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FAU Celebrates Spring 2020 Graduates

By | May 7, 2020

FAU will confer more than 3,400 degrees for the spring 2020 semester. The new graduates will join more than 175,000 alumni who have graduated from FAU since the University opened its doors in 1964.

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Ultraviolet Light Exposes Contagion Spread from Improper PPE Use

By | May 6, 2020

A technique using a fluorescent solution and ultraviolet light demonstrates how aerosol-generating procedures can lead to contagion spread and exposes errors made from putting on or taking off PPE.

New Business Opportunities Abound, Even During Coronavirus

By | May 6, 2020

Starting a business during a pandemic? It's not as ill-fated as you may think, said Siri Terjesen, Ph.D., a professor of management programs in Florida Atlantic University's College of Business.

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FAU ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ‘COVID-19 CHANGE CHALLENGE’

By | May 5, 2020

Florida Atlantic University has announced the winners of the COVID-19 Change Challenge organized by the Division of Research.

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Athletics Grateful for $2.5 Million Commitment

By | May 5, 2020

The Florida Atlantic University athletic department has announced an anonymous $2.5 million gift commitment. The gift is earmarked for student-athlete scholarships.

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Facebook Study Reveals COVID-19 Compliance and Coping Behaviors

By | May 5, 2020

FAU researchers surveyed 719 Floridians from a Facebook coronavirus disease (COVID-19) group to assess their experience, behavior compliance, coping strategies and feelings about staying at home.

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FAU Announces Winners of 'COVID-19 Change Challenge'

By | May 5, 2020

FAU has announced the winners of the COVID-19 Change Challenge organized by the Division of Research.

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Gift from Marleen Forkas to Name FAU's Studio One Theatre

By | May 4, 2020

FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters recently announced a $1.125 million gift from FAU benefactor Marleen Forkas to name the Marleen Forkas Studio One Theatre.

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Researchers Explore Racial Inequalities in Liver Cancer Deaths

By | April 30, 2020

Researchers from FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine found that racial inequalities in liver cancer deaths soared after the launch of lifesaving hepatitis C drugs.

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FAU Nurses Provide Face Masks for Homeless, Low Income Individuals

By | April 29, 2020

To address the dire needs of a northwest neighborhood in West Palm Beach, a team of FAU nurses spearheaded a program to provide lifesaving PPE and health care services for its residents during the pandemic.