FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, April 14, 2017
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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Northern Campus Achievement Awards
Celebrate students, faculty and staff of the northern campuses at the Northern Campus Achievement Awards.
April 17
Reception 4pm in SR149
Award Ceremony 5pm in AD119
View the flyer.
Lifelong Learning (LLS)
Special LLS Program:
The Sleeping Beauty
April 19, 3 - 6pm.
Learn More.
View the full schedule
Brain Institute Neuroscience Seminar Series
Vivek Jayaraman, Janelia Research Campus, HHMI "Understanding an Internal Representation Linking Vision and Action"
April 25, 4pm
Elmore Auditorium
Max Planck Florida Institute
Videoconference in EE 106, Boca Raton campus
View the flyer.
View the full seminar schedule.
Legislative Update
Read the latest Legislative Update from FAU Government Relations here.
Division of Research
Read the latest Owl Research & Innovation magazine here.
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Honors College Hosts 15th Annual Symposium Richard Gordon
The Wilkes Honors College hosted its 15th annual Symposium, which showcased students’ theses and abstracts. The annual event celebrates the academic achievements of its students, particularly those students in the Class of 2017. This year’s featured Chastain Guest Lecturer was Dr. Frank Huyler, an emergency physician in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and author of the essay collection The Blood of Strangers and the novel The Laws of Invisible Things. View photos from the Symposium here.
New Brain Exhibit Announced at Sold-Out Science Center Benefit Richard Gordon
The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium’s annual benefit raised more than $400,000 to kick off fundraising efforts for the Science Center’s latest expansion, a permanent exhibit titled “A Journey Through The Human Brain,” which is being created in partnership with FAU’s Brain Institute.

“We are looking forward to making this vision a reality,” said Dr. Randy Blakely, the Executive Director of the FAU Brain Institute. “We hope to inspire young minds to dive even deeper into brain science, and this exhibit is the perfect way to get a picture of how the brain is built.” Read More.

FAU Jupiter’s LLS Announces Summer Schedule Richard Gordon
FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the summer semester, which begins Monday, May 15. Taught by FAU professors and distinguished guest lecturers, course offerings include such varied subjects as foreign policy, political science, film, music, art history and literature. View the summer courses here.
Pre-Med Society Holds Charity Gala Richard Gordon

The Wilkes Honors College Pre-Medical Society hosted its annual Charity Gala, a fundraiser organized by students featuring an auction of donated artwork from local artists and students. Proceeds from this year’s gala were donated to the Jack Nicklaus Children's Healthcare Foundation. The Wilkes Honors College Pre-Medical Society is a club that encourages volunteer work and fundraising events for pre-med students.

Honors College Selects Distinguished Alumna Richard Gordon

The Wilkes Honors College announced that Noemi Coltea '05 is the 2017 Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College Distinguished Alumna. Coltea, pictured with Dean Ellen Goldey, graduated from the Honors College with a concentration in Economics and continued her studies earning a Masters in Public Administration, and a Doctorate in Adult and Community Education. She is now making a difference in the community as a Director of Business Development/Client Relations and National Special Projects for Boys Town.

Thank You Judi Bowe for Your Dedication and Service to FAU Jupiter Campus Richard Gordon
Judi Bowe retired March 31 after contributing seventeen years of service from 2000 - 2017 in the Jupiter Campus administration office. During that time, she provided assistance to every unit on campus. She helped us get from one project to the next with her smiles and problem solving skills. We all wish Judi happy adventures during some upcoming trips and hope to see her on campus visiting. If you would like to send Judi an email, she can still receive notes at
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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