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The University Galleries and the Department of Visual Arts and Art History at Florida Atlantic University present the “2020 Annual Juried Student Exhibition” through the mode of a virtual exhibition.

2020 Juried Art Exhibition Goes Virtual

By | April 29, 2020

The University Galleries and the Department of Visual Arts and Art History at Florida Atlantic University present the "2020 Annual Juried Student Exhibition" through the mode of a virtual exhibition.

Face Masks, Nursing, COVID-19, Homeless, Low Income Individuals, PPE, Health Care

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.

Global Ventures

Research Park at FAU Launches Global Ventures at FAU

By | April 29, 2020

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® is pleased to announce the launch of its new international soft landings and second stage company development initiative, Global Ventures.

Epidemiology, Smart City, Mobility, Engineering, Coronavirus Disease, COVID-19, Disease Transmission, Forecasting Infection Spread, Mobility Sensing, Mobility Intelligence Project, FAU I-SENSE, Computational Epidemiology

Project Paves the Way for Forecasting COVID-19 Infection Transmission

By | April 29, 2020

A smart city project developed by FAU engineering researchers is being retooled to create new opportunities to tackle COVID-19 with cutting-edge computational epidemiology.

Aiden Phipps, 11, creates a 3D printed face shield.

ADHUS/FAU High Students Create 3D Printed PPE for Local Hospitals

By | April 23, 2020

FAU's Cane Institute for Advanced Technologies at A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School is doing its part to help stop the spread of coronavirus by creating 3D printed PPE.

Psychology, Peers, Children, Popularity, Fun, Behavior, Friendships, Being Fun, Science, Peer Status, Classmates

FAU Study Finds Being Fun is No Laughing Matter

By | April 23, 2020

A first-of-its-kind longitudinal study finds that fun children are more popular and better liked, underscoring the importance of being fun. In the eyes of peers, "fun begets status and status begets fun."

COVID-19, Coronavirus, Cough, Mechanical Engineering, Simulation, Flow Visualization, Infectious Disease, Disease Spread, Social Distancing

Stay 6 Feet Apart. Simulated Cough Reveals That May Not be Enough

By | April 21, 2020

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers use flow visualization to demonstrate how far a mechanically simulated cough travels and lingers in the air.

commercial real estate

Online Shopping to Bolster Industrial Market Amid Pandemic Concerns

By | April 20, 2020

The industrial sector appears to be the only asset class in commercial real estate poised to weather a devastating downturn caused by the coronavirus.

Neuroscience, National Institutes of Health, I-BRAIN, Neuroinflammation, Anxiety, Depression, Cognitive Dysfunction, Biomedical Science

FAU Receives $1.7 Million NIH Grant for Novel Neuroinflammation Study

By | April 20, 2020

FAU neuroscientists will investigate critical links between neuroinflammation and psychopathology, providing a new pathogenic mechanism for anxiety, depression and cognitive dysfunction.

Joseph Ouslander, Geriatrics, Nursing Homes, Long-term Care, Nursing, COVID-19, Vulnerable Populations, Infectious Diseases

Caring for Those Most Vulnerable to COVID-19 Requires Vigilance

By | April 16, 2020

Early reports suggest the case fatality rate for those over 80, about half of nursing home residents, is more than 15 percent. An FAU geriatrician provides key updates for nursing home staff and clinicians.