FAU Press Releases
Listing of the most recent FAU Press Releases.
Florida Atlantic University will host its annual gala on Saturday, March 21 as the University celebrates the inaugural year of President John Kelly. Kelly was named the seventh president of FAU on Jan. 17, 2014. The president and his wife, Carolyn, asked to forego a traditional inauguration and instead combine a celebration with the gala to drive funds to their scholarship fund.
The University Galleries and the Department of Visual Arts and Art History at Florida Atlantic University will present the "2015 Juried Student Exhibition" from Friday, March 20 through Saturday, April 3 in the Ritter Art Gallery, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.
The Department of History within Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents "When the United States Spoke French," a lecture with Fran?ois Fustenberg, Ph.D., associate professor of U.S. history at Johns Hopkins University.
Florida Atlantic University is scheduled to test all components of the FAU Alert system the afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 26. The FAU Alert system is designed to play a key role in keeping FAU's students, faculty, staff and campus visitors safe during emergency situations.
The Department of Music in Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will present the internationally acclaimed concert pianist and New York Piano Festival director Alexander Beridze on Saturday, March 14 at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.
Florida Atlantic University's Peace Studies Program and the FAU Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative will present two lectures on Thursday, Feb. 24 on FAU's Boca Raton campus.
Florida Atlantic University's University Galleries in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents the "New Faculty Exhibition," featuring the work of seven new faculty - five tenure-track professors, one instructor and a visiting artist - all from the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters and the School of Architecture.
Consumer optimism among Hispanics rose to a new high in the latest survey conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) in the College of Business.
Florida Atlantic University's Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies will host the 39th annual Southeastern Women's Studies Association Conference, with the theme "Trafficking in Gender: Feminist Dialogues on Embodiment." More than 100 scholars from a variety of academic institutions in the United States are expected to attend the conference, which will take place from Thursday, March 26 through Saturday, March 28 at the Wyndham Hotel, 1950 Glades Road, Boca Raton.
Small wireless computing devices, ranging from the size of a matchbox to the size of a dime are going to change the way Florida monitors its water quality, sea level rise, hurricanes, agriculture, aquaculture, and even its aging senior population. The types of sensing devices developed by computer scientist Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D., who recently joined Florida Atlantic University, can collect information about the surrounding environment and transmit that information to cloud-based computing systems that store, analyze and present that information to educators, researchers and decision-makers.
Surgeons rely on 200-year-old technology when removing cancer--sight and touch--to determine how much to remove and what to leave alone. Laser technology pioneered at Florida Atlantic University has the promise to help a surgeon better determine if an area is cancer or healthy tissue. Moreover, when combined with laser treatment for cancer, this work lays the groundwork for laser robotic treatment of cancer.
The 25-piece Klezmer Company Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Aaron Kula, with guest vocalists Rebekah Diaz-Fandrei and Graham Fandrei, will kick off its 18th season at Florida Atlantic University with "NuKlezmerClassix," a concert featuring classic Klezmer melodies re-mixed with new orchestrations, exotic percussion and gypsy jazz, on Sunday, March 1 at 3 p.m. at the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium, 777 Glades Road, FAU's Boca Raton campus.
Norman J.W. Goda, Ph.D., will deliver the seventh biennial Frank and Rita Korf Memorial Lecture titled "Nazi War Criminals, U.S. Intelligence and the Cold War," at Florida Atlantic University on Wednesday, March 18 at 3:30 p.m. at the Wimberly Library, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.
Florida Atlantic University's Department of Theatre and Dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents the 2015 Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble on Friday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 28 at 1 and 7 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.
"LunaFest" - a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women - will come to FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute's (HBOI) Johnson Education Center, 5600 U.S. 1 North, in Fort Pierce, on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Florida Atlantic University students, alumni and members of the business community are invited to compete for a share of more than $200,000 in cash and prizes in the 2015 FAU Business Plan Competition, hosted by FAU's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship and the College of Business.
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University has joined the ranks of only a handful of medical schools in the country to receive the prestigious Ticho Prize from the Ernst and Gertrude Ticho Charitable Foundation to stimulate student interest in psychiatric medicine and to enhance education in psychiatry.
Florida Atlantic University's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing recently hosted a successful benefit event to raise funds and awareness for its Lamplighter campaign at Theater at Arts Garage in Delray Beach. More than 120 alumni, friends of the College and members of the University community attended a special performance of "I & You" by Laura Gunderson, which raised more than $6,000 for the College.
The Department of Music in Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will present the Valentine's Day Concert "Winds of Romance" on Saturday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m., in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University is offering a free open dome event during "Jupiter's Opposition to the Sun" on Friday, Feb. 6 from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m. on Sat., Feb. 7, in the FAU Observatory in the College of Science building (SE 43), 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.
Florida Atlantic University's Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) presents the third annual evening of cocktails, dinner, theater and discussion on Sunday, Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m.
Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Black History Month with a series of events throughout the month of February at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses. The events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.