Upcoming Events


  • Middle School Math Circle -  2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., PS 109 on the Boca campus.  February 8, March 1, March 15, March 29, April 12, April 26, May 10, May 24
    The Mathematics department hosts a Math Circle for middle school students who like mathematics and who wish to learn a bit more than is usually covered in the school curriculum. Students can hone their problem solving skills in a fun environment.  The Math Circle at FAU, one of the only two registered Math Circles in Florida, is supported in part by a grant from MSRI/NSA. For more information, visit: www.math.fau.edu/MathCircle_at_Fau or call or email Dr. Tomas Schonbek at (561) 297-3355 or schonbek@fau.edu.

  • Meet the Experts in NIH Peer Review Webinar - Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 3:00pm to 5:00pm Engineering East, Room 303 (Dean’s Conference Room), Boca Raton Campus - RSVP here.  *Space is limited*
    The Division of Research is streaming a live NIH hosted webinar featuring the following presentations (in anticipated order).  You are welcome to attend part or all of the webinar.

    The Review of Your NIH Grant Application Begins Here
    Dr. Richard Nakamura, Director, NIH Center for Scientific Review

    What You Need to Know about Application Receipt and Referral
    Dr. Cathie Cooper, Director, CSR Division or Receipt and Referral

    How Your Application Is Reviewed (estimated start is 4:00 pm)
    Dr. Robert Elliott, Scientific Review Officer, CSR

    Jumpstart Your Career with CSR’s Early Career Reviewer Program
    Dr. Monica Basco, Coordinator, Early Career Reviewer Program

    Please click here to RSVP .

  • Philip Hanawalt Distinguished Seminar, Miami - May 2, 2014 10 am – 12 pm, FIU, Modesto Maidique Campus, 11200 SW 8th Street AHC-3, Room 110
    Philip Hanawalt, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biology, Stanford University will discuss Transcription-Coupled DNA Repair and Human Disease -50 Years of DNA Repair. Contact Beth at bbarak@fau.edu for a flyer. Click here to RSVP. Contact Dr. Yuan Liu (yualiu@fiu.edu) to arrange parking.

  • Teaching about Risk and Resilience: Sea Level Rise, Flooding, and Earthquakes - May 14-16, FAU
    Presented by InTeGrate, this workshop will focus the pedagogy of risk and resilience and will include a local emphasis on sea level rise and flooding, contrasting these risks with California earthquakes and is open to 30 faculty (by application). No registration fee to attend. Participation for non-academics is by invitation. Workshop stipends are available to help defray travel expenses in cases of financial need. Accepted participants are expected to contribute teaching materials to a new web-based collection devoted to teaching about risk and resilience across the disciplines. For more information, visit: http://serc.carleton.edu/integrate/workshops/risk_resilience/overview.html.

  • The FCR–STEM Conference 2014 - May 28-30, Ft. Lauderdale
    Florida’s premier event for K-12 science and math teachers, school administrators and university faculty is accepting registrations for this year’s gathering, May 28-30 in Fort Lauderdale. Learn more about the FCR–STEM Conference — the largest of its kind in Florida — and register at http://conference.fcrstem.org/. The FCR–STEM Conference offers more than 60 unique sessions to stimulate thinking across a range of subject areas and grade levels:
    • Learn about teaching tools and free resources with practical application in the classroom.
    • Enhance your knowledge of STEM-related topics.
    • Learn the lessons of Lesson Study.
    • Meet top experts producing cutting-edge discoveries and research findings.
    Space is limited — sign up now to save $75 with Early Bird Registration ($395, plus $7.75 if paying by credit card). Rates go up after April 15.Meetings will be at the Broward County Convention Center.
  • Modeling Mucosal Immunity (MMI) Summer School Program and Symposium - June 9-14, 2014, Virginia Tech
    The ORAU University Partnerships Office is pleased to provide the information below regarding a program available to all institutions. This notice is a service to ORAU Sponsoring and Associate Institutions. The Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech will be hosting this year’s Modeling Mucosal Immunity (MMI) Summer School Program and Symposium from June 9-14, 2014.  The program is intended for experimental immunologists who wish to gain or expand their understanding of the computational modeling tools used to study immune responses. You may find detailed information about the program and how to register at http://www.modelingimmunity.org/education/summer-school/ or contact Kathy O’Hara at kohara1@vbi.vt.edu.

  • Military Health Science Research Symposium (MHSRS) 2014 - August 18-21, 2014, Ft. Lauderdale
    The MHSRS is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) premier scientific meeting.  This Joint symposium provides a collaborative environment for military medical care providers with deployment experience, DoD scientists, academia, and industry to exchange information on research and health care advancements within the areas of Combat Casualty Care, Military Operational Medicine, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine, and Military Infectious Disease Research Programs.  It emphasizes common areas of knowledge in order to maximize synergy among all branches of the military service, while acknowledging service-specific capabilities.
    It is the only scientific meeting that addresses the unique medical needs of the Warfighter.
    This annual event provides an academic-based venue to discuss and distribute new scientific knowledge resulting from military-unique research and development.  In addition, it provides a scholarly forum for planning and development of future studies aimed at optimizing care for members of the Uniformed Services in operational settings.

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