FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, January 27, 2017
A monthly community update
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BioFlorida Chapter Event
BioFlorida Chapter Event at the Jupiter Medical Center 5:30 - 7:30pm, January 30, 2017. Hear from the President and Chief Executive Officer for Jupiter Medical Center, Vice President for Research of FAU Dan Flynn, Ph.D, and Lead Counsel for Sancilio & Company. Learn More and Register Here.
Brain Institute Neuroscience Seminar Series
"Vesicle Circulation, Capture and Synaptic Neuropeptide Release," presented by Ed Levitan, University of Pittsburgh. 4pm, Jan. 31, FAU Jupiter campus, MC-17 Rm119. View the full seminar series schedule.
Honors College’s Kenan Challenge
Donate to Honors College’s Kenan Challenge to make the world a better place by helping students start their own social enterprises. Learn More.
Legislative Update
Read Government Relations latest Legislative Update Here.
Former Boston Police Commissioner to Speak on Campus, Feature Film Depicting His Experience Hits Box Offices this Month Richard Gordon
Tickets are still available! Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society will host a lecture by Former Police Commissioner of the Boston Police Department Ed Davis on February 2. Davis was at the forefront of the emergency response to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing and the arrests that followed. His experience during the Boston Marathon bombings will be depicted in the feature film, "Patriots Day," starring John Goodman as Commissioner Davis, opened January 13. This lecture will be a first-hand account of the Boston Marathon Bombings and the manhunt to find the terrorists who planned the attacks. Learn More.
'Owl Research & Innovation' Spring Edition Features Research Taking Place at FAU Jupiter Richard Gordon
The impressive research, scholarly and creative achievements of faculty, staff and students are on full display in the spring edition of Owl Research & Innovation Magazine, which was recently produced by the Division of Research. Check out the new International Max Plank Research School collaboration with FAU on new Doctoral Program (p. 14), College of Education national grant to better prepare principals (p. 9), new Honors College Dean (p. 18) and Jupiter neuroscientist has patents (p. 48). As part of the narrative under the research edition.
FAU Jupiter's Lifelong Learning is Celebrating 20 Years Richard Gordon
This winter, the FAU Lifelong Learning Society in Jupiter is celebrating its 20th anniversary of providing interesting and engaging lectures and courses for the community. Jupiter's LLS has more than 8,000 members who have registered for more than 30,000 lectures and courses this past year. Jupiter's LLS is the largest lifelong learning program in the United States! To mark this milestone, they will celebrate throughout the 2017 winter and spring semesters. On Thursday, February 23 at 9:30 a.m., LLS will hold a special anniversary program. After the anniversary program, distinguished guest lecturer, Michael Beschloss, will present “Critical Moments of the American Presidency.” Tickets are still available.
Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) meets on FAU’s Jupiter Campus Richard Gordon
The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) program will be meeting weekly on FAU’s Jupiter Campus from now through March 13. YEA! is a groundbreaking and exciting 30 week program that transforms middle and high school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. Throughout the class, students develop business ideas, write business plans, conduct market research, pitch their plans to a panel of investors, and actually launch and run their own real, legal, fully formed companies and social movements. The YEA! Investment Panel Presentation will be held on March 14, 6 - 9 p.m. at FAU Jupiter's LLS Auditorium. Attendance is open to the public. Learn More.
Students Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Richard Gordon
FAU Jupiter students partnered with local agencies to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with several community service activities. They packaged 70 meals for the homeless through the Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers program and sorted 30 bags of donated clothing for the Homeless Coalition's thrift store. FAU Jupiter’s Campus Life also hosted presentations and a banquet that focused on oppression and social issues.
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 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. The Jupiter Life Science Initiative unites scientists and students in research and training programs and leverages FAU’s close affiliations with Scripps Florida and the Max Planck Florida Institute, which are also located on the campus. As part of this effort, the university-wide Brain Institute launched on the campus in 2016 and is a hub of cutting-edge, multidisciplinary neuroscience activity that builds on existing neuroscience centers and programs within FAU. The Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology offers research and training programs in molecular biology and biotechnology and serves as a link between FAU and other institutions and industries in this field.
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