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Researcher Sheds Light on Bilingual Development in Children

By | August 17, 2015

A professor of psychology at FAU provides important information that should help clinicians as they assess bilingual children and advise their parents.

Neuroscientist Develops New, Rapid Dementia Screening Tool

By | August 17, 2015

Determining whether or not an individual has dementia and to what degree is a long and laborious process that can take an experienced professional such as a clinician about four to five hours to administer.

'The Last Word: Our Favorite Colophons' at Wimberly Library

By | August 17, 2015

The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, features 43 artists' books and 21 broadsides whose colophons, or last pages, run the gamut from the historic and classic to the whimsical and brilliant.

Study Shows Lack of Meaning in Life Linked to Addiction

By | August 17, 2015

A commonly used treatment in addiction is the 12-step model developed in the 1930s. Yet, surprisingly, there is no clear understanding about how to nurture spirituality among people struggling with addictions.

FAU Foundation Board Elects Patricia McKay as Chair

By | August 15, 2015

The Florida Atlantic University Foundation Board recently held its annual meeting and election of officers.

FAU Students Return to Campus

By | August 11, 2015

Florida Atlantic University students will return to campus this week to mark the start of the University’s fall 2015 semester.

Study Shows Candidate Voice Pitch Influences Voters

By | August 7, 2015

FAU researcher shows how tone of candidates' voices can make a difference at the polls. Findings from the study suggest a preference for age and experience and possible impact on female candidates.

FAU Celebrates Summer 2015 Commencement

By | August 7, 2015

Florida Atlantic University conferred more than 1,700 degrees on August 4 during three commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the Boca Raton campus.

New Medical Students to Receive First Doctor's White Coats

By | August 5, 2015

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine will celebrate its fifth White Coat Ceremony as it officially welcomes the incoming class of 2015 on Friday, Aug. 7 at 4 p.m.

FAU Pre-med Student and Surgeon Collaborate on New, Alternative Procedure to Radical Mastectomy

By | August 3, 2015

Elizabeth Hopkins, an aspiring physician and FAU student, has spent more than 640 hours shadowing Hilton Becker, M.D. In 2014, she had a double mastectomy as a preventive measure, using a revolutionary procedure develop... Moreed by Becker that is an alternative to radical mastectomy.

 
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