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FAU Calendar of Events for the Week of March 14, 2011

BOCA RATON, FL (March 14, 2011) – Florida Atlantic University will host the following events:

FAU’s University Galleries Presents the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

There will be an opening reception for the exhibition on Thursday, March 24, at 6 p.m., in the Ritter Art Gallery, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. The exhibition runs through Saturday, April 9, and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 561-297-2966.

This annual juried exhibition is open to all FAU students who may submit up to three works each. The exhibition typically represents about one-third of the submitted works. The variety of art work is unique and ranges from all disciplines, such as painting, photography, ceramics, video art and sculpture.


FAU’s Department of Sociology Presents the Film, ‘Farmingville’

The film will be played on Tuesday, March 29, from 6 to 9 p.m., in the Performing Arts Building, room 101, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Admission is free. For more information, call 561-297-3270.

“Farmingville” is a documentary that puts a human face on the subject of immigration in the United States. This film is being shown as part of the Sociocinema Thinking Film Series which runs through Tuesday, April 12.


FAU’s Department of Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature Presents the French Film, ‘Entre Les Murs’

The film will be played on Wednesday, March 30, from 6 to 9 p.m., in the Performing Arts Building, room 101, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Admission is free. For more information, call 561-297-2533.

“Entres Les Murs” is about a high school French teacher teaching the French language to a class of multi-ethnic students.


FAU to Host Palm Beach Symphony at Jupiter Campus

The event will take place on Wednesday, March 30, at 7 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Auditorium, 5353 Parkside Drive, John D. MacArthur Campus, Jupiter. Ticket prices start at $50.  VIP tickets are $80 and include a reception following the performance. For information or reservations, contact Kathryn Yates at 561-799-8105 or

For the second year, Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College will present a concert by the Palm Beach Symphony at the John D. MacArthur Campus. The full orchestra of 50 musicians, under the direction of Maestro Ramón Tebar, will perform works by Darius Milhaud, Alberto Ginastera and Ludwig van Beethoven.


About Florida Atlantic University:

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. In commemoration of its origin, FAU is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2011. Today, the University serves more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of  Education, the College of  Engineering & Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit

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