NEWS ARCHIVE


Expert: COVID-19 Decisions Based on Potentially Misleading Statistic

By | August 11, 2020

Florida's COVID-19 daily percent positive rate, a key metric driving economic and public policy decisions, offers a distorted snapshot of the effect the virus is having across the state.

High Levels of Toxic Pollutants Found in Stranded Dolphins and Whales

By | August 6, 2020

A study led by FAU's Harbor Branch examined 83 stranded dolphins and whales in North Carolina and Florida. Researchers looked at 11 different animal species to test for 17 different substances.

Four FAU Researchers Receive Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

By | August 6, 2020

Four researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science have received the coveted National Science Foundation Early Career (CAREER) award.

FAU's ACI Receives $1.5M Grant from The Taft Foundation

By | August 5, 2020

FAU's Academy for Community Inclusion (ACI) within the Department of Exceptional Student Education in the College of Education recently received a $1.5 million grant from The Taft Foundation.

FAU Expert: Strike 'Small Bigot Exemption' from Fair Housing Law

By | August 4, 2020

Lawmakers should eliminate a key exemption in the federal Fair Housing Act, according to Ken. H. Johnson, Ph.D., an economist in FAU's College of Business.

Entangled Dolphin Calf Only Lived Two Years Following Rescue

By | August 4, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch researchers examined the outcome of a bottlenose dolphin calf in the Indian River Lagoon entangled in fishing line wrapped tightly around its upper jaw and found severe, long-term damage.

New Study on Development of Parkinson's Disease is 'On the Nose'

By | August 3, 2020

The loss of a sense of smell is known to be one of the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease (PD). In a new study, an FAU neuroscientist and colleagues link inflammation, olfaction and pathology seen in PD.

FAU Theatre Lab Offers Free Virtual Educational Programming for Youth

By | August 2, 2020

Theatre Lab's fall Educational Outreach program will provide these students with the opportunity to experience theater and writing in a new way.

The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Announces Fall Course Schedule

By | July 30, 2020

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Thursday, Oct. 8.

Sea Level Rise: Impacts to Property and Regional Planning Solutions

By | July 28, 2020

A new FAU study reveals that urgent action is needed to protect billions of dollars in real estate investment across South Florida due to impacts of sea level rise over the next several decades.