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Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Announced

By | September 14, 2016

Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., a leading astronomer and researcher, has been named as the dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science effective January 2017. He comes to FAU from the University of Florida.

FAU Student Group Celebrates Women in Computing

By | September 9, 2016

ACM-W has more than 100 chapters worldwide, and supports, celebrates, and advocates internationally for the full engagement of women in all aspects of the computing field.

Executive Director Named at FAU Harbor Branch

By | September 8, 2016

Anton Post, Ph.D. will lead Environmental and Ocean Science research at Florida Atlantic University.

Study Shows Americans More Politically Polarized than Ever

By | September 7, 2016

Results of a study using nationally representative surveys of 10 million U.S. residents show that Americans are not only more politically polarized than ever but that more people identify as independent.

Compound from Marine Sponge Reduces Pancreatic Tumor Size

By | August 18, 2016

A deep-water marine sponge that contains leiodermatolide has the ability to inhibit the growth of cancer cells and block cancer cells from dividing using extremely low concentrations of the natural compound.

Former Runner Swaps Sneakers for Lab Coat

By | August 10, 2016

Jana Olivova received bachelor's degrees in neuroscience and psychology from Florida Atlantic University on Tuesday, August 9.

Professor Awarded International Distinguished Fellowship

By | August 9, 2016

The International Academy of Cardiology recently awarded a distinguished fellowship to Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H. in FAU's College of Medicine, for his contributions to cardiovascular medicine.

Think Millennials Are the 'Hookup Generation?'

By | August 2, 2016

You're wrong, according to a new sex study that really contradicts the widespread notion that Millennials are the "hookup" generation, which is popularized by dating apps like "Tinder" and others.

Start-up Mitigates Risks from Sea-level Rise, Flooding

By | July 28, 2016

Coastal Risk Consulting, a new start-up company formed by an FAU professor, has developed technology to evaluate and mitigate risks from encroaching seas along Florida's southeast coast and other regions.

FAU's RoboBoat Team Takes Second Place

By | July 22, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's RoboBoat team recently won second place out of 13 teams at the ninth annual International RoboBoat Competition in Virginia Beach, Va.

 
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