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By Mary Hladky

Boca Raton City Council members are clearly impressed by a cultural group’s ambitious proposal to build a performing arts complex on city-owned land east of the Spanish River Library.
“Very, very compelling,” Deputy Mayor Jeremy Rodge

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FAU researchers make progress in helping couples dealing
with memory loss sharpen their communication skills

7960783472?profile=originalSome people in the FAU study took part in painting classes or other activities at the Louis and Anne Green Memory Center in Boca Raton. Tim S

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By Christine Davis

7960752079?profile=original    Pooja Patel, M.D.,  is now part of Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Marcus Neuroscience Institute and BocaCare physician network and will be director of the institute’s epilepsy monitoring unit. 
    She is a board-certified gene

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7960751282?profile=originalDelray Medical Center honors hospital volunteers with Quilts of Valor for their military service. (l-r) Ron Price, Julio Mastrovito, Russell Sultenfuss, Mel Fishman and Charles Carroll. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

    Bethesda Health, headquar

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Obituary: John R. Pisapia

By Emily J. Minor

    BOCA RATON — John R. Pisapia, a lifelong student of education who loved traveling and learning from leaders in other parts of the world, died May 2 after becoming ill last summer. He was 79.
    Although unable to speak in the las

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By Christine Davis

    Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received initial accreditation from the national Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for a university-sponsored residency program in psyc

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7960716073?profile=originalStudents at FAU’s Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Child Development celebrated Pi Day

on March 14 outside the university’s Social Science Building on the Boca Raton campus. Why March 14?

Because pi is 3.14. Here, Dean Elmaleh puts a pi

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By Christine Davis

7960679055?profile=original    Astronomer and researcher Ata Sarajedini was named dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University. He will assume his new role in January. Sarajedini is associate dean for natural science and m

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By Steve Plunkett

    It’s hard to see the progress as you cruise along Interstate 95, but by mid-October, work on the new Spanish River Boulevard interchange will pass the 80 percent completion point.  
    All 13 bridges of the complex interchange ar

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7960640499?profile=originalMatch Day is celebrated around the nation promptly at noon as new doctors

open sealed envelopes to learn where they will be spending their medical residencies.

Here, several of the 61 medical students in the class of 2016 celebrate at FAU.

7960641666?profile=originalDr. Stuart

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7960633271?profile=originalFewer migratory birds, like these blue-winged teals, have been seen this winter.

Possible causes include a warmer winter to the north and more rain in South Florida.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack

    Migratory birds still flew south th

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7960634068?profile=originalHundreds of blacktip sharks swarm the shallow waters off Palm Beach. Florida Atlantic University

biology professor Stephen Kajiura studies the annual migration of blacktips along South Florida’s beaches.


Photo by Stephen M. Kajiura

7960634093?profile=originalA blacktip shark c

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7960615490?profile=originalStaff members from Bank of America visited Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches in December,

dropping off toys and handmade holiday cards for the students at the agency’s Project Grow afterschool program.

They also presented the agency’s CEO, Matthew C

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A spinner shark twirls above the surface in shallow water off Palm Beach. 

Willie Howard/The Coastal Star

    One of the greatest nature shows of the year occurs during late February and March when sharks by the thousands move along Palm Beach Coun

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7960548694?profile=originalAthletic Director Patrick Chun celebrates with FAU President John Kelly at a press conference Dec. 2

to announce the gift of $16 million by Dick and Barbara Schmidt, seen below (at center) in this May 2014  file photo.

Joe Skipper/The Coastal Star

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