FAU Student News
Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
Vol. 5 | Issue 7

FAU Student News

Your weekly source for important dates, events, and announcements.

Homecoming 2017


Expect to see more red and blue this week as FAU kicks off its annual week-long celebration. Join us in celebrating "A New Owleans Homecoming!" For a list of the events happening during the week, visit calendar.fau.edu/homecoming.

For more detailed information about Homecoming Week, visit fau.edu/homecoming.

Renew your FAU On-Campus Housing Contract for Fall 2018 - Spring 2019

Housing and Residential Life will be hosting information sessions for current residents and FAU students interested in learning how to renew their contract and signing up for on-campus housing for the 2018-2019 academic year. Visit fau.edu/housing/room-selection/info.php for more information and session dates. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, current residents will have access to complete their housing contract. Once their contract is successfully submitted, current residents will have first-priority in self selecting their space on campus for the 2018-2019 academic year.

For more information, please visit fau.edu/housing/room-selection or contact Housing and Residential Life at housing@fau.edu or 561-297-2880.

Tribute to FAU Pillars - Department of Research, ISENSE and HBOI

The FAU Staff Forum presents, Tribute to FAU Pillars with Dr. Daniel C. Flynn, VP Research, Jason Hallstrom, Director, ISENSE and Dr. Anton Post, Executive Director and Research Professor. The Division of Research works to expand and support the University’s academic and research programs, promoting research, scholarship, creativity and collaboration with faculty and students. You don't want to miss this event!

Lane Closure!

On Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 4-10 p.m. expect a temporary lane closure on FAU Blvd to the entrance of Parking Garage 3 (East & West). Night Out with the Five-O will be taking place at the FAU Stadium from 6-9 p.m. This event is hosted by the FAU Police Department, Housing and Residential Life, and Student Government. Enjoy music, free food, games, giveaways, and even a rollover simulator. We hope to see you there!

You're Invited! FAU 3MT Championship Oct. 20

Come join the Graduate College as it hosts the University’s second annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Championship on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Friedberg Auditorium of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Boca Raton campus! Support graduate student research! Each audience member gets to vote for the People's Choice scholarship winners and the event is free.

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Tech Fee Process

The University Technology Fee Proposal Site is now open for submissions. All FAU constituents (i.e., students, student organizations, faculty, colleges, departments, partner campuses, administrative staff and departments, as well as the Office of Information Technology) may apply for revenues generated from the Technology Fee through the Request for Proposal (RFP) process which includes a comprehensive review by the Technology Fee Oversight Committee of each submission. The Technology Fee proposal submission application is now open and closes on Friday, Dec. 1. Please visit the technology fee website at www.fau.edu/techfee to begin the submission process.

Graduate School Prep Workshops

Interested in applying to graduate or professional school? Then check out the following prep workshops on the Boca Raton, Davie, and Jupiter campuses. For more information, visit fau.edu/career.

  • Graduate School 101 – How Do I Know if Graduate School is Right for Me?
    Monday, Oct. 16, 2 – 3 p.m., Career Center, Boca Raton
  • Graduate School Affordability – How Can I Afford Graduate School?
    Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2 – 3 p.m., Career Center, Boca Raton
  • Grad School 101 - Jupiter campus
    Wednesday, Oct. 18, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Student Resources Bldg., Rm. 272
  • Grad School 101 - Davie campus
    Wednesday, Oct. 18, noon – 2 p.m., Davie Student Union, rm. 105
  • The Road to Law School – How Do I Navigate the Law School Admissions Process?
    Wednesday, Oct. 18, 5 – 7 p.m., Career Center, Boca Raton

Graduate School Fair presented by the FAU Career Center

Are you interested in applying to graduate or professional school? Then attend the Graduate School Fair on Thursday, Oct. 19 at either the Boca Raton or Davie campuses. Log on to OWL CareerLink to view a list of attending institutions and their graduate programs.

  • Boca Raton: Thursday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Recreation and Fitness Center
  • Davie: Thursday, Oct. 19, 4 - 7 p.m., Davie Student Union, rm.105)

Internship and Job Fair (Davie campus) presented by the FAU Career Center

Are you looking for an internship or job? Then attend the Internship and Job Fair on the Davie campus on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 2 - 6 p.m. at the Davie campus Student Union. Over 30 companies will be present. Business attire is required. Bring multiple copies of your résumé. Visit Career Fairs page to learn more.