FAU Student News

Monday, February 17, 2020
Vol. 8 | Issue 7

FAU Student News

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

Women's Leadership Institute

5th Annual Women’s Leadership Institute

The Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) strives to raise awareness on issues women face in leadership, facilitate skill development, and provide networking opportunities for students, staff, and faculty.

Whether participants are using their voice to shape the politics of our country or to fully participate in the classroom, we want to provide them with skills to overcome the gendered barriers that so often silence people.

This event will take place on Friday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. For more information, please email wgerc@fau.edu.



Healing Art Exhibit 2020 - Submit Your Artwork!

Apply now and submit your art to the Healing Art Exhibit. This year's theme is: Artivism – Social Justice Through Artistic Expression Art

Artworks are selected based on their originality of concept, creativity, artistic excellence, and on their ability to inspire dialogue about the role of creativity and healing. Jurors will take particular note of thematic art that takes into account and provokes the theme (Artivism: Social Justice Through Artistic Expression) for both the artist and the audience. The primary audience member for this exhibition is the FAU student who partakes in the on-campus FAU Counseling and Psychological Services.

For more information, please visit the Entry Rules page. To submit your artwork fill the entry application!

Help us help you. Complete Two Health Assessments

In order to learn more about the struggles and successes of FAU students and what FAU can do to help, two surveys will go out to students this spring: Healthy Minds Study (HMS) and National College Health Assessment (NCHA). Please give some of your time to respond to invitations your receive in your FAU email inbox.

Upcoming On-Campus Interviews

The FAU Career Center is hosting several employers during the next several weeks for on-campus interviews. To be considered for an interview, click on the respective link below for more details and to apply for the position. If you have any questions, please email recruit@fau.edu.

Company: Berkowitz Pollack Brant
Interview Date: Thursday, Feb. 27
Visit Handshake to Apply

Company: Deloitte
Interview Date: Friday, Feb. 28
Visit Handshake to Apply

Company: Moss, Krusick & Associates, LLC
Interview Date: Monday, March 2
Visit Handshake to Apply

Company: Carrier Corporation
Interview Date: Wednesday, March 4
Visit Handshake to Apply

Company: RSM US LLP
Interview Date: Thursday, March 5
Visit Handshake to Apply

Drop-in Career Advising @ The S.E. Wimberly Library

The FAU Career Center is now offering drop-in career advising at the S.E. Wimberly Library on Mondays from 1 - 3 p.m. and Tuesdays from 4 - 6 p.m. Come by to meet with a Career Consultant to review your career goals! For more information, visit http://fau.edu/career/students/.

Career and Internship Fair (Davie Campus)

FAU students and alumni are invited to attend the FAU Career and Internship Fair at the Davie campus on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. in SD 105. Each year, recruiters and representatives from industry-leading organizations participate in this event to provide you with various job opportunities (internship, part-time and full-time). RSVP today on Handshake.

ANAWASI: Uplifting the Voices, Lives, and Legacies of Black Women

Black History Month Event: Come celebrate Black Girl Magic through this interactive event, that will feature intergenerational voices focused on the importance of Black women throughout history. This event will include interactive dialogue, breakout sessions, and educational applications focused on the influence of Black women in American society.

This event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit the Anawasi Eventbrite registration page.

Royal Caribbean's Culture and Internship and Hiring Needs

Introduction to Royal Caribbean's Culture and Internship and Hiring Needs (Virtual Event) Date: Wednesday, Feb. 19
Time: 2 -3 p.m.
Location: Virtual event (via Handshake)
Register via Handshake

Drop In Office Hours with Barton Associates

Stop by the FAU Career Center - Boca Raton campus (SU-80, Rm. 220) on Wednesday, Feb. 19 between 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. to meet with representatives from Barton Associates. Learn about their career opportunities and get your resume reviewed by recruiting professionals! For more information, visit Handshake

FAU Tech Runway's Launch Competition Applications Open

FAU Tech Runway's annual Launch Competition provides promising ventures and talented entrepreneurs the opportunity to join the year-long Venture Class program. Applications are now open!

To learn more read the 2020 Launch Competition document

Research in Action: Kate Detwiler, Ph.D.

Join the Division of Research at the Boca Raton Public Library on Feb. 20 from 1 to 2 p.m., for our Research in Action Series, with Kate Detwiler, Ph.D., as she discusses her research on how hybrid monkey species are possible and why we should care.

For more information, visit FAU Research in Action registration.

Join us for the Frontiers in Science Lecture Series with Ryan Carney, Ph.D.

Join us on Friday, February 21 for the FAU Frontiers in Science talk: “Digital Dinosaurs and Diseases” presented by Ryan Carney, Ph.D. When: Friday, February 21 Where: FAU Boca Campus, General Classroom North, Room 102 Time: 4:00 PM A Q&A following the talk will begin around 5:00 PM and a reception with light refreshments will begin thereafter.

To learn more visit the Frontiers in Science webpage

SPOT (Student Perception of Teaching)- Spring 2020-First Half

SPOT (Student Perception of Teaching) is available online beginning Saturday, February 15 at 12:01 a.m. only for students taking classes during Spring 2020-First Half. SPOT is an anonymous and effective tool given at the end of each semester to help evaluate the quality of instruction and improve the university’s education standards.

The deadline for completion is Friday, February 21, at 11:59 p.m. (However, if you are taking a Fast Track class, your SPOT Open/Close dates are dependent on the last day of your class. The professor is responsible for notifying his/her students about the SPOT dates.)

For more information visit the SPOT webpage.