Events

ACADEMIC CALENDER


Spring Break — No school from March 3rd to the 8th.

NORTHERN CAMPUSES (JOHN D. MACARTHUR, TREASURE COAST)


Campus visits/tours — Information sessions and campus tours are available all semester long. Visitors will meet with admissions staff and tour the campus with a student ambassador. Appointments with faculty and staff are also available. For more information, call the admissions office at 800/920-8705, or call 561/799-8646 to schedule a campus tour and request a parking pass.

UPCOMING

Friday, Feb. 28

Speakers Forum — Dr. Edmund Skellings, Florida’s honored Poet Laureate, will be honored guest of the Speakers Forum, at the Jupiter MAC Auditorium. For more information, contact Dianne M. Reeves at 561/799-8665.

Sunday, March 9

Music — Pianist and Cuban classical musician Ana Rodriguez will be performing at 2 p.m. at the Jupiter MacArthur Auditorium. A reception will follow the concert at the Hibel Museum of Art. For more information, contact Terry Gearing, at [email protected], or call 561/799-8026.

Music — The Drefoos School of the Arts Choral Group will be performing at 2 p.m. in the Jupiter MacArthur Auditorium. A reception will follow the concert at the Hibel Museum of Art. For more information, contact Terry Gearing, at [email protected], or call 561/799-8026.

BROWARD CAMPUSES (SEA TECH, COMMERCIAL, DAVIE)


Counseling services — Psychological counseling services are provided at no charge to the students attending the Broward campuses. The professionally trained staff seeks to assist students with personal concerns and problems. Students receive help dealing with issues such as test anxiety, stress, procrastination, poor assertiveness, low self-esteem, depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, drug and alcohol abuse, childhood sexual abuse, and sexual assault. Couple and family counseling is also available at no charge as long as an enrolled FAU student is an active participant in the sessions. Group counseling and psychological testing services are also provided when appropriate. Counseling at the center is held in strict confidence in keeping with accepted professional practices and Florida statutes. Appointments (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some evening hours also available) may be made in person at the Counseling Center located in Modular 38-I on the Davie campus or by calling 954/236-1216.

Wellness Center — FAU’s Student Wellness Center, located on the Davie campus between the Liberal Arts Building and Library, is open Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The center’s goal is to provide highly specialized exercise programs for all members. Membership is free to all students.

BOCA RATON CAMPUS


Art — A series of charcoal aerial views of concentration camps, as well as poems written by Jerome Rothernberg, will be on display until March 15. This exhibit has been organized by the Morris Museum of Art in New Jersey. All exhibitions and opening night receptions are free and open to the public. The Schmidt Center Gallery hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 12 to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, 12 to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 561/297-2966 or go to www.fau.edu/gallery.

Student Exhibit — The Annual Student Juried Exhibition will be presented in the Ritter Art Gallery from March 13 through 29. All exhibitions and opening night receptions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 12 to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, 12 to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. For additional information, call 561/297-2966 or visit the website at www.fau.edu/gallery.

Exercise — Campus Recreation invites all FAU and PBCC students, faculty, staff, and alumni to their facilities in the Gymnasium, including a cardio-theater, weight room, and much more. For more details, call 561/297-3790 or visit www.fau.edu/student/camprec.com.

UPCOMING

Thursday, Feb. 27

Career Workshop — The Career Development Center will be offering a Choosing a Major Workshop at 2 p.m. in SSB 222. For more information, go to www.fau.edu/cdc.

Fencing — Interested in learning how to fence? Stop by the second floor of the gym to catch the 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. fencing lessons. Loose clothing a must. For more information, email [email protected]

Lecture — “How the Brain Wires Itself” will be presented by the Frontiers in Science at 4 p.m. in Biomedical Science 126. Reception and refreshments following lecture. For more information, call 561/297-2954.

Gay Straight Alliance — Lambda United, the Gay Straight Alliance, will be holding a general meeting, from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, go to www.lambdaunited.com.

Gay Straight Alliance — Lambda United, the Gay Straight Alliance, will be holding a general meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Queen Palm Room of the University Center. The discussion for the evening will be gay adoption and family rights. For more information, go to www.lambdaunited.com.

Rugby — Come participate on the men’s and women’s rugby teams every Tuesday and Thursday at the Henderson Field, north of the student apartments, at 7:30 p.m. Beginners welcome. For more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]

Theatre The Country Wife, a play presented by The Mainstage Theatre Series, will be playing at the Boca Raton Campus University Center at 8 p.m. Written by William Wycherly, The Country Wife is a hilarious English comedy about men, women and marriage. In the midst of a continual banter of sexual innuendo and double entendre there lies a cynical commentary on honor, class, women, and love. This is exemplary of the love vs. lust debate common to many Restoration plays. Ticket prices are $15 for the public and $10 for FAU employees. FAU students and children under 12 are free. I.D. required for FAU employees and students. For information call the theatre department 561/297-3810 or the University Box Office at 561/297-3737.

Friday, Feb. 28

Speakers Forum — Dr. Edmund Skellings, Florida’s honored Poet Laureate, will be honored guest of the Speakers Forum, at 1 p.m. at the Boca Raton MAC Auditorium. For more information, contact Dianne M. Reeves at 561/799-8665.

Water Polo — The FAU men’s water polo club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6 p.m. at the FAU pool. Newcomers or experienced players are constantly being sought. If you already know about water polo or want to learn about this exciting sport, just come jump in. For more information, email [email protected]

Roller Hockey — Not much planned for Friday night? Why not join the Roller Hockey Club of FAU? They meet every Friday night from 10 p.m. to midnight at the Sports Mall of Deerfield Beach. Males and females are equally welcome. For more information, email [email protected] for more information.

Saturday, March 1

Catholic Mass — The Newman Club holds mass every Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Sugar Palm Room of the University Center. For more information, email [email protected]

Sunday, March 2

Para Soccer Club — The Para Soccer Club of FAU meets every Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon at the intramural/gym field. New members are constantly being sought, so if you like soccer you should stop by. For more information, email [email protected]

Arts — The Klezmer Company, with Director Aaron Kula, will be in the Boca Raton Campus Auditorium at 3 p.m. Ticket prices range from $17.50 to $22.50 per person. For more information, call the University Center Box Office at 561/297-3737.

Judaic Studies — “Churches in the Third Reich: Adaptation Betrayal” will be given by Donald Deitrich at 4:30 p.m. at the Schmidt Center. All events and lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, call 561/297- 2979.

Monday, March 3

Latin Club — The Association of Latin American Studies will be holding a meeting. For more information, email [email protected]

Small Business Seminar — The Getting Your Business Up and Running Clinic, will be offered by the Small Business Development Center, from 1 to 5 p.m. in T-9, room 8. The cost of this seminar is $49 per person. Registration is required. For more information, call 800/801-6520 or got to www.fausbdc.com

Water Polo — The FAU men’s water polo club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6 p.m. at the FAU pool. Newcomers or experienced players are constantly being sought. If you already know about water polo or want to learn about this exciting sport, just come jump in. For more information, email [email protected]

Arts — Neil Sedaka will be presenting his Florida Showcase at 8 p.m. in the Boca Raton campus Auditorium. Ticket prices range from $37 to $47 per person. For more information, call the University Center Box Office at 561/297-3737.

Music — The Legends of Comedy will be presenting The Catskills Revisited, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Boca Raton Campus Auditorium. Ticket prices range from $75 to $135. For more information, call the University Center Box Office at 561/297-3737.

Tuesday, March 4

Bible Study — The Apostolic Christian College Fellowship will be having a Bible study and prayer every Tuesday from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the Sago Palm Room in the University Center. For more information, go to www.hometown.aol.com/jesusgirl20/ACCF.html or email [email protected]

Bible Study — Tree of Life meets regularly on Tuesdays from 12 to 3 p.m., although times are subject to change. For more information, call 561/369-2976, 561/477-9867 or email treeof[email protected]

Judo Club — The Judo Club of FAU meets Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gymnasium balcony. Stop by and see what this club is all about. For more information, email [email protected]

Rugby — Come participate on the men’s and women’s rugby teams every Tuesday and Thursday at the Henderson Field, north of the student apartments, at 7:30 p.m. Beginners welcome. For more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]

Wednesday, March 5

Bible Study — FAUND Christian Fellowship meets at 11 a.m. and noon. Meetings are held in the Queen Palm Room of the University Center. Free lunch is provided. For more information, contact [email protected]

Water Polo — The FAU men’s water polo club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6 p.m. at the FAU pool. Newcomers or experienced players are constantly being sought. If you already know about water polo or want to learn about this exciting sport, just come jump in. For more information, email [email protected]

Small Business Seminar — “Quickbooks for New Business Owners” will be offered by the Small Business Development Center, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in T-9, room 8. The cost of this seminar is $25 per person. Registration is required. For more information, call 800/801-6520 or got to www.fausbdc.com.

Fencing — Interested in learning how to fence? Stop by the second floor of the gym to catch the 7 to 9 p.m. fencing lessons. Loose clothing a must. For more information, email [email protected]

Christian Athletes — The Fellowship of Christian Athletes meet every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. in the Tom Oxley Athletic Center.

Thursday, March 6

Fencing — Interested in learning how to fence? Stop by the second floor of the gym to catch the 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. fencing lessons. Loose clothing a must. For more information, email [email protected]

Rugby — Come participate on the men’s and women’s rugby teams every Tuesday and Thursday at the Henderson Field, north of the student apartments, at 7:30 p.m. Beginners welcome. For more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]

Friday, March 7

Water Polo — The FAU men’s water polo club meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6 p.m. at the FAU pool. Newcomers or experienced players are constantly being sought. If you already know about water polo or want to learn about this exciting sport, just come jump in. For more information, email [email protected]

Music — The Palm Beach Pops will be presenting musician Art Garfunkel at 8 p.m. in the Boca Raton Campus Auditorium. For more information, call the University Center Box Office at 561/297-3737.

Music — The Palm Beach Pops will be presenting “An Evening of Cole Porter,” at 8 p.m. in the Boca Raton Campus Auditorium. Ticket prices range from $27 to $55, per person. For more information, call the University Center Box Office at 561/297-3737.

Roller Hockey — Not much planned for Friday Night? Why not join the Roller Hockey Club of FAU? They meet every Friday night from 10 p.m. to midnight at the Sports Mall of Deerfield Beach. Males and females are equally welcome. For more information, email [email protected]

Saturday, March 8

Catholic Mass — The Newman Club holds mass every Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Sugar Palm Room of the University Center. For more information, email [email protected]

Music — The Legends of Comedy will be presenting The Catskills Revisited, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Boca Raton Campus Auditorium. Ticket prices range from $75 to $135. For more information, call the University Center Box Office at 561/297-3737.

Sunday, March 9

Para Soccer Club — The Para Soccer Club of FAU meets every Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon at the intramural/gym field. New members are constantly being sought, so if you like soccer you should stop by. For more information, email [email protected] for more information.

Music — The Palm Beach Pops will be presenting musician Art Garfunkel at 8 p.m. in the Boca Raton Campus Auditorium. For more information, call the University Center Box Office at 561/297-3737.

Music — The Palm Beach Pops will be presenting “An Evening of Cole Porter,” at 8 p.m. in the Boca Raton Campus Auditorium. Ticket prices range from $27 to $55, per person. For more information, call the University Center Box Office at 561/297-3737.

Monday, March 10

Latin Club — The Association of Latin American Studies will be holding a meeting. For more information, email [email protected]

Colloquium Series — The Ph.D. in Comparative Studies Public Intellectuals Program and the Public Intellectuals Student Association (PISA) are pleased to present “AIDS, Community Organizations and Vertical Encompassment in the Florida Everglades,” in SO 100 from 4 to 5:15 p.m. For more information, call 561/297-0035.

Water Polo — The FAU men’s water polo club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6 p.m. at the FAU pool. Newcomers or experienced players are constantly being sought. If you already know about water polo or want to learn about this exciting sport, just come jump in. For more information, email [email protected]

Judaic Studies — “Post Holocaust Christian Jewish Dialogue,” led by author and holocaust survivor Elie Weisel will be presented at 7 p.m. in the Boca Raton Campus University Auditorium. All events and lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, call 561/297-2979.

Tuesday, March 11

Bible Study — The Apostolic Christian College Fellowship will be having a Bible study and prayer every Tuesday from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the Sago Palm Room in the University Center. For more information, go to www.hometown.aol.com/jesusgirl20/ACCF.html or email [email protected]

Bible Study — Tree of Life meets regularly on Tuesdays from 12 to 3 p.m., although times are subject to change. For more information, call 561/369-2976, 561/477-9867 or email [email protected]

Graduation Celebration — Sponsored by Student Government, this special event, which takes place from 1 to 7 p.m. in the University Center Grand Palm Room, is for seniors who will graduate at the May commencement. Activities include one-stop shopping for all commencement needs, such as guest tickets and caps and gowns, announcements, photos and more. There will also be free food, door prizes, and entertainment. Student must be eligible to graduate in May 2003 to attend.

Leadership Workshop — Interested in become a member of the Leadership Program at FAU? Learn more about this exciting opportunity by attending their workshop at 4 p.m. in Arts & Letters 343. For more information, contact the Student Development and Activities at 561/297-3735 or email to [email protected]

Gay Straight Alliance — Lambda United, the Gay Straight Alliance, will be holding a general meeting from 7 to 9 p.m., in the Queen Palm Room of the University Center. This week’s activity is “Queer as Folk” movie night. For more information, go to www.lambdaunited.com.

Cafí© Selects — Cafí© Selects, an event sponsored by the Student Development and Activities, will begin at 6 p.m. in the Education Building and Fleming Hall. For more information, contact the Student Development and Activities at 561/297-3735 or email to [email protected]

Judo Club — The Judo Club of FAU meets Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gymnasium balcony. Stop by and see what this club is all about. For more information, email [email protected]

Rugby — Come participate on the men and women rugby team?s every Tuesday and Thursday at the Henderson Field, north of the student apartments, at 7:30 p.m. Beginners welcome. For more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]

Music — The Palm Beach Pops will be presenting musician Art Garfunkel at 8 p.m. in the Boca Raton Campus Auditorium. For more information, call the University Center Box Office at 561/297-3737.

Music — The Palm Beach Pops will be presenting “An Evening of Cole Porter,” at 8 p.m. in the Boca Raton Campus Auditorium. Ticket prices range from $27 to $55, per person. For more information, call the University Center Box Office at 561/297-3737.

Wednesday, March 12

Expo — The Student Development and Activities Center is sponsoring the Cultural Art Expo, which begins at 11 a.m. in the Breezeway. Stop by and learn about the many unique cultures in the world today. For more information, contact the Student Development and Activities at 561/297-3735 or email to [email protected]

Bible Study — FAUND Christian Fellowship meets at 11 a.m. and noon. Meetings are held in the Queen Palm Room of the University Center. Free lunch is provided. For more information, contact [email protected]

Water Polo — The FAU men’s water polo club meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6 p.m. at the FAU pool. Newcomers or experienced players are constantly being sought. If you already know about water polo or want to learn about this exciting sport, just come jump in. For more information, email [email protected]

Fencing — Interested in learning how to fence? Stop by the second floor of the gym to catch the 7 to 9 p.m. fencing lessons. Loose clothing a must. For more information, email [email protected]

Christian Athletes — The Fellowship of Christian Athletes meet every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. in the Tom Oxley Athletic Center.

Thursday, March 13

Fencing — Interested in learning how to fence? Stop by the second floor of the gym to catch the 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. fencing lessons. Loose clothing a must. For more information, email [email protected]

Lecture — “The Killer Appetites: How Large, Hungry Predators Shape the Oceans,” sponsored by the Frontiers of Science, will begin at 4 p.m. in Biomedical Science 126. There will be a reception and refreshments following lecture. For more information, call 561/297-2954.

Cafí© Selects — Cafí© Selects, an event sponsored by Student Development and Activities, will begin at 6 p.m. in the Education Building and Fleming Hall. For more information, contact Student Development and Activities at 561/297-3735 or email to [email protected]

Gay Straight Alliance — Lambda United, the Gay Straight Alliance, will be holding a general meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Queen Palm Room of the University Center. This week’s activity is a continuation of “Queer as Folk” movie night. For more information, go to www.lambdaunited.com.

Rugby — Come participate on the men’s and women’s rugby teams every Tuesday and Thursday at the Henderson Field, north of the student apartments, at 7:30 p.m. Beginners welcome. For more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]

Music — Sunset Productions presents “The Legends of 88 Keys,” beginning at 8 p.m. in the Boca Raton Campus Auditorium. Ticket prices range from $28 to $48. For more information, contact the University Center Box Office at 561/297-3737.

To submit club, organization, or department events, email the Listings Department at [email protected] or call 561/297-3718.