FAU Receives NIH Grant to Further Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research

Randy Blakely, Ph.D., executive director of FAU’s Brain Institute and a professor of biomedical science in FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, and his team, have been studying serotonin, a mood-regulating gene in the brain that carries signals across the synapse, or the gap between nerve cells.... more

Buy vs. Rent Index Shows U.S. Homeowners Still Coming Out Ahead of Renters, But Just Barely

The latest BH&J scores show 20 of 23 cities in the index moved at least marginally in the direction of rent territory.... more

FAU's Incoming Freshmen Set Record for GPA, Test Scores

Florida Atlantic University’s incoming freshman class has the highest GPA and test scores in the University’s history.... more

 


NIH Grant to Further Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research

A $2.3 million National Institutes of Health grant will help FAU neuroscientists to continue research to better understand and treat several neuropsychiatric disorders including depression and autism.

U.S. Workers Without Paid Sick Leave Endure Mental Distress

A new study is the first to show the link between psychological distress and paid sick leave among U.S. workers and illuminates the effects of exacerbated stress on Americans without paid sick leave.

Placenta-on-a-Chip: Microsensor Mimics Malaria in the Womb

By combining microbiology with engineering technologies, researchers are developing a novel 3D model to study malaria-infected placenta, and have received a $400,000 NIH grant to develop this microsensor.

FAU Jupiter Hosts Second Annual Owl Games Fundraiser

FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus will host its second annual "Owl Games" fundraising event on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Resources building (SR), 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.

First-year FAU Medical Student Wants to Make a Real Impact

Benjamin R. Childs is not a typical first-year medical student. Before coming to FAU, he was in real estate finance, taught at a public school in Harlem, and volunteered as an EMT for Central Park Medical Unit.

Honors College Student Achieves 99th Percentile on MCAT

Senior Kendyl Stewart recently placed in the 99th percentile among Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) takers -- an astonishing accomplishment that has opened the doors to many new opportunities.

FAU Presents 2017 Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition

This exhibition features the work of more than 30 FAU faculty members who simultaneously continue their practice as professional artists.

FAU Theatre Presents a Season of Comedies

The first show of the season is "The Government Inspector," by Nikolai Gogol.

White House Correspondent April Ryan at FAU

Ryan at FAU to participate in Constitution Day symposium.

Homeowners Coming Out Ahead of Renters, But Just Barely

According to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty, owning and renting are in a virtual tie in terms of wealth creation.

FAU's A.D. Henderson Among Florida's Best Public Schools

FAU's A.D. Henderson University School has been named the No. 2 Best Public Elementary School in Florida by Niche

FAU to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Events

Florida Atlantic University will commemorate Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month with a series of events for students, faculty and staff.

ITWomen Leadership Summit to Take Place at FAU Tech Runway

ITWomen, in partnership with FAU Tech Runway, will host the inaugural ITWomen Leadership Summit on Friday, Sept. 15 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at FAU Tech Runway, 901 NW 35th Street, Boca Raton.

Research Park at FAU to Celebrate 2017 Awards

he Research Park at Florida Atlantic University recently named the recipients of its third annual Research Park Annual Awards.

FAU Appoints Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., as Dean

Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., will lead FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and brings vast leadership and research expertise in secure communications and information systems.

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