NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Receives $1.2 Million to Develop New Stroke Treatment

By | March 15, 2016

A biomedical scientist has received a $1.2 million grant from the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program, Florida Department of Health, to develop a new and innovative approach to treat stroke.

FAU High's Hannah Herbst Featured on Discovery Education

By | March 8, 2016

Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst was featured live on Discovery Education to talk about her experience as "America's Top Young Scientist."

Troubling Outcomes for U.S. Workers Without Paid Sick Leave

By | March 7, 2016

A new study is the first to examine the relationship between paid sick leave benefits and delays in medical care and forgone medical care for both working adults and their family members.

Experts Available on Impacts of Lake Okeechobee Discharge

By | March 3, 2016

Heavy rainfall led to the release of billions of gallons of water from Lake Okeechobee into the St. Lucie River, which is damaging the delicate balance of freshwater and saltwater in surrounding estuaries.

FAU to Develop Robotic Boats with a 'Mind of Their Own'

By | February 17, 2016

Robotic boats that can move, think and make decisions on their own to help humans may be closer than you think. The College of Engineering and Computer Science has received an NSF grant for the project.

FAU Scientists Have Connection to Key Discovery in Physics

By | February 15, 2016

The recent discovery that gravitational waves exist, proving Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, has excited physicists across the globe. FAU scientists are no exception - and for good reason.

FAU Tech Runway Debuts First Economic Impact Report

By | February 15, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway has released the results of its first-ever economic impact report.

Honors College Student Presents at International Conference

By | February 11, 2016

FAU's Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College senior Lauren Goldsworthy recently presented at the 18th International Conference on Marine Biology and Ecology (ICMBE) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

FAU to Host Science Olympiad

By | February 11, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will host its ninth annual southeast Florida regional competition for the Science Olympiad on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Study Shows 'A Word's Worth More Than a Thousand Pictures'

By | February 9, 2016

It's known that "a picture's worth a thousand words." But a new study begs to differ when it comes to young children and their influence on adults. But what's more important? How they look or what they say?