In Fall 2019, Lynn began piloting its own flexible workspace on the third floor of the Christine E. Lynn University Center. The university opened up the space to students and faculty who are working on projects with social impact. Students and teachers who qualify for free coworking memberships may reserve flex desks and conference rooms and gain access to the Funding Information Network database to search for project funding opportunities from more than 140,000 foundations and donors worldwide. In addition, faculty will teach social impact classes in the space. The coworking space is designed to provide the necessary tools to help students, faculty, alumni and community organizations collaborate to solve social challenges.Continue reading “Pilot program provides students and faculty space to innovate.”
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One of the hallmarks of Parkinson’s disease (PD) is tremors. This involuntary movement disorder reduces quality of life by interrupting patients’ activities such as writing and eating. Neurologists routinely measure tremors using the Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS), which requires patients to perform specific tasks. Unfortunately, this evaluation is based on an onsite physical exam that only provides a snapshot of the patient’s tremor experience in their day-to-day life.Continue reading “MACHINE-LEARNING ALGORITHMS TRACK TREMORS IN PARKINSON’S PATIENTS”
Dr. Jose Enriquez, Founder and CEO of Latinos in Action (LIA), recently visited the School District of Palm Beach County, speaking at several schools that currently offer LIA, in addition to meeting with schools planning to add the program in the future.Continue reading “Latinos in Action Founder Energizes Students”
Boca Raton-based ADMA Biologics said it plans to add 100 jobs to its workforce of 250 to make three medications approved by the FDA for marketing.
STEAM Fest, which drew more than 800 attendees during its successful first year, is returning Nov. 16 and promises to be even better.Continue reading “STEAM Fest to Return After Successful First Year”
October 28, 2019 – PALM BEACH COUNTY – The Business Development Board (BDB), Palm Beach County’s official economic development organization, facilitates the relocation, retention and expansion of companies to or in Palm Beach Countyby constantly strengthening local businesses one at a time and accelerating the economic future with high-wage and high-tech jobs. One such company that was recently assisted is ADMA Biologics, a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company located in Boca Raton.Continue reading “BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BOARD ASSISTS BIOTECH COMPANY AND BRINGS 350 JOBS TO BOCA RATON”
FAU Tech Runway® is set to celebrate its fifth anniversary and the 2019 Maverick Reception on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 6 to 8:45 p.m. at FAU Tech Runway, 901 NW 35th St., Boca Raton. Tickets cost $125 per person and the proceeds directly benefit FAU Tech Runway’s entrepreneurs and programs.Continue reading “FAU TECH RUNWAY CELEBRATES FIVE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY”
Hunting for a job? A new West Palm Beach Delivery Station just opened — and a couple hundred positions are up for grabs.Continue reading “NEW FLORIDA AMAZON DELIVERY CENTER HAS A COUPLE HUNDRED JOBS READY FOR THE TAKING”
October 23, 2019 – PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – The Business Development Board (BDB), Palm Beach County’s official economic development organization, announced its 2019-2020 Board of Directors, a group of notable leaders positioning Palm Beach County as the top business location. More than 10 of these leaders recently topped Florida Trend’s annual issue, “Florida 500”, a list comprised of the most influential business leaders in the state of Florida.Continue reading “ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD LEADERS”
The LeMieux Center for Public Policy will host Arthur C. Brooks, Harvard professor and president emeritus of the Washington, D.C.-based American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in the DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd.Continue reading “LeMieux Center to Host American Enterprise Institute’s Arthur C. Brooks”