NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Seventh Venture Class

By | May 8, 2019

FAU Tech Runway® hosted its 2019 Launch Competition and Demo Day, revealing its seventh class, known as "Venture Class 7."

Safiya George, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Nursing

By | April 24, 2019

FAU has named Safiya George, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. George is a leading scholar in the fields of HIV research, spirituality, religion and health.

Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory

By | April 23, 2019

In a new study, FAU Brain Institute researchers sought to answer a fundamental question -- "Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's disease or is it just an accomplice?"

Technology Senses Parkinson's Patients' Medication Response

By | April 17, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed a novel approach that automatically senses how Parkinson's patients respond to medication without patient or physician engagement.

Overwhelmed Clients; Unrealistic Agency Expectations

By | April 16, 2019

Researchers from FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work conducted a study to examine challenges among therapists in contracted private agencies working in child welfare systems.

FAU Index Shows Slight Drop in Hispanic Consumer Confidence

By | April 10, 2019

Consumer confidence among Hispanics dropped slightly in the first quarter of 2019 as political divisions became apparent in their economic outlook for the U.S., according to a national index conducted by FAU.

It's Safer to be a Cop in the U.S. Today than 50 Years Ago

By | April 10, 2019

A study analyzing police officer deaths from 1970 to 2016 shows that despite more violent crimes, the hazards of policing have dramatically declined since 1970 with a 75 percent drop in line-of-duty deaths.

New Tool Gauges Rural, Older Adults' Alzheimer's Knowledge

By | April 8, 2019

Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing have developed the "Basic Knowledge of Alzheimer's Disease" survey to measure and assess Alzheimer's knowledge in rural and underserved communities

Researchers Join Forces to Treat Stroke

By | April 1, 2019

Researchers from FAU and Boca Raton Regional Hospital have joined forces to take treatment options for stroke to the next level by combining a breakthrough interventional procedure with a novel drug compound.

FAU Tech Runway to Host Annual 'Meet the Angels' Event

By | March 28, 2019

FAU Tech Runway® and Prototype House will host the annual "Meet the Angels" event on Friday, March 29 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at FAU Tech Runway, 901 NW 35th St., Boca Raton.