NEWS ARCHIVE


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.

Excavation Efforts Now Under Way At 'Old Vero Man' Site

By | March 2, 2016

Activity has resumed at the "Old Vero Man" Site in Vero Beach, an archaeological project that is overseen by FAU's Harbor Branch and Department of Anthropology.

Former Physics Professor Leaves $1.1 Million Endowment

By | February 23, 2016

Bjorn Nils Anders Lamborn, Ph.D., former physics professor and chair, has left a $1.1 million endowment to establish an Eminent Scholar Chair in Theoretical Physics, and a $100,000 scholarship endowment.

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 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!"