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Respected and Successful Florida Policymaker Will Join FAU

By | February 10, 2017

Jeff Atwater, member of the Governor’s cabinet with years of experience in public and private finance, will become FAU's vice president for strategic initiatives and chief financial officer.

Marine Sponge May Provide Antibacterial Solutions for MRSA

By | February 8, 2017

A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge is showing potent antibacterial activity against the drug resistant bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus also called the "super bug."

FAU Poll Shows Floridians Support Sanctuary Cities

By | February 7, 2017

A majority of Floridians favor sanctuary city policies that offer safe harbor for undocumented immigrants, according to a statewide survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

FAU Designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution

By | February 7, 2017

FAU has received federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, which only is awarded to colleges and universities with enrollment of full-time Hispanic undergraduate students of at least 25 percent.

FAU Honors Heiko Dobrikow as Business Leader of the Year

By | February 2, 2017

More than 500 guests turned out to celebrate Florida Atlantic University's College of Business' 25th annual Business Leader of the Year, Heiko Dobrikow, on Friday, Jan. 27, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.

FAU Libraries, JCS to Present 'Fiddler on the Roof'

By | February 1, 2017

FAU's Libraries and the Jewish Cultural Society will present "Fiddler on the Roof: In Concert," along with Aaron Kula's 23-member Klezmer Company Jazz Orchestra (KCJO) and a cast of 16 principal singers.

First Video Footage of Monkey Population Nearing Extinction

By | February 1, 2017

Using remote sensing cameras and sound recorders, FAU scientists are the first to capture rare video footage of a newly discovered population of critically endangered monkeys in a remote region in the world.

FAU to Host Events in Honor of Black History Month

By | January 31, 2017

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

Study Shows Public View of Police and Body-worn Cameras

By | January 26, 2017

There is limited research and only anecdotal evidence suggesting that the public supports the use of body-worn cameras in policing. A new study reveals general public perceptions with some unexpected results.

Golf Courses Boost Home Prices and Draw Potential Buyers

By | January 25, 2017

While golf courses around the country face an uncertain economic future, homes adjacent to them continue to command higher prices from prospective buyers, according to a new real estate study by FAU.

 
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