The shift in climate is shifting turtles as well, because as the temperature of their nests change so do their reproduction patterns. Warmer conditions produce females and cooler conditions produce males.
Binu Pundir, Ph.D. recently received the Innovative Leader in Distance Learning Higher Education award from the Florida Distance Learning Association.
Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst was named the winner of the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, recently held at the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn.
Theatre Lab has announced the schedule for "Play Slam," a new theater play reading series with discussion to follow.
The 2015 Florida Atlantic University John O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture presents "Eleanor Roosevelt and the Battle for Human Rights: 1945 to Present."
A group of Florida Atlantic University civil engineering students won second place at the Solid Waste Association of North America's (SWANA) inaugural National Solid Waste Design Competition (SWDC).
Florida Atlantic University's Department of Communication Science and Disorders will host free hearing screenings in honor of National Audiology Awareness Month.
- Eleanor R. Baldwin, a longtime benefactor of FAU and FAU Athletics, has donated $1 million to name the History and Tradition Hall.
Paul Metcalf, Ph.D., associate director of alumni relations at FAU, received the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Chairman's Award.
Most robotic parts used today are rigid, have a limited range of motion and don't look lifelike. Inspired by nature and biology, a robotic finger designed at FAU looks, feels and works like the real thing.