FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, January 22, 2016
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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Tri-Institutional Neuroscience Seminar Series
“Synapse and Circuit Dysfunction in Cognitive Disorders” with Gavin Rumbaugh, Ph. D., Associate Professor, Scripps, will be on Jan. 22, 3:30 – 4:30pm in RF 119.
Lifelong Learning
Upcoming Lecture: "Classical Concert Series: Chopin, the Quiet Romantic" on Jan 24 from 2:30-4:30 PM. View the full Winter 2016 Schedule.
Coffee With the Professor
Feb. 19 Kanybek Nur-tegin, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Economics, Wilkes Honors College. Please RSVP to Kat Yates.
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Jupiter’s Innovative Collaboration showcased at Florida Board of Governors Meeting Randy Dean Blakely, Ph.D
FAU President John Kelly, Max Planck CEO David Fitzpatrick and FAU Professor and Department Chair Dr. Gregg Fields presented before the Florida Board of Governors at their regular meeting in Tallahassee on Jan. 21. Their presentation was part of the BOG’s newest initiative titled “Think Florida.” They spoke about the world-class research and education coming out of Jupiter’s neuroscience community. To learn more about the Think Florida program visit. Photo (left to right): FAU President John Kelly, Chair of Board of Governors Tom Kuntz, Max Planck CEO David Fitzpatrick, FAU Professor and Department Chair Dr. Gregg Fields and Chair of Board of Trustees Anthony Barbar.
Advancing the Dream Together Randy Dean Blakely, Ph.D
The Martin Luther King Diversity Address, “Advancing the Dream Together,” hosted by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, was showed at the student burrow Wed, Jan. 20. The keynote speaker was Tim Wise one of the most prominent anti-racism activists and writers. A panel discussion with reception followed the address. Also, in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. a screening of the award-winning motion picture “Selma" was showed on Monday. Read more here.
Nobel Laureate Speaks at Max Planck Richard Gordon
FAU students had the opportunity to hear the Nobel laureate, Eric Betzig, Ph. D., of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute give a seminar at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience on Monday Jan. 18. Betzig discussed the frustrating aspects of super-resolution (SR) fluorescence microscopy is that, while it’s easy to get an image, it’s difficult to get a biologically meaningful one. See More Seminars.
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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