NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU to Host Events in Honor of 2019 Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

By | September 13, 2019

FAU will celebrate Hispanic/Latinx Heritage with a series of events for students and staff beginning Saturday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 15, at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses.

Index Shows Downward Pressure on Demand for Homeownership Lessening

By | September 10, 2019

Downward pressure on the demand for homeownership is lessening in major housing markets as the United States nears the peak in the current housing cycle, according to the latest index produced by FAU and FIU.

It's About More People in Fewer Vehicles, Not Self-driving Cars

By | September 10, 2019

Despite the current fascination with the concept of self-driving cars, a researcher at FAU says that they may not be a solution for sustainability and reducing traffic congestion.

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.

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.

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.

Who's a 'Good Boy?' Astro, FAU's Smart Robodog That's Who

By | August 14, 2019

What would you get if you combined Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa with Boston Dynamic's quadruped robot? You'd get "Astro," the four-legged seeing and hearing intelligent robodog.