NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Ranked by 'U.S. News & World Report' as Top Public School

By | September 9, 2019

U.S. News & World Report ranked FAU in its list of "Top Public Schools" in the nation for the first time in the university's history, landing at No.140 in the annual ranking of the nation's best universities.

Why Women are Less Likely than Men to Start New Ventures

By | August 29, 2019

A new study by faculty at Florida Atlantic University and Eastern Michigan University explores the cultural factors that may explain why this gender gap exists and varies widely in countries around the world.

'Dream Team' Awarded $1.1 Million for Blind Mexican Cavefish Research

By | August 29, 2019

FAU researchers have received a $1.1 million NSF grant to develop powerful transgenic tools and gene-editing technologies in the blind Mexican cavefish to significantly advance it as a research model system.

Millennials, Think You're Digitally Better Than Us? Yes, Says Science

By | August 28, 2019

A study by FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is one of the first to examine the information technology switching prowess phenomenon in the "Net Generation," revealing some surprising results.

FAU Attracts Record Number of National Merit Scholars

By | August 28, 2019

Florida Atlantic University has welcomed a record number of National Merit Scholars for the fall 2019 semester.

Scientist Lands $1.7 Million NIH Grant for Tissue Engineering Approach

By | August 27, 2019

A leading scientist in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received a grant for a research project that offers hope for eye disease and regenerative medicine using a novel tissue engineering approach.

FAU PhD Project to Create First Online Comanche Dictionary

By | August 26, 2019

Ph.D. student Kathryn Pewenofkit Briner, D.M.A. (Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache descent), added to her research this summer at the Smithsonian.

Another Way Dogs Help the Military; Aeromedical Patient Evacuations

By | August 22, 2019

A study by FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has demonstrated the feasibility and efficacy of animal-assisted interventions to reduce stress in a military setting.

Jaffe Center for Book Arts to Host Annual Wayzgoose Festival

By | August 20, 2019

The Jaffe Center for Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University will host its second annual Library Wayzgoose Festival on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wimberly Library.

FAU High School Student Back from Space, School That Is

By | August 15, 2019

FAU High School student Connor Cane, 15, recently was one of only four students to represent the United States and one of only 47 students from across the world to participate in the United Space School.