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Venture Investment Beats Bank Loans to Boost Small Business

By | December 8, 2016

Investment from venture capital appears to help new startup businesses grow and boost entrepreneurship better than funding from bank loans, according to a FAU new study.

FAU Student Government Honors its Very First President

By | December 5, 2016

In 1965, just one year after Florida Atlantic University opened its doors, Daniel Mica, BA '66, became the University's very first Student Government (SG) president.

Having Former Politicians on Board Helps Complete Mergers

By | November 30, 2016

Study finds appointing former politicians and regulators to boards of directors or management teams influences corporate mergers and acquisitions and improves the financial performance of acquiring companies.

FAU Jupiter's LLS Announces Winter Schedule

By | November 28, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the winter semester, which begins Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

FAU alumnus Eduardo Padrón Receives Medal from Obama

By | November 22, 2016

Eduardo Padrón, president of Miami Dade College and an alumnus of Florida Atlantic University College of Business, was one of 21 people to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom Tuesday at the White House.

FAU Diplomacy Team Earns Top Honors at National Model United Nations Competition

By | November 17, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Diplomacy Program recently received three awards for academic excellence at the National Model United Nations simulation in Washington, D.C.

FAU Tech Runway® Graduates 'Venture Class III' Entrepreneurs

By | November 17, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway® recently celebrated the graduation of "Venture Class III", a special ceremony to commemorate the third class of companies to complete the FAU Tech Runway® program.

Hispanics More Cautious about Holiday Spending and Economy

By | November 17, 2016

Hispanics are more cautious about their holiday spending this year with 1 in 5 saying they will not be shopping at all, according to a national survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

Former NBA Player Inducted into Halls of Fame

By | November 16, 2016

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine's advisory board member and donor Jack Laub was recently inducted into the James P. Kelly University of Cincinnati Athletics Hall of Fame and the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame.

Adams Center Hosts 'HatchPad Engage! Boca Raton' Nov. 16

By | November 14, 2016

FAU will host "HatchPad Engage! Boca Raton" on Wednesday at the College of Business.

 
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