Who's Your Daddy? Good News for Threatened Sea Turtles

Who’s your daddy? No, it’s not a TV clip from “The Jerry Springer Show” to identify who the “real” father is. Rather, it is a groundbreaking study of sea turtle nests and hatchlings using paternity tests to uncover “who are your daddies?”... more

Study Provides First Genetic Insight into the Evolution of Sleep Loss

A new study provides important insight into the evolution of sleep and how we might build a brain that does not need to sleep.... more

Floridians Support Dreamers and are Split on Building a Wall

While 58 percent of Florida voters support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, only 26 percent oppose. Voters by a margin of 47 to 32 percent also support extending the Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Hondurans who were granted temporary rights to live and work in the U.S. after a series of calamities occurred in their countries.... more

 


Who's Your Daddy? Good News for Threatened Sea Turtles

FAU researchers are the first to document multiple paternity in sea turtle nests and hatchlings to uncover "who are your daddies?" Results of the study are very good news for this female-biased species.

Blind Cavefish, Extreme Environments and Insomnia

A new study provides the first genetic insight into the evolution of sleep loss and may explain variation in sleep between animal species, or even between individual people.

Leading Addiction Researcher Joins FAU

Lawrence Toll, Ph.D., a renowned scientist whose research focuses on the management of pain and drug addiction through pharmacology and new drug discovery, recently joined FAU.

FAU Online MBA Student Takes Home Top Prize in Competition

Jazmin Campos-Chiodin won the X-Culture Business Proposal Elevator Pitch Award at the 2017 AIB-SE conference in Washington D.C., where students from around the world pitched a business idea in a real elevator.

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.

'Washington Post' Editor Eugene Robinson at FAU

Robinson will present the lecture "Covering the Presidency in the Modern Media Age."

Theatre Lab Receives Three Carbonell Award Nominations

The nominations went to Niki Fridh for best supporting actor in "Most Wanted"; Kent Barrett for best scenic design in "Motherland"; and Karen Stephens for best actress in "Motherland."

FAU & Latin American Training Center Inaugurate Partnership

The first initiative of the partnership is a Brazilian film series, opening with "Dear Ambassador" - the story of the Brazilian ambassador that saved hundreds of Jews in France during World War II.

Osher LLI at FAU to Host National Film Festival

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University will host the LUNAFEST® Film Festival on Thursday, March 15 at 6 p.m.

FAU Approved for First Fellowship in Cardiology

Just in time for Valentine's Day, FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received accreditation for its first fellowship in cardiology, which will be based at Delray Medical Center.

FAU to Celebrate National Engineers Week

Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science will celebrate "Engineers Week 2018: Engineering Reality, From Imagination to Realization" from Monday, Feb. 19 to Friday, Feb. 23.

FAU Tech Runway Reveals Third Annual Economic Impact Report

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway® has released the results of its third annual economic impact report.

FL SBDC Network, FAU Announce Selection of Regional Director

The Florida SBDC Network, the state's principal provider of small business assistance, and FAU are pleased to announce the selection of Rafael Cruz as the regional director of the Florida SBDC at FAU.

Floridians Support Dreamers and are Split on Building a Wall

Floridians support permanent legal status for children who were brought illegally to the United States, but Florida voters are split on whether a wall should be built on the U.S. border with Mexico.

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