The shift in climate is shifting turtles as well, because as the temperature of their nests change so do their reproduction patterns. Warmer conditions produce females and cooler conditions produce males.
Binu Pundir, Ph.D. recently received the Innovative Leader in Distance Learning Higher Education award from the Florida Distance Learning Association.
Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst was named the winner of the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, recently held at the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn.
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, a longtime benefactor of FAU and FAU Athletics, has donated $1 million to name the History and Tradition Hall.
Paul Metcalf, Ph.D., associate director of alumni relations at FAU, received the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Chairman's Award.
Florida Atlantic University will be hosting events at its Davie, Jupiter, and Boca Raton campuses to commemorate Disability Awareness Month during October.
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.
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.
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.