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FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, May 20, 2016
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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Events
Lifelong Learning
Upcoming Lecture: Terryl Lawrence, "Michelangelo and Leonardo DaVinci - Geniuses at work" May 24, 1:30 - 3pm. Learn more here.
MPFI Seminar Series
Hollis Cline, Ph.D. Hahn Professor of Neuroscience, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, "Building Circuits for Visual Information Processing” May 26, 11 - 12pm, Elmore Auditorium, MPFI.
Blood Drive
Donate blood on Thursday, May 26, 12 - 6pm in the AD loop.
Shred-It
June 3 is the next pick up for document shredding. Please place documents in the bin in the SR building by the 2.
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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!
JLSI Announces the Participants of John Nambu Memorial Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program Richard Gordon
Established in memory of the late John Nambu, professor of Biology, The John Nambu Memorial REU Program provides undergraduates an opportunity to research full-time in neuroscience and behavior-oriented labs. The program runs during the summer, with the option of continuing into the academic year with a provided stipend. The summer 2016 participants are Laura Arango (Macleod lab), Matt Kovic (Keene lab), Priscilla Lauriano (Keene lab), Cici Nicolas (Jia lab), Veronica Nunez (Godenschwege lab), Danielle Riboul (Stackman lab), Claudia Tinoco (Dawson-Scully lab), Keeley Spiess (Blakely lab) and Joseph Balbona (Blakely lab).
Alex Keene, Ph.D., Presents at IBANGS 2016 Richard Gordon
Alex Keene, Ph.D., associate professor, College of Science, Florida Atlantic University at Jupiter, presented his speech, “Genetic and evolutionary dissection of the sleep-feeding conflict” at the International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS) 2016 meeting in Bar Harbor, Maine on May 14. IBANGS awarded Keene the Young Scientist Award earlier this year for his research and its impact in his field.
FAU Jupiter Supports Northern Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce in Honoring Teachers Richard Gordon
Dr. Eliah Watlington spoke at the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce breakfast on May 11 to help announce the Teacher of the Year awards and John Giba Student Leadership Award winners. The Chamber awarded 34 teachers, one teacher from every public school in the North Palm Beach County School District, as well as one teacher from each private school that is a member of the Chamber.
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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