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

 


Experts Team Up on Study to Save Endangered African Penguins

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.

First-of-its-kind Bioengineered Robotic Hand to Sense Touch

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.

Most Hospice Workers Don't Have an Advance Directive

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 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."

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Presents Michael Tougias

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.

Homeowners Can't Count on Property Appreciation for Wealth

A new study finds that the property appreciation most homeowners expect when buying a home may be relatively meaningless in terms of building wealth.

FAU Honors Local Veterans with Flag Pole Dedication

A new flag pole now sits in front of the Student Union on Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus.

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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