William O’Brien, Ph.D., has been invited to serve as a member of the Ocoee Election Day Riots Historical Review and Dedication Committee. Formed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the committee’s mandate is to name/rename state park facilities and other potential sites...
The Wilkes Honors College Alumni Network is spearheading a program that fostered 54 alumni-student mentoring pairings spanning shared academic concentrations in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
Anna M. Ewing and Kadeem Ricketts recently joined the Advisory Council of the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University. Ewing is a senior technology executive, board member, angel investor and the former CIO of Nasdaq. Specializing in Financial Services technology solutions,...
Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 2,900 degrees for the fall 2020 semester in a special virtual ceremony.
Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College has received a $500,000 challenge gift to launch the Morton Research Forum, named in honor of Jeffrey S. Morton, Ph.D., professor of political science in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters and Foreign Policy Association...
The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU recently competed in the virtual National Model United Nations competition and finished first overall out of 43 competing universities and received seven awards.
The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University received a second consecutive top rating among the country's best honors colleges and programs in the latest edition of "Inside Honors: Ratings and Reviews of 40 Public University Honors Programs".
FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators have obtained a quantitative number for biomass from oceanic plastic debris using a novel visualization method that provides the first estimate of its kind.
A study is the first to look inside the brains of cavefish with millimeter resolution and show how individual neurons and brain regions that drive complex behaviors, including sleep and feeding have evolved.
Florida Atlantic University moved up in the U.S. News & World Report list of "Top Public Schools," to No. 136 in this year's ranking of the nation's best universities. FAU ranked No. 140 in 2020.