FAU Receives $1 Million Grant for Dementia Prevention

A $1 million grant from The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation will establish the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine for a unique dementia prevention program.... more

Bernard Osher Makes a $4 Million Grant to Support FAU’s Lifelong Learning Society

The Bernard Osher Foundation recently approved a $4 million endowment grant to support Florida Atlantic University’s Lifelong Learning Society. ... more

FAU Poll Shows Floridians Doubt Trump Policy Changes will Help Cuban People

Floridians support former U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent decision to restrict those relations, according to a statewide survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI). ... more

 


Study Illuminates Serotonin Contributions to Cocaine's Lure

A new study reinforces long-held suspicions that the brain chemical serotonin, a molecule usually associated with mood, appetite and libido, makes a direct contribution to the actions of cocaine.

Physician Heal Thyself: Simple Coping Strategies

Physicians in general have burnout rates that are twice the rate of working adults. Obstetricians and gynecologists in particular experience professional burnout rates between 40 to 75 percent.

FAU Receives $1 Million Grant for Dementia Prevention

A $1 million grant from The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation will establish the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine for a unique dementia prevention program.

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.

Festival Rep Entertains All Summer Long

Professional actors join FAU students to present "Sense and Sensibility," "Into the Woods," and more.

FAU's Theatre Lab Presents a New Play Festival

This jam-packed festival welcomes some of the nation's most prominent playwrights as they present readings of their newest work before it lands on stages across the country.

Theatre Lab is New Home for the 24-Hour Theatre Project

The event, to be held Sunday, April 30 to Monday, May 1, unites local playwrights, actors, directors and technicians for a 24-hour period to write, rehearse and perform up to nine short plays.

FAU Receives $50,000 Gift for Vocal Scholarships

FAU's Department of Music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters received a $50,000 donation for the Georgina Dieter Dennis Vocal Scholarship Fund.

Bernard Osher Makes a $4M Grant to Lifelong Learning Society

The Bernard Osher Foundation recently approved a $4 million endowment grant to support Florida Atlantic University's Lifelong Learning Society.

FAU Student Named Florida's 'Student of the Year'

Florida Atlantic University graduate Tevin Ali has been named the 2017 Student of the Year by the Florida Association of Colleges and Employers.

FAU Tech Runway Announces Fifth and Largest Class

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway® has selected its fifth and largest Venture class of startup and early-stage companies to participate in its business accelerator program.

FAU Honors Arthur Evans, Jr. as 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee

The FAUAA hosted its Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni ceremony and reception. The event brought together alumni to celebrate the accomplishments of their most outstanding peers.

Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Donate $7M to Name School of Social Work

FAU announced a $7 million gift from longtime benefactors Phyllis and Harvey Sandler to name The Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry.

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