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FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, March 18, 2016
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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Events
Coffee With the Professor
Ashley Graham Kennedy, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Philosphy, Wilkes Honors College, Mar. 18. Please RSVP to Kat Yates. Sponsored by PBGMC.
Lifelong Learning
LLS to host LUNAFEST® Film Festival Mar. 24, 6 PM. View the full Winter 2016 Schedule.
MPFI’s public lecture series
Science Meets Music – Alzheimer’s Disease: New insights into causes and therapies . The event features musical performance by FAU’s Department of Music. Mar. 29, 5:30 PM at The Benjamin School. View event details.
Shred-It
Mar 21 is the next pick up for document shredding. Please place documents in bin located in the SR by Fri 18.
Spring Training
Traffic will be heavier on campus between the hours of 11 am – 1pm due to Spring Training. The busiest Spring Training days will be March 18, 21, 22, 23.
Submit News
Please use the Digital Marketing Application Form to submit events and items of interest for inclusion in @FAUJupiter. The deadline for submitting items to be included in the announcements for the following week is Thursday at 5 p.m. Submit your news today!
Randy D. Blakely, Ph. D., Executive Director of FAU’s Brain Institute, Speaks at College of Medicine Richard Gordon
Randy D. Blakely, Ph. D., the new executive director of FAU’s Brain Institute and professor of Biomedical Science at the College of Medicine spoke at the College of Medicine as part of their Distinguished Lecture Series. A reception was held prior to Blakely’s lecture titled, “Rare Opportunities for Progress in ADHD Neurobiology: A Tale of Leaky Dopamine Synapses."
Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce's YEA! Held Investment Panel Presentations at FAU Jupiter Randy Dean Blakely, Ph.D
Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), a program of the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, held their Investment Panel Presentations on March 10 at FAU Jupiter's LLS Auditorium. Two dozen students from grades 7-12 pitched business start-up ideas to an eight-person panel of local business people, who divided up $10,000 in awards. Sophia DeRosa, 16, from The Benjamin School was choosen to advance to the YEA regional competition. Her business, Beat the Stigma, will be an on-line learning center for teenagers. Over the past 10 weeks FAU Jupiter has been hosting the program on campus that helps students develop business ideas. Read More.
FAU Honors Students Speak with Business Leaders about Jupiter’s Life Science Initiative Richard Gordon
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of FAU students were invited guests to Enterprise Florida, Inc.’s Team Florida Dinner to represent Florida’s young talent. Pictured here is senior Tania Rodriguez, a Wilkes Medical Scholar (right) with Danielle Pickard, economic development project manager with Florida Power & Light (left). Monique Tromp a member of the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience Scholars Program was also an invited guest. Read More.
Jupiter Campus on the Move
A weekly update on office space transition
Randy Dean Blakely, Ph.D
In an attempt to keep you informed, we want to provide you with an update on campus moves. The Library's 24 Hour Computer Lab is now open. Please call this number if you have any questions regarding campus moves (561) 799-8531.
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter opened in the fall of 1999.  The campus presently enrolls more than 1,500 students and offers a broad range of upper-division and graduate courses. The campus is home to the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Lifelong Learning Society, and research facilities of Scripps Florida and the Max Planck Florida Institute.
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