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FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, September 9, 2016
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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Events
FAU Brain Institute Kick-off Lecture
"Harnessing Hippocampal Neurogenesis to Improve Cognition and Mood," presented by René Hen, Ph.D., Departments of Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Psychiatry, Columbia University. Sept 13, 4 p.m. Rm 106, Engineering East Bldg. Boca Raton Campus. Learn More. View the full seminar series schedule.
Florida Earth Foundation Water Module 2016
“Helping a River and a Lagoon” Sept. 15-16, FAU Jupiter, AD Auditorium, More information and registration visit here.
Division of Research
Federal Funding Priorities Workshop Sept. 21, 9am -3:30pm, AD BOT Room, Boca. Video conference, AD 222, Jupiter. RSVP.
Peace, Justice & Human Rights Initiative
Dr. Steven Roper, Executive Director of the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative at FAU is holding an open forum on Sept 20, 1 - 3pm, AD 204. Faculty are all welcome and encouraged to attend.
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Honors College Professor Publishes Book About Terrorism in 1870s Russia Richard Gordon
Christopher Ely, Ph.D., associate professor of history, Wilkes Honors College, has written Underground Petersburg: Radical Populism, Urban Space, and the Tactics of Subversion in Reform-Era Russia. The book, to be published October 30, argues that the most powerful weapon of populist terrorism was the revolutionary underground it created. This underground in the heart of the Russian capital enabled radical populists to carry out a campaign of violent terror that culminated in the assassination of Tsar Alexander II, establishing a model of revolutionary violence that has been emulated globally ever since. Ely has also just served as guest editor of Russian Studies in History: Urban Space (vol. 55, no. 2). Dr. Ely specializes in the history of imperial Russia during the nineteenth century.
FAU Launches Leadership and Professional Development Program Richard Gordon
The mission of the new Leadership and Professional Development Program is to provide opportunities for those in higher education to develop the skills they need in order to do their jobs more effectively by offering workshops, mentorships and outreach programs. The program was created by Jeffrey L. Buller, Ph.D., former Wilkes Honors College dean, author of more than a dozen books and more than 200 articles, essays and reviews on higher education administration. Faculty and staff are welcomed to sign-up for sessions here.
Honors College Alumni Publishes in Chemical Educator Richard Gordon
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College Alumni Nicholas Tran published his research titled "An Open Platform Microcontrolled-pH Meter," in Chemical Educator 21 (July 2016). Tran graduated from the Honors College in Spring 2016 with a degree in Biological Chemistry. Tran also was a Max Planck Scholar at Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience during his time at FAU.
Richard Gordon
President John Kelly will deliver a special presentation on Thursday, October 6, 8-9:30 a.m., in the Elinor Bernon Rosenthal Lifelong Learning Complex at FAU Jupiter. He will share the latest on FAU's Jupiter Life Science Initiative with highlights on our newest world-class faculty, state-of-the-art technology, growing partnerships, increased research funding, rising student numbers, planned growth and more. Kindly reply by October 4 by clicking here.
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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