NEWS ARCHIVE


New Board of Trustees Appointment, Re-appointment

By | November 7, 2019

The Florida Board of Governors has appointed Elycia Morris and reappointed Dr. Michael Dennis to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees.

Study Reveals How 98 Percent of Plastics at Sea Go Missing Each Year

By | November 7, 2019

A study helps to solve the mystery of missing plastic fragments at sea by using simulated sunlight to explore removal mechanisms, microbial impacts and lifetimes of select microplastics on the ocean surface.

FAU Partners with St. Lucie Public Schools

By | November 7, 2019

FAU and St. Lucie Public Schools recently collaborated to develop the Social, Wellness, and Emotional Learning Leaders program designed to increase the number of school counselors in SLPS high needs schools.

Study Reveals Indigenous People's Choice of Medicinal Plants

By | November 6, 2019

Researchers discovered a novel way to find the intracultural heterogeneity of traditional knowledge while testing the non-random selection of medicinal plants in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

Trump Unpopular with Hispanics in Florida in New FAU Poll

By | November 6, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump's approval ratings are underwater among Hispanics in Florida, according to a statewide survey of voters conducted by FAU BEPI.

Paid Sick Leave, Flextime Benefits Result in More Retirement Savings

By | November 5, 2019

A study by FAU and Cleveland State is the first to explore the relationships between workplace employment benefits such as paid sick leave, flextime, and vacation days and retirement savings.

FAU Receives Art Donation Valued at More Than $3.8 Million

By | November 5, 2019

Florida Atlantic University recently received a donation of artwork valued at more than $3.8 million from Rick and Lesley Stone.

FAU's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship Named Oasis of Excellence

By | November 4, 2019

Florida Atlantic University's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship has been honored by the American Council for Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) as an Oasis of Excellence.

Machine-learning Algorithms Track Tremors in Parkinson's Patients

By | October 30, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, can continuously monitor the severity of tremors in patients with Parkinson's disease.

Teens with Autism Can Master Living Skills When Parents Use iPads

By | October 29, 2019

A study finds that video prompting using an iPad produces immediate and lasting effects for teens with autism and that parents can be powerful delivery agents to increase independence in their children.