FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, January 13, 2017
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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BioFlorida Chapter Event
BioFlorida Chapter Event at the Jupiter Medical Center 5:30 - 7:30pm, January 30, 2017. Hear from the President and Chief Executive Officer for Jupiter Medical Center, Vice President for Research of FAU Dan Flynn, Ph.D, and Lead Counsel for Sancilio & Company. Register Here or Learn More.
Lifelong Learning (LLS)
Upcoming Lecture: "The Piano Trio," Heather Coltman, D.M.A., Laura Klugherz, D.M.A. & Claudio Jaffé, D.M.A., Jan 14, 3 - 4:30pm Learn More. View the full Winter 2017 Schedule.
Brain Institute Neuroscience Seminar Series
"Vesicle Circulation, Capture and Synaptic Neuropeptide Release," presented by Ed Levitan, Ph.D., vice chair of research in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology at the University of Pittsburgh. 4pm, Jan. 31, Room 119, Research Facility MC-17, Jupiter campus. Videoconference to: Boca (EE-106), Davie (LA-148) and HBOI (LE-108D). Click here for flyer. View the full seminar series schedule.
Max Planck Science Meets Music
Science Meets Music - Metabolic Mayhem: The brain’s role in metabolic health and disease Jan 20 at 5:30 - 8pm. Lecture: Dr. Jens Brüning, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research. Music: Zlatomir Fung, American Friends of Kronberg Academy. Location: Benjamin Hall, The Benjamin Upper School 4875 Grandiflora Road, 33418. Learn More.
National Campaign for Financial Literacy
Series of Financial Education Workshops 9 a.m.-5 p.m. January, 21 in the AD Auditorium. Register by calling (561) 452-3788 or email.
Free Flu Shots
Free flu vaccines still available for all alumni, faculty, staff, and spouses. Jan 16 – May 12, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm, SR-106. Please call 561-799-8678 to make an appointment. Contact E-mail:
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'Owl Research & Innovation' Spring Edition Features Research Taking Place at FAU Jupiter Richard Gordon
The impressive research, scholarly and creative achievements of faculty, staff and students are on full display in the spring edition of Owl Research & Innovation Magazine, which was recently produced by the Division of Research. Highlights included: the recent arrival of Ellen S. Goldey, Ph.D. as the new Dean of the Honors College; the launch of the nation’s first International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Brain and Behavior via FAU; and a profile of Neuro Pharmalogics, founded by Ken Dawson-Skully, Ph.D. The Division of Research is distributing the publication university-wide to all who can use it at events, meetings, conferences or in any other venue. To order copies at no cost to your unit click here.
FAU Jupiter's Lifelong Learning is Celebrating 20 Years of Learning Richard Gordon
This winter, the FAU Lifelong Learning Society in Jupiter is celebrating its 20th anniversary of providing interesting and engaging lectures and courses for the community. Jupiter's LLS has more than 8,000 members who have registered for more than 30,000 lectures and courses this past year. Jupiter's LLS is the largest lifelong learning program in the United States! To mark this milestone, they will celebrate throughout the 2017 winter and spring semesters. On Thursday, February 23 at 9:30 a.m., LLS will hold a special anniversary program. Distinguished guest lecturer, Michael Beschloss, will present a lecture, “Critical Moments of the American Presidency,” following the program at 10 a.m. Read More.
Brain Institute Announces Pilot Award Program Richard Gordon
FAU's Brain Institute has launched a Neuroscience Pilot Award Program with $80,000 in total funding for approximately four awards to foster the growth of FAU extramural neuroscience funding. The most important criterion is the potential for the proposal to gather critical data needed to submit an external grant application upon the completion of the proposed studies. Read More.
Jupiter Campus Reminders
Randy Dean Blakely, Ph.D
Tobacco-Free University: FAU Jupiter is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on campus, including the parking lots. Lean More.

Classroom Furniture: Help keep our instructional space on campus in good condition. Please do not not rearrange tables and chairs in the classrooms, as this can cause furniture damage.

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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