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FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, March 4, 2016
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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Events
Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)
YEA! Investment Panel Presentation Mar. 10, 6-8p.m. FAU Jupiter's LLS Auditorium. Attendance is open to the public. Learn more.
FAU Neuroscience Seminar
Dr. Oliver Layton Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Mar. 15, 4pm, RF119.
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.
Shred-It
Mar 7 is the next pick up for document shredding. Please place documents in bin located in the SR by today. The next pick up will be Mar 21.
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 8, 18, 21, 22, 23. There is construction on both Donald Ross and Parkside that further impedes the ease of getting on and off campus. How long this construction project will last has not been shared.
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!
Honors College Names Scholarship in Dean’s Honor Richard Gordon
The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College celebrated Jeffrey L. Buller’s successful ten years as Dean with a “Roast ‘n’ Toast” on Feb. 24. In Buller’s honor, the College established a scholarship endowment in his name, so his legacy lives on after his departure on June 30.
Annual IB Retreat Convenes 120 Students and Faculty Richard Gordon
A total of 120 graduate students and faculty members attended the 8th Annual Integrative Biology Retreat (IB) on Feb. 19. The students consisted of current IB Ph. D. students and 8 incoming students. The 70+ Integrative Biology Ph. D. students work with faculty in several different departments (Biology, Biomed, Psychology and Chemistry) and at partner institutions (such as Scripps and Max Planck Florida). The annual retreat fosters collaboration by bringing the members of the IB community together on the Boca Campus for one day each year to discuss ongoing research, celebrate the accomplishments, learn about professional development opportunities and enjoy talks by invited guest speakers. This year’s guests were distinguished alumni Stephanie Liberos and keynote speakers Drs. Rindy Anderson and Casey Klofstad.
University of California Professor Speaks on Campus Randy Dean Blakely, Ph.D
David Whitney, Ph. D., professor at University of California, presented to FAU students on Mar. 1 as part of the FAU Neuroscience Seminar series. Whitney’s research focuses on a variety of topics within cognitive neuroscience including visual and visuomotor localization, motion perception, object recognition, perceptual and motor crowding and visual impairments. The FAU Neuroscience Seminar Series features distinguished national and international speakers to foster the scientific and professional development of our students. Click here for the schedule.
Owl's Nest Egg Drop to Benefit Annual Campaign Randy Dean Blakely, Ph.D
Faculty and staff are invited to participate in the “Owl’s Nest Egg Drop” on Thurs, Mar. 17 from 3-4:30 p.m. behind the EC building. Teams will compete in building the best ‘nest’ to protect a raw egg as it falls two stories. Please submit the names of your 3-person team by Thursday, Mar. 10 to Gabrielle Vitucci at gvitucci@fau.edu. The event provides a fun way to gather with colleagues and support the FAU Foundation’s annual Owl’s Nest Faculty & Staff Campaign. Donations to the campaign are optional and help make a difference in the future of FAU. Donate here.
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. Renovations are underway on the first floor of the SR east wing to support a one stop location for all services provided to FAU students. The following Honors College faculty have relocated to the 2nd floor of the SR building faculty suite: Chris Ely (SR 202), Julie Earles (SR 203), Wairimu Njambi (SR 204), Bill O’Brien (SR 206), Yasmine Shamma (SR 211), Adjunct HC Faculty (SR 216/217), Jacqueline Fewkes (SR 219) and Michael Harrawood (SR 254). The following Honors College faculty have moved within the HC building: Warren McGovern (HC 101), Rachel Corr (HC 102), Chitra Chandrasekhar (HC 147) and Jim Wetterer (HC 151). 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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