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The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at FAU Initiates New Medical Curriculum for First-Year Students and Welcomes Inaugural Four-Year Class
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at FAU will initiate its new four-year medical curriculum when it welcomes the inaugural class of four-year students in August. The innovative partnership between FAU and UMMSM addresses the shortage of physicians in Palm Beach County. Within three years, the program will grow to accommodate 256 students. A grant from AAMC and the Josiah Macy Foundation supports the new curriculum focusing on chronic illness and care. MORE...

FAU Ranks Among Top 100 Colleges and Universities in Producing Undergraduate Degrees for Minorities
FAU was ranked as one of the top 50 four-year colleges in the nation for conferring bachelor’s degrees on African-Americans, according to a survey in “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.” MORE...

Research by FAU Professor Suggests that Internet Presence Could Predict Winner in 2008 Election
Kevin Wagner, assistant professor of political science, used election data from the 2006 midterm congressional elections and web page ranking data from the leading web-based ranking service to assess the effectiveness of Internet campaigning. His findings indicate that web presence was an important predictor of electoral success. MORE...

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Professor Improves the Health and Well-Being of Cherokee Youth in Summer Camp
Dr. John Lowe, a professor in the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, and one of only 13 doctoral-level Native American nurses in the nation, has developed a unique program to improve the health and well-being of Cherokee youth that fuses contemporary health care with Cherokee culture, traditions and values. MORE...

FAU Partners With Earth System
Science Education Alliance Project
The Department of Geosciences in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science has been selected as a partner institution in the Earth System Science Education Alliance (ESSEA), an innovative professional development program for pre-service and in-service middle and high school teachers. MORE...

FAU Language Development Laboratory
Conducting Linguistic Study on Children
Researchers in the language development laboratory at FAU Davie are currently conducting a new study focusing on the process of early word learning in monolingual and bilingual children through a grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. MORE...

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