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Study Illuminates Serotonin Contributions to Cocaine's Lure

By | June 28, 2017

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.

FAU Receives $50,000 Gift for Vocal Scholarships

By | June 28, 2017

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

By | June 27, 2017

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

Physician Heal Thyself: Simple Coping Strategies

By | June 26, 2017

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

By | June 22, 2017

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 Student Named Florida's 'Student of the Year'

By | June 22, 2017

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

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters Names New Dean

By | June 21, 2017

Michael J. Horswell, Ph.D., has been named the new dean of the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University, following a national search.

Simple Tactic Results in Dramatic Water Conservation

By | June 20, 2017

Rain or shine has new meaning thanks to an innovative and simple tactic developed by researchers that will really change how people think about watering their lawns. The tactic? A straightforward road sign.

Floridians Doubt Trump Policy Changes will Help Cuban People

By | June 20, 2017

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 survey by FAU>

Closing Failing Banks Sooner Could Save Billions of Dollars

By | June 19, 2017

Billions of dollars could be saved if Congress revises a law to allow regulators to be more aggressive in reducing losses from insolvent banks, according to a recent study co-authored by FAU faculty member

 
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