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FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Largest Class

By | May 11, 2018

FAU Tech Runway® held its 2018 Launch Competition and Demo Day, revealing its sixth and largest class. The top seven winners each received a $15,000 check, totaling $105,000 in cash investments.

FAU Poll Finds Florida U.S. Senate Race Remains Close

By | May 9, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has opened a four-point lead on U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, 44 to 40 percent, with 16 percent undecided, according to a statewide survey by FAU's Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

FAU Honors 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee & Distinguished Alumni

By | May 3, 2018

The FAUAA hosted its annual Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni ceremony and reception.

FAU and Max Planck Team Up on First Joint Position

By | April 26, 2018

As of May 1, Ken Dawson-Scully, Ph.D., will be newly appointed to the role of associate vice president for strategic initiatives and head of institutional partnerships for FAU and Max Planck.

FAU School of Architecture Wins National AIA Honor Award

By | April 24, 2018

The FAU School of Architecture's design research project, "Salty Urbanism: A Sea Level Rise Adaptation Design Framework for South Florida," recently won a 2018 AIA Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design.

FAU Tech Runway and ARI Release Report on Angel Investing

By | April 20, 2018

The Angel Resource Institute and FAU's Tech Runway have released the 2017 HALO Report analyzing investment activities of angel investors in the U.S.

Daniel and Debra Cane Donate $1 Million to ADHUS & FAU High

By | April 17, 2018

A.D. Henderson University School and Florida Atlantic University High School announced a $1 million gift today from Daniel Cane, CEO and co-founder of Modernizing Medicine, and his wife, Debra Cane. The gift will establ... Moreish The Cane Institute for Advanced Technologies at Henderson/FAU High, which will serve as the school’s epicenter for research, education and technology transfer.

FAU Joins the Higher Education Anchor Mission Initiative

By | April 16, 2018

Florida Atlantic University has been selected as an inaugural member of the Higher Education Anchor Mission Initiative.

Hispanics in U.S. Optimistic about their Personal Finances

By | April 12, 2018

Hispanics in the U.S. are more optimistic about their financial situation and their economic conditions have generally improved in the first three months of 2018, according to a national index conducted by FAU.

FAU Celebrates 2018 President's Gala

By | April 10, 2018

Florida Atlantic University recently celebrated its eighth annual gala in the Martin F. and Jane Greenberg Foundation Tower of FAU Stadium at its Boca Raton campus.