FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, March 24, 2017
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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Canvas is Here
Blackboard officially retires in June 2017
All 2017 summer courses will be in Canvas.
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Lifelong Learning (LLS)
Upcoming Lecture:
FDR's Other Woman
Mar. 25, 1 - 2:30pm.
Learn More.
View the full schedule
Brain Institute Neuroscience Seminar Series
Tim Buschman, Ph.D., Princeton University, "Neural Dynamics of Cognitive Flexibility"
April 4, 4pm
Rm. 106, Engineering East Bldg. Boca Raton Campus.
Video Conference in Jupiter MC-17, 119.
View the flyer.
View the full seminar schedule.
Reading by George Singleton
Wilkes Honors College hosts reading by celebrated author George Singleton.
Mar. 30, 6pm.
AD 119
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Honors College Symposium
15th Annual Research Symposium
The symposium celebrates the academic achievements of students.

April 7
Learn More.
Legislative Update
Read the latest Legislative Update from FAU Government Relations here.
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FAU Jupiter and Scripps Staff and Students Support Local Science Fair Richard Gordon
Faculty and students from FAU Wilkes Honors College, FAU College of Science and Scripps Florida supported the Marsh Pointe Elementary Science Fair by assisting with judging and other aspects of the event. FAU Academic Affairs is leading an ongoing effort to increase interaction between the University and area K-12 schools through involvement in STEAM-related events.
Advisory Board Member Works to Raise Awareness for Wilkes Honors College Richard Gordon
Wilkes Honors College Advisory Board member Diane Perlberg and her husband Mark Perlberg recently hosted a dinner at their home to promote the effort to increase awareness of the college and its offerings. Forty guests, including college Advisory Board members, enjoyed the evening and heard remarks from Ellen Goldey, Ph.D., college dean. Goldey shared her vision for the college and highlighted the unique, world-class opportunities made available to students studying liberal arts and science.
SFSM - FAU Brain Institute Exhibit Partnership Featured on WPTV Richard Gordon

Executive Director of the FAU Brain Institute Randy Blakely, Ph.D., was featured this week in a live interview on WPTV NewsChannel 5. He joined South Florida Science Center and Aquarium President Lew Crampton to announce the museum’s newest exhibit, "A Journey Through the Human Brain." Blakely and his colleagues contributed their expertise and information regarding their cutting-edge research to the exhibit. View the broadcast.

FAU Honors Lemeh for Excellence and Innovation Richard Gordon
Wilkes Honors College Associate Professor of Visual Art Dorotha Lemeh received FAU’s award for “Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Advising.” The award is granted for demonstrated excellence through stimulating and effective advising.

“We are very proud of Professor Lemeh,” said Mark Tunick, Ph.D., associate dean and professor of political science at the Wilkes Honors College. “Her dedication to her students as teacher and advisor, and her efforts in exhibiting our students’ creative works on the Jupiter campus, exemplifies the ideals so core to the Honors College of being invested in our students and of creating a meaningful community.”

Professor Lemeh joined the Honors College in 2005 from Pennsylvania State University, where she had been instructor, assistant professor of art painting and drawing, and coordinator of advising in the school of visual arts. To date she has shown her works of art in over 70 exhibitions nationally, as well as in Africa, Bulgaria, China, Italy, and Mexico. She has also published on a variety of topics, including mixed media assemblages.

NSO Celebrates “Brain Awareness Week” Richard Gordon

The Neuroscience Student Organization (NSO) presented an information table in the breezeway on FAU's Boca campus to celebrate “Brain Awareness Week.” NSO interacted with students to pique their interest in neuroscience and discuss FAU graduate programs available to students interested in studying the brain.

NSO has also launched a website where all FAU students interested in the brain can discuss news, events, opportunities and share resources. Anyone with an FAU e-mail address can join the discussion at

Florida Atlantic University’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter presently enrolls more than 1,500 students and offers a broad range of upper-division and graduate courses. The campus houses the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and the nation’s largest Lifelong Learning Society. Both the FAU Brain Institute and the FAU Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology call the MacArthur campus home, providing cutting edge research infrastructure and educational programs that link to other FAU campuses. The Jupiter Life Science Initiative serves to unite scientists and students in campus research and training activities, and helps sustain FAU’s close affiliations with Scripps Florida and the Max Planck Florida Institute, which are also located on the campus.
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