Things to Know is your weekly guide to keep you informed and in the know. Just read it and go!
1. Fond of nature
FIU’s Nature Preserve is known for its beauty, and you can be a part of it keeping it beautiful by coming out to a Nature Preserve Volunteer Workday. Upcoming dates include Nov. 19, Nov. 21 and Nov. 26. Come prepared in work clothes and closed-toed shoes, and bring a refillable water bottle – more tips and information here.
2. Running up an appetite
The 25th annual Turkey Trot will be held Wednesday, Nov. 21 at our BBC campus. Sign up for the 3-mile run or 2-mile walk starting 1 p.m.; race begins at 2 p.m. Contact BBC Recreation for details or to pre-register.
3. Giving thanks
The university will be closed Nov. 22-23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. AAA estimates that 43.6 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles from home for the Thanksgiving holiday (Nov. 21-25), with 90 percent of them hitting the road. Drive safe!
4. Last chance
Cheer on your FIU football team at their last football game of the season. The Panthers take on the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) Warhawks at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24.
5. Résumé ready
Keep your job search tools up to date: The Career Services Cyber Café offers walk-in résumé and cover letter critiques at MMC, BBC and the Engineering Center. Visit the Cyber Café webpage for Fall 2012 hours.