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FAU Awarded $5.3 Million to Detect Cognitive Change in Older Drivers

By | September 30, 2020

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and collaborators have received a $5.3 million NIH grant to detect cognitive change in older drivers using rapidly available and discreet in-vehicle sensors.

FAU Moves Up in 'U.S. News & World Report's' List of Top Universities

By | September 14, 2020

Florida Atlantic University moved up in the U.S. News & World Report list of "Top Public Schools," to No. 136 in this year's ranking of the nation's best universities. FAU ranked No. 140 in 2020.

FAU Awarded $2.4 Million NSF Grant to Train Data Scientists

By | September 10, 2020

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team at FAU will train graduate students in data science technologies and applications.

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.

COVID-19 Contact Tracing and Risk-Reduction Public Health Certificate

By | June 15, 2020

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has launched a new, online public health certificate course on COVID-19, contact tracing and risk-reduction in response to one of the fastest-growing jobs in the U.S.

Robotic Cats Are 'Purr-fect' Companions for Isolated Seniors

By | May 28, 2020

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing offers a "purr-fect" solution to comfort and engage older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias during the pandemic - interactive robotic cats.

FAU Celebrates Spring 2020 Graduates

By | May 7, 2020

FAU will confer more than 3,400 degrees for the spring 2020 semester. The new graduates will join more than 175,000 alumni who have graduated from FAU since the University opened its doors in 1964.

College of Nursing Graduates on Front Lines of COVID-19

By | May 7, 2020

The members of FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing class of 2020 will enter a workforce that has been forever changed by the COVID-19 crisis.

Facebook Study Reveals COVID-19 Compliance and Coping Behaviors

By | May 5, 2020

FAU researchers surveyed 719 Floridians from a Facebook coronavirus disease (COVID-19) group to assess their experience, behavior compliance, coping strategies and feelings about staying at home.

FAU Nurses Provide Face Masks for Homeless, Low Income Individuals

By | April 29, 2020

To address the dire needs of a northwest neighborhood in West Palm Beach, a team of FAU nurses spearheaded a program to provide lifesaving PPE and health care services for its residents during the pandemic.