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

                                                                                       FAU President Receives Key to City
                                                                                       of West Palm Beach
                                                                                       FAU and the City of West Palm Beach (WPB) recently hosted a joint press
                                                                                       conference to announce the Engineering Research Center (ERC)
                                                                                       for Smart Streetscapes project, an innovative science and
                                                                                       engineering initiative to enhance livability, safety and
                                                                                       inclusivity in downtown WPB.
                FAU-MAX PLANCK EXPAND INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIP                           During the event, Mayor Keith James presented FAU
                Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and the   President John Kelly with a key to the city as a token of
                Schmidt College of Science, along with the Max Planck Florida Institute for   appreciation for this momentous partnership.
                Neuroscience (MPFI), recently celebrated an expansion of the FAU-MPFI   FAU received a $26 million National Science Foundation
                education and research continuum, signing the new M.D./Ph.D. joint neuroscience   grant to establish the ERC in WPB and is in partnership with
                program into effect.
                                                                                       Columbia University, Rutgers University, the University of Central Florida
                The new accelerated academic dual-degree program is the latest addition to the   and Lehman College.
                innovative partnerships between FAU and MPFI, expanding student opportunities
                in South Florida and nationwide. Key leaders from the collaborative institutions   FAU Division of Research Releases
                took part in a ceremonious Memorandum of Understanding signing, marking the
                official launch of the joint program while elevating the academic programming   2022 Momentum Report
                and collaborative research opportunities provided by the partnership.             Division of Research’s 2021-22 Annual Momentum
                                                                                                  Report underscores Florida Atlantic’s meteoric
                                                                                       growth in total research expenditures over the last five
                                                                                       years, which is driven by extraordinary faculty expertise,
                                                                                       best-in-class facilities, and innovative collaborations with
                                                                                       premier partners… join us as we build a robust culture of
                                                                                       nationally respected research and scholarship.”
                                                                                            — Daniel C. Flynn, Ph.D., vice president, FAU Division of Research

                                                                                       FAU Researcher Featured Panelist
                                                                                       Nicole Baganz, Ph.D., director of community engagement
                                                                                       and programming, FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute,
                SAVE THE DATE                                                          and research assistant professor, FAU Charles E. Schmidt
                FAU STILES-NICHOLSON BRAIN INSTITUTE                                   College of Medicine, was a featured speaker for the
                                                                                       “NeuroArts” educational panel presentation, hosted in
                RIBBON CUTTING                                    Join Us!             part of Palm Health Foundation’s “Train the Brain 2022”

                FAU John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter is welcoming a new             campaign series. The event featured a discussion among
                                                                                       local scientists, artists and community leaders and was
                era of unmatched opportunities with the newest campus                  focused on the effect the arts have on health and well-being.
                expansion. Please join us for the official opening of the FAU
                Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute.
                                                                                       Wilkes Honors College Professor and
                WHEN: Jan. 19, 2023 at 10 a.m.
                                                                                       Student Team Present Research
                WHERE: 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458
                                                                                       FAU Wilkes Honors College student, Warren Lee,
                                                                                       presented “Stereotypes and (Mis)Representation of
                                                                                       Spanish Gypsies in Spain’s Film Industry (1960-1980),”
                 JOYCE                                                                 at the recent Office of Undergraduate Research and
                                                                                       Inquiry Annual Summer Student Showcase. During the
                 CAROL                                                                 showcase, Lee presented on personal testimonies and
                                                                                       archival material from research conducted by faculty
                                                                                       mentor, Carmen Cañete Quesada, Ph.D., associate
                 OATES                                                                 professor of Spanish, Wilkes Honors College.

                COMES TO FAU JUPITER                                                   FAU Tech Runway® Venture
                                                                                       Program Applications Now
                Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Jupiter, and the Harriet L.   Register!
                Wilkes Honors College at FAU are excited to host special guest         Being Accepted
                speaker Joyce Carol Oates on Friday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m.                 FAU Tech Runway  is now accepting applications for
                                                                                       the Venture Program, which helps turn game-changing
                Participants will have the opportunity to hear Oates speak about
                her life, publications, inspirations, and participate in an interactive   business ideas into thriving companies.
                Q&A session. A book signing will follow the program. For more          The deadline to apply is Sunday, Nov. 20.
                information, call 561.799.8547.                                        For more information, visit


                      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: FAU.EDU/JUPITER                                        @FAUJUPITER

                                                      5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458   |   phone: 561.799.8500

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