FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, March 17, 2017
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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Lifelong Learning (LLS)
Upcoming Lecture:
Health Series: Making Relationships Work
Mar. 20, 12 - 1:30pm.
Learn More.
View the full schedule
Neuroscience Special Seminars
Larry Young, Emory University, to present two neuroscience presentations:

Special Neuroscience Presentation for Undergraduates:
Mar. 20, 4pm
AD 119, Jupiter Campus.
Honors College is hosting a reception following the presentation.
View the flyer.

Brain Institute Seminar:
Mar. 21, 4pm
Rm. 106, Engineering East Bldg. Boca Raton Campus.
Video Conference in Jupiter MC-17, 119.
View the flyer.
View the full seminar schedule.

Reading by George Singleton
Wilkes Honors College hosts reading by celebrated author George Singleton.
Mar. 30, 6pm.
AD 119
View the flyer.
Legislative Update
Read the latest Legislative Update from FAU Government Relations here.
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FAU Alumna Exemplifies Success of FAU-Scripps Collaboration Richard Gordon

FAU Alumna Melissa Borgen, Ph.D., ‘14, published her thesis work in the March edition of Genetics, where it will be highlighted on the cover with one of her images. Now a research associate at Scripps, Borgen also published a review paper jointly with her principle investigator Brock Grill, Ph.D., and FAU’s Rod Murphey, Ph.D. “The proximity of Scripps and FAU on the Jupiter campus simplified her change of institutions, enabled her ability to continue collaborating and enhanced her career by adding the Scripps name to her resume,” said Murphey, Borgen’s former principle investigator during her program at FAU. Read More.

Global Campaign for Brain Awareness Comes to Campus Richard Gordon

Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute commemorates “Brain Awareness Week” (March 13-19) to promote the public and personal benefits of brain research. Read More.

The Brain Institute and its designation as a Nikon Center of Excellence (NCE) was also featured in this month’s InJupiter Magazine Read More.

FAU Launches New Intercampus Shuttle Route Richard Gordon
The University’s new intercampus shuttle bus launched this week with a route between the Boca Raton campus and the Jupiter campus. The new route operates Monday-Friday with pick-up/drop-off locations at the Administration Building (AD 10) in Boca and at the Jupiter campus Research Facility (MC 17 and MC 19) and the campus bus loop. The shuttles are equipped with wireless Internet. Read More.
SFSM Announces Partnership Richard Gordon

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium announced that the Brain Institute contributed their cutting-edge research for the museum's newest exhibit, "A Journey Through the Human Brain." Read More.

Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce's YEA! Held Investment Panel Presentations at FAU Jupiter Richard Gordon
Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), a program of the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, held their Investment Panel Presentations on March 14 at FAU Jupiter's LLS Auditorium. 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. Over the past 10 weeks FAU Jupiter has been hosting the program on campus that helps students develop business ideas.
Professor Collaborates on Study Published in Memory & Cognition Richard Gordon
Alan Kersten, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science and Julie Earles, Ph.D., professor of psychology at FAU’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, co-authored a study that tested how memory in humans as well as police use of mugshots and subtle innuendo can contaminate eyewitness testimonies. The results were published in the journal Memory & Cognition. Read More.
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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