Professional Development Session: Engagement Opportunities in a Hyflex Environment

Join the Center for Online and Continuing Education for a professional development session on working in a “hyflex” learning environment.

Date: Monday, January 25
Time: 12:15 to 1 p.m.
Presenter: Frank de la Torre, Instructor at FAU College of Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Faculty Lounge Live!

You are invited to participate in Spring 2021 Faculty Lounge LIVE! hosted by the Center for Online and Continuing Education. Learn more

Who: All FAU faculty. Chat with your peers!
What: Join your FAU faculty colleagues in a discussion about pedagogical strategies and challenges to teaching in various modalities.
Topic: Embracing Spring 2021
When: Jan. 27, 3 to 4 p.m.

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Division of Research Policy Update

For FAU employees, those (1) planning to enter into a business with the university FAU, (2) applying for the Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR) proposals with utilizing the university as the educational institution, (3) planning to fund research at the university or (4) planning to take an equity stake in a company, please click the link below to complete for a form requesting an exemption to Florida Statute 112.313(12)(h). Learn more

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Shifting the Paradigm: The Importance of Black Newspapers

A virtual conversation about the importance of Black newspapers and Black voices in the media on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 5 p.m. Panelists include Kennedy McKinney, The Paradigm Press; C.B. Hanif, former Palm Beach Post columnist; Russell Motley, Editor in Chief of Legacy and MIA magazine; Tene Croom, Tene Croom Communications; and Wilkine Brutus, NPR. Register here

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Postdoc Insights: Propel Your Career – Protecting Your Ideas

Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 4 to 5 p.m. on Zoom. Learn more

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Spring 2021 Community Creative Writing Workshops

This winter/spring we’re offering four workshops:

Fiction – start 2/15/21, Mondays 6-8pm
Nonfiction/Memoir – start 2/18/21, Thursdays 7-9pm
Historical Fiction – start 3/1/21, Mondays 6-8pm
Poetry – start 3/2/21, Tuesdays 6-8pm

Each workshop will run for eight weeks and meet for two hours each week via Zoom. Workshops are $250 for the community, and $180 for students, alumni, employees (and employee family members), and active or retired military. Repeat participants receive a $25 discount. Writers of all experience levels are invited to attend. Seating in each workshop is limited to 10 students. Email mfa@fau.edu for more information or click here.

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Tunnel Vision – Davie Campus

Dates: Jan 19-21
Time:11 a.m. -2 p.m.

Explore the systems and forms of oppression directly impacting domestic and global social justice issues. The interactive displays provide a one of a kind, multi-sensory experience for those in attendance.

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Join A Student Organization!

Join us for Owl Involved on January 26, 27, & 28 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm on the Administration and Housing Lawn.
We will feature 50 different Registered Student Organizations each day representing each of our five councils: Sports Club, Special Interest, Multicultural & Spiritual, Fraternity & Sorority Life, and Academic! Now is the time to get involved and gain leadership experience with a registered student organization. Organizations get up to $500 in funding to host events each semester, RSVP for Owl Involved now by clicking here.
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Frontiers in Science Virtual Public Lecure Series: ‘Homo naledi and the Rising Star Cave’

Join us on Friday, Jan. 29, 4 p.m. for our next lecture in the 2021 Frontiers in Science Virtual Public Lecture Series. Our speaker is Marina Elliott, Ph.D. who will be presenting the subject of “Homo naledi and the Rising Star Cave.” Register for this talk and all other upcoming talks here.

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Take the LEAD: Adaptive Leadership

Join the Office of LEAD for an in-depth discussion on how to be a transparent and accountable leader who is able to apply learned knowledge through response and action in new or unforeseen circumstances.
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
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