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Student Spends Summer Swimming with Sharks in Africa

By | August 26, 2015

Honors College sophomore William Sample had the incredible opportunity to spend a month in Mossel Bay, South Africa studying great white sharks through the Oceans Research Internship.

Post-Secondary Academy for Developmentally Disabled Students

By | August 20, 2015

The Academy for Community Inclusion is the first-of-its-kind in Florida and will be located on FAU's Jupiter campus. The program is made possible by a generous multi-year commitment from The Taft Foundation.

FAU’s Music Season Includes Variety of Genres

By | August 20, 2015

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents an expanded season of music for every taste, with 50 concerts scheduled for 2015-16.

Disparity in What Black and White Borrowers Pay for Mortgages

By | August 19, 2015

Racial disparity in mortgage rates is widespread between black and white borrowers, according to a newly published study which found more financially vulnerable black women suffer the most.

Get In The Spirit - College Colors Day

By | August 19, 2015

The third annual College Colors Day Celebration event will be on Friday, Sept. 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Traditions Plaza in front of the bookstore on the Boca Raton campus.

Hispanics More Confident of Personal Finances, FAU Poll Says

By | August 18, 2015

Hispanics have grown steadily more confident in their personal finances over the past year, according to the latest survey conducted by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

Neuroscientist Develops New, Rapid Dementia Screening Tool

By | August 17, 2015

Determining whether or not an individual has dementia and to what degree is a long and laborious process that can take an experienced professional such as a clinician about four to five hours to administer.

Researcher Sheds Light on Bilingual Development in Children

By | August 17, 2015

A professor of psychology at FAU provides important information that should help clinicians as they assess bilingual children and advise their parents.

'The Last Word: Our Favorite Colophons' at Wimberly Library

By | August 17, 2015

The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, features 43 artists' books and 21 broadsides whose colophons, or last pages, run the gamut from the historic and classic to the whimsical and brilliant.

Study Shows Lack of Meaning in Life Linked to Addiction

By | August 17, 2015

A commonly used treatment in addiction is the 12-step model developed in the 1930s. Yet, surprisingly, there is no clear understanding about how to nurture spirituality among people struggling with addictions.

 
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