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Common Antibiotic Effective in Healing Coral Disease Lesions

By | April 22, 2021

FAU Harbor Branch scientists have found that amoxicillin, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in humans, has a 95 percent success rate at healing individual disease lesions in stony corals.

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Picture Perfect: Camera Traps Find Endangered Dryas Monkeys

By | April 21, 2021

FAU scientists developed a non-invasive camera-trap technique that confirms the existence of mysterious and endangered dryas monkeys in new locations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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FAU’s Kenan Social Engagement Program Announces Scholarship Winners for 2021

By | April 20, 2021

The Kenan Social Engagement Program at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce the selection of two 2021 scholarship recipients, or Kenan Scholars.

COVID-19, Coronavirus, Public Restroom, Toilet, Urinal, Flushing, Droplets, Disease Transmission, Aerosolized Droplets, Infectious Microorganisms, Fluids, Physics

Flushing a Public Toilet? Don't Linger, Since Aerosolized Droplets Do

By | April 20, 2021

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers explored the flushing power of toilets and urinals in a public restroom to test the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

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Wilkes Honors College Alumni Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

By | April 19, 2021

Congratulations to Kia Taylor Riccio, a doctoral student, and Wilkes Honors College Alumni, for winning a 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF).

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FAUAA Board Appoints New Executive Committee, Welcomes Members

By | April 15, 2021

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association (FAUAA) Board recently announced its 2021-22 roster, including six members of its executive committee.

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FAU Researchers Receive Grants to Combat Alzheimer's Disease

By | April 15, 2021

Four researchers from FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine and Charles E. Schmidt College of Science have received grants totaling $641,818 from the Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer's Disease Research Program.

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Muslim Communities and Cultures of the Himalayas

By | April 14, 2021

A new book edited by Jacqueline H. Fewkes, Ph.D., a professor of anthropology at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and Megan Adamson Sijapati, Ph.D. titled "Muslim Communities and Cultures of the Himalayas," is now available from Routledge.

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FAU Celebrates 2021 Wave Competition

By | April 14, 2021

Florida Atlantic University has announced the winners of the annual FAU Wave Competition, an undergraduate applied research competition organized by FAU's Division of Research.

Summer Camp, Children, Counselors, Campers, Mindfulness, Nursing, Emotional Distress

'Mindfulness' in Summer Camp Benefits Campers and Counselors Alike

By | April 13, 2021

FAU Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing researchers show how a mindfulness program in a summer camp setting decreases emotional distress in school age children and empowers campers and counselors alike.