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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

First Jacobs Family Foundation Scholarship Awarded to Wellington Resident

First Jacobs Family Foundation Scholarship Awarded to Wellington Resident

Palm Beach Atlantic University is pleased to announce that first Jacobs Family Foundation Scholarship has been awarded to Joyce Villacis ’16. Established in 2016, this scholarship assists Wellington residents seeking to complete college or pursue graduate degrees at PBA. The Jacobs Family

Students, Guests to Explore Creativity at Norton Museum’s Art After Dark

Students, Guests to Explore Creativity at Norton Museum’s Art After Dark

Palm Beach Atlantic University students are among the organizers of this week’s College Night-themed Art After Dark event at the Norton Museum of Art.  The public is welcome to Art After Dark, which runs from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays. Museum admission is free (through 2018). The evening

Biologists Record Broward County’s First Sighting of Mangrove Saltmarsh Snake

Biologists Record Broward County’s First Sighting of Mangrove Saltmarsh Snake

Biologists with Palm Beach Atlantic University have discovered specimens of the mangrove saltmarsh snake Nerodia clarkii compressicauda in Broward County, Florida, the first record of this species in the county. Mangrove saltmarsh snakes are non-venomous and are the only snake in the contiguous

Students Gain Fresh Understanding of U.S. Neighbor from Retired Canadian Businessman

Students Gain Fresh Understanding of U.S. Neighbor from Retired Canadian Businessman

Sam Hughes, a retired business executive who was once the face of business interests in Canada, adheres to a simple maxim: Stop and think. “All you have to do when you’re faced with any kind of a major decision is don’t just leap into the fire,” he told Palm Beach Atlantic University students