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FAU Teams Up with U.S. Coast Guard to Release Three Baby Sea Turtles

By | April 1, 2020

Beach closures and other COVID-19 pandemic restrictions required FAU marine scientists to get creative to make sure that three baby green sea turtles made it home, so they teamed up with the U.S. Coast Guard.

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FAU Establishes FAU Cares Emergency Fund for Students

By | April 1, 2020

Florida Atlantic University has established the "FAU Cares Emergency Fund" for currently registered, degree-seeking students who are experiencing financial hardship.

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'Virtual' Communication in the Age of Social Distancing

By | March 30, 2020

A first-of-its-kind study by FAU researchers explores the phenomenon of visual cues and live video interactions. Now more than ever, it's important to understand how technology is impacting communication.

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FAU Brain Institute Ascend Program Provides Virtual Lessons for Kids

By | March 27, 2020

Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute, in partnership with the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation, is addressing the national shortage in STEM (science-technology-engineering and math) career-oriented students with ASCEND (Advancing STEM: Community Engagement through Neuroscience Discovery)-...

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FAU Offers Help to Workers Struggling During Coronavirus Pandemic

By | March 26, 2020

FAU's nationally ranked Hospitality and Tourism Management program is offering a free certificate to industry workers and professionals who may be affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Unintended Consequence of COVID-19: Cyberbullying Could Increase

By | March 26, 2020

Stuck at home all day, students are using apps even more than they already do, which could increase cyberbullying. FAU's Dr. Sameer Hinduja, provides tips for educators and parents during the pandemic.

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Mother/Infant Skin-to-Skin Touch Boosts Baby's Brain Development

By | March 25, 2020

As the world prioritizes social distancing, new FAU research shows that a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, can positively benefit full-term infants and their mothers.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Frequently Asked Questions

By | March 20, 2020

FAU expert in pandemic planning and response, health care quality improvement and patient safety, and health policy and management, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19.

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Public Health Leadership Paramount to Emerging Coronavirus Pandemic

By | March 19, 2020

FAU researchers and collaborators have published a commentary in 'The American Journal of Medicine' about the urgent need for public health leadership in the wake of the emerging coronavirus pandemic.

Trailblazers in Their Field

Trailblazers in Their Field

By | March 18, 2020

With the recent launch of the FAU chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), we turn the spotlight on some of the transformational work that is being carried out by women researchers at the university and efforts being made to recruit and retain women faculty, particularly in science,...