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Professor Receives Distance Learning Higher Education Award

By | October 14, 2015

Binu Pundir, Ph.D. recently received the Innovative Leader in Distance Learning Higher Education award from the Florida Distance Learning Association.

FAU Wins Second Place at Waste Design Competition

By | October 13, 2015

A group of Florida Atlantic University civil engineering students won second place at the Solid Waste Association of North America's (SWANA) inaugural National Solid Waste Design Competition (SWDC).

Eleanor R. Baldwin Donates $1 Million to Athletic Complex

By | October 9, 2015

- Eleanor R. Baldwin, a longtime benefactor of FAU and FAU Athletics, has donated $1 million to name the History and Tradition Hall.

Associate Director of Alumni Receives Boca Chamber Award

By | October 8, 2015

Paul Metcalf, Ph.D., associate director of alumni relations at FAU, received the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Chairman's Award.

Disability Awareness Month Events

By | October 5, 2015

Florida Atlantic University will be hosting events at its Davie, Jupiter, and Boca Raton campuses to commemorate Disability Awareness Month during October.

Nursing Home Guide Will Help Avoid Unneeded Hospitalizations

By | October 1, 2015

FAU has received a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award for a guide for nursing home residents and their families to help them make optimal decisions concerning hospitalizations.

FAU Receives NSF Grant for Critical Infrastructure Systems

By | September 30, 2015

Extreme events like hurricanes can disrupt infrastructure systems like power and water. Researchers will develop a decision framework to rapidly restore these functions and services for disaster management.

First Study on Hard-to-treat Depression in Older People

By | September 30, 2015

About half of older adults don't respond to first-line medication for depression. A new study shows that adding a second drug to treatment with an antidepressant medication alone helps many of these patients.

Dramatic Increase of Alcohol Abuse in Early Maturing Girls

By | September 28, 2015

A new study published in 'Pediatrics' shows that early maturing girls given the most parental autonomy had the highest rates of alcohol abuse, with intoxication frequency increasing an average of 234 percent.

FAU Receives $1.2 Million Grant for Autism Training Program

By | September 24, 2015

More students with autism are being taught in the general classroom setting. Preparing professionals to teach these students is critical in alleviating the dire shortage of special education teachers.

 
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