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FAU Poll Finds Tight Races for Florida Governor, U.S. Senate

By | September 20, 2018

Bill Nelson and Rick Scott are in a statistical tie in Florida's U.S. Senate race, while Andrew Gillum holds a narrow lead on Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state's next governor, a new FAU poll finds.

New Indexes Evaluate College Football Kickers and Punters

By | August 29, 2018

The on-the-field performance of two of the most often overlooked positions in college football - kicker and punter - are the focus of new indexes developed by a FAU College of Business instructor.

Manmade Mangroves Could Address Threats to Coastal Areas

By | August 29, 2018

With threats of sea level rise and other natural disasters, researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science are turning to nature to create bioinspired materials that mimic mangrove trees.

Endowment to Name LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy

By | August 23, 2018

FAU's Public Ethics Academy recently received a $475,000 endowment from the LeRoy Collins Legacy Group, Inc. to name the LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy in honor of former Florida Gov. LeRoy Collins.

DeSantis and Putnam Tied, Graham Leads Pack in Governor Race

By | August 22, 2018

In the race for Florida's next governor, Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam are in a statistical tie on the Republican side and Gwen Graham has opened up a 12-point lead on Philip Levine among the Democrats.

Annual Pap Test a 'Thing of the Past?'

By | August 21, 2018

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has updated its 2012 guidelines for cervical cancer screening. A leading OB/GYN physician provides an important review of these new guidelines in an editorial in "JAMA."

In Teen Friendships, Misery Does Love Company

By | August 20, 2018

A study that examined anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, and submissiveness found that teens with similar levels of anxiety and depression are more likely to remain friends from one year to the next.

Medical Students Receive First Doctor's White Coat

By | August 10, 2018

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine celebrated its eighth White Coat Ceremony to officially welcome its newest medical students during a symbolic ceremony.

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., to Lead FAU's Harbor Branch

By | August 10, 2018

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., an internationally renowned researcher and a leading oceanographer, has been named executive director of FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

Scientist Receives Grant for Cancer Metastasis Research

By | August 8, 2018

A leading FAU scientist has received $708,044 from the Florida Department of Health to identify what contributes to the ability of tumor cells to move through the body and find other places to "set up shop."