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Who's a 'Good Boy?' Astro, FAU's Smart Robodog That's Who

By | August 14, 2019

What would you get if you combined Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa with Boston Dynamic's quadruped robot? You'd get "Astro," the four-legged seeing and hearing intelligent robodog.

FAU's Newest Medical Students Receive First Doctor's White Coat

By | August 9, 2019

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine welcomed the incoming class of 2023 during its ninth White Coat Ceremony, which took place in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.

FAU, USDA Partner to Boost Domestic Production of Farm-raised Fish

By | August 7, 2019

The USDA and FAU Harbor Branch aquaculture team will develop novel technologies to supply warm water marine fish seedstocks to help initiate a project that will boost the nation's aquaculture industry.

FAU Celebrates Summer 2019 Commencement

By | August 6, 2019

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 1,990 degrees today during four commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.

Sleep Interrupted: What's Keeping Us Up at Night?

By | August 6, 2019

A researcher from FAU and collaborators conducted one of the largest longitudinal sleep studies on evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine in an African-American cohort.

FAU Names Stephen Silverman, Ed.D. as New Dean of College of Education

By | August 1, 2019

Florida Atlantic University has announced Stephen Silverman, Ed.D., as its new dean of the College of Education. Silverman will begin in his new role starting today.

Connecting Patients With Their Community Could Transform Healthcare

By | July 25, 2019

Engaging a wider range of resources to connect patients with organizations within their community can help transform healthcare and improve overall well-being, according to research published by FAU faculty.

Accidental Infant Deaths in Bed Tripled from 1999 to 2016 in the U.S.

By | July 24, 2019

A study by FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine shows that infant deaths from accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed tripled between 1999 and 2016 in the U.S. with increases in racial inequalities.

Nationwide Study on Teen 'Sexting' Has Good News, Bad News

By | July 17, 2019

The good news is that adolescent sexting is not at epidemic levels as reported in some media headlines. The bad news is that it also has not decreased despite preventive efforts by educators and others.

Thirty Years of Unique Data Reveal What's Really Killing Coral Reefs

By | July 15, 2019

A long-term study by FAU's Harbor Branch shows that the coral bleaching problem is not just due to a warming planet, but also a planet that is simultaneously being enriched with reactive nitrogen.