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Novel Cancer Therapy Emerges from Center of Excellence in Biomedical & Marine Biotechnology
Dr. Herbert Weissbach, director of the Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology and professor in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, in conjunction with colleagues at the University, has discovered technology that will aid in the treatment of skin cancer. CHS Resources LLC,through an exclusive license agreement, will develop and ultimately commercialize patent pending technology for the treatment of skin cancer. MORE...

Izquierdo Named Vice President for
Communications and Marketing

Aileen Izquierdo has been named the vice president for University Communications and Marketing. She oversees the University's newset division, University Communication and Marketing. Izquierdo is the first Hispanic vice president in the University’s 42-year history. MORE...

FAU's College of Nursing Announces Funding for Accelerated Ph.D. Program
The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has received funding for a new, accelerated Ph.D. program for nurses who have B.S.N. degrees and wish to become nurse educators. The Quantum Foundation of Palm Beach County is funding the three-year, $500,000 project. MORE...

Bye-Bye WebLUIS… Hello ALEPH
After 20 years, the state university libraries in Florida are switching from NOTIS to a new online management system called "Aleph." FAU, among the last to make the transition, is using Aleph for cataloging and acquisitions, as well as for its public online catalog. Library users will find the new system somewhat different in look and functionality, and those planning on library instruction for classes should be aware that the new system may affect previously designed assignments. For assistance with the new system, call the Reference Desk at ext. 7-3785 (e-mail: lyref@fau.edu) or set up a consultation online with a reference librarian at www.library.fau.edu/eforms/refcon.htm. For assistance with designing assignments for classes, call the Library's Instructional Services area at ext. 7-4318 (e-mail: lyilis@fau.edu) or set up an instruction session online at www.library.fau.edu/eforms/lybiform.htm.

Peirce Named Vice President for the Campaign
Susan Peirce has been hired as vice president for the campaign. Serving as a member of University Advancement, Peirce, who has close to 25 years experience in development, will be readying the University for its next major fund-raising effort. MORE...

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