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                 JANUARY 2022                                                          John D. MacArthur Campus
                                                                                                        at Jupiter
                                                                                       Florida Atlantic University
                 Sponsored report

                                                                                    Leadership Palm Beach County
                                                                                    Visits Campus

                                                                                    FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute recently
                                                                                    hosted Leadership Palm Beach County for an
                                                                                    event themed, Health Across the Lifespan:
                                                                                    Birth to 100. This was part of a full day
                                                                                    focused on health, healing and resilience.
                                                                                    Participants heard remarks from FAU
                                                                                    Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute executive
                                                                                    director, Randy Blakely, Ph.D., and
                                                                                    director of community engagement and
                                                                                    programming, Nicole Baganz, Ph.D., and had
                                                                                    an exclusive tour of the FAU Stiles-Nicholson
                                                                                    Brain Institute.
              FAU STILES-NICHOLSON BRAIN INSTITUTE                                  FAU Names New Dean of the Charles
                                                                                    E. Schmidt College of Medicine
              FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute researchers are seeding          FAU has named Julie G. Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D.,
              expansive discovery in the state-of-the-art environment. With         as the new dean of the Charles E. Schmidt
              the support of community champions and investments, you               College of Medicine. Pilitsis, who currently
              can help fuel the development of the new, innovative re-              serves as division chief of functional
              search and education facility, opening Fall 2022; focus-specif-       neurosurgery and chair and professor of
              ic research centers; and cutting-edge laboratory technology.          the basic neuroscience department at
                                                                                    Albany Medical College (AMC) in New
              Learn more about FAU’s Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute at            York, will assume her role as dean effective
                                                           February 2022.

                                            FORMER WHC ART                          OLLI Presents Thomas L. Friedman,
                                            STUDENT AMONG                           Foreign Affairs Columnist
                                            BRIGHTEST RISING                        Tickets are still available for the one-time
                                            CHANGE-MAKERS                           lecture, The American Presidency Through
                                            FROM AROUND                             a Global Lens (AD Auditorium), featuring
                                            THE GLOBE                               Thomas L. Friedman, on Thursday, Feb. 24,
                                                                                    2022 at noon.
                                            FAU Wilkes Honors College               Thomas L. Friedman is an internationally
                                            alumna, Angie Joseph, is among          renowned author, reporter, and columnist.
                                            60 highly accomplished artists          He is the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes
                                            selected to take part in the            – two for international reporting from the
                                            Global Leadership Program – an          Middle East and a third for his columns written
                                            Ivy-League curated educational          about 9/11. For more information, visit fau.
                                            opportunity for impact-focused          edu/osherjupiter.

                                            community changemakers.
                                            Joseph, who concentrated on             Calling all NeuroExplorers
                                                                                    to ASCEND this Spring
                                            Transdisciplinary Visual Arts and
                                            Mathematics, credits the unique         The ASCEND “NeuroExplorers” program
                                            and fully immersive interdiscipli-      is back for the Spring 2022 semester!
                                            nary learning environment WHC           Students in grades 6-8 can join professional
                                            provides students for her drive in      neuroscientists, and their trainees, in
                                                                                    an interactive, after-school program at
                                            arts entrepreneurship.                  STEM Studio in Abacoa. Attendees will
              “When I came to FAU, I had intended on pursuing an educa-             use cutting-edge educational tools and
              tion that would guide me in an art-centered, nonprofit organ-         engage in lessons and activities made
              izational management role,” said Joseph. “It was the sup-             possible by FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain
              port, guidance and passion for student success from WHC
              faculty that helped build my confidence to pursue art and,            Registration is coming soon! For more
              essentially, be empowered to take part in the Global Leaders          information, visit
              Program,” said Joseph.


                      Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College • Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Jupiter • FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute • I-HEALTH • FAST Labs
                           • FAU High School in Partnership with Max Planck Academy • FAU-Max Planck Joint Programs • College of Education Teacher Training
                                  STAY CONNECTED

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