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Cavefish May Help Humans Evolve to Require Very Little Sleep

By | February 23, 2017

We all do it; we all need it - humans and animals alike. The tiny Mexican cavefish is shedding light on how sleep evolves and how human brains could evolve to require very little sleep, just like the cavefish.

FAU Hosts 10th Regional Competition for Science Olympiad

By | February 23, 2017

Students from 19 middle and 45 high schools from Palm Beach, Broward, Lee, Martin and Miami-Dade counties competed.

Three FAU SeaPerch Teams Qualify for National Competition

By | February 22, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's SeaPerch teams recently won 15 awards at a regional competition hosted by FAU's A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School.

FAU Celebrates National Engineers Week

By | February 20, 2017

The annual week of events is designed to increase awareness of the engineering profession and recognize the accomplishments and contributions engineers make to society.

'FAU Day' Celebrated at the Florida Capitol

By | February 15, 2017

Florida Atlantic University recently celebrated "FAU Day" at the Florida Capitol.

FAU Designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution

By | February 7, 2017

FAU has received federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, which only is awarded to colleges and universities with enrollment of full-time Hispanic undergraduate students of at least 25 percent.

FAU Poll Shows Floridians Support Sanctuary Cities

By | February 7, 2017

A majority of Floridians favor sanctuary city policies that offer safe harbor for undocumented immigrants, according to a statewide survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

FAU Honors Heiko Dobrikow as Business Leader of the Year

By | February 2, 2017

More than 500 guests turned out to celebrate Florida Atlantic University's College of Business' 25th annual Business Leader of the Year, Heiko Dobrikow, on Friday, Jan. 27, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.

First Video Footage of Monkey Population Nearing Extinction

By | February 1, 2017

Using remote sensing cameras and sound recorders, FAU scientists are the first to capture rare video footage of a newly discovered population of critically endangered monkeys in a remote region in the world.

FAU Libraries, JCS to Present 'Fiddler on the Roof'

By | February 1, 2017

FAU's Libraries and the Jewish Cultural Society will present "Fiddler on the Roof: In Concert," along with Aaron Kula's 23-member Klezmer Company Jazz Orchestra (KCJO) and a cast of 16 principal singers.

 
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