Experts Team Up on Study to Save Endangered African Penguins
With less than 25,000 breeding pairs in existence today, it is an uphill battle for the African Penguin, which calls South Africa home.... more
First-of-its-kind Bioengineered Robotic Hand to Sense Touch
FAU’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is leading the multidisciplinary team that has received a four-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health for a project titled “Virtual Neuroprosthesis: Restoring Autonomy to People Suffering from Neurotrauma.”... more
Study Shows Alarming Number of Teens Cyberbully Themselves
The behavior: “digital self-harm,” “self-trolling,” or “self-cyberbullying,” where adolescents post, send or share mean things about themselves anonymously online. The concern: it is happening at alarming rates and could be a cry for help. A new FAU study is the first to examine the extent of this behavior and is the most comprehensive investigation of this understudied problem.... more
There are less than 25,000 breeding pairs of African Penguins in existence today. A first-of-its-kind study on prognostic health indicators in this seabird provides invaluable information to help preserve them.
FAU has received a $1.3 million NIH grant for a "living" robot with its own nervous system. Researchers are creating a living pathway from the robot's touch sensation to the user's brain to help amputees.
A new study finds that the majority of hospice providers don't have end-of-life wishes themselves. Procrastination, fear of the subject and costs were reported as the most common barriers.
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.
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.
This participatory art project explores the social spaces of "togetherness," "relationships" and "home."
Duke University's William H. Chafe will examine how personality helped shape the politics of many of our modern presidents.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Jupiter presents a lecture by Michael Tougias Dec. 14 at 2:30 p.m. in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute complex at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.
A new study finds that the property appreciation most homeowners expect when buying a home may be relatively meaningless in terms of building wealth.
A new flag pole now sits in front of the Student Union on Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus.
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®.