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Biden Leads Trump in Florida, But President Favored to Win New Term

By | May 15, 2020

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has pushed ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump in Florida, but Trump still is favored to win re-election.

Can't Touch This! Drone Aerial Video Shows It's 'Hammerhead' Time

By | May 13, 2020

Aerial video from a drone provides the first evidence of adult blacktip sharks using shallow water no more than waist deep to escape the great hammerhead along the southeast coast of Florida.

FAU Medical Students Collect and Donate More than 23,000 PPE Items

By | May 11, 2020

FAU medical students collected thousands of surgical gloves, facemasks, face shields, surgical gowns, surgical caps, boot covers, sanitation supplies, and even four P100 respirators for health care workers.

FAU Celebrates Spring 2020 Graduates

By | May 7, 2020

FAU will confer more than 3,400 degrees for the spring 2020 semester. The new graduates will join more than 175,000 alumni who have graduated from FAU since the University opened its doors in 1964.

Ultraviolet Light Exposes Contagion Spread from Improper PPE Use

By | May 6, 2020

A technique using a fluorescent solution and ultraviolet light demonstrates how aerosol-generating procedures can lead to contagion spread and exposes errors made from putting on or taking off PPE.

Nation's Newest Physicians Graduate in the Midst of COVID-19

By | May 1, 2020

Today, 63 members of the class of 2020 in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine recited the Hippocratic Oath in unison, virtually, as they were conferred the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree.

FAU Nurses Provide Face Masks for Homeless, Low Income Individuals

By | April 29, 2020

To address the dire needs of a northwest neighborhood in West Palm Beach, a team of FAU nurses spearheaded a program to provide lifesaving PPE and health care services for its residents during the pandemic.

Project Paves the Way for Forecasting COVID-19 Infection Transmission

By | April 29, 2020

A smart city project developed by FAU engineering researchers is being retooled to create new opportunities to tackle COVID-19 with cutting-edge computational epidemiology.

FAU Study Finds Being Fun is No Laughing Matter

By | April 23, 2020

A first-of-its-kind longitudinal study finds that fun children are more popular and better liked, underscoring the importance of being fun. In the eyes of peers, "fun begets status and status begets fun."

ADHUS/FAU High Students Create 3D Printed PPE for Local Hospitals

By | April 23, 2020

FAU's Cane Institute for Advanced Technologies at A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School is doing its part to help stop the spread of coronavirus by creating 3D printed PPE.