FAU Press Releases
Listing of the most recent FAU Press Releases.
Florida Atlantic University has partnered with the Mary and Robert Pew Public Education Fund and the Boca West Foundation to send more than 100 at-risk elementary student campers to the Teaching Outstanding Performers (TOPS) Band Camp this week at FAU's Boca Raton campus.
The Florida Atlantic University Foundation Board recently held its annual meeting and election of officers.
Florida Atlantic University and PortNexus have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to implement a patented idea that will help solve the growing national problem of auto accidents caused by people texting while driving--potentially saving lives one blocked text at a time.
Florida Atlantic University students Sean Dough (Darch) and Chris Felix (Bazelais) recently won the 2014 American Songwriting Award in the Hip Hop category.
Scientists at Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) analyzed hair samples to determine mercury concentrations of 135 residents living along the Indian River Lagoon (IRL) and found that individuals who reported eating locally-caught seafood one or more times per day are nearly four times more likely to have a mercury concentration above the Environmental Protection Agency's recommended daily dose for human health.
The Ochnser Clinic Foundation recently announced that the 29th annual recipient of the prestigious Alton Ochnser Award is Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll professor and senior academic advisor to the dean in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University.
Florida Atlantic University's College of Education is one of only 10 in the country accepted into the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education's (AACTE) first Networked Improvement Community (NIC).
The Westgate community has long been recognized as a vulnerable, medically underserved area in need of a location providing accessible and comprehensive health services.
Florida Atlantic University's department of music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters recently received a donation of $75,000 to continue funding of the Georgina Dieter Dennis Vocal Scholarship Fund.
Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll professor and senior academic advisor to the dean in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at FAU, and David L. DeMets, Ph.D. have published an editorial in the current issue of Nature Reviews/Cardiology titled "Aspirin in Primary Prevention Needs Individual Judgments."