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Notices and Events

Here's a short listing of notices and events. For a comprehensive listing of FAU events be sure to check the Calendar of Events and watch your in boxes on Monday and Thursday mornings for Announcements.


WalkAmerica Fundraiser April 22

Join the FAU team on Saturday, April 22 on the Boca Raton campus for a five-mile nature walk. The March of Dimes WalkAmerica raises money to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality. Callext. 7-3922 or e-mail silva@fau.edu to receive a sponsor/registration form. Each person is asked to raise at minimum of $15 in order to participate as a member of the FAU team and you will get a FAU WalkAmerica T-Shirt. If you wish to make a donation online, go to www.walkamerica.org/LGSilva.


College of Business Awards

The College of Business Awards Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, April 18, in the Live Oak Pavilion, beginning at 8 a.m. College of Business students who have received scholarships or other awards during this academic year will be recognized and honored by faculty, family and friends. For more information, call 561-297-3629 or e-mail eholden@fau.edu.


Teaching Opportunities in Lifelong Learning

The Lifelong Learning Society is accepting course proposals for the Fall Term (Oct. 16 - Dec. 22) and the Winter Term (Jan. 15 - Mar. 19). Enrollment is an all-time high and there are a number of teaching opportunities available. Proposals must be submitted by April 30 for the fall term and June 30 for the winter term. Conact Ely Meyerson at meyerson@fau.edu for details.


TOPS Summer Camps

FAU's Teaching Outstanding Performers (TOPS) music camps are coming this summer. Spots in choral camp (grades 9-12), piano camp (grades K-12) and woodwind camp (grades 6-12) are available. All camps take place in June or July at the Boca Raton campus. A placement audition is required for piano camp. Auditions will be set up on a first-come, first-served basis. Scholarships are available for piano students. For a detailed schedule and more information, visit www.fau.edu/tops.


Yoga Classes at Boca Raton Campus

The number of Yoga classes offered at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing are expanding to include the additional classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-1 p.m. Yoga is currently offered Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 10-11 a.m.
Classes may be purchased individually or in series of eight classes.
Prices are: $4 for students, $6 for faculty and $8 for communiy members. For more information, call 561-297-2832.


Wellness Center Needs Volunteers

The Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center, located on the Boca Raton campus, continues to seek volunteers as tour guides, meeters and greeters, art instructors or assistants, craft instructors or assistants, musical performers or leaders, cooking instructors or assistants, game room hosts or assistants, educational presenters and support group facilitators. One-on-one activities include mind-enhancing groups, gardening programs, special events, telephone or clerical help, or general operations. Volunteers are needed weekdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Memory and Wellness Center is located next to the FAU Police Station on the north end of the Boca Raton campus. To register or get more information, contact Maria Tamburri at 561-297-4066.


BocaRatoons at the MacArthur Campus

"BocaRatoons: Editorial Cartoons by Ray Russotto for the Boca Raton News" will run through May 10 and offers a hilarious collection of editorial cartoons dealing with topics local, national and international, all flavored with that particularly "Boca" viewpoint. Cartoonist Russotto muses over the origins of South Florida weather, the demise of the International Museum of Cartoon Art and battles over citrus canker -- all in good spirit. The exhibit is presented on the first floor of the MacArthur Campus Library. For more information, call 561-799-8530 or visit www.library.fau.edu/npb/npb.htm.


Peaceful Mind/Peaceful World Lecture Series Continues

The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents "The Peaceful Mind/Peaceful World Lecture Series" featuring internationally renowned scholars exploring the connections between the internal and external peace process and addressing timely topics such as healthcare, stress management and spirituality in the 21st century.

On Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jill Bormann, Ph.D., R.N., of the VA San Diego Healthcare System will offer the keynote lecture for the "Inner Peace: Healing and Wellness" workshop. The event will be held in the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Building on the Boca Raton campus. The cost is $5 at the door, which includes the lecture, lunch, workshop and a copy of "Strength in the Storm: Creating Calm in Difficult Times." Space is limited and advance registration is recommended by calling 561-297-3158. Participants will be offered the opportunity for a follow-up workshop on April 22 to deepen their understanding of "peaceful mind" techniques.

These events are sponsored by FAU’s Peace Studies Program, the Women’s Studies Program, and the Ph.D. Program in Comparative Studies in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters; and the Center for Intentional Health of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing.


Arts and Letters Offers a Packed April (details)
April 7
“Clinical Ethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions" Conference
Argentinian Film “Los Rubios”
Lecture: “Pantalla de Plata: On Argentinean Cinema”
Concert: FAU Jazz Band and Local Jazz Ensemble

April 8
Lecture and Film: Argentinian Film “La hora de los hornos”
FAU Symphony Orchestra

April 9
FAU Chamber Soloists with the music of Brahms, Dvorak and Beethoven (in Boca Raton)

Coming Soon (details)
April 14-23: Antigone
April 15: Annual Madelyn Savarick music competition
April 18: Mozart Requiem concert
April 20: BFA and MFA spring shows
April 20: “Is Iraq Vietnam?” lecture
April 21: Orchestra Concert
April 22: Concert: Wind Ensemble Concert
April 23: Choral Ensembles Concert
April 25: Music’s Honors Recital


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