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U.S. Department of Transportation Awards FAU Millions

By | December 14, 2016

FAU will lead the Freight Mobility Research Institute to improve the nation's mobility of people and goods. A combined match from the state and private sectors will result in more than $10 million in total.

Novel Study Demonstrates Role of Parkin Gene in Eye Lens

By | December 13, 2016

A new study at FAU is the first to demonstrate that the Parkin gene is turned on when cells are exposed to environmental insults that cause free radical formation and cataract formation.

Record High Home Prices Being Supported by Rising Rents

By | December 13, 2016

Record high home prices in the U.S. housing market are being driven upward by rising rents in cities across the country, according to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty.

Hispanics Think Trump Will Not Be Good for U.S. Economy

By | December 12, 2016

A majority of Hispanics think U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will not be good for the country's economy or the United States' relationships with other countries, according to a new FAU national poll.

Venture Investment Beats Bank Loans to Boost Small Business

By | December 8, 2016

Investment from venture capital appears to help new startup businesses grow and boost entrepreneurship better than funding from bank loans, according to a FAU new study.

Study Shows How Social Media Sites Help Transplant Patients

By | December 8, 2016

Researchers in FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing conducted a unique study to explore how transplant recipients use social media sites for support and healing.

Janet Robishaw to Lead Department of Biomedical Sciences

By | December 6, 2016

Janet Robishaw, Ph.D., a leader in functional and translational genomics, has been appointed as chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.

Having Former Politicians on Board Helps Complete Mergers

By | November 30, 2016

Study finds appointing former politicians and regulators to boards of directors or management teams influences corporate mergers and acquisitions and improves the financial performance of acquiring companies.

FAU and Neuro Pharmalogics Enter into Licensing Agreement

By | November 29, 2016

FAU has entered into a licensing agreement with Neuro Pharmalogics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for patients with rare neurological diseases.

Climate Warming and Melting Sea Ice Impacts on Arctic Whales

By | November 17, 2016

FAU Harbor Branch study shows the relationship between changing sea ice and beluga whale migration and habitat patterns of several populations over two decades of dramatic sea ice changes in the Pacific Arctic.

 
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