FAU Jupiter News

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COE Faculty Releases ADHD Empowerment Guide

By | October 18, 2019

James W Forgan, Ph.D., an associate professor in Exceptional Student Education in the College of Education on the FAU Jupiter campus, recently released The ADHD Empowerment Guide. The book helps parents identify their child's strengths to develop a specific plan to unlock their child's potential. Parents...

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WHC Associate Professor Releases Volume on the Religious Uses of Mobile Apps

By | October 18, 2019

Jacqueline H. Fewkes, Ph.D., associate professor of anthropology at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College recently edited, Anthropological Perspectives on the Religious Uses of Mobile Apps. The edited volume deploys digital ethnography in varied contexts to explore the cultural roles of mobile...

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COE Jupiter Faculty Publication: Parent Involvement for Motivated Learners

By | October 17, 2019

Alyssa R. Gonzalez-DeHass, Ph.D., professor of educational psychology in the College of Education at Florida Atlantic University’s Jupiter campus recently published Parent Involvement for Motivated Learners: Encouraging Self-Directed and Resilient Students. Parent Involvement for Motivated Learners...

American Journal of Medicine, Schmidt College of Medicine, Research Integrity, Medical Researchers, Commentary, Science, Facts, Peer-reviewed Scientific Results

Society is Rejecting Facts; Medical Researchers Can Help

By | October 16, 2019

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers say that medical researchers must help the public understand the rigorous process of science to discern anecdotes and fake news from peer-reviewed scientific results.

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Executive Director for FAU Jupiter Academic Operations Selected

By | October 15, 2019

  After a national search, FAU selected Bethany Stanhope, Ph.D., as the Executive Director for Academic Operations of the Jupiter campus effective October 19, 2019.   Dr. Stanhope received her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati. She was a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Alex Keene, Ph.D.,...

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Are Some Urban Settings Riskier for Traffic Injury or Death?

By | October 15, 2019

How risky is travel in the U.S.? We know less than you think. Despite research on the dangers of traffic injury and death, there's a lack of clarity on the role of the built environment and its risk effects.

Healthier Jupiter Grant


By | October 14, 2019

Healthier Jupiter, a community initiative founded to address health and quality of life issues, awarded Florida Atlantic University Brain Institute's Ascend Program $2,500. The grant will be used to fund "Brain Blitz Jupiter - Exercise Your Mind," an educational program for children and adults....


FAU Wilkes Honors College Receives $1 Million Donation to Endow the Kenan Social Engagement Program

By | October 14, 2019

Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College met the “Kenan Challenge,” raising $1 million to match a $1 million gift from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. This gift creates a permanent endowment for the Kenan Social Engagement Program, which provides scholarships...

Matt Gross

A Path of Helping Others

By | October 11, 2019

Matt Gross is a key member of the FAU Brain Institute, facilitating work that takes place in the laboratory to gain greater understanding of the way the brain functions, disorders that can affect it and how those disorders might be addressed. Based on the Jupiter campus, the institute was founded...

Homecoming 2019

FAU Celebrates 'Owlstock' for Homecoming 2019

October 10, 2019

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Homecoming 2019 "Owlstock" beginning Friday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 18, at its Boca Raton, Broward, and Jupiter campuses.