NEWS ARCHIVE


First-of-its-kind Bioengineered Robotic Hand to Sense Touch

By | November 14, 2017

FAU has received a $1.3 million NIH grant for a "living" robot with its own nervous system. Researchers are creating a living pathway from the robot's touch sensation to the user's brain to help amputees.

New FAU Program Supports Foster Care and Homeless Students

By | November 13, 2017

Less than 3 percent of youth raised in foster care graduate from a four-year college.

Most Hospice Workers Don't Have an Advance Directive

By | November 9, 2017

A new study finds that the majority of hospice providers don't have end-of-life wishes themselves. Procrastination, fear of the subject and costs were reported as the most common barriers.

FAU Recognized as a 2018 Military Friendly® University

By | November 9, 2017

Florida Atlantic University has earned the 2018 Military Friendly® School Designation by Victory Media.

Most Floridians Pleased with Hurricane Irma Response

By | November 8, 2017

A majority of Floridians are pleased with the state's preparedness for and response to Hurricane Irma and believe it will boost Gov. Rick Scott's expected 2018 run for the U.S. Senate, according to an FAU poll.

A.D. Henderson Teacher Wins Hispanic Heritage Month Award

By | November 2, 2017

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott recently awarded Tzeitel Chacon-Rosado the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Excellence in Education Award.

Study Shows Alarming Number of Teens Cyberbully Themselves

By | October 30, 2017

A new form of self-harm in youth has emerged and is cause for concern. "Digital self-harm," where adolescents post, send or share mean things about themselves anonymously online, could be a cry for help.

FAU Unveils New Medical Simulation Center

By | October 26, 2017

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to observe the official launch of its newly expanded, 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Clinical Skills Simulation Center.

FAU Lab Schools Named 'Schools of Excellence'

By | October 24, 2017

FAU's A.D. Henderson University School, FAU High School and Palm Pointe Educational Research School at Tradition have been named Schools of Excellence.

FAU to Host 'Wayzgoose' to Celebrate Hand Papermaking Lab

By | October 20, 2017

The Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University's Wimberly Library will host an "Autumn Wayzgoose" to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the opening of its hand papermaking lab.