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Vets Walking Pets: Shelter Dogs, Military Veterans and PTSD Symptoms

By | June 23, 2020

An FAU nursing researcher led a study on the impacts of dog-walking interventions with shelter dogs on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in military veterans, which shows reduced PTSD symptoms.

FAU Teams Up with U.S. Coast Guard to Release Three Baby Sea Turtles

By | April 1, 2020

Beach closures and other COVID-19 pandemic restrictions required FAU marine scientists to get creative to make sure that three baby green sea turtles made it home, so they teamed up with the U.S. Coast Guard.

FAU Recognized as 'Gold' Military Friendly® University

By | February 20, 2020

FAU has earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation" for the first time, based on the expanding services and spaces offered by FAU's Military and Veterans Student Success Center.

Researchers Take Body Armor to the Next Level with High Energy Fibers

By | February 3, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science received $569,482 from Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office to develop advanced fibers to enhance the performance of military helmets and body armor.

Another Way Dogs Help the Military; Aeromedical Patient Evacuations

By | August 22, 2019

A study by FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has demonstrated the feasibility and efficacy of animal-assisted interventions to reduce stress in a military setting.

FAU Receives $1.5 Million HRSA Nursing Grant for Military Veterans

By | June 26, 2019

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has received a $1.5 million HRSA grant to form a primary care workforce of veteran nurses to care for other military veterans in rural and underserved communities.

Goliath Groupers May Be Key to Undersea National Security

By | February 20, 2019

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded FAU's Harbor Branch up to $5 million to detect undersea threats. The stealthy and exceptionally large Goliath grouper is the focus of this project.

FAU Now Serves as Home to 'C-P.A.W.W.'

By | October 16, 2018

"Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors" in FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is improving the understanding of palliative effects of animal-assisted interventions.

FAU Selected for Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program

By | July 3, 2018

FAU has been selected as a network partner by the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, which offers qualified veterans the opportunity to receive an entrepreneurship education.

FAU Awarded $1.25 Million by United States Navy

By | May 23, 2018

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a $1.25 million grant by the United States Navy for research on autonomous unmanned marine vehicle platforms.