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FAU Unveils Updated Experts Database

Searchable Database Assists Media, Community in Finding FAU Experts


            BOCA RATON, FL (December 3, 2009) –  Florida Atlantic University’s faculty and staff experts who are available for research purposes, as media sources and are part of a university speaker’s bureau can now be searched in the updated version of the university’s online experts database.  This database currently houses profiles of more than 350 faculty and staff members, and contains approximately 2,500 searchable keywords with additions to come.
            The experts found within the database cover the full range of the University’s programs, including the arts and humanities, medicine and health, science and technology, nursing, business, education, engineering, computer science, architecture, public affairs and more.
            The database has replaced multiple printed directories, and is a free resource that will be immediately refreshed as new faculty and staff are added and as areas of expertise expand.
            To access the experts database, visit  For more information on FAU’s experts, contact Lisa Freed, assistant director of media relations at FAU, at 561-297-3022 or

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