BACK TO SCHOOL? FAU PANDEMIC EXPERT ANSWERS MOST FAQS ABOUT COVID-19

Dr. Terry Adirim in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 and return to school for school-age children.... more

SEA LEVEL RISE: IMPACTS TO PROPERTY AND REGIONAL PLANNING SOLUTIONS

A new study reveals that urgent action is needed to protect billions of dollars in real estate investment across South Florida due to impacts of sea level rise over the next several decades. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions (CUES) in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science have published a new report, “Protecting South Florida: A Discussion of Sea Level Rise, Property and Regional Planning,” to assist local government to respond to sea level rise.... more

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science Test Effectiveness of Facemasks and Social Distancing

Research from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, just published in the journal Physics of Fluids , demonstrates through visualization of emulated coughs and sneezes, a method to assess the effectiveness of facemasks in obstructing droplets. The rationale behind the recommendation for using masks or other face coverings is to reduce the risk of cross-infection via the transmission of respiratory droplets from infected to healthy individuals.... more

 


New Study on Development of Parkinson's Disease is 'On the Nose'

The loss of a sense of smell is known to be one of the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease (PD). In a new study, an FAU neuroscientist and colleagues link inflammation, olfaction and pathology seen in PD.

Sea Level Rise: Impacts to Property and Regional Planning Solutions

A new FAU study reveals that urgent action is needed to protect billions of dollars in real estate investment across South Florida due to impacts of sea level rise over the next several decades.

Study Provides Unique Glimpse into Whitespotted Eagle Rays' Behavior

Using biotelemetry, FAU Harbor Branch researchers are the first to characterize the ecology and fine-scale habitat use of "near threatened" whitespotted eagle rays in Florida.

FAU Announces Laptop Loaner Program for First-Gen, Low Income Students

When FAU transitioned to remote learning, the FAU Libraries partnered with FAU's Office of Financial Aid to assist students in need of access to educational materials and did not have a capable laptop.

FAU Secures Partnership with Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program

Florida Atlantic University's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship has been awarded a partnership with the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program (VFEP) for the sixth consecutive year.

NHL, NFL Execs to Guest Lecture in FAU Sport Analytics Class

Executives with the NHL's Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs highlight a list of industry professionals scheduled to speak to students in Florida Atlantic University's College of Business.

The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Announces Fall Course Schedule

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Thursday, Oct. 8.

FAU Pine Jog Transforms Annual Green Schools Celebration

Florida Atlantic University Pine Jog Environmental Education Center took a new approach this year to honor winners of its 2020 Green Schools Awards.

OLLI at FAU Jupiter to Present 'Healthy Aging and Your Brain' Series

The Osher LLI at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter will bring together Johns Hopkins Medicine experts for a virtual lectures series, "Healthy Aging and Your Brain Series," via Zoom webinars.

Diowave Laser Systems Joins Research Park at FAU

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® today announced that Diowave Laser Systems has relocated its headquarters and clinic to join the Research Park at FAU as its newest tenant.

Marine Science Lab Receives $1.125M from Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation

Florida Atlantic University has officially announced a $1.125 million gift from The Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation.

FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Eighth Venture Class

FAU Tech Runway® recently hosted its annual Launch Competition, revealing its eighth class, "Venture Class 8."

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Which face masks provide best protection

Bandanas and loosely folded masks still allow droplets to travel in the air, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University.... more

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