Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute is proud to announce “Brainy Days 2019,” a celebration of neuroscience sponsored by the Palm Heath Foundation Inc. to be held throughout the month of March. Brainy Days is a community outreach initiative designed to share the promise and progress of brain research and dispel the stigma associated with brain disorders.
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors senior Austin Boutilier presented his poster titled, "Ecology of the Barreleyes (Opisthoproctidae) in the Gulf of Mexico," at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science (GoMOSES) conference in New Orleans this month. The research was conducted under the direction of Jon Moore, Ph.D., honors college professor of biology, as part of a DEEPEND grant received from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative.
Nearly 80 people turned out for FAU's Academy for Community Inclusion information session on Tuesday. The FAU ACI program is for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The program is considered a Comprehensive Transition Program by the United States Department of Education. Students and their families are able to apply for financial aid in order to receive Pell and student work-study grants. Some of the students can be seen working in business’s in downtown Abacoa.