Slower Boat Speeds May Cause Manatees More Harm than Good

By | July 20, 2017

Slower boat speeds reduce risks to manatees. Or do they? Not according to FAU researchers. In fact, the very laws enacted to slow down boats in manatee habitats may actually be doing more harm than good.

FAU - SCI Partnership Yields First Careers

By | July 13, 2017

FAU's new workforce training partnership with Sancilio & Company (SCI) has yielded new careers.

FAU to Offer Two New Degree Programs This Fall

By | July 10, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will offer two new degree programs this fall.

FAU Submarine Named 'Fastest' Among Colleges

By | July 6, 2017

FAU's Human-Powered Submarine (HPS) team placed second overall in the absolute speed category at the 2017 International Human-Powered Submarine Races.

FAU Team Takes Second Place at SECME Nationals

By | July 3, 2017

A team from FAU's A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) recently took second place in the mousetrap car competition at the 2017 SECME National Competition

Study Illuminates Serotonin Contributions to Cocaine's Lure

By | June 28, 2017

A new study reinforces long-held suspicions that the brain chemical serotonin, a molecule usually associated with mood, appetite and libido, makes a direct contribution to the actions of cocaine.

FAU Receives $1 Million Grant for Dementia Prevention

By | June 22, 2017

A $1 million grant from The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation will establish the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine for a unique dementia prevention program.

Simple Tactic Results in Dramatic Water Conservation

By | June 20, 2017

Rain or shine has new meaning thanks to an innovative and simple tactic developed by researchers that will really change how people think about watering their lawns. The tactic? A straightforward road sign.

FAU TechGarage Team Wins eMerge Americas Hackathon

By | June 16, 2017

A group of high school students from Florida Atlantic University's TechGarage program at FAU Tech Runway recently took first place in the 2017 eMerge Americas Hackathon.

FAU Rocketry Team Takes Top National Award

By | June 15, 2017

A middle school rocketry team from Florida Atlantic University's A.D. Henderson University School recently won first place in the nation in the SECME rocketry contest.