NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Receives $1.7 Million NIH Grant for Novel Neuroinflammation Study

By | April 20, 2020

FAU neuroscientists will investigate critical links between neuroinflammation and psychopathology, providing a new pathogenic mechanism for anxiety, depression and cognitive dysfunction.

FAU Celebrates 51st Annual Honors Convocation Awardees

By | April 15, 2020

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Bret Danilowicz today announced the recipients of the 51st annual Honors Convocation awards.

FAU Develops New Way to Identify the Sex of Sea Turtle Hatchlings

By | April 7, 2020

Marine scientists have developed a new method that greatly enhances the ability to measure sea turtle hatchling sex ratios and is a crucial step to assess climate change impacts on imperiled turtle species.

'Virtual' Communication in the Age of Social Distancing

By | March 30, 2020

A first-of-its-kind study by FAU researchers explores the phenomenon of visual cues and live video interactions. Now more than ever, it's important to understand how technology is impacting communication.

Unintended Consequence of COVID-19: Cyberbullying Could Increase

By | March 26, 2020

Stuck at home all day, students are using apps even more than they already do, which could increase cyberbullying. FAU's Dr. Sameer Hinduja, provides tips for educators and parents during the pandemic.

Mother/Infant Skin-to-Skin Touch Boosts Baby's Brain Development

By | March 25, 2020

As the world prioritizes social distancing, new FAU research shows that a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, can positively benefit full-term infants and their mothers.

FAU to Host Events for Women's History Month

By | March 6, 2020

Florida Atlantic University will host events at Boca Raton, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, and Jupiter campuses to celebrate Women's History Month.

The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents Barry Weinberg

By | March 3, 2020

The Osher LLI at FAU will present a lecture by Barry Weinberg, on Tuesday, March 17 at 4:30 p.m. in the Osher LLI complex at FAU Jupiter.

Osher LLI at FAU Announces Spring Course Schedule

By | February 25, 2020

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the spring semester, which begins Tuesday, March 14.

Neighborhood Features and Genetic Risk Interact to Affect Cognition

By | February 19, 2020

A new FAU study is the first to examine how neighborhood environment affects cognition in older adults based on their genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia.