FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, September 23, 2016
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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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 an FAU student at the jupiter campus. Sept 27, 7 - 8 p.m., AD 119.
Neuroscience Seminar Series
"Informative Neural Interactions," presented by Apostolos P. Georgopoulos, M.D., Ph.D, Regents Professor of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota. Oct 4, 4 p.m. Rm 106, Engineering East Bldg. Video Conf, MC-17, 119, Jupiter. Boca Raton Campus. Learn More. View the full seminar series schedule.
Scripps Seminar Series
"Deciphering Ribosome Assembly using Electron Microscopy and Mass Spectrometry," presented by James Williamson, PhD Vice President of Academic Affairs Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Professor, Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology The Scripps Research Institute. Sept 29, 4 p.m. Rm B158, Scripps. Boca Raton Campus. View the full seminar series schedule.
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Max Planck-FAU Collaboration Brings Premier Doctoral Program to the United States Richard Gordon
The nation’s first International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Brain and Behavior, a renowned doctoral degree program brought to Jupiter via a collaboration with Florida Atlantic University, recently launched for the fall semester welcoming five students from FAU and 10 other students from around the world. “This program is an amazing opportunity and some of the best students in the world are coming to Jupiter, Fla. to study the brain,” said Rod Murphey, Ph.D., director of FAU’s Jupiter Life Science Initiative. “They will be exposed to the best neuroscientists in the world, mentored by an outstanding cadre of faculty on two continents and trained to solve some of the most important basic and clinical problems involving the brain and behavior.” (From left: Ye Sun, Ke Zhang, Kuo-Sheng Lee, Dan Wilson, Monica Risley) Read More. Learn about the degree program.
The Honors College Introduces New Concentration Richard Gordon
The Honors College recently introduced a new concentration in biological anthropology. The field of biological anthropology encompasses several areas of study, including primatology, paleoanthropology, human evolution and adaptation, genetic variation, forensic and medical anthropology. This concentration is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine or who want to combine their interests in biology and anthropology. View the Curriculum.
Florida Earth Foundation Holds 2016 Water Module Event at FAU Jupiter Richard Gordon
On Sept 15, the Florida Earth Foundation held an event on campus titled, “A Day of Conversations at Florida Atlantic University” that focused on water quality and environmental stewardship. The event had speakers from FAU, University of Florida, the City of West Palm Beach, the Loxahatchee River District and others who covered topics like the Lake Worth Lagoon and Loxahatchee River. The Foundation’s “Florida Earth Modules” connect participants with experts in water science and policy, and explore a variety of disciplines that are critical to understanding Florida’s water challenges and solutions.
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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