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More than 300 employees were recognized for more than 3,000 years of service to FAU at last month's Employee Service Awards.
Photos of the ceremony can be accessed by clicking the photo above or this text until May 14.


A recent ceremony dedicated the Cindy and Stuart Markowitz Medical Student Lounge for medical students in the lobby of the Charles E. Schmidt Biomedical Science Center. The couple's recent gift created the Endowed Fund for Biomedical Science Programming. The center is the home to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at FAU. Pictured, from left, are Vice President of Medical Programs Michael Friedland, M.D.; University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University Student Gia Marotta; Vice Dean of Biomedical Science Dwight Warren, Ph.D.; FAU President Frank T. Brogan ’81; Cindy Markowitz; FAU Director of Clinical Skills and Assistant Dean for Medical Student Affairs Stuart Markowitz, M.D.; Director of Clinical Programs, Director of Simulator Programs Ira J. Gelb, M.D.



The 4th Annual Sweethearts Dinner was held earlier this year at the Holiday Inn-Highland Beach. The dinner celebrates couples who are both alumni of FAU (on the left, Brian Oliver '98 and his wife Cassandra Oliver '01; on the right, Gloria Branch ’93 and her husband Geoff Branch ’93).



In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the San Francisco Earthquake and the recent tragedies of hurricanes Katrina and Wilma, FAU and the Lifelong Learning Society presented a symposium on “Disaster in America: From San Francisco to New Orleans and Beyond” last month in the Tamar & Milton Maltz Auditorium on the John D. MacArthur Campus. Faculty and staff from five FAU colleges and institutes participated. Pictured, from left, are: Christopher Strain, assistant professor of history and American studies; Dean Monette, Center for Environmental Studies; Joyce Levine, assistant professor of urban and regional planning; James Cresanta, associate professor of biomedical science; Caren Neile, director of the South Florida Storytelling Project and Artist in Residence in communication; and Kevin Lanning, associate professor of psychology.


The 10th Annual Festival of Nations was held last month as more than 1,000 members of the FAU community gathered by the Social Science Building rotunda to hear bands, sample food, play games, watch performances and enjoy festivities showcasing the world's cultures. Many of the participants are from FAU's diverse international clubs. The festival is funded by the Student Government and the Cultural Diversity Committee and co-sponsored by International Student and Scholar Services.







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