Terje Hoim, Ph.D. was recently named the interim associate dean of academic affairs of Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University at Jupiter. For the past three years, Dr. Hoim has served the college as chair of math and sciences. Originally from Estonia, Dr. Hoim received her...
FAU SCIENTISTS AWARDED 2019 EARLY-CAREER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS BY NATIONAL ACADEMIES' GULF RESEARCH PROGRAM
The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine selected Andia Chaves Fonnegra, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biology in Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute as a recipient of its...
While sleep is almost universal across the animal kingdom, sleep architecture and amount vary drastically between species. Further, animals alter how much they sleep in response to their environments and food availability. A Florida Atlantic University researcher and collaborators received...
FAU researchers have received a $1.1 million NSF grant to develop powerful transgenic tools and gene-editing technologies in the blind Mexican cavefish to significantly advance it as a research model system.
Florida Atlantic University has welcomed a record number of National Merit Scholars for the fall 2019 semester.
Christy LaFlamme, a Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College student just won the FAU Division of Research (DoR) "Big Idea Contest," which was designed to solicit ideas on how to communicate the importance of research to broad audiences.
Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., has been named as executive director of FAU's Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university's four research pillars.
As a first-generation college student, graduation means more than attaining a degree for Bebeto Amazan — it means all the extra shifts, late nights and financial struggle were worth it, as he takes one step closer toward his dream of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.
The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University recently received the Distinguished Delegation Award at the National Model United Nations competition in New York City.
Jacqueline H. Fewkes, Ph.D., associate professor of Anthropology at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University was recently awarded a John Hope Franklin Research Center Travel Grant Award from the Duke University Rubenstein Library.