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January

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Venue:MMC, Green Library 2nd floor

Winter in Cuba, open 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

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Venue:GL 100A

The New TA Orientation will be held Thursday, January 3rd 9:00am to 4:00pm, in GL 100A. Since the TA Orientation is mandatory for new TAs, departments will be notified after the session as to which of their students have/have not completed orientation.

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Venue:GL 100A

The New Faculty/Adjunct Orientation will be held on Friday, January 4th 9:00am to noon, in GL 100A

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Venue:1450 Brickell Ave, 23rd floor

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SERC Brown Bag Seminar

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Venue:ECS 349

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The Fairchild Challenge: An Art Show

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Venue:Fairchild Botanical Garden

View Fairchild Challenge elementary students’ artwork from around South Florida created using the theme Plants in Peril.

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Venue:CP 220

Dr. Lindsay LeBlanc National Institute of Standards & Technology University of Maryland Abstract: While atomic physics has traditionally been used to study the properties of individual particles, recent experimental progress has demonstrated how atomic systems can be used to explore many-body and strongly correlated physics.

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida

Lecture by Tudor Parfitt and Nathan Katz.

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Venue:Koven's conference center
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Venue:Koven's conference center
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Venue:Koven's conference center

As many of you are well aware, the International Biogeography Society (IBS) will hold their 6th Biennial Conference at the Koven's conference center on FIU's BBCampus this coming January 10th-12th.

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Venue:GC, Room 150

With Bryan Dewsbury & Courtney Aiken. Free lunch provided.

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Venue:EC 2461
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Venue:ECS 451

This presentation will discuss the steps required to identify funding sources and to develop a complete proposal package. Submission deadlines and services provided by the Division of Research Office of Pre-Award will also be covered.

Buddhist Meditation

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Venue:Temple Israel of Greater Miami, 137 NE 19th St., Miami

With Dr. Nathan Katz. According to a recent Pew study, 24.1% of American describe themselves as "spiritual but not religious." What does this claim mean? What is spirituality, and can it truly be separated from religion? From historical, psychological and neuroscientific perspectives, Katz answers with an emphatic "Yes." Hear why.

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Venue:CP 220

The concept of multi-dimensional Fourier transform spectroscopy originated in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) where it revolutionized NMR studies of molecular structure and dynamics and led to the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1991. In the past decade, the same concept has been implemented in the optical region with femtosecond lasers.

Earth Sciences Seminar- “Coastal Geomorphology of Cape Cod”

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Venue:MMC, PC-439

Speaker: Dr. Steven Leatherman, FIU E&E, “Coastal Geomorphology of Cape Cod

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Venue:Murray E. Neslon Government and Cultural Center 102050 Overseas Hwy. (MM 102) Key Largo, FL 33037

With Mike Heithaus, Philip Matich, and Adam Rosenblatt.

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Venue:Everglades National Park 40001 State Highway 9336 Homestead,FL 33034 USA

On Saturday, January 19, 2013, Everglades National Park will host a public volunteer event in the housing and maintenance areas in the Royal Palm District of the Park in recognition of the National Day of Service. The Day of Service is the nationwide celebration of the president’s inauguration as well as a commemoration of Martin Luther King’s vision of community service.

2013 Geological Society of America Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecture

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Venue:ECS 349

Professor Dani Or from ETH-Zurich is the leading thinker on evaporation from porous land surfaces and will present “How do porous terrestrial surfaces control evaporation into the atmosphere?” and its implications for hydrologic and climate models.

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Venue:WUC 159 (BBC)

Students from the Great Ape Conservation Class

Contemporary Global Spirituality

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Venue:Temple Israel of Greater Miami, 137 NE 19th St., Miami

With Dr. Nathan Katz. According to a recent Pew study, 24.1% of American describe themselves as "spiritual but not religious." What does this claim mean? What is spirituality, and can it truly be separated from religion? From historical, psychological and neuroscientific perspectives, Katz answers with an emphatic "Yes." Hear why.

February

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Venue:MMC, GC 305

Lecture with Irwin J. Mansdorf

June

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Venue:GL 220 (MMC)

Get tips on applying to MD/PhD Programs and learn more about the benefits of Summer Research and Post-Baccalaureate Programs.

Earth Sciences Seminar — Agroecosystem Analysis of Organic Cropping Systems

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Venue:ECS 136

Presented by Professor Kathleen Delate, Professor, Dept. of Agronomy and Horticulture, Organic Agriculture Program, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

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Venue:AHC 3205 (MMC)

This workshop covers the OSHA Chemical Hygiene Plan requirements and advises you on how to achieve and maintain compliance.

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Venue:GL 166

Get more information about managing your Graduate School applications and find ways to finance your degree.

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Venue:Zoo Miami

Dr. Elizabeth Anderson will discuss the ecology of fresh water fish in the Amazon, and how she is working with the FIU Global Water for Sustainability Program (GLOWS) to reduce contamination of resources, like the Pastaza River in the northwestern Amazon Basin of South America.

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Venue:GC 243

Orangutan experts Leif Cocks and Gary Shapiro want you to "Hang Out for Orangutans" (and with them) as they present an illustrated lecture sharing their unique observations and insights about the great red ape as well as the current status of the orangutan in the wild.

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Venue:Murray E. Neslon Government and Cultural Center 102050 Overseas Hwy. (MM 102) Key Largo, FL 33037

Since 1998 Fernando Bretos has worked in Cube where he has collaborated on major marine expeditions, coral reef health assessments, and a unique project

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Venue:GL 166

This workshop will introduce students to key ideas related to scientific writing and abstract submission.

July

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Venue:FIU MMC - PC 113

Learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program which supports approximately 1,500 Americans traveling to more than 130 countries every year.

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Venue:PG 5 153 (MMC)

FIU promotes Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) and practicing high standards of ethics and accountability in planning, implementation, information dissemination, and behavior.

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Venue:FIU MMC

The program will include laboratory exercises and field trips to the National Hurricane Center, Virginia Key, an Everglades Air Boat ride, water treatment facilities, local limestone quarries and other geologically interesting sites. In addition, the program will demonstrate commonly used Earth Science technology: Geographic Information Systems, Scanning Electron Microprobe, instruments for water flow and chemical analysis.

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Venue:Murray E. Neslon Government and Cultural Center 102050 Overseas Hwy. (MM 102) Key Largo, FL 33037

South Florida residents are all to familiar with the hazards of coastal living. Living with Coastal Hazards flyer with Dr. Leatherman.

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Venue:Murray E. Neslon Government and Cultural Center 102050 Overseas Hwy. (MM 102) Key Largo, FL 33037

Dr. Stephen Leatherman will discuss storm impacts on coastal areas, the science policy issues behind protecting these coastal areas, and federal responses.

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This workshop will review resume writing techniques, personal statement development and how to dress professionally and appropriately for an interview.

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Venue:BBC Aquatic Center

Join SPC-BBC at the BBC Aquatic Center for Summer Splash.

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Venue:Zoo Miami

Dr. Heithaus will discuss his travels across the world, completing over a hundred successful Crittercam deployments, and his discovery of how tiger sharks influence habitat use and behavior of their prey species, including sea turtles, dugongs, and bottlenose dolphins.

August

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Venue:Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd.

Preliminary Program of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy on August 1-3, 2013.

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Venue:U.S. Century Bank Arena

Summer Commencement 2013, U.S. Century Bank Arena.

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Venue:Books and Books Coral Gables

MFA alumna Patricia Engel's first novel, It's Not Love, It's Just Paris, debuts August 6th with a launch reading at Books & Books in Coral Gables.

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Venue:Nixon Smiley Meeting Room (Montgomery Botanical Center)

During this talk Dr. Nathalie Nagalingum will describe the historical and modern day patterns that have resulted in living biological diversity of cycads and ferns.

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Venue:TBA

An opportunity for new graduate teaching assistants to begin learning about best practices in college teaching, become familiar with FIU and federal policies about college students, and find out about important resources available to TAs.

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Venue:PC 328 (MMC)

Join the Department of Earth and Environment for a welcome and welcome back orientation for new and continuing graduate students.

September

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Venue:Parking lot adjacent to FIU Stadium

Please join Dean Kenneth Furton for a College of Arts and Sciences tailgate party before Friday's football game against UCF. Go Panthers!

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Venue:TBA

The Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence, FIU, the European Studies Program, and the European Student Association, organize a European film series on the topic of European politics.

FIU vs BCU Tailgate Party!

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Venue:Parking lot adjacent to FIU Stadium

Please join Dean Kenneth G. Furton for a College of Arts & Sciences tailgate party before Saturday's football game against BCU. Go Panthers!

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Venue:Zoo Miami

Dr. Donnelly will discuss the Central American amphibian decline phenomenon and why long-term studies of organisms are necessary to document biodiversity change

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Venue:TBA

Top experts on Germany will join specialists on the the German Elections via video-conferencing across several sites.

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Venue:FIU MMC- Green Library (GL) Room 220

Lecture on "LGBT Politics in Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean" by Dr. Javier Corrales, Professor of Political Science, Amherst College

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Venue:FIU MMC-Graham Center (GC) Room 150

FIU students will talk about the experience they had in Europe this summer during their study abroad: France, Germany, Brussels, Spain, Italy.

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Venue:The Wolfsonian–Florida International University

For its Fall-Winter 2013 exhibition season, The Wolfsonian–Florida International University will present "Rebirth of Rome," a program of interrelated exhibitions that examine the aesthetics of dictatorship in interwar Italy

October

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Venue:GC Ballrooms

The Title V Conference will highlight new programs at FIU designed to maximize Hispanic student achievement in the core subjects of reading, mathematics and writing.

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Venue:DM 370

Dr. Ricardo Salvatore will be our first guest in this year's Atlantic Symposium series. His lecture content will be on "Imperial Revisionism: US Historians and the Question of the Spanish Empire in America". Don't miss it!

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Wertheim Performing Arts Center

with Madhurai G.S. Mani (Carnatic Vocal Legend & Composer). Co-sponsor: College of Architecture & the Arts

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Venue:Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus Auditorium, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami

This conference will explore Germany's experience with reunification at the end of the Cold War and consider how its lessons may be applied to an eventual process of reconciliation among Cubans.

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Unleash the Spirit and come and join the fun! Homecoming week is here again and will be over soon, so come take advantage of all the FREE student events!

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Wertheim Performing Arts Center

G. S. Mani, a widely acclaimed performer and composer of the classical music of South India, will be performing several of his arrangements during this eclectic musical experience. He has composed more than 400 songs (in Classical Music) in many languages including Sanskrit, Tamil and Telugu.This event will be Co-sponsored by the College of Architecture & the Arts.

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Venue:FIU MMC- Green Library (GL) Room 220

Roundtable on “The German Elections 2013: Continuity or Change?” Panelists: Dr. Louise Davidson and Dr. Markus Thiel.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Drive, Coral Gables

Jean Muteba Rahier's book examines the racial, sexual, and social complexities of Afro-Ecuadorian culture. This book will be be revealed throughout this annual Festival of Kings.

The Spheres of Balance

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 140

Bahamian author Deshon Fox distills his book, The Middle Theory, in his interactive Spheres of Balance talk. He will define the three key areas (which he terms “spheres”) of our lives that govern our sense of purpose, meaning and fulfillment. He teaches that if we remain on this path, holding fast to the cords of faith and constancy, a state of enlightenment – transcendent happiness – is realized.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Frost Art Museum

FIU's Frost Art Museum will host a major exhibit on Cuban art since the nineteenth century.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Frost Art Museum

Cuban-American artist Humberto Castro executes an artistic journey across the Antilles in an ever transforming exhibition that conceptually circumnavigates the islands of the Caribbean

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Venue:ACH1 Room 110

Paolo Graziano, assistant professor at FIU in the psychology department will speak about the preliminary results from a summer treatment program for Pre-Kindergarteners. He will also lecture about how to improve school readiness in preschoolers with externalizing behavior problems.

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Venue:Zoo Miami

Dr. Furton will discuss the extraordinary sensory skills of these canines, and how that might be harnessed for conservation and security.

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Venue:AHC1 Room 110

A pilot evaluation of summer reading intervention programs promoting emergent literacy skills in young children from at risk communities.

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Venue:Zoo Miami

Dr. Kenneth Furton will discuss the extraordinary sensory skills of these canines, and how that might be harnessed for conservation and security.

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Venue:Zoo Miami

Using the Zoo Miami antelope collection Dr. Michael Maunder will explore the conservation challenges facing these beautiful animals.

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Venue:TBA

The interdisciplinary workshop will be led by Dr.Robert Corell an American global climate scientist who was recognized along with his colleagues for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)assessments.

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Venue:Wolfe University Center Ballrooms (FIU-BBC)

Join FIU BBC for the 12th Annual Diversity Day.

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Venue:TBA

Top experts on Turkey will join specialists on the future of the Turkey in Europe via videoconferencing across several sites

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Venue:TBA

Conversations on Europe: "Does Turkey have a future in Europe?" - Virtual Roundtable with the EUCE at the University of Pittsburgh

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Venue:FIU MMC- Green Library (GL 156) Conference room

Top experts on Turkey will join specialists on the the Turkey's future in Europe via videoconferencing across several sites. Speakers: TBA

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Venue:FIU MMC- Green Library (GL) Room 220

A teacher orientation on the Euro Challenge Competition 2014 will take place at Florida International University. FIU faculty will answer high school teachers questions on the competition. FIU Faculty will give an introduction to the European Union, the Euro, and the European economy. A video conference with the Delegation of the European Commission in Washington D.C. will take place during the orientation.

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Venue:Deering Estate at Cutler

As part of the Speaking Sustainably series, Dr. Robert Burgman will discuss this extreme and persistent drought in the context of natural climate variability on inter-annual to multi-decadal timescales.

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Venue:Deering Estate at Cutler

Dr. Robert Burgman will discuss this extreme and persistent drought in the context of natural climate variability on inter-annual to multi-decadal timescales.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Dr. Bracken-Grissom will discuss the difficulty in studying this creature in the abyssal depths of the ocean, and how she was able to crack its identity in a study that was recently published in Ecology and Evolution.

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Venue:Parking lot adjacent to stadium

Please join Dean Kenneth Furton for a College of Arts & Sciences tailgate party before Saturday's football game against Louisiana Tech. Look for our tent in the parking lot adjacent to the FIU Stadium.

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Venue:Graham Center Ballrooms

America at the Crossroads presents Power and Strategy in U.S. Foreign Relations. Key note speakers include Moises Naim at 9am, discussing the struggles of being in charge and how it has changed over time in The End of Power, and Vali Nasr at 1:30, discussing American foreign policy in retreat in The Dispensable Nation.

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Venue:FIU Frost Museum (Room 107)

The FIU student organization, Global Indigenous Group (GIG), will host Peruvian artist Jaime Choclote.

November

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Venue:ACH1 Room 110

Heather Henderson an associate professor at the University of Miami will lecture on the impact of social withdraw on children's adjustment. Lunch will be provided at this event. The event is co-sponsored by PGSA.

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Venue:Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort and Spa

Registration is open for the Nov. 3-5, 2013, SSHD Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Frost Art Museum

The Second Annual Mahavir Nirvan Lecture with Dr. Manoj Jain, M.D.

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Venue:Luna Star Cafe

As part of the Eat, Think, and Be Merry series, Dr. Bruce Harvey will discuss the widespread cultural and philosophical aspects of envisioning deep time - the thought of infinite temporal regress, hidden interiority, and the sublime - from The Voyage of the Beagle to Star Trek.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC Pavilion

Organized by FIU's Cuban Research Institute and cosponsored by the Department of Politics & International Relations, this symposium will bring together scholars, pollsters, and elected officials to examine the changes and continuities in Cuban-American voting patterns.

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Venue:Wertheim Performing Arts Center

This year’s TEDxFIU has a date and a location. The event will take place at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center on November 7.

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Venue:ACH1 Room 110

Jon Comer an associate professor in the department of psychology at FIU will lecture on how the scope and accessibility of children's mental health care can be extended through technology.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Frost Art Museum Cafe

The School of International and Public Affairs invites you to attend a lecture with the Honorable Mohamed M. Tawfik, Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S.

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Venue:Jewish Meseum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washignton Ave., Miami Beach

Panel discussion with Professor David Wasserstein, Vanderbilt University. Part of the Muslim-Jewish Relations Program Series

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Venue:Online

What if Works and Blockbuster/Dish is pleased to announce a film festival with a difference; film cohabitating with theater under one roof!

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Venue:Stocker AstroScience Center

There will be events held all week in honor of the grand opening of the Stocker AstroScience Center.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Lecture on "Biotrade/Green economy experiences in the EU & Latin America" by Yovita Ivanova, Lecturer and Research Fellow, PUCP, Department of Economics, Master Program at Biotrade and Sustainable Development (La Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)

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Venue:MMC, AHC3-110

The history of the universe in a nutshell, from the Big Bang to now, and on to the future – John Mather will tell the story of how we got here, how the Universe began with a Big Bang, how it could have produced an Earth where sentient beings can live, and how those beings are discovering their history.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC Hall

The Office of Study Abroad is hosting a Study Abroad Fair. For more information, contact 305-348-1913

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Venue:AHC-4, 101

Featuring Stuart Lindsay, Ph. D., who specializes in biophysics at the molecular level.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 309

Please join us for Dr. Khalil Muhammad's presentation, Conducting Research at the Schomburg, where he will discuss the Schomburg Center, available resources, and much more!

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida- FIU, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

The classic film by Pierre Sauvage, depicting the remarkable wartime "conspiracy of goodness" in Le-Chambon-sur-Lignon, where a largely French Huguenot town hid several thousand Jews in plain sight. The documentary will be followed by a discussion.

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Venue:AHC1 Room 110

Anthony Dick, assistant professor in the psychology department at FIU will lecture on how research using high-magnetic resonance imagining will show the neurobiological organization of language.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Dr. Michael Gillespie will discuss the impact of film on our cultural perceptions of the ocean.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

Featuring: Sarah Curry, Associate Producer

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Venue:The Besty, South Beach

Come join us on the Best American Poetry 2013 at the Besty, South Beach.

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Venue:B Bar

Join us for a Book Party to celebrate the latest issue, "Best American Poetry 2013". Featuring readings by Denise Duhamel, Emma Trelles, Campbell McGrath, Maureen Seaton, Jesse Millner and editor, David Lehman

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Frost Art Museum

This exhibition is a multi-faceted effort that explores Manuel Mendive's visual and performance work while delving into the themes of religion, nationalism, and memory.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Panther Suite

The School of International and Public Affairs invites you to attend a workshop for students interested in applying for the Rangel or Payne Fellowships.

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Venue:Ferre 126, University of Miami. Coral Gables

Lecture on "European Security and Foreign Policy: From The Arab Revolution to the Syrian Crisis" by Maxime Larive, Research Associate, European Union Center/Jean Monnet Chair, University of Miami.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 103

Haitian music superstars RAM treat the FIU community to a lecture on campus following a thrilling performance at Big Night in Little Haiti.

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Venue:FIU MMC Graham Center Building (GC) Room 243

Students and teachers from 15 high schools will be attending this orientation. These schools will be participating in the Euro Challenge Competition 2014. An official from the Delegation of the European Union in Washington D.C., Valerie Rouxel-Laxton, First Secretary, Economic & Financial Affairs Section (TBC), Delegation of the European Union to the USA, Washington, DC, will lecture on different topics.

Classically Cuban Concert: "Recordando a Lecuona/Remembering Lecuona"

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall

This year, CRI is pleased to present its concert in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the death of the prolific Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona.

The Role of International Law in Realizing Human Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC Pavilion

Dr. Frans Viljoen is the Director of Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He also serves as the academic co-coordinator for the LLM (Master in Law) on Human Rights and Democratization in Africa, and previously taught International Law at the university

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Venue:FIU MMC- Green Library (GL) Conference room 156

Top experts on EU and US will join specialists on the Global Health Partnership via videoconferencing across several sites. Speakers: TBA

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Venue:FIU MMC- Green Library (GL) Conference room 156

Top experts on France will join specialists on globalization and leadership via videoconferencing across several sites.

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washignton Ave., Miami Beach

Annual Holocaust Studies Lecture with Prof. Mehnaz Mona Afridi, Director of Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College. Co-sponsored Ruth K. and Shepherd Broad Distinguished Lecture Series, Jewish Studies Initiative and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. Part of the Muslim-Jewish Relations Program Series. https://www.facebook.com/events/1403948363163647/

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Venue:BBC Barnes and Noble

James Allen Hall's first book of poems, Now You're the Enemy, won awards from the Lambda Literary Foundation, the Texas Institute of Letters, and the Fellowship of Southern Writers.

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Venue:BBC Bookstore (WUC First Floor)

James Allen Hall's first book of poems, "Now You're the Enemy," won awards from the Lambda Literary Foundation, the Texas Institute of Letters, and the Fellowship of Southern Writers.

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Venue:CBC 155

Current strategies for drug discovery typically involve the screening from 250,000 to as many as 2,000,000 individual compounds in robot-assisted high throughput in vitro biochemical or cell-based assays. For most of these high throughput screens, a great deal of effort is required to make a “bench top assay” suitable for the robotic requirements.

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Venue:GC 150

In a village of southern India, an HIV-positive diagnosis meant death for the patient and misery for the family, until a chance meeting sparked change. For an orphan boy, an HIV-infected widow and dying man, it gave a second chance at life.

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Venue:Zoo Miami

Dr. Bohn will discuss and demonstrate bat vocalizations using ultrasonic microphones so that the audience can “see” the secret lives of these magnificent creatures.

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Venue:Roxy Performing Arts Center - 1645 SW 107 Avenue, Miami, FL 33165

The Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence is presenting the Polish play "Radiation: A Story of Marie Sklodowska Curie". This event is part of Blanka Rosenstiel Lecture Series on Poland.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC Ballrooms

The Open House provides you with a great opportunity to meet FIU's graduate faculty, program directors, staff and administration. The Graduate Open House is free and open to the public, but you must RSVP early in order to attend.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 150

The Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence, FIU, the European Studies Program, and the European Student Association, organize a European film series on the topic of European politics. "Good Bye Lenin" , German film, where the action takes place in East Germany in 1989, during the fall of the Berlin Wall and the triumph of capitalism.

December

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Venue:LC 110, MMC

These will be first year AADS MA students, Education graduate students, students getting graduate certificate in AADS and/or LACC presenting an early draft of their research proposals or term papers. They are enrolled this fall semester 2013 in the courses AFA 5005 "African & African Diaspora Studies Theory" and/or AFA 6920 "African and African Diaspora Studies Graduate Colloquium." AADS Faculty will attend and provide feedback.

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Venue:Wolfsonian FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

Cuban-American interdisciplinary artist Coco Fusco will discuss her recent work as well as trends in the contemporary art world.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

In this lecture, Michael E. Parmly will challenge audience members to consider for themselves what are the current U.S. interests in retaining the status quo in Guantánamo, against the background of evolving Cuban nationalism.

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Venue:AHC-4, 402

FIU Faculty Mentor Program - You are invited to hear and discuss different perspectives from five panelists on Preparing for the 3rd Year Review at FIU. Please RSVP as space is limited.

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Venue:Jewish Meseum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

Sufism, the mystical tradition of Islam, teaches a heart-center approach to the Divine and affirms all true faiths as vehicles to Truth. It has produced some of the world’s greatest music and poetry, presented by an eminent Middle-Eastern performer and an accomplished New York actor. Their first three programs at FIU have enchanted audiences. https://www.facebook.com/events/560781387312137/

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Venue:Hubert Library room 175

Dr. Vernon Dickson will read from his latest book.

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Venue:FIU MMC Graham Center Building (GC) Room 243

Students and teachers from 15 high schools will be attending this orientation. These schools will be participating in the Euro Challenge Competition 2014. An official from the Delegation of the European Union in Washington D.C., Valerie Rouxel-Laxton, First Secretary, Economic & Financial Affairs Section (TBC), Delegation of the European Union to the USA, Washington, DC, will lecture on various topics.

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Venue:AHC 1 Room 110

Raul Gonzalez, associate professor in the psychology department at FIU will lecture on how cannabis use has changed. He will also speak about how cannabis use has an impact on neurocognitive functioning.

Classically Cuban Concert: "Recordando a Lecuona/Remembering Lecuona"

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall

This year, CRI is pleased to present its concert in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the death of the prolific Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona.

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Venue:MARC Pavilion

Central to most research endeavors is the underlying hypothesis being addressed. The presentation explores the issues underlying this situation and examines different scenarios as well as what makes the resulting hypothesis testable, or not.

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Venue:AHC-2, Room 160

Dr. Liu will discuss oxidative DNA damage-induced somatic trinucleotide repeat instability via DNA base excision repair and the development of new strategies for prevention and treatment for human neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's disease and Friedreich ataxia.

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Venue:The Shul, 9540 Colline Ave., Surside

Tenth Miami International Conference of Torah and Science “BEGINNINGS, ENDINGS, AND RENEWALS: Conversations between Torah Wisdom and Scientific Knowledge about the Universe, Human Life, and the Mind” https://www.facebook.com/events/668578639838812/

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Venue:Zoo Miami

Dean Furton will discuss the extraordinary sensory skills of these canines, and how that might be harnessed for conservation and security.

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Venue:US Century Bank Arena
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Venue:US Century Bank Arena
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Venue:US Century Bank Arena

Fall 2013 Commencement

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Japan Immersion Day 2013. Musical performances and workshops. Registration required, deadline is Nov. 20, 2013

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Venue:Zoo Miami

Using the Zoo Miami antelope collection Dr. Michael Maunder will explore the conservation challenges facing these beautiful animals.