FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, April 15, 2016
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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RSVP for End of Semester Lunch
Jupiter Campus Faculty and Staff are invited to the end of the semester buffet lunch in the Dining Hall Annex on April 19, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. RSVP to Gabrielle Vitucci by noon, April 15 at or 6-8684.
Jupiter Campus Ice Cream Social
Join us in welcoming faculty members to their new office spaces on April 25 from 3 to 4 p.m. with an ice-cream social hour on the second floor of the SR Building! RSVP to by April 22.
Lifelong Learning
Upcoming Lecture: Marshall Cohen, Ph.D., "Energy: How We Use It, How We Make It, Now and in the Future" April 19, 1 - 2:30pm. View the full Spring 2016 Schedule.
FAU Neuroscience Seminar
Garret Kenyon, Ph.D. Santa Fe Institute, April 19, 4 pm, RF119. View all seminars.
April 18 is the next pick up for document shredding. Please place documents in bin in the SR building today. The next pick up is May 2.
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Honors College Holds Their Largest Symposium Richard Gordon
The Honors College hosted its 14th annual Symposium, which showcased students’ theses and abstracts, from research of Atlantic reefs to analysis of small-molecule modulators. It was the college's largest symposium with 113 abstracts (53 oral presentations, 34 visual art submissions, 26 poster presentations) and 94 student presenters. This year’s featured Chastain Guest Lecturer was Michael Blakey, Ph.D., national endowment for the humanities professor of William & Mary. Click here to view photos from the Symposium.
FAU Jupiter Employees Recognized at Service Awards Ceremony Richard Gordon
The Employee Service Awards Ceremony was held on April 12 honoring employees with 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 25, 40, 45 and 50 years of service. Those honored from the Jupiter campus were Crystal Atkinson (30), Ethan Allen (20), Marjorie Cazeau (20), Joanne Julia (20), Aniela Aponte (15), Judi Bowe (15), Rachel Corr (15), Jon Moore (15), Scott Muldoon (15), Wairimu Njambi (15), William O’Brien (15), Keith Platt (15), Christopher Strain (15), Leah Plocharczyk (15), Robert Vitale (15), Ilene Allgood (10), Keith Jakee (10), Dorotha Lemeh (10), Douglas McGetchin (10), Rod Murphey (10), Robert Stackman (10), Jeremy Swart (10), Diane Baronas-Lowell (5), Kimberly Bowman (5), Donnie Ingram (5), Warren McGovern (5), Majory Moise (5), Mary Beth Mudrick (5) and Jeff Schering (5). Mary Lou Duffy received the President’s Leadership Award. Congratulations to all those honored from the Jupiter campus.
FAU Max Planck Scholars Compete in Regional Neuroscience Competition Richard Gordon
Five Florida Atlantic University students participating in the Max Planck Florida Institute (MPFI) Scholars program recently showcased their research findings at the Symposium for Young Neuroscientists and Professors of the Southeast (SYNAPSE) held at Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. Monique Tromp, a senior in FAU’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, was chosen as one of the top three presentation winners for her research titled “Maturation in Laminar Distribution of Inhibitory Neurons During Development,” based on her collaboration with Amanda Jacob, Ph.D., Dan Wilson and David Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. of MPFI.
Jupiter Library Hosts Peace Clylinder Project Randy Dean Blakely, Ph.D
The library hosted an interactive art piece by Raheleh Filsoofi and Linda Behar on April 13. In this project, a ceramic replica of the cylinder with the original declaration engraved on the surface and a wooden roller covered by a polymer plate that holds the last chapter of the Book of Esther in Hebrew are used in performance to create prints on clay and paper. The artists, Behar, a Jewish immigrant, and Filsoofi, an Iranian immigrant, bring diverse communities together for conversation. Learn more.
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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