Over a decade after the Scripps Research Institute was brought to Jupiter with large public incentives, the town is on the verge of attracting a major life sciences company.
Honors College students interested in computer science and engineering can pursue a joint Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree at the Honors College and a Masters of Science degree through the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Students complete the prerequisite coursework for the Masters degree while at the Honors College in their first 4 years, and can complete the masters coursework in an additional year in this “4+1” program. Many of the prerequisite COECS courses are available online.
The Florida Atlantic University Brain Institute and Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is proud to announce the recruitment of Ning Quan, Ph.D., Professor of Biosciences and Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research at Ohio State.
The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) announces a new “labs@location” partnership agreement between the MPFI Electron Microscopy (EM) Core Facility and Germany-based microscopy company ZEISS, known for its cutting-edge imaging technologies. As a “labs@location” partner institution, MPFI will have access to state-of-the-art ZEISS technology before it is commercially available, providing researchers with innovative imaging tools that will empower their search for new insights into how the brain works. MPFI is the only the third institution in the United States to earn the labs@location designation.
Wilkes Honors College students, Owen Silvera, and Jillian Hanley received a scholarship to attend the 34th annual Everglades Coalition conference in Duck Key, Fla. The awards were made possible by through the efforts of Cara Capp, a Wilkes Honors College Alumna. Capp serves on the Everglades Coalition Board of Directors where she established and grew the conference’s scholarship program. As a result of her efforts, 21 students from around the country were able to attend. Five of them were from Florida Atlantic University, including two Environmental Science masters students, an undergraduate from the Boca Raton campus, in addition to the two honors college students.
A Boca Raton company that has been a trailblazer in the health-technology industry is opening its new headquarters on the site where one of the world’s top tech innovations was born — the personal computer.
Students and staff at Palm Beach Lakes High School are getting creative about how they market the unique opportunities offered at their school. The Five Carat Choice Program consists of six dynamic academies including Biotechnology, Early Childhood/Teacher Education, and Fire.