West Palm Beach, Florida – Keiser University is pleased to announce the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for its College of Chiropractic Medicine’s Spine Care Clinic was held Saturday, March 23 at the University’s College of Chiropractic Medicine located at its West Palm Beach campus.
A leading neuroscientist at Florida Atlantic University has been named a Kavli Fellow by The National Academy of Sciences. Alex Keene, Ph.D., an associate professor of biological sciences in FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, recently participated in the 30th Annual U.S. Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium (KFoS), which took place at the Academy’s Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center in Irvine, California.
The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County was proud to be a judge at the 2019 Keiser University Seahawk Tank Pitch Competition.
The ability to read facial expressions is key to interpreting important social cues during a conversation. For children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who commonly show impairments in social interactions, recognizing emotions in others is especially challenging. They also are hindered by a lack of interest in initiating conversation and atypical eye contact.
A researcher at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $500,011 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure. The goals of this five-year project, “CAREER: Spatial Network Database Approach for Emergency Management Information Systems (EMIS),” are to identify promising solutions for addressing the challenge of EMIS and to develop an advanced spatial query processing platform that clearly and succinctly delivers critical information in emergencies.
Nursing students brought their healing touch to people living in the hills of El Salvador during spring break.
The soon-to-be graduates of the class of 2019 at Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine joined thousands of medical students across the nation to celebrate “Match Day.” The 55 members of the class of 2019 achieved a 100 percent match as they participated in this rite of passage to find out where they will be spending the next several years of medical training as residents.
Palm Beach State College science professors Dr. Gokarna Gharti-Chhetri and Dr. Tod Fairbanks and math professor Alex Opritsa have been chosen to receive an Excellence Award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.
Florida Atlantic University’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing recently celebrated its 40th anniversary during a special event at the college to support initiatives for nursing education, research, and community service. The celebratory event honored the College of Nursing’s namesake Christine E. Lynn, Anne Boykin, Ph.D., dean emeritus, and Marlaine Smith, Ph.D., the current dean, for elevating the college to its highly ranked stature and recognition locally, regionally and nationally.
Today, BDB attended the grand opening for the South Florida Science Center’s new “Journey Through the Human Brain Exhibit”, coined the most modern brain exhibit in the world. With a capital investment of $2.5 million, the 2,500 s.f. exhibit has 30 stations. CEO Kate Arrizza announced details about the exhibit and President Lew Crampton shared that it’s a “bottom up approach of telling the story of how the brain has evolved into the most complex structure in the universe.” The exhibit strikes a great balance between complexity of the brain with educational stations that can reach children at a level they can understand.