Study Shows Male Sea Turtles are Vanishing Closer to Home
FAU researchers have been studying and documenting sea turtles in Palm Beach County since 2002, and found that 97 to 100 percent of the hatchlings have been female. Unlike humans, sea turtles don’t have sex chromosomes. Their sex is determined by the nest’s environment: warmer temperatures produce females and cooler temperatures produce males.... more
Study Finds Cause of Algal Blooms and the Results are Stinky
Water samples gathered and tested in the year-long study by researchers at FAU’s Harbor Branch provide multiple lines of evidence that human wastewater nitrogen from septic systems was a major contributor to the high nitrogen concentrations in the estuary and downstream coastal reefs. ... more
FAU Finds Consumer Confidence Among Hispanics in the U.S. is Strong
Hispanics became increasingly optimistic throughout 2017 regarding the economic outlook of the country in the next five years from 45 percent in the first quarter expecting good times financially, slowly increasing to 52 percent in the last quarter.... more
Bank lending to small businesses, a major contributor to local economies and job creation around the country, is still depressed several years after the end of the U.S. financial crisis that started in 2008.
Male sea turtles are disappearing and not just in Australia. FAU researchers are the first to show why and how moisture in addition to heat affects the development and sex ratios of turtle embryos.
Study by FAU and UConn faculty finds some nursing homes inflate their self-assessment reporting to improve their score in the Five-Star Quality Rating System employed by Medicare to help consumers.
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'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.
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.
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."
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.
This participatory art project explores the social spaces of "togetherness," "relationships" and "home."
This fast-paced certificate course empowers promising entrepreneurs and ambitious small business owners.
Family, friends and colleagues of the late South Florida businessman and philanthropist Phil Smith gathered with the FAU community to dedicate Phil Smith Hall and the Center for Free Enterprise.
FAU's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, in collaboration with FAU's Brain Institute, Jupiter Life Science Initiative and Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, will present a lecture Bill Hayes.
FAU Tech Runway® recently celebrated its 2017 Maverick Reception at FAU Tech Runway in Boca Raton.
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) continues its longstanding support of technology and innovation by announcing a $100,000 gift to help renovate the entrance to FAU Tech Runway®.