FAU and Max Planck Society Unveil First-of-its-kind Undergraduate Honors Program

FAU President John Kelly, Max Planck Society President Martin Stratmann, and David Fitzpatrick, CEO of the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), announced a new partnership between FAU and MPFI to establish an undergraduate honors program in neuroscience that will be the first of its kind across the globe. ... more

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

NIH Awards $4 Million to FAU for Prescription Opioid Study

A researcher from Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received a five-year, $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help solve the “one-size-fits-all” approach to prescribing opioids for chronic pain.... more

 


NIH Awards $4 Million to FAU for Prescription Opioid Study

A researcher from the Schmidt College of Medicine is conducting a novel study to figure out if there is a unique genetic signature of patients who are most susceptible to prescription opioid-use disorder.

Randy Blakely and Amy Wright Named as 2017 NAI Fellows

Randy Blakely, Ph.D. and Amy Wright, Ph.D. have been named NAI Fellows.

Study Shows 'Sweet Spot' Could Improve Melanoma Diagnosis

Too much, too little, just right. It might seem like a line from "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," but actually describes an important finding that will enhance computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) of melanoma.

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.

Honors College Student Achieves 99th Percentile on MCAT

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.

Home Mask Relations-A Social Art Project by Isabel Berglund

This participatory art project explores the social spaces of "togetherness," "relationships" and "home."

FAU Lecture: 'The Modern Presidency from Kennedy to Trump'

Duke University's William H. Chafe will examine how personality helped shape the politics of many of our modern presidents.

FAU's Theatre Lab Welcomes Playwright Nilo Cruz

Nilo Cruz received the Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for his play "Anna in the Tropics."

FAU Celebrates Fall 2017 Commencement

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 2,790 degrees today and tomorrow during five commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.

FAU Receives 2017 Urban Education Impact Award

FAU, Broward County Public Schools and the School District of Palm Beach County received the 2017 Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz Urban Education Impact Award.

FAU and Max Planck Unveil First-of-its-kind Honors Program

FAU President John Kelly, Max Planck Society President Martin Stratmann, and David Fitzpatrick, CEO of the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), announced a new partnership between FAU and MPFI.

FAU Tech Runway Celebrates Annual Maverick Reception

FAU Tech Runway® recently celebrated its 2017 Maverick Reception at FAU Tech Runway in Boca Raton.

FPL Donates $100,000 to FAU Tech Runway

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®.

FAU Re-Launches Public Ethics Academy

Florida Atlantic University has re-launched the Public Ethics Academy within the School of Public Administration at the College for Design and Social Inquiry.

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