NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU to Host Events for Women's History Month

By | March 6, 2020

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

FAU to Host Events in Honor of Black/African American History Month

By | January 31, 2020

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Black/African American History Month with a series of events throughout the month of February at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses.

Partnership Will Help 6,000 Students Have a Smoother College Commute

By | December 18, 2019

FAU has received $375,000 from The Kresge Foundation to lead a first-time transportation collaboration to improve southeast Florida's transit ecosystem for college students.

To Learn English, Bilingual Children Need Robust Vocabulary

By | October 9, 2019

A study is the first to examine parents' vocabulary and grammar as an influence on children's acquisition of English. The quality of child-directed speech depends on the speaker's language proficiency.

Novel Study Identifies Three Distinct Types of Teen Popularity

By | September 18, 2019

A new study finds three distinct types of teen popularity: prosocial popular; aggressive popular; and bistrategic popular or Machiavellian. Loved and feared, Machiavellian-like teens were the most popular.

Safiya George, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Nursing

By | April 24, 2019

FAU has named Safiya George, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. George is a leading scholar in the fields of HIV research, spirituality, religion and health.

FAU Launches New Second-degree, Part-Time BSN Track

By | March 6, 2019

A new second-degree part-time track in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will prepare working professionals with a bachelor's degree or higher in another discipline for licensure as registered nurses.

Donald & Elaine Singer Donate Frank Lloyd Wright Collection

By | January 23, 2019

FAU's School of Architecture in the College for Design and Social Inquiry was recently gifted a Frank Lloyd Wright collection by Donald and Elaine Singer.

"Sea-Level Rise Resilience Collaborations" at FAU MetroLAB

By | October 8, 2018

Environmental studies' researchers, organizations, business leaders and elected officials recently discussed sea-level rise resilience efforts at the FAU MetroLAB in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

Manmade Mangroves Could Address Threats to Coastal Areas

By | August 29, 2018

With threats of sea level rise and other natural disasters, researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science are turning to nature to create bioinspired materials that mimic mangrove trees.