FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, June 24, 2016
A monthly community update
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Honors College Summer Camp
The Honors College is hosting a week-long residential summer program for high school students from July 24-29. MERGE will focus on the interaction among science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and the liberal arts. Learn More.
Summer Hours

The Campus

Will be closed July 4

Library Hours
Mondays-Fridays: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Saturdays: Noon - 5:00pm
Sundays: CLOSED
July 4: CLOSED

The library is open to the public. Learn more about its offerings by clicking here.
President John Kelly Receives Award of Excellence Richard Gordon
Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly recently received the Gaeta Chairman’s Award of Excellence by the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber celebrated its Annual Leadership Awards Dinner at PGA National Resort and Spa. Read More.
FAU Jupiter Life Science Initiative Featured in National Magazine Richard Gordon
FAU’s Jupiter Life Science Initiative was recently featured in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN). The article discusses the innovative collaboration among FAU, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and Scripps Florida. It also discusses the development of the Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology that serves as a link between FAU and industries in this field. Read the full article.
Honors College Awards $15,000 in Research Scholarships Richard Gordon
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College awarded nearly $15,000 in scholarships to 10 students in support of their summer research at FAU and Scripps Florida. The summer research scholarship program encourages students to take advantage of the opportunities afforded by the FAU-Scripps-Max Planck Florida life science hub located at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter. Photo: From left, Lauren Fremont, Stacy Cabral, Rubens Tavora, Viktoriya Kozlova and Nicole McRostie.
Jupiter Campus Library Receives Bravo Award Richard Gordon
The Jupiter Campus Library team was presented the Bravo Award by the FAU Libraries for their commitment to research, art, scholarly publications and presentations. The award signifies their successful engagement on campus with exciting academic and scholarly activities. "This speaks to Department Head Ethan Allen’s dynamic, motivational leadership which encourages excellence from every single member of the team," said Carol Hixson, Ph.D., dean of the University Libraries.
Keene Lab Presents at Society for Research on Biological Rhythms Meeting Richard Gordon
Alex Keene, Ph.D., associate professor, College of Science, FAU Jupiter, presented his speech, “The Lateral Line Confers Evolutionarily Derived Sleep Loss in the Mexican Cavefish” at the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms 2016 meeting in Palm Harbor, Florida. IBAN student Melissa Slocumb and postdoctoral fellow Bethany Stahl (pictured) presented posters at the meeting.
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