As the United States celebrates the historic landing of humans on the moon, astronomers are getting out their telescopes this month to see the full moon and nearby planets -- including Mars, which will be its brightest in 15 years, and Jupiter with its newly confirmed 79 moons. National Moon Day marks the July 20, 1969 anniversary of astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landing on the moon. Armstrong stepped first, marking “one giant leap for mankind.” Aldrin soon followed, describing the lunar surface as a "magnificent desolation."
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In Philip K. Dick’s 1969 science fiction novel Ubik, the Hollis Corporation sets an explosive trap for members of rival Runciter Associates after Runciter tries to convince the public that their privacy is threatened by psychic Hollis employees. “Runciter’s propaganda campaign is a perfect example of brainwashing,” said rising sophomore Ethan Hale, an engineering physics student in the Honors Program on Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach, Fla., Campus. “In the book, Runciter’s ads are all over the place – on matchboxes and TVs every hour. People start to fear Hollis, and in turn, people gaslight each other through peer pressure so that everyone thinks the same way.”
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student union logoThe new Student Union, to be built where the Hunt Library was previously located, will be the highlight of the campus as part of the redesigned Quad. It will serve as the communitiy hub where students, staff, and faculty come together to collaborate, study, relax, and enjoy a variety of services including retail, food, and entertainment.

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College of Arts & Sciences

The COAS, located in a newly opened building, is a diverse learning community that houses several academic departments and delivers most of the general education courses for all of the students on campus.

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College of Aviation

The COA is home to most of ERAU's aviation/aerospace programs, including Aeronautical Science (Professional Pilot) — which has the largest enrollment of any similar undergraduate program in the nation.

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College of Business

The Daytona Beach College of Business is known as the premier Aviation Business and Management program in the world.

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College of Engineering

The COE is the largest educator of aerospace engineers in the nation, and its emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration prepares graduates to transition easily into the engineering workforce.

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