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Authors, Olympic Gold Medalist to Speak During Palm Beach Book Festival Event

Authors, Olympic Gold Medalist to Speak During Palm Beach Book Festival Event

As part of the Palm Beach Book Festival, Palm Beach Atlantic University will host a panel discussion of the classics in classrooms with David Denby, author of Lit Up, and Ed Boland, author of The Battle for Room 314, from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, April 21, in the Weyenberg Center on the second floor of

Palm Beach Atlantic University Selects Canvas as its Online Learning Platform

Palm Beach Atlantic University Selects Canvas as its Online Learning Platform

Palm Beach Atlantic University has officially selected Canvas by Instructure, the online learning management system (LMS) that makes teaching and learning easier, President William M. B. Fleming, Jr. announced. There are more than 500 LMSs in the world. PBA’s LMS Search Committee chose the top

PBA Receives English Honor Society’s Outstanding Chapter Award

PBA Receives English Honor Society’s Outstanding Chapter Award

Jacob Hawk, Isabella Lindh and Dr. Carl Miller pose with a horse sculpture in Louisville, Kentucky, the city where the 2017 Sigma Tau Delta International Convention was held. Palm Beach Atlantic University’s chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor

Survivor Recounts Wartime Exile During Discussion at PBA

Survivor Recounts Wartime Exile During Discussion at PBA

Hillie Mahoney’s eighth birthday was unforgettable years ago, but not for the usual reasons, the Palm Beach resident told Palm Beach Atlantic University students on Thursday. During a presentation in the Lassiter Rotunda of PBA’s Warren Library, Mahoney explained how on that June day in 1941,

Alumnus Remembers Life-Changing Music Professor on Founders Day

Alumnus Remembers Life-Changing Music Professor on Founders Day

On Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Founders Day, alumnus Dr. Matthew Perry returned to pay tribute to the legacy of the man whom he describes as “as a force of nature.” Dr. Ray Robinson might have looked like a distinguished elderly man to his music students back in the early 1990s, “but he

Speaker Calls for Courage, Encouragement

Speaker Calls for Courage, Encouragement

Leadership speaker Dr. John Stahl-Wert started his campus talk with a story. Some 40 years ago, a young Chinese engineer had a very ambitious and courageous vision for a new company. While ambition and courage are “the bread and butter of an entrepreneur,” Stahl-Wert said, these qualities were

Recent PBA Grad to Peers: Breast Cancer Afflicts All Ages

Recent PBA Grad to Peers: Breast Cancer Afflicts All Ages

Kristin Moya is a breast cancer survivor. At age 23. The recent Palm Beach Atlantic University graduate has been through chemotherapy and surgery, and today she has a singular mission: to prevent other young people from experiencing the same. Elexenia Moya (left) and her

Student Leader Honored as 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

Student Leader Honored as 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 273 students who will make up the organization’s 2017 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Palm Beach Atlantic University’s own Lexi Redmond of Tarpon Springs,

AEI Scholar Dr. Rubin Discusses Conflict in Middle East

AEI Scholar Dr. Rubin Discusses Conflict in Middle East

What motivates Islamic terrorism? Is it grievance or ideology or something more? Those are the questions Dr. Michael Rubin, Resident Scholar at American Enterprise Institute in Washington D.C., posed for a gathering of students, staff and faculty Wednesday in the Wean Faculty Club. While

Immunotherapy Holds Promise for Cancer Patients, Chemistry Alum Says

Immunotherapy Holds Promise for Cancer Patients, Chemistry Alum Says

Using the body’s own immune system to fight cancer has the potential to save countless lives, and it all began by asking certain basic questions, said Dr. Jacob Richards, a 2010 Palm Beach Atlantic University graduate who has been on the front lines of scientific review as it relates to certain