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FAU Pine Jog Selected as 2019 ULIEA Grand Prize Winner

By | August 8, 2019

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) recently selected Pine Jog Environmental Education Center as the 2019 UL Innovative Education Award (ULIEA) grand prize winner.

FAU Medicine, Florida Blue Team Up to Offer Free Wellness Programs

By | July 25, 2019

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine and Florida Blue have teamed up to offer free community wellness programs and activities as part of an initiative - the "FAU Medicine Wellness Hub" in Boca Raton.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Drops for Second Straight Quarter

By | July 10, 2019

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. dropped as concerns for the economic outlook for the U.S. worsened, according to a new national index from FAU's Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® to Celebrate 2019 Awards

By | June 26, 2019

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University recently named the recipients of its fourth annual Research Park Annual Awards.

FAU Receives $1 Million from Rubin and Cindy Gruber

By | June 25, 2019

FAU officially announced a $1 million gift from Rubin and Cindy Gruber to establish The Rubin and Cindy Gruber Sandbox and to support student scholarships through their endowment.

Gregg B. Fields Named Executive Director of FAU's I-HEALTH

By | June 10, 2019

Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., has been named as executive director of FAU's Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university's four research pillars.

Major Cities in U.S. Experiencing Downward Pressure on Housing Markets

By | June 5, 2019

Most major cities in the U.S. are experiencing downward pressure on the demand for homeownership, according to the latest national index produced quarterly by FAU and FIU faculty.

FAU Participates in Historic Trip to Israel with Gov. Ron DeSantis

By | June 4, 2019

During the trip, FAU signed five MOUs with both universities and organizations to further strengthen the university's ties with higher education and research in the State of Israel.

FAU Receives $750,000 from Gangal Foundation to Name Innovation Hall

By | May 22, 2019

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science received a $750,000 gift from the GANGALS nonprofit Foundation, Inc. to name the Lata and Shiva Gangal Global Innovation Hall in the Engineering East building.

FAU Poll Finds Trump and Biden with Commanding Leads in Florida

By | May 22, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden hold commanding leads in the race for their parties' nominations for president in 2020, and are in a dead heat in a head-to-head matchup.