NEWS ARCHIVE


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?

NIH Awards $2.8 Million to FAU Researchers and Collaborators

By | February 4, 2016

Researchers will work to define the mechanisms governing how cells decide whether to become a mature cell or whether to die. Their work will shed light on how to make transplantable tissues to cure diseases.

FAU Harbor Branch to Host Public Forum on Lagoon Health

By | February 3, 2016

The theme of the public outreach day of the 2016 Indian River Lagoon Symposium is "Engaging the Public: It's Our Lagoon!"

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine Announces Interim Dean

By | February 2, 2016

Arthur J. Ross III, M.D., M.B.A., has joined FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as interim dean. Ross also will spearhead the national search for a permanent dean over the next several months.

FAU's Harbor Branch to Help Relieve Poverty and Hunger

By | January 27, 2016

The saying, "Give a Man a Fish and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man to Fish and You Feed Him for a Lifetime," aptly describes the partnership between FAU's Harbor Branch and Aquaculture without Frontiers.

FAU Receives NIH Grant to Develop Esophageal Cancer Stent

By | January 19, 2016

A bioengineer at FAU will develop a novel biodegradable polymer stent that will be designed to prevent complications while at the same time serving as a drug delivery system for esophageal cancer therapy.