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FAU High Student Competes in Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge

By | October 16, 2017

Florida Atlantic University High School freshman Devin Willis will compete to become America's Top Young Scientist during the Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge.

FPL Donates $100,000 to FAU Tech Runway

By | October 12, 2017

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) continues its longstanding support of technology and innovation by announcing a $100,000 gift to help renovate the entrance to FAU Tech Runway®.

FAU Recognized as Leader in Undergraduate Research

By | October 12, 2017

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) has selected Florida Atlantic University as one of three recipients of the 2017 Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments (AURA).

FAU Index Shows Hispanics Souring on Direction of Economy

By | October 11, 2017

Hispanics in the U.S. are souring on the direction of the economy and showing growing dissatisfaction with U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a new national consumer sentiment index conducted by FAU.

Study Reveals if a Child Survives or Thrives When Bullied

By | October 11, 2017

Why are some children devastated by bullying while others are not? A new study validates how "resilience" differentiates children who just survive bullying from those who thrive when faced with adversity.

Size Doesn't Matter - At Least for Hammerheads and Swimming

By | October 10, 2017

Researchers from FAU have conducted the first study to examine the whole body shape and swimming kinematics of two closely related yet very different hammerhead sharks, with some unexpected results.

Financial Awards Can Actually Discourage Whistleblowers

By | October 5, 2017

Financial awards can unintentionally discourage a whistleblower from reporting fraud in a timely manner by hijacking their moral motivation to do the right thing, according to a new FAU study.

Young-onset Dementia Costs Nearly Twice That of Alzheimer's

By | October 5, 2017

The first economic study on frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), the most common dementia for people under age 60, shows that FTD inflicts a much more severe burden on families than Alzheimer's disease.

3MT® Competition to Showcase Graduate Student Research

By | October 3, 2017

Can an 80,000-word thesis or dissertation be explained in three minutes or less?

New Way to Assess Safety of Aging Timber Railroad Bridges

By | September 27, 2017

In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a cutting-edge way to gauge the condition of aging timber railroad bridges.

 
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