FAU Celebrates Summer 2020 Graduates

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 1,900 degrees for the summer 2020 semester in a special virtual ceremony. The new graduates will join more than 175,000 alumni who have graduated from FAU since the University opened its doors in 1964. ... more

Four FAU Researchers Receive Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

Four researchers from Florida Atlantic University have received the coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career (CAREER) award. The CAREER program offers the NSF’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.... 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

 


Expert: COVID-19 Decisions Based on Potentially Misleading Statistic

Florida's COVID-19 daily percent positive rate, a key metric driving economic and public policy decisions, offers a distorted snapshot of the effect the virus is having across the state.

Four FAU Researchers Receive Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

Four researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science have received the coveted National Science Foundation Early Career (CAREER) award.

High Levels of Toxic Pollutants Found in Stranded Dolphins and Whales

A study led by FAU's Harbor Branch examined 83 stranded dolphins and whales in North Carolina and Florida. Researchers looked at 11 different animal species to test for 17 different substances.

Grad Receives Fourth Degree From FAU, Hopes to Mentor Immigrants

When Shernette Dunn emigrated from Jamaica to the United States as a 16 year old, she had one goal in mind - "achieve the American dream."

FAU Celebrates Summer 2020 Graduates

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 1,900 degrees for the summer 2020 semester in a special virtual ceremony.

FAU's ACI Receives $1.5M Grant from The Taft Foundation

FAU's Academy for Community Inclusion (ACI) within the Department of Exceptional Student Education in the College of Education recently received a $1.5 million grant from The Taft Foundation.

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.

FAU Expert: Strike 'Small Bigot Exemption' from Fair Housing Law

Lawmakers should eliminate a key exemption in the federal Fair Housing Act, according to Ken. H. Johnson, Ph.D., an economist in FAU's College of Business.

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.

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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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