NEWS ARCHIVE


Osher LLI at FAU Announces Winter Course Schedule

By | November 19, 2019

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the winter semester, which begins Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

FAU Ranks in Top 50 in Top Programs for Entrepreneurs

By | November 18, 2019

FAU has been recognized as one of the top programs for entrepreneurship studies, according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review.

Regular Use of Pain, Sleep Prescriptions Linked to High Frailty Risk

By | November 14, 2019

A novel study by FAU and the Oregon Research Institute is the first to show that regular use of prescription drugs for pain and sleep increases frailty risk in older adults by 95 percent.

FAU College of Business to Honor Rita and Rick Case

By | November 14, 2019

FAU's College of Business will host the 28th annual Business Leaders of the Year breakfast on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 at 8 a.m., at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 East Camino Real, in Boca Raton.

U.S. HHS Secretary Names María Ordóñez to Alzheimer's Council

By | November 13, 2019

Alex M. Azar II, the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, recently named FAU's María de los Ángeles Ordóñez, DNP, APRN to the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services.

Study Reveals How 98 Percent of Plastics at Sea Go Missing Each Year

By | November 7, 2019

A study helps to solve the mystery of missing plastic fragments at sea by using simulated sunlight to explore removal mechanisms, microbial impacts and lifetimes of select microplastics on the ocean surface.

New Board of Trustees Appointment, Re-appointment

By | November 7, 2019

The Florida Board of Governors has appointed Elycia Morris and reappointed Dr. Michael Dennis to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees.

FAU Partners with St. Lucie Public Schools

By | November 7, 2019

FAU and St. Lucie Public Schools recently collaborated to develop the Social, Wellness, and Emotional Learning Leaders program designed to increase the number of school counselors in SLPS high needs schools.

Study Reveals Indigenous People's Choice of Medicinal Plants

By | November 6, 2019

Researchers discovered a novel way to find the intracultural heterogeneity of traditional knowledge while testing the non-random selection of medicinal plants in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

Trump Unpopular with Hispanics in Florida in New FAU Poll

By | November 6, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump's approval ratings are underwater among Hispanics in Florida, according to a statewide survey of voters conducted by FAU BEPI.