatemala
•Oct. 21: Game show night (I): The Match Game, 8pm AD 119
•Oct. 16: Annual faculty-student softball game, 3:30pm, Rec field.
•Oct. 14: Film, "Age of Stupid," 7pm Housing Courtyard. Sponsored by Enviro-club, with Dr. William O'Brien speaking on climate change prior to the film.
Profile of Wilkes Honors College Alumna Kathryn Lewis
 
August-September 2009
Funds for student research related travel available
WHC student Kelly Novinsky receives national recognition
HC students complete summer research projects
•Student Profiles: Nathan van Zee | Heather Chase
•August 30: Toasted Marshmallows, Housing Courtyard, 9-10pm (sponsored by Mac RSA)
•August 19: Move-in Day
New faculty join the Honors College
Former HC student is commentator for moneynews.com
 
Summer 2009
The Wilkes Honors College celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year: learn more about the planned events.
HC students participate in NSF's Summer REU programs
•4th Honors Summer Institute held ( Read article in Palm Beach Post)
 
April 2009
April 30: WHC Class of 2009 Participates in Medallion Ceremony and Graduation
April 18: Dr. Valliere Richard, FSU Film School, screening her documentary “Breaking the Silence: Torture Victims Speak Out” 7 pm, AD 119
April 17: 4th Annual WHC Student Art Show , Hibel Museum of Art, 4-6 pm
April 3: Research Day
 
March 2009
HC students travel to Egypt during Spring Break
March 26: Career Fair Day, 1-4pm, SR Atrium; internships available too.
March 26: Deadline to submit posters for Research Day
• March 21: Open House . 1pm. Registration begins at 12:30.
March 13: Vistula String Quartet, AD 119, 1-2pm.
March 13: Deadline to submit abstracts for Research Day
 
February 2009
HC Alumnus does doctorate work in Germany: Paul Fletcher
WHC Alumni Profile: Jocelyn Sabbagh
Debate Team Success at State Championship
HC Student wins Legacy of Excellence Award
2 Honors College Students selected to display artwork at Artigras.
• Feb. 16th: Preview Day for admitted students
Feb. 1st: Fiesta Maya, 9am-5pm, Abacoa Town Center. For more info call 561-745-9199.
 
January 2009
• January 23, 4pm: Faculty-student softball game, at the Rec Field. Contact jroeckne@fau.edu for more info.
• January 23, 2pm: Coffee Cupping Club in the Burrow: students, faculty and staff can taste coffees from Latin America--Bring a small cup for sampling.
January 15, 6:30 pm in SR 108: Law School Info Session with FSU College of Law's Associate Dean, Nancy Benavides.
• January 5th: Movie Night: 'Nick & Norah's Infinite Play List', 7:30pm, Housing Courtyard, sponsored by HC Housing
December 2008
December 6: IB Open House
• December: HC student Ed Fulton wins Talon Award
 
November 2008
• November 22: Open House for Prospective Students
• November 20: Study Abroad Fair
• November 14: Friday Night Film: All the President's Men , 7pm, AD 119
• November 7: HC Anthropologist's Major achievements
• November 1 - 8, 2008: Homecoming Week.
 
October 2008
• October 30: Local Government Candidates Debate, 6pm in LLS complex
• October 24: Friday Night Film: "Network," 6:30pm, AD 119
• October 23: Talent Show, 8 pm, AD 119
• October 17: Former Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Ann Brown talks at the Named Scholars Ceremony
• October 17, 2008: Deadline for FCHC Writing Contest
• October 7th and 15th: Presidential Debate Watch Parties
Profile of HC Student-future leader
HC Professor studies church arsons
 
September 2008
• Sept. 26: Presidential Debate Watch Party, 9-11pm in the Burrow
Honors College student receives research award
HC Faculty researches aging in cells
Honors Summer Institute creates lasting impression
• September 5, 2008: Parent and Family Weekend
 
August 2008
• Weeks of Welcome (W.O.W.): Events on the Jupiter Campus
• August 24, 2008: WHC Freshman Honors Convocation
 
June 2008
• Honors College student Jeffrey Joyner appointed gubernatorial fellow
• HC student Lauren Nys's internship highlighted in Palm Beach Post
 
May 2008
• May 25, 2008: In Memoriam: Hank Smith
• May 2, 2008: Graduation
 
April 2008
• April 9, 2008: HC Students/Faculty receive University awards
• Saturday, April 5: 2008 Rooney's 5k Walk/Run to benefit the Autism Project of Palm Beach County and FAU Honors College. To Register For The Race: www.active.com
• Friday, April 4, 1 pm, AD 119: NASA Astronaut Tracy Caldwell, Ph.D.gives the Chastain Honors Symposium Guest Lecture at the Honors College
• Friday, April 4, 8:30 - 4:30: Honors College Symposium
 
March 2008
Debate Team Earns National Recognition
 
February 2008
• Thursday, Feb. 28th at 8:00 pm, in AD 103: “The Relationship between Music and Culture” a talk by Dr. Jeremy Wallach given by the Anthropology Club
• Counselor Luncheon, February 27, 2008. To RSVP, please contact the Office of Admissions, 1-800-920-8705 or email.
• Saturday, February 2, 2008: The Honors College and the Campus Debate Team will host a Regional High School Speech/Debate Tournament.
 
January 2008
Presidential Campaign 2008 Events
• 3 HC students receive Florida Collegiate Honors Conference writing awards: Maria Hall, first place in poetry; Bobby Wicks, first place in documented research; Emily Miller, honorable mention in poetry.
Honors College Alumna Autumn Widdoes presents her theater work in New York City
November 2007
• >November 16th at 8:00pm: "Comic as Literature" presented by the MacArthur Campus Library. For more information contact Peter Salomone
November 15: International Education Day
November 10: HC Students win awards at Debate Competition
 
October 2007
• October 25: Deadline to submit for FCHC Writing Contest. Submit to Dr. Mark Tunick, HC 133, by 5pm. Further info on the contest is online.
• October 24: Honors College student Samantha Montgomery wins the Talon Leadership Award.
• October 22, 4pm, HC 135: "Have you Ever Thought About Law School?" with Nancy Benavides, Associate Dean, FSU Law School:see flyer
• October 18, 7th Annual Talent Show in AD 119, 8 pm, showcasing Honors College students
October 6, Family Day
 
August 2007
New Faculty Join the Honors College
 
Summer 2007
High schoolers learn CSI techniques at FAU Honors College
HC student wins NSEP-Boren prestige scholarship
 
May 2007
May 4, 5:00 pm, Boca Campus, Honors College Commencement
May 4, 9:00 am, Medallion Ceremony
 
April 2007
Apr. 25, 9:00-11:00 pm, in the Dining Hall, Night Breakfast
Apr. 13, 8:30-4:30 pm, Honors College Symposium
 
March 2007
Mar. 17, 1:00 pm, Open House
Mar. 14, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, in SR, FAU Jupiter’s Career & Graduate School Fair
Mar. 5, Honors College adds Arts Concentration
Honors College Announces Study Abroad Grants
 
February 2007
• Feb. 21, 3rd Annual Student-Faculty Advising Dinner

• Feb. 19, 9:30 - 3:30pm, Admitted Student Preview Day

• Feb. 8, 4pm, AD Auditorium, Executive Lecture Series
• Feb. 1, 8pm, AD Auditorium, Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth
• Feb. 1, 4pm, AD Auditorium, Executive Lecture Series
• Jan 29 - Feb.. 3, Campus Climate Challenge Week Of Action
 
January 2007
• Jan: Career Development Center Workshops
• Jan. 25, 4pm, AD Auditorium: Executive Lecture Series
• Jan. 18, 4pm, AD Auditorium: Executive Lecture Series
December 2006
• Dec. 29, 6:30-7:30pm, The Grape(@ Downtown Gardens), Alumni Happy Hour
• Dec. 8, 4pm, AD Auditorium, Giant Panda Talk
 
November 2006
Nov. 18, Open House, 1 pm.
• Nov. 8, 2pm, SR 108: Forum on Graduate Programs in International Affairs and Public Policy - see flyer
 
October 2006
Oct. 26, 7-9pm, AD 119: Donald Downs speaks on Free Speech
• Oct. 20, 1pm, AD 119: Harry A. Johnston speaks at Named Scholar Ceremony
Oct. 19, 8pm, AD 119: 7th Annual Honors College Talent Show!
 
September 2006
• Honors College receives NSF funding for Science Scholarships for students
Fall 06 Tutoring Hours Announced
OutTakes Quick Cuisine opens in SR Burrow: M-R 8-9, F 8-6
• New Faculty join the Honors College
 
July 2006
• Wilkes Honors College student Sarah Wiggill awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship
 
May 2006
Honors College students selected for Summer REUs
 
April 2006
• April 27, Honors College art exhibit
• April 27, Night Breakfast, 9pm-11pm, Dining Hall
April 14: Research Day
• April 6: 80's Prom, 8pm-11pm
April 1: Family Day
 
March 2006
March 25th: Open House
Honors College literature concentrators present papers at national conference
March 29: Disaster Symposium
 
February 2006
Honors College Biology professor's work appears in the journal 'Nature Cell Biology'
Feb. 6: Composing Utopia: The Case of John Luther Adams. A Presentation by Allen Gimbel.
Feb. 17: Scripps Careers in Science Day: two lectures, a panel discussion, lunch, and a tour of the Scripps facility.
 
January 2006
Honors College Student participates in poetry workshop
Jan. 30: John Templeton, Director of Admissions, Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs discusses graduate study in public policy and international affairs and PPIA Summer institutes for Juniors.
October 2005
6th Annual Honors College Talent Show: Thursday Oct. 20, 8-11pm, Auditorium. Presented by Housing and Residential Life.
Honors College announces Honors Summer Institute in collaboration with Scripps-Florida
 
September 2005
• Honors College announces Marine Biology Concentration
• Honors College responds to Hurricane Katrina
• Honors College's Dr. Christian Weisser takes helm of composition journal
 
August 2005
• New faculty join the Honors College
• Student Wendy Martinez completes Ford CHLI Leadership Program in Washington D.C.
 
July 2005
• Honors College's Prof. Martin Sweet receives Corwin Award
Honors College launches new website, designed by Miri Cohen of b4media.net. View image of old website (pdf)
• Honors College professor receives Fulbright
 
April 15, 2005
3nd Annual Honors College Symposium for Research and Creative Projects .
See also the 1st annual research symposium; and the 2nd annual research symposium
 
February 2005
• Morgan Cable ('05) and Prof. Eugene Smith publish in international chemistry journal
• Theater in the Raw (Honors College drama group) presents "Fish with Fur"
 
May 2004
Scripps Research Institute comes to FAU's Jupiter campus
 
March 22, 2001
Honors College students meet Tim Russert of Meet the Press
 
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