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FAU Brain Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Receives NIMH Award

By | May 21, 2020

One in five Americans will experience a mental illness in a given year. Paula Gajewski-Kurdziel, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in FAU's Brain Institute received a three-year, $65.5 thousand grant from the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) to study the connection between psychiatric disorders...


FAU Expert Cautions about Securities Fraud During Coronavirus Crisis

By | May 21, 2020

Securities fraud levels rise in periods of economic downturns so there are reasons to be concerned about improper dealings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Existing Racial Inequalities in Death from COVID-19 Will Soar

By | May 20, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researcher and collaborators say now is the time to address short-term clinical and public health challenges to ensure equal access to any lifesaving innovation for COVID-19.

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FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Eighth Venture Class

By | May 19, 2020

FAU Tech Runway® recently hosted its annual Launch Competition, revealing its eighth class, "Venture Class 8."

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Honors College Students Create Innovative Electronic Art in Response to Quarantine

By | May 18, 2020

Harriet L. Wilkes Honors students enrolled in ART4654C Honors Electronics and Electronic Objects for Art this spring worked to create electronic projects that are poetic and innovative.

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People Didn't Wait for States to Issue Stay-at-Home Orders

By | May 18, 2020

Individuals, employers and local governments beat states to the punch when it came to limiting the spread of the coronavirus and shutting down much of the U.S. economy.

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Academy for Community Inclusion Enhancement Grant

By | May 13, 2020

Florida Atlantic University's Academy for Community Inclusion (ACI) recently received a grant titled, Academy for Community Inclusion Enhancement: Expanding Florida Atlantic University's Comprehensive Transition Program, from the Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities (FCSUA).

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Can't Touch This! Drone Aerial Video Shows It's 'Hammerhead' Time

By | May 13, 2020

Aerial video from a drone provides the first evidence of adult blacktip sharks using shallow water no more than waist deep to escape the great hammerhead along the southeast coast of Florida.

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FAU Medical Students Collect and Donate More than 23,000 PPE Items

By | May 11, 2020

FAU medical students collected thousands of surgical gloves, facemasks, face shields, surgical gowns, surgical caps, boot covers, sanitation supplies, and even four P100 respirators for health care workers.


FAU Receives CARES Act Funding to Help Reduce Impact of COVID-19

By | May 8, 2020

Florida Atlantic University has received funds from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).