FAU Autism Spectrum Disorder Study Finds No Differences in Children’s Ability to Recognize Facial Emotion of Familiar Faces

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science conducted a study in children with and without ASD, ages 4 to 8 years old, using five distinct facial emotions; happy, sad, anger, fear, and neutral, which served as a control.... more

It’s a 100 Percent ‘Match’ for FAU’s Soon-to-be Physicians!

The soon-to-be graduates of the class of 2019 at Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine joined thousands of medical students across the nation to celebrate “Match Day.” The 55 members of the class of 2019 achieved a 100 percent match as they participated in this rite of passage to find out where they will be spending the next several years of medical training as residents.... more

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Celebrates 40 Years

Florida Atlantic University’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing recently celebrated its 40th anniversary during a special event at the college to support initiatives for nursing education, research, and community service. The celebratory event honored the College of Nursing’s namesake Christine E. Lynn, Anne Boykin, Ph.D., dean emeritus, and Marlaine Smith, Ph.D., the current dean, for elevating the college to its highly ranked stature and recognition locally, regionally and nationally.... more

 


Children with Autism Are 'In-tune' With Mom's Feelings

A study assessing the ability of children with and without autism spectrum disorder to recognize facial emotions in familiar faces shows no differences in these two groups of children.

NSF CAREER Award Aimed at Key Information in Emergencies

A $500,011 NSF grant awarded to a researcher in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science will focus on evacuation route planning, resource assignment, and transportation resilience.

Machines Predict Recovery Time from a Sports Concussion

Scientists in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and collaborators are teaching machines to predict recovery time from sports-related concussions based on symptoms like headache and dizziness.

FAU Hosts 2019 Violence Summit

FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work recently hosted the 2019 Violence Summit.

It's a 100 Percent 'Match' for FAU's Soon-to-be Physicians!

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine soon-to-be graduates celebrated "Match Day." The class of 2019 achieved a 100 percent match and now know where they will spend the next few years of training as residents.

FAU to Host 2019 Pre-Health Professions and Graduate Week

The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University is bringing health-related graduate programs and its students together for the 2019 Pre-Health Professions Week and Graduate Fair.

FAU Presents the Fifth Annual Palm Beach Book Festival

Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters is hosting the fifth annual Palm Beach Book Festival with an exciting group of New York Times bestselling, celebrity authors.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents David Valle

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter will present a lecture by David Valle, M.D., the director of the Institute of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

FAU Symposium Addresses Origins of the American Presidency

The Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium presents scholars from around the world.

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Celebrates 40 Years

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing recently celebrated 40 years of excellence during a special anniversary event at the college to support initiatives for education, research and community service.

Downward Pressure on Demand Present in Major Housing Markets

Many U.S. metropolitan residential real estate markets are exhibiting downward pressure on the demand for homeownership, according to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty.

Research Park at Florida Atlantic University Elects Officers

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® recently elected its 2019 officers, naming Bob Swindell as chairman and Daniel Flynn, Ph.D., as vice chairman.

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Aspirin Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer, But Many at Risk Don't Take It

"To assess low-dose aspirin use, Florida Atlantic University researchers analyzed interviews with 84 patients who had advanced colon or rectal polyps."... more

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