FAU’s “University of Distinction” plan for applied artificial intelligence and big data analytics was officially approved today by the Florida Board of Governors, which oversees the State University System.
Borivoje “Borko” Furht, Ph.D., a professor at Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Center (CAKE) in FAU’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, was recently appointed as a member of the prestigious Academia Europaea.
Vertebrate, insect, and plant cell lines are important tools for research in many disciplines, including human health, evolutionary and developmental biology, agriculture and toxicology. Cell lines have been established for many organisms, including freshwater and terrestrial invertebrates.
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science have received a $1,688,955 grant from the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) for a pilot project to create a framework for their Watershed Planning Initiative. The project is funded in part by the federal government through FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and in part from the state of Florida. The FDEM Bureau of Mitigation prioritizes flood risk management as an integral part of its mission.
Florida Atlantic University faculty, staff and students came together with local officials and community partners today to celebrate the 20th anniversary of FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter with a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new FAU Neuroscience Building and a new residence hall.
The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University recently received five delegation awards at the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C.
The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that NYU Langone Florida, a world-class academic medical center, has chosen Boynton Beach for its new state-of-the-art contact center. The center will be located at 3301 Quantum Blvd in Boynton Beach and will create up to 500 new jobs. Referred by Michael H. Feldman, Director, South Florida Healthcare Advisory Practice at Cushman Wakefield, the BDB worked with the City of Boynton Beach on property and permitting services, connected it with CareerSource Palm Beach County to access talent for up to 250 job openings during its first phase in October 2019, and also worked with Florida Power & Light on technical assistance. Together, Palm Beach County’s collaborative environment has facilitated another success story.
Lynn University announced it is an Apple Distinguished School for 2019–22. This marks the fourth consecutive Apple Distinguished School designation recognizing Lynn for innovation in learning, teaching and academic accomplishment.
With more open pharmaceutical logistics positions available than qualified candidates to fill them, the supply chain industry is a seller’s market. A recent survey from a supply chain trade association noted that supply chain professionals see hiring skilled workers as their biggest challenge, and have ranked the skills gap as their primary challenge for the previous four years.
A group of 70 leaders from the pharmaceutical supply chain industry in Boca Raton and in Palm Beach County and beyond gathered yesterday at the Boca Raton Resort and Club to present the Healthcare Champion Award for outstanding contributions to patient satisfaction.