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Gulf of Mexico Mission: 'Ocean Blue Holes Are Not Created Equal'

By | September 23, 2020

A team of scientists from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators recently explored the depths of the "Green Banana" Blue Hole thanks to gutsy scuba divers and an innovative 500-pound autonomous benthic lander.

Global Ventures Soft Landings Designation

Global Ventures at FAU Receives Soft Landings Designation

By | September 22, 2020

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® is pleased to announce that its recently launched Soft Landings Center Initiative has received official designation by the InBIA.

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Master's Degree in AI Now Within Reach of Low-income Students

By | September 22, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $1 million NSF grant for an accelerated five-year program in artificial intelligence for low-income, high-achieving students.

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FAU Lands $11 Million Contract from U.S. Office of Naval Research

By | September 16, 2020

FAU's Harbor Branch has landed an $11,179,001 contract from the U.S. Office of Naval Research to develop a next-generation bathyphotometer sensor for natural oceanic bioluminescence assessments.

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Mapping Cavefish Brains Leads to Origin of Behavioral Evolution

By | September 16, 2020

A study is the first to look inside the brains of cavefish with millimeter resolution and show how individual neurons and brain regions that drive complex behaviors, including sleep and feeding have evolved.

Trump Gains on Biden in Florida, Making Battleground State a Dead Heat

By | September 15, 2020

After falling behind Democratic nominee Joe Biden in May, U.S. President Donald Trump has surged back into a virtual dead heat in the battleground Sunshine State.

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FAU Moves Up in 'U.S. News & World Report's' List of Top Universities

By | September 14, 2020

Florida Atlantic University moved up in the U.S. News & World Report list of "Top Public Schools," to No. 136 in this year's ranking of the nation's best universities. FAU ranked No. 140 in 2020.

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High-risk Patients for Colorectal Cancer Lack Colonoscopy Knowledge

By | September 14, 2020

An FAU Schmidt College of Medicine study shows a lack of knowledge of patients with biopsy proven advanced colorectal polyps about their need for repeat colonoscopy and the proper surveillance interval.

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FAU Awarded $2.4 Million NSF Grant to Train Data Scientists

By | September 10, 2020

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team at FAU will train graduate students in data science technologies and applications.

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FAU Alumni Association Launches AMPLIFY

By | September 10, 2020

FAU's Alumni Association has launched AMPLIFY, a new program that features a series of webinars, spotlights and digital content that will be based upon the national heritage celebration of each month.