NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU to Host Events for Women's History Month

By | March 1, 2018

Florida Atlantic University will host events at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Davie campuses to celebrate Women's History Month.

They're Back! Shark Migration Season Begins in S.E. Florida

By | March 1, 2018

Blacktip sharks are headed south in the largest migration in U.S. coastal waters. Researchers estimate the population of these "snowbirds of the sea" to be one-third of what they have seen in previous years.

Kit Promises 'Hassle Free' Way to Test Male Fertility

By | February 28, 2018

To address embarrassing, inconvenient and costly male fertility testing, FAU researchers are developing a home-based kit that provides a complete semen evaluation using microfluidics, an app and a smartphone.

New FAU Poll Finds Floridians Support Stricter Gun Laws

By | February 28, 2018

A vast majority of Floridians support stricter gun laws, including a ban on assault-style rifles, universal background checks and raising the minimum age for gun purchasers, according to a statewide survey.

FAU Announces Winners of 'IOT Hardware Hackathon'

By | February 26, 2018

Three teams of students from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science recently took home a cash prize for winning FAU's IoT Hardware Hackathon, Make FAU 2018.

FAU to Celebrate 2018 President's Gala

By | February 26, 2018

Florida Atlantic University is set to celebrate its eighth annual gala on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. in the Martin F. and Jane Greenberg Foundation Tower of FAU Stadium.

Start-Ups That Get Business Loans More Likely to Survive

By | February 26, 2018

Start-up firms that take out loans in the name of the business, as opposed to personal debt obtained in the name of the firm's owner, are significantly more likely to survive, according to new FAU study.

FAU Brain Institute Awarded $780,000 to Launch ASCEND

By | February 22, 2018

FAU's Brain Institute has received a $780,000 grant from the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation to launch an innovative STEM program targeted at middle and high school students in Palm Beach County.

FAU's Board of Trustees Elect New Vice Chair

By | February 21, 2018

The Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees met recently to make several decisions related to the University's operations, including electing its new vice chair, Abdol Moabery.

Intervention Helps Couples Affected by Alzheimer's Disease

By | February 21, 2018

Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College Nursing have developed a first-of-its-kind in-home intervention for couples affected by dementia, which can improve communication behavior in just 10 weeks.