Educational trauma experienced by college students can be viewed as a "hallmark of intellectual growth," Palm Beach Atlantic University Associate Professor of English Dr. Samuel Joeckel said Wednesday during the keynote address of the University's third annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference.
Celebrating the 10th event of the series, the School of Music and Fine Arts at Palm Beach Atlantic University will present its festival of new music March 27–29, 2014. The Frontwave New Music Festival is a biennial event that brings together remarkable composers and performers to present four concerts of truly contemporary music.
All performances take place at Palm Beach Atlantic University in the Helen K. Persson Recital Hall located in Vera Lea Rinker Hall, 326 Acacia Rd. in West Palm Beach. Tickets for performances on March 27 and 28 are $10 general admission and $5 for students with ID. Tickets for March 29 performances are $5 for general admission and for $5 for students with ID. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact TicketCentral at (561) 803-2970 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets also can be purchased online at www.pba.edu/performances.
The Central Palm Beach County Community Foundation presented a check last week for $1,000 to support the Jerms McGraw Second Chance Scholarship Fund at Palm Beach Atlantic University. The Foundation raised the funds at its Annual Community Fitness Run, held this past fall in Wellington.
The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University will host columnist and television commentator George Will at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the University's DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, Fla.
The third annual Palm Beach Atlantic University Interdisciplinary Research Conference, sponsored by the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, will be held on Wednesday, March 26, and Thursday, March 27, in the Warren Library.
Twenty-nine students and three faculty members from the Palm Beach Atlantic University School of Nursing will depart on Sunday for a week-long trip to El Salvador during the University's spring break. The trip is part of a clinical immersion course.
Last week Palm Beach Atlantic University President William M. B. Fleming Jr. recognized six members of the PBA community for demonstrating the University's theme for the 2013-14 academic year, "PBA One — One Mind, One Voice."
Few theater lovers will get to experience the Broadway show "War Horse" from the vantage point of Palm Beach Atlantic University student Alina Castillo, who this week is serving as an intern for "War Horse" Company Manager Steve Varon.