FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, September 16, 2016
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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Peace, Justice & Human Rights Initiative
Dr. Steven Roper, Executive Director of the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative at FAU is holding an open forum on Sept 20, 1 - 3pm, AD 204. Faculty are all welcome and encouraged to attend.
State of the Campus Address
Campus Address by MacArthur Campus Governor, Selene C. Vazquez. Owlsley, FAU ROTC, and Owlettes will also be there to perform. A few selected students will share their stories as a FAU student at the jupiter campus. Sept 27, 7 - 8 p.m., AD 119.
Division of Research
Federal Funding Priorities Workshop Sept. 21, 9am -3:30pm, AD BOT Room, Boca. Video conference, AD 222, Jupiter. RSVP.
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Brain Institute and Seminar Series Kicks Off with Renowned Guest Lecturer Richard Gordon
The FAU Brain Institute celebrated its opening and hosted its first lecture this week on the Boca Raton campus. The featured speaker was Rene Hen, Ph.D., Departments of Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Psychiatry at Columbia University. Hen, a renowned leader in his field, presented a talk titled “Harnessing Hippocampal Neurogenesis to Improve Cognition and Mood” to a full lecture hall. Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D., executive director of the Brain Institute, provided introductory remarks and a reception followed the event. View the full seminar series schedule.
FAU Jupiter’s Huckshorn Arboretum Awarded Level I Accreditation by ArbNet Richard Gordon
The Robert J. Huckshorn Arboretum at Florida Atlantic University’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter has been awarded a Level I Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum, for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens. Read More.
FAU Graduate Student Featured on LabTV Richard Gordon
Daniel Wilson was recently interviewed by LabTV about his research involving identifying new ways to see brain cells. Wilson's research involves the pathways of human vision and contributes to using new technology to image brain cells in 3-D. Wilson is part of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) affiliated with FAU. LabTV introduces students and the public to the people and careers shaping the future of science, medicine, and the care of patients. View is full LabTV interview here.
Richard Gordon
President John Kelly will deliver a special presentation on Thursday, October 6, 8-9:30 a.m., in the Elinor Bernon Rosenthal Lifelong Learning Complex at FAU Jupiter. He will share the latest on FAU's Jupiter Life Science Initiative with highlights on our newest world-class faculty, state-of-the-art technology, growing partnerships, increased research funding, rising student numbers, planned growth and more. Kindly reply by October 4 by clicking here.
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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