FAU Jupiter News


FLORIDA TECH TREK 2019

FLORIDA TECH TREK 2019

Lynda F. Rysavy | June 20, 2019
Florida Atlantic University at Jupiter hosted 48 incoming eighth-grade girls during the 2019 American Association of University Women's (AAUW) Tech Trek Camp.
RANDY BLAKELY, PH.D., FEATURED ON LEGENDS RADIO 100.3!

RANDY BLAKELY, PH.D., FEATURED ON LEGENDS RADIO 100.3!

Lynda F. Rysavy | June 10, 2019
Randy Blakely, Ph.D., executive director of the Florida Atlantic University Brain Institute was be featured on "Legends Community Focus," a Legends Radio program.
GREGG B. FIELDS NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FAU'S I-HEALTH

GREGG B. FIELDS NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FAU'S I-HEALTH

Giselle Galoustain | June 10, 2019
Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., has been named as executive director of FAU's Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university's four research pillars.
TOLERANCE TO STRESS IS A ‘TRADE-OFF’ AS FRUIT FLIES AGE

TOLERANCE TO STRESS IS A ‘TRADE-OFF’ AS FRUIT FLIES AGE

Giselle Galoustain | June 4, 2019
FAU neuroscientists are the first to show how the effects of the foraging gene in fruit flies are beneficial early in life but costly later in life.
Bebeto Amazon

OVER THE FINISH LINE

Lynda F. Rysavy | May 1, 2019
As a first-generation college student, graduation means more than attaining a degree for Bebeto Amazan — it means all the extra shifts, late nights and financial struggle were worth it, as he takes one step closer toward his dream of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.
SCIENTISTS OFFER NEW ALZHEIMER’S, AMYLOID CONNECTION THEORY

SCIENTISTS OFFER NEW ALZHEIMER’S, AMYLOID CONNECTION THEORY

Giselle Galoustain | April 23, 2019
In a new study, FAU Brain Institute researchers sought to answer a fundamental question -- "Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's disease or is it just an accomplice?"
Osher LLI Awards $10,000 in Scholarships

OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE AT FAU AWARDS $10,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

Lynda F. Rysavy | April 23, 2019
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter awarded 10 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students at the Northern Campus Achievement Awards.
NORTHERN CAMPUS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

NORTHERN CAMPUS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Lynda F. Rysavy | April 23, 2019
The Northern Campus Achievement Awards were presented on April 9 to recognize outstanding students, faculty and staff on the FAU Jupiter Campus.   
LIFE-METRICS MOBILE APP WINS FAU’S BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

LIFE-METRICS MOBILE APP WINS FAU’S BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

James Hellegaard | April 19, 2019
Life-Metrics, an activity tracking mobile app, won first place and $12,000 in prize money at the annual Florida Atlantic University  Business Plan Competition , recently hosted by FAU’s  Adams Center for Entrepreneurship  and the  College of Business  at the  FAU Office Depot Center  on the Boca Raton campus. 
TECHNOLOGY SENSES PARKINSON’S PATIENTS’ MEDICATION RESPONSE

TECHNOLOGY SENSES PARKINSON’S PATIENTS’ MEDICATION RESPONSE

Gisele Galoustian | April 17, 2019
FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed a novel approach that automatically senses how Parkinson's patients respond to medication without patient or physician engagement.
Braint Blitz

NEUROSQUAD HOSTS BRAIN SCIENCE FOR KIDS

Lynda F. Rysavy | April 2, 2019
The Florida Atlantic Brain Institute hosted Brain Blitz: Hands-on fun for kids, this past weekend.
Cave Fish

FAU NEUROSCIENTIST HOSTS ANNUAL CAVEFISH MEETING

Lynda F. Rysavy | April 1, 2019
Alex Keene, Ph.D., an associate professor of biological sciences in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science recently organized the Sixth Annual Astyanax International Meeting (AIM) in Juriquilla, Querétaro, Mexico.
Student Housing

BOARD OF GOVERNORS APPROVES NEW STUDENT HOUSING FOR FAU

Lynda F. Rysavy | March 28, 2019
FAU Jupiter campus will build a $17.1 million, 165-bed residential hall that will provide a total of 435 beds once finished. Construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2020 with completion by summer 2021.
Randy Blakely

FLORIDA ATLANTIC BRAIN RESEARCHER NAMED SURA DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST

Press Release | March 26, 2019
SURA today announced that Randy D. Blakely, an internationally renowned neuroscientist and Executive Director of Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute, will receive its 2019 SURA Distinguished Scientist Award.
Alex Keene Kavli Fellow

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES NAMES ALEX KEENE KAVLI FELLOW

By  Lynda F. Rysavy  | March 22, 2019
Alex Keene, Ph.D., a leading neuroscientist, has been named a Kavli Fellow by The National Academy of Sciences. He is only the second faculty member at FAU to receive this recognition.
Sandy Hook Parent Shares the Neuroscience of Being Human(e)

Sandy Hook Parent Shares the Neuroscience of Being Human(e)

By Lynda F. Rysavy | March 20, 2019
The Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute hosted a lecture by Jeremy Richman, Ph.D., neuro-pharmacologist and CEO of the Avielle Foundation in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute complex at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter.
CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

CHILDREN WITH AUTISM ARE 'IN-TUNE' WITH MOM'S FEELINGS

By Gisele Galoustian  | March 20, 2019
A study assessing the ability of children with and without autism spectrum disorder to recognize facial emotions in familiar faces shows no differences in these two groups of children.
Brain Exhibit

NEW BRAIN EXHIBIT OPENS AT S. FLORIDA SCIENCE CENTER

By  Lynda F. Rysavy  | March 12, 2019
The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium’s Journey Through the Human Brain, a $2.5 million, 2,500-square-foot permanent exhibit is now open after three years of development.
BioFlorida 2019

FAU TECH RUNWAY'S EXPANSION INTO JUPITER

By  Lynda F. Rysavy  | March 5, 2019
The Florida Atlantic University Tech Runway is now open for business in Jupiter. The FAU business incubator officially expanded its' services to the FAU Jupiter campus this month .
Sunposium 2019

FAU JUPITER INVITED TO SPEAK AT SUNPOSIUM 2019

By  Lynda F. Rysavy  | March 5, 2019
More than 400 neuroscientists from around the world gathered at the Palm Beach County Convention Center for Sunposium, for a three-day international neuroscience conference hosted by the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI).
Neurosquad

FAU BRAIN INSTITUTE "NEUROSQUAD" SUPPORTS AUTISM SPEAKS

By  Lynda F. Rysavy  | March 3, 2019

On March 3, the Florida Atlantic University's Brain Institute participated in the Autism Speaks walk to raise money for autism research. Nearly 20 FAU neuroscientists joined the "Neurosquad" to support the organization and brain science.

Brainy Days 2019 March 1

BRAINY DAYS "ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: THE ROAD TO EFFECTIVE TREATMENT"

By  Lynda F. Rysavy  | March 1, 2019
Nearly 100 people attended the Florida Atlantic University's Brain Institute "Brainy Days" lecture held March 1, at Jupiter Medical Center. Lary Walker, Ph.D., Emory University presented, " Alzheimer's Disease: The Road to Effective Treatment. "...
Kenan Social Engagement Scholarship

FAU KENAN SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

By  Lynda F. Rysavy  | February 28, 2019
The Kenan Social Engagement Program at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce the selection of two new Kenan Social Engagement Program scholarship winners.
Kenan Social Engagement Scholarship

OSHER LLI AT FAU JUPITER PRESENTS JEREMY RICHMAN, PH.D.

By Kami Barrett Batchelder  | February 28, 2019
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will present a lecture by Jeremy Richman, Ph.D., a neuro-pharmacologist and CEO of the Avielle Foundation on Tuesday, March 19 at 4 p.m. in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute complex at Florida Atlantic...
Brainy Days 2019

FAU Brain Institute Announces 'Brainy Days 2019'

By  Lynda F. Rysavy  | February 25, 2019
Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute is proud to announce “ Brainy Days 2019 ,” a celebration of neuroscience sponsored by the  Palm Heath Foundation Inc . to be held throughout the month of March.  Brainy Days  is a community...
Improve Human Health

Coordinated Effort to Improve Human Health

By Wynne Parry  | February 21, 2019
Science is the best weapon against cancer. A number of labs across FAU have joined the fight, investigating aspects of the disease and potential means to prevent it. Now, the university is seeking to connect these independent efforts, an initial step in a longer term plan to develop a...
Honors

Honors College Board Member Sponsorship For Attending Easterseals Florida Event

By  Lynda F. Rysavy  | January 29, 2019
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College students and alumni of the Kenan Social Engagement Program attended the Easterseals Florida “12th Annual Get Down to Business Lunch,” thanks to a sponsorship provided by an advisory board member, Ann...
Dr. Ning Quan

noted neuroinflammation expert to join fau brain institute

By  Gisele Galoustian  | January 22, 2019
The Florida Atlantic University Brain Institute and Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is proud to announce the addition of Ning Quan, Ph.D., Professor of Biosciences and Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research at Ohio State.
Training

Student Crisis Assistance training

By Lynda F. Rysavy | January 18, 2019

College student depression, anxiety, stress, self-harm, and suicide rates are rising across the country. Nearly 40 Florida Atlantic University John D. MacArthur Campus faculty and staff participated in a "Student Crisis Assistance...

BORN TO RUN: JUST NOT ON COCAINE

By  Gisele Galoustian  | January 16, 2019

FAU neuroscientists and collaborators found a surprising response to cocaine in a novel strain of mutant mice - they failed to show hyperactivity seen in normal mice when given cocaine and didn't run around.

FLORIDA'S FIRST NSF-FUNDED AI AND DEEP LEARNING LABORATORY

By Gisele Galoustian | January 10, 2019

Led by researchers in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, FAU will establish Florida's first NSF-funded Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Training and Research Laboratory.



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