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FAU Seeks Local Recording Superstars For Label

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University’s student-run/faculty-advised record label, Hoot/Wisdom Recordings, is currently seeking new talent to be recorded for CompOWLation Vol. 4.  All students, faculty, staff and alumni from FAU are encouraged to apply, as well as current students from Palm Beach State College. All genres and musical styles are welcome and…

How Much Is Your Stuff Worth? Sotheby’s To Tell You Tomorrow At FAU

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Think the urn that contains your great grandmother’s ashes is worth a pretty penny? Think the silver dollar you bought from an infomercial is truly worth more than the shipping and handling fee you paid? Find out Saturday at Florida Atlantic University when Sotheby’s holds “Appraisal Day!” From FAU: Florida…

FAU Sets ‘Stand Among Friends’ Event For February 23

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Stand Among Friends (SAF), a Boca Raton-based charitable 501©3 nonprofit organization, will host the fourth annual “emb(race)®” at FAU’s Boca Raton campus. The walk/run event celebrates abilities, not disabilities, and will take place on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 a.m. “I hope all of the FAU community will come out to support…

FAU Student, Communications Intern, Busted For Cocaine

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Zachary Gross — an FAU Communications student — may soon be practicing the art of “crisis communication” as he tries to explain his arrest Wednesday for cocaine. The 20-year-old Boca Raton resident reveals on his LinkedIN page that he is an intern at an area communications firm that specializes in…

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,…