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
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.
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
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
Postdoc Insights: Propel Your Career – Protecting Your Ideas
Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 4 to 5 p.m. on Zoom. Learn more
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or click here.
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.
Spring 2021 College of Science Continuing Education Courses
The College of Science Pre-Health Office is offering continuing education courses this Spring 2021 that are available to students and members of the community: Basic Clinical Skills for Pre-Health Students, Certified Nursing Assistant Test Prep Course, and Electrocardiogram (EKG-12 Leads) Technician Course. Classes start as early as January 30. Each course promotes education for future careers in health and medicine. Learn more
Actual course start dates for reference:
Certified Nursing Assistant Test Prep Course
Session 1: starts January 30, Session 2: TBA
Basic Clinical Skills for Pre-Health Students
Session 1: starts February 8, Session 2: starts March 22
Electrocardiogram (EKG-12 Leads) Technician Course.
Session 1: starts February 9, Session 2: starts March 30
Faculty and Staff Diversity Symposium 2021
This day-long interactive symposium provides faculty and staff an opportunity for robust dialogue and intuitive reflection around current topics focused on enhancing and sustaining a diverse and inclusive campus community. Register here
No-cost Flu Vaccines for FAU Faculty and Staff on Jan. 26
FAU Student Health Services will hold a walk-in faculty/staff flu vaccine clinic on Tuesday, January 26, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on the Boca Raton campus in Building 8, Room 222A (second floor of the Breezeway, above the Food Court). No appointments are necessary. Please follow the posted signage.
Insurance will be billed when possible. We ask faculty/staff with insurance to bring insurance information with them. If you do not have insurance, you are still eligible for the vaccine, at no cost. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to provide flu vaccines for spouses, partners or dependents of faculty and staff. www.fau.edu/shs