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January

Search Committee Meeting: Position #35539

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Venue:DM 445

The search committee for the strategic biomolecular & biomedical science faculty position will hold their second meeting on Friday January 13, 2012.

Search Committee Meeting: Position #35533

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Venue:DM 445

The search committee for the strategic cognitive neuroscience faculty position will hold their second meeting next week Friday.

February

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Venue:GC Ballrooms

Join us for the first annual Careers in Science: Undergraduate Conference and explore your options. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are at the core of wealth and security of the global community. Learn from experts in the field, your faculty and peers and see why science and math are the fields to pursue. You'll have the opportunity to learn how to apply your degree to a variety of career paths and take laboratory tours.

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Venue:GC Ballrooms

This February the School of Integrated Science and Humanity, together with the Student Government Association and the College of Arts & Sciences, will host Dr. Ramon E. Lopez (University of Texas at Arlington), as part of first annual Careers in Science: Undergraduate Conference.

March

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Venue:Graham Center Pit

Come learn about math at the Pit, win prizes, and meet the math whizzes!

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Venue:GL 165

Jim Tabery of the University of Utah will be speaking on "Testing the Blades of the Double-Edged Sword: The Impact of Causal Mechanical Explanations of Antisocial Behavior on Judges' Reasoning and Sentencing."

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Venue:CP 145

"Space Shuttle Processing, the International Space Station, and Where Do We Go From Here?" Sky viewing afterwards if weather permits.

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Venue:PCA 135

A lecture on episodic memory as an essential component of personhood, by Carl Craver, Washington University. PCA 135

April

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Venue:my.fiu.edu

Your chance to have a voice at FIU...

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Venue:CP197

In CP 197 - Neurocognitive Functioning in Marijuana Use and Addiction, a lecture by Raul Gonzalez, Ph.D

May

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Venue:CBC Special Events Room

Join us for an FIU Faculty Women's Networking Lunch at noon, followed by workshops on Negotiation Skills and Creating a Positive Image. We will meet in the CBC Special Events Center. Lunch will be 12-1pm. Workshops facilitated by Dr. Suzanna Rose and Dr. Asia Eaton. Please call 305-348-4232 or click More Information to register.

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Venue:AHC-1, Rm 110

For the last CAS and CEC Faculty Mentoring event of 2011-2012, we invite current mentors and mentees to a networking lunch to review the status of your beginning-of-year goals, and to discuss plans, resources and strategies for maximizing progress over the summer. (ACH-1, Rm 110, 12-2:15pm)

June

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Venue:MMC AHC1 Room 110

Deborah C. Beidel, PhD, ABPP is professor and Doctoral Director of the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Central Florida.

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Venue:Red Parking Garage, 4th floor

The planet Venus, on June 5, will make its last visible journey across the face of the sun until 2117. Join us on the fourth floor of the Red Parking Garage (SW 109th Ave entrance) at 6pm! Venus can be seen until sunset.

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Venue:ACH 3205

Seminar by chemistry professor, Dr. Joan Broderick of the University of Montana...

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Venue:ECS 451

Dr. Paul Groff, Honorary Fellow, Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin-Madison gives a Great Ideas in Science presentation, June 18, 12pm in ECS 451.

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Venue:DM 409

Dr. Maurizio Grasselli, Politecnico di Milano - Dipartimento di Matematica, on "Cahn-Hilliard-Navier-Stokes systems with nonlocal interactions."

August

Search Committee Meeting

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Venue:SISH DM 445

The search committee for the Faculty Administrator position in the Teacher Education and Algebra Mastery Program will hold their first meeting, Wednesday, August 29, 2012, in the School of Integrated Science and Humanity conference room, DM 445, from 1-2pm.

2nd Search Committee Meeting

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Venue:ECS 450

Our second committee meeting for the Faculty Administrator (Teacher Education and Algebra Mastery Program) position, (Job ID: 504807) will be next week Wednesday September 5, 2012 from 10:00am – 11:00am in the College of Arts & Sciences, ECS 450.

September

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Venue:Green Library 263/265

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Mastery Math Lab will be held Sept. 5, 2:30pm in the Green Library (263) to celebrate the opening of the lab. Students in Intermediate Algebra and College Algebra have access to the math lab as of Fall 2012 and are already filling the 200+ computer stations.

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Venue:Gables Stage

Presented by the Women's Studies Center at the GablesStage, "Ruined," winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Drama Desk....

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Venue:DM 409

Join the FIU Math Club! Come to DM 409, this Thursday, Sept. 13, 3:30-4:30, for the first meeting of the year.

Exploring bat social behavior

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Venue:GC 279B

Dr. Kirsten Bohn will speak Monday on "Bats as Models of Social and Vocal Complexity" for the Biological Sciences Seminar Series (GC 279B).

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Venue:AHC 1, Room 140

Leap Preschool: An Evidence-Based Model Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders...

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Venue:GL 137

Prof Mehdi Lejmi Title: Introduction to Calabi's extremal Kähler metrics.

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Venue:WC 130

Dr. Millicent O'Sullivan of the University of Delaware will be speaking on Cellular Processing...

October

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Venue:AHC 1, Room 140

Michael A. Rapoff, Ph.D., is presenting a keynote on “Evidence Based Interventions for Pediatric Medical Treatment Adherence”...

Math-Stat Dept. Party!

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Venue:Faculty Club

Mathematics & Statistics Get Together Date: October 5, 2012 Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM Location: Faculty Club Please RSVP to Debby Johnson by 9/28

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Venue:MARC Building Lobby

There will be a wine and cheese reception for women faculty in the STEM fields in the MARC Building Lobby. This event is sponsored by the NSF ADVANCE grant.

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Venue:WC 130

Dr. Nathalie Agar of Harvard Medical School will be speaking on Molecular Imaging...

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Venue:MARC Pavillion, 2nd floor

Join us for a community conversation with the acclaimed activist and writer (MARC Pavillion, 2nd floor, 10:30-12pm)...

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Venue:FIU GC Ballrooms/Miami Airport Marriott Hotel

The International Symposium on Persistent Toxic Substances (ISPTS) series is aimed to provide a platform for scientists working on PTS around the globe to discuss and exchange information on the most recent findings, innovative theories, frameworks, and methodologies regarding PTS research.

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Venue:GC, Rm. 243

Asia Eaton, Assistant Professor, Psychology and Women's Studies, will be speaking with Modesto Maidique and other panelists at the Leadership Research Colloquium.

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Venue:Graham Center Ballrooms

Don't forget to GO! This conference is for anyone interested in learning more about research and career opportunities for psychology students. It will be held from 9am-4pm in the Graham Center Ballrooms.

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Venue:PG5-134, Parking Garage 5 Auditorium

Dr. Sankhar Adhya will be presenting a lecture on "3-D Structural Organization of DNA in Bacterial Chromosomes" as part of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry's Lectures in Molecular and Biomedical Sciences.

November

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Venue:RB 120

Magnetic resonance imaging has revolutionized how medicine and neuroscience view the anatomy and physiology of the human brain... At the Ryder Business Complex, room 120.

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Venue:FIU Chemistry

Dr. Julia Kebanek comes to FIU from Georgia Tech. School of Biology and Chemistry and Biochemistry.

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Venue:Ritz Carolton Coconut Grove

An evening of champagne, hors d' oeuvres and featuring a special performance by Maria Rivas, Venezuela's No. 1 jazz singer, and Orchestra Miami.

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Venue:ESC 451 (MMC) & MSB 105 (BBC)

Sponsored by the CAS/CEC Faculty Mentor Program, a workshop on grant writing and external funding will cover topics such as...

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Venue:Miami-Dade College downtown campus, Building 8, Room 8316

Former FIU faculty member Susan Schneider will be giving a talk at FIU on Friday, Nov. 16, 3-4pm, about her new book, The Science of Consequences, which she will officially launch Saturday at the Miami International Book Fair.

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Venue:CP 145 & Student Observing Pad

Join us November 30th at 8pm for sky viewing and telescopes (at the Pad near AHC1) and indoors (CP 145) for music, munchies, door prizes and more!

December

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Venue:Center for Children and Families, MMC, AHC I, Rm 140

This workshop will teach you about a school-based preventive intervention targeting youth problem behaviors. It will be presented by J. Mark Eddy, Ph.D.Director of Research, Partners for Our Children School of Social Work, University of Washington.