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. Complete the online application by midnight Sunday March 15, 2020.

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

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5th Annual Women’s Leadership Institute


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY

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.

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Dr. Yusef Salaam visits the FAU-Davie campus

Exonerated Five member Dr. Yusef Salaam visits the FAU-Davie campus to share his story of wrongful conviction and eventual acquittal.

Feb 6, 2020
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

FAU-Davie Liberal Arts Building Room 120

RSVP at tinyurl.com/FAUYusef

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“The Secret Lives of Glaciers” with Nat Geo Explorer M Jackson, Ph.D.

Dr. M Jackson will explore the fascinating geography of glaciers on this planet. Based on over a decade of research in the Arctic, Dr. Jackson shares many localized stories of what happens to an Icelandic community as their local glaciers disappear. Profoundly hopeful, Jackson’s talk shows how ice influences people just as much as people influence ice–and what all of us can do to move into a future with healthy glaciers and healthy communities. Jackson is a geographer, glaciologist, TED Fellow, a National Geographic Society Explorer, and author of the 2019 book “The Secret Lives of Glaciers.”

This event takes place on Friday, January 24 at 6 p.m. in General Classroom North Room 102 on the Boca Raton campus. Visit the Eventbrite page for more details.

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FAU Students Helping Atlantic Dining Hall Reduce Waste

The lockable food container company, Lock It Plates, has eliminated more than 8,000 foam plates from FAU’s Dining Hall in one year. The founders came up with the idea while attending Florida Atlantic University and are now running their business out of FAU Tech Runway.

To learn more, visit the FAU Youtube page.

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Art of Science People’s Choice Award

We need your help! Judges looked at almost 150 submissions in the Division of Research’s Art of Science photo contest, elevating more than 35 photo finalists, awarding three top prizes and 11 honorable mentions. Now it’s your turn to judge.

Please select your favorite of the remaining finalists to be awarded the Art of Science People’s Choice award at the opening of the upcoming art exhibit (details on the exhibit coming soon). Submit your vote!

Visit the Art of Science survey to vote!

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5th Annual Women’s Leadership Institute Call for Programs

Submissions Deadline: January 10, 2020

The Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) strives to raise awareness on issues women face in leadership, to facilitate skill development, and provide relationship building and networking opportunities for students, staff, and faculty. The theme for this year’s conference is Valiant Women of the Vote. We aim to foster discussion on civic engagement and the power of women’s voices. 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.

We invite proposals from all disciplines and methodologies. Scholars of all levels are welcome to submit proposals. Topics of programs we are looking for include, but are not limited to:

  • Career Equity
  • Organizing and Activism
  • Reflection and Identity
  • Skills to Unlearn
  • Self Care and Community Care
  • Cultivating Leadership at All Levels
  • Networking for Women
  • Mediating Difficult Conversations
  • Navigating Values in Professional Roles
  • Who is the Valiant Woman?

For more information, please visit the Women’s Leadership Institute webpage or email Jill Rubin, Women and Gender Coordinator at rubinj2014@fau.edu.

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Owl Family Weekend

Students and Families, please join us September 20-22nd as we celebrate our FAU families for this year’s Owl Family Weekend, brought to you by the Office of Family Engagement. This three day event highlights include family kick-off Reception, family tailgate, football game, and much more! Register NOW!

For more information visit https://www.fau.edu/family/weekend/

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Internship and Part-Time Job Fair – Aug. 29

Looking for an internship or part-time job? Then attend the FAU Internship and Part-Time Job Fair on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Recreation & Fitness Center on the Boca Raton campus.

Network with employers and learn about positions in a myriad of industries. Please RSVP in Handshake (https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/10020/student_preview) ahead of time so that you don’t miss out on pertinent information regarding the event! We strongly encourage you to dress business casual when you attend the fair, and you’ll also want to bring multiple copies of your resume with you.

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No Cost Flu Vaccines for FAU Students

Flu vaccines are here and are available to all students at no cost! Please call or stop by your campus Student Health Services clinic to make an appointment. Insurance will be billed when possible. If you have insurance, please bring that information to your appointment.

If you do not have insurance, you are still eligible for the vaccine. Please call us at 561-297-3512 if you have questions.

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