NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Appoints Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., as Dean

By | August 1, 2017

Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., will lead FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and brings vast leadership and research expertise in secure communications and information systems.

FAU and U.S. Southern Command Team Up

By | July 27, 2017

Florida Atlantic University and U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) have signed memorandums of understanding to pursue common goals for research collaboration and student internships.

FAU Scientist Helps Discover New Miniature Shark Species

By | July 25, 2017

It's a foot long, has a huge nose and glows in the dark. It took more than 17 years to identify this new species but was worth the wait as this elusive creature has yet to be seen in the wild.

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.