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Graduate Nursing Programs Earn Top Rankings

By | March 20, 2018

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing ranks No. 32 and No. 54 in latest 'U.S. News & World Report' national ranking of best graduate nursing programs.

FAU Medical Students Celebrate at 'Match Day'

By | March 16, 2018

The soon-to-be graduates in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine participated in a "rite of passage" to find out where they will be spending the next several years of medical training as residents.

Voice Pitch Sways Voters, Doesn't Result in Better Leaders

By | March 14, 2018

People with lower-pitched voices are more likely to win elected office because they are believed to be superior leaders. A new study examines if voice pitch is a reliable signal of leadership quality.

Paid Sick Days Impact Use of Preventive Care Like Flu Shots

By | March 5, 2018

A new study is the first to measure the link between an employee's number of paid sick leave days and the use of vital preventive health care services like getting a flu shot.

Brian White Named Vice President and Director of Athletics

By | March 3, 2018

Florida Atlantic University’s rapid rise to an elite national athletic program will continue under the leadership of Brian White, who was hired today as FAU’s vice president and director of athletics.

They're Back! Shark Migration Season Begins in S.E. Florida

By | March 1, 2018

Blacktip sharks are headed south in the largest migration in U.S. coastal waters. Researchers estimate the population of these "snowbirds of the sea" to be one-third of what they have seen in previous years.

Kit Promises 'Hassle Free' Way to Test Male Fertility

By | February 28, 2018

To address embarrassing, inconvenient and costly male fertility testing, FAU researchers are developing a home-based kit that provides a complete semen evaluation using microfluidics, an app and a smartphone.

New FAU Poll Finds Floridians Support Stricter Gun Laws

By | February 28, 2018

A vast majority of Floridians support stricter gun laws, including a ban on assault-style rifles, universal background checks and raising the minimum age for gun purchasers, according to a statewide survey.

FAU Brain Institute Awarded $780,000 to Launch ASCEND

By | February 22, 2018

FAU's Brain Institute has received a $780,000 grant from the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation to launch an innovative STEM program targeted at middle and high school students in Palm Beach County.

Intervention Helps Couples Affected by Alzheimer's Disease

By | February 21, 2018

Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College Nursing have developed a first-of-its-kind in-home intervention for couples affected by dementia, which can improve communication behavior in just 10 weeks.