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Grad Receives Fourth Degree From FAU, Hopes to Mentor Immigrants

By | August 12, 2020

When Shernette Dunn emigrated from Jamaica to the United States as a 16 year old, she had one goal in mind - "achieve the American dream."

FAU Celebrates Summer 2020 Graduates

By | August 12, 2020

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 1,900 degrees for the summer 2020 semester in a special virtual ceremony.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.