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Contemporary Art, With Southeastern Flare, On Display At FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The University Galleries in Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents the final installation of “southXeast: contemporary southeastern art,” at the Schmidt Center Gallery, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. The exhibition will open on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. with a performance by Valerie George titled “Dancing…

FAU Names Kelly New President

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The seventh president of Florida Atlantic University is John Kelly. Just announced by FAU: John Kelly, Ph.D., was selected today as Florida Atlantic University’s seventh president by the University’s 13-member Board of Trustees.“Today marks a great day in the history of FAU,” said Anthony Barbar, chair of FAU’s Board of…

FAU Event To Benefit Leukemia Research

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation (www.giftoflife.org) will hold its Fourth Annual Walk for Life on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton. The event will take place from 8 am until 12 pm.   Walk for Life (www.giftoflife.org/walkforlife) is $25 for advanced registration,…

Woodward and Bernstein To Speak At FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University’s Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Department of History presents “Inside the White House From Nixon to Obama: A Conversation with Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein,” moderated by Timothy Naftali, former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library…

Former Senator One Of Three FAU President Finalists

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The search for a president for Florida Atlantic University is now down to three. According to FAU: The Florida Atlantic University presidential search committee selected three final candidates for president of FAU today. The following individuals will be invited to FAU’s Boca Raton, Jupiter and Davie campuses on Tuesday, Jan.…

“Master Race” Exhibit Set For FAU

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The University Galleries at Florida Atlantic University present “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race,” a traveling exhibition produced by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. The exhibition will be on display in the Schmidt Center Gallery, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus, through Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Gallery hours are Tuesdays…

FAU Giving Away Vinyl Records

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In what is becoming a yearly event, Florida Atlantic University is going back in time a bit and offering free vinyl records. It’s all part of the school’s somewhat amazing “recorded sound archive” program. From FAU: Florida Atlantic University’s Recorded Sound Archives, which preserves and digitizes rare and historic recordings,…

SICK AND TWISTED: FAU Staffer Records, Posts Bathroom Use

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Seth Thompson, an allegedly sick and twisted now former Florida Atlantic University (FAU) staffer is in the Palm Beach County Jail, charged with nearly 20 counts of video voyeurism after he allegedly recorded students using campus restrooms, then posted the activity on pornographic websites. Instead of rewriting a police report, we…

FAU Student Charged With Multiple Drug Violations

Jesse Mitchell, courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Jesse Emmet Mitchell, 18, of 777 West Glades Road, was a resident of the Palm Beach County Jail early Wednesday morning. Boca Raton Police arrested Mitchell and charged him with a laundry list of drug and drug-related charges. On the list: Ten counts of “Drug Equipment — Possession and or…

Academic Leadership Changes, Appointments At FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is ending a somewhat tumultuous week with a few positive announcements: Florida Atlantic University’s Interim Provost and Chief Academic Officer Gary W. Perry, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of two deans to three-year terms, in addition to naming an assistant provost for student success. Perry made…

FAU Football Head Coach Ousted Over Drug Use

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In a hastily called news conference this afternoon, Florida Atlanic University announced the immediate ousting of head football coach Carl Pelini and defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis. From our friend Chuck King at FAUOwlAccess.com: Florida Atlantic football coach Carl Pelini and defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis resigned today after Pat Chun confronted…