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It's time to get in the spirit this Monday morning, Owls! #CollegeColors Day i...

By Florida Atlantic University It’s time to get in the spirit this Monday morning, Owls! #CollegeColors Day is Aug. 29 & we’re counting down with a contest every Monday. Answer correctly & be entered to win a prize pack with exclusive Owl gear (winners announced Fridays)! …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed     ...
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Back to School Anxiety: How Parents & Children Can Embrace The First Day of School

By jdonzelli FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Starting school for the first time can be a very scary ordeal, and not just for children. Parents, too, can become very anxious and emotional when they are dropping off their “babies” for the first day of school. For children, it’s the realization that they are going to be in a strange place with new people; for parents, it’s that their child will be in a setting in which they are not able to be there in case he/she needs them. It doesn’t have to be so scary. With the implementation of a few strategies, you can make this transition successful for the entire family. First, monitor your own anxiety and worry and try to paint the picture that your child is ready for this transition and will have a great time learning and making new friends. Children reference the level of fear and worry from their primary caregiver, so if you’re worried, so, too, will be your child. Encourage your child and be confident in his/her ability to navigate in a new setting. Reading books together, such as “The Kissing Hand” or “The Night Before Kindergarten,” is a great way to begin discussing …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Blast from the Past Film Series- Join us as we explore some of the top films from 1974, in celebration of Broward County Library's 40th Anniversary 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

– West Regional Library Multi-Purpose Room 103 …read more Source: Broward County Library     ...
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Here's an #FAUThrowback of our Jupiter campus. The Honors College located here t...

By Florida Atlantic University Here’s an #FAUThrowback of our Jupiter campus. The Honors College located here turns 15 this month! Timeline PhotosAugust marks the 15 Year Anniversary of the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of FAU! Monthly “Mystery Events” will be held in honor of the anniversary. The first event is August, 29 at 8:15! Here is the flyer w/a clue from the Dean: http://ow.ly/A3MTQ #honorscollege #TBT #FAU …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed     ...
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Yesterday, Arthur Jaffe received the President's Distinguished Service Medallion...

By Florida Atlantic University Yesterday, Arthur Jaffe received the President’s Distinguished Service Medallion at #FAU’s summer semester commencement ceremony. Learn about the dedicated FAU benefactor and founder of the Jaffe Center for Book Arts at FAU in this new video. Arthur Jaffe, Founder of the Jaffe Center for Book Arts at FAU Together with his late wife, Mata, Arthur donated their collection of books as aesthetic objects, built for over 50 years, to FAU in 1998. Rather than being … …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed     ...
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All Ages – End of Summer Extravaganza. An action-packed and fun day with prizes to conclude the summer before going back to school! 3:00 PM to 7:30 PM

– African-American Research Library Michael Bienes Seminar Room #2 …read more Source: Broward County Library     ...
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SHSS Alum Publishes Book, Crimes Against Humanity in the Land of the Free

By wlchrist Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D. Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Analyses and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has published a book entitled, Crimes Against Humanity in the Land of the Free: Can a Truth and Reconciliation Process Heal Racial Conflict in America? The book explores racism in America and offers suggestions for rectifying existing issues and preventing future abuses. Four of the contributors are also DCAR graduates. Tony Gaskew, Ph.D., and Toran Hansen, Ph.D., each wrote a chapter. DCAR graduates Bini Litwin, Ph.D., and Barbara Timmons Strahl, Ph.D. co-authored a chapter. The book will be released this month by Praeger. Scott is a Professor of Communication at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Previously she was a member of the faculty at Clark Atlanta University. Scott’s interests include research, writing, and presentations on topics related to dispiriting violence, relationship-building, resilience studies, domestic violence, school violence, trauma management, and identity conflict. In addition to her doctoral degree from NSU, Scoot holds an M.A. in Speech Communication from Montclair State University and a B.A. in Communication Arts from Florida Atlantic University. For more information about the book, please go …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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NSU’s Public Health Expert Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., M.S., R.D, featured on CNBC

By mc2740 Public health expert Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., M.S., R.D., assistant dean for education, planning, and research at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted by CNBC on the effects of Ebola due to the recent outbreak. Click here to read the article. …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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