FAU Jupiter News



FAU Students Return to Campus

By | August 11, 2015

Florida Atlantic University students will return to campus this week to mark the start of the University’s fall 2015 semester.

FAU Celebrates Summer 2015 Commencement

By | August 7, 2015

Florida Atlantic University conferred more than 1,700 degrees on August 4 during three commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the Boca Raton campus.

FAU Pre-med Student and Surgeon Collaborate on New, Alternative Procedure to Radical Mastectomy

By | August 3, 2015

Elizabeth Hopkins, an aspiring physician and FAU student, has spent more than 640 hours shadowing Hilton Becker, M.D. In 2014, she had a double mastectomy as a preventive measure, using a revolutionary procedure developed by Becker that is an alternative to radical mastectomy.

FAU Receives Florida Department of Transportation Grant

By | July 28, 2015

The task of inspecting and maintaining Florida's 11,450 bridges is arduous, espcially since so many of them span rivers, canals and saltwater areas. Researchers at FAU have received a grant from the Florida Department of Transportation to develop unmanned marine vehicles for on-water bridge inspections....

FAU Tech Runway Announces Open Call for Startup Applications

By | July 22, 2015

Applications are being accepted for the third class of Venture Vintage companies at Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway. Startups are sought in all industries with an emphasis in technology. The deadline for applications is Friday, Aug. 21.

Florida Hispanics Better Off Financially, Latest FAU Poll Says

By | July 21, 2015

A majority of Hispanics in Florida say they're better off financially than they were a year ago and expect the good times to continue for themselves and business in the United States, according to the latest survey conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative...

Unique FAU Study on Adolescent Friendships

By | July 20, 2015

No one likes to lose a friend, especially adolescents. But why do friendships end? Researchers in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University sought to answer this question with a study examining whether adolescent friendships end because of undesirable characteristics...

Students Educate the Community at Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex

By | July 14, 2015

Integrative biology doctoral students Alexandra Lolavar and Boris Tezak are helping to educate our community and its visitors on sea turtle research and conservation efforts.

Alumni Association Announces 2015-16 Executive Committee and New Board Members

By | July 13, 2015

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association (FAUAA) Board recently announced its 2015-16 executive committee.

FAU's Unique Alzheimer's Study on Spouse-Caregiver Relationships

By | July 13, 2015

In a unique study conducted at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University, researchers looked at how couples affected by Alzheimer's disease maintained their relationships, over the course of many years of marriage, and uncovered 10 patterns of communication that help...