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Division of Student Affairs continues their open forums with White/Caucasian students, meeting consisted of deafening silence

July 16, 2020

This was the third session aimed at tackling the issues in the country and at FAU.

President John Kelly says diversity in the faculty is a major priority. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran.

President John Kelly and Dr. Andrea Guzman Oliver talk faculty diversity and initiatives

July 6, 2020

The final segment of this series deals with diversity issues among faculty.

President John Kelly praises the school's diversity and FAU's police department. Photo by Max Jackson

Q&A with President John Kelly and Dr. Andrea Guzman Oliver on campus policing

July 3, 2020

In the second part of the interview, President Kelly and Dr. Oliver talk about diversity on campus and policing at FAU.

John Kelly became the seventh president in Florida Atlantic history on Jan. 17, 2014. Photo by: Max Jackson

Diversity Q&A with FAU President John Kelly and Dr. Andrea Guzman Oliver

July 1, 2020

John Kelly and Dr. Andrea Guzman Oliver discussed social justice and changes being made at FAU.

Top Row: (L-R) Lori Berman, Lois Frankel, Shirley Johnson, Melissa McKinlay, Katrina Long-Robinson. Bottom Row: (L-R) Jessica Mates, Ruth Mageria, Charlotte Wright, Jasmin Lewis, Andrea Guzman Oliver, Ava L. Parker

FAU administrator joins discussion on racial injustice with public officials, community leaders

June 8, 2020

Florida State Senator Lori Berman hosted the discussion highlighting the “diverse panel of women community leaders” who took part in it.

The Davie campus will host Roadmap to Success again next year, and hope to add more sessions to the event. Photo courtesy of Pixabay

Davie campus hosts first leadership conference

March 26, 2019

Students who attended the inaugural Roadmap to Success event learned about everything from managing money to looking professional during a dinner.

FAU is bringing more diversity programs this year. Photo courtesy of FAU.

FAU to offer new LGBTQ, Latinx, first-generation programs

January 25, 2019

The new programs are a part of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs’ “rebrand” to the Center for IDEAs.

FAU ranked 29th out of 296 U.S. universities. The only other Florida public university that came close to its ranking was the University of Central Florida, coming in 66th place. Photo by Jessica Wilkerson

FAU places in top 30 of almost 300 universities for racial diversity

October 1, 2018

The university outranked Florida’s 11 other public schools.

Drag queens from the Haus of Ungodly, a drag queen group, perform before the show. Joshua Giron | Staff Photographer

Drag show turns up the flair for seventh consecutive year

October 17, 2017

From Lady Gaga-like entrances to movie reenactments, the annual event proved it gets bigger and better each year.

Students hold a banner before the march for Charlottesville in front of the Social Science Building. From left to right: student body Governor Der'Resha Bastien, Jordan Bowles, and Marek Madro. Alexander Rodriguez | Photo Editor

Unity in the face of hate: Students, staff react to Charlottesville

September 28, 2017

Eleven days before classes began at the University of Virginia, a white supremacist rally marched through the middle of the campus to p...

A satellite image of Hurricane Irma on Wednesday, Sept. 6 in the Atlantic Ocean. Photo courtesy of Flickr

Homework isn’t due while classes are canceled, but FAU still wants you to prepare for Irma

September 7, 2017

Andrea Guzman Oliver, the associate vice president of student outreach and diversity, offers advice to on-campus students and informs the UP what university policies will be in place during Hurricane Irma.

Photo courtesy of Identity Evropa's Twitter page.

White nationalist group posts flyers around Boca campus

February 22, 2017

A white nationalist group placed its posters around Florida Atlantic’s Boca campus last week as part of its national flyering campaign on college campuses.