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FAU's Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise Honored

By | August 13, 2020

FAU's Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise has become the second program within the College of Business to be named an Oasis of Excellence by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni.

FAU's New Medical Students Pledge to Combat Healthcare Disparities

By | August 13, 2020

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine recently welcomed the incoming class of 2020 with a virtual White Coat Ceremony and White Coats-4-Care Donor event.

Expert: COVID-19 Decisions Based on Potentially Misleading Statistic

By | August 11, 2020

Florida's COVID-19 daily percent positive rate, a key metric driving economic and public policy decisions, offers a distorted snapshot of the effect the virus is having across the state.

High Levels of Toxic Pollutants Found in Stranded Dolphins and Whales

By | August 6, 2020

A study led by FAU's Harbor Branch examined 83 stranded dolphins and whales in North Carolina and Florida. Researchers looked at 11 different animal species to test for 17 different substances.

Four FAU Researchers Receive Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

By | August 6, 2020

Four researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science have received the coveted National Science Foundation Early Career (CAREER) award.

FAU Expert: Strike 'Small Bigot Exemption' from Fair Housing Law

By | August 4, 2020

Lawmakers should eliminate a key exemption in the federal Fair Housing Act, according to Ken. H. Johnson, Ph.D., an economist in FAU's College of Business.

Sea Level Rise: Impacts to Property and Regional Planning Solutions

By | July 28, 2020

A new FAU study reveals that urgent action is needed to protect billions of dollars in real estate investment across South Florida due to impacts of sea level rise over the next several decades.

Back to School? FAU Pandemic Expert Answers Most FAQs about COVID-19

By | July 21, 2020

Dr. Terry Adirim in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 and return to school for school-age children.

College of Business Expert: Florida's Grim Coronavirus Outlook is False Narrative

By | July 20, 2020

Inaccurate data points or misconceptions when it comes to testing, hospitalizations and deaths are giving the wrong impression that Florida is losing the coronavirus battle.

FAU Technology Makes 'Weathering the Storm' More Precise

By | July 16, 2020

FAU I-SENSE and College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed new flood and weather monitoring and warning systems for inland and coastal floods due to tropical storms.