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Community Health Center Honored for Services Assisting Minority Women

By | October 21, 2021

FAU/Northwest Community Health Alliance's Community Health Center, operated by FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, and the West Palm Beach YWCA received the "2021 Community Collaborators Award."

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Older African Americans More Physically Active in Green Neighborhoods

By | October 19, 2021

FAU researchers are the first to conduct a nationally representative study of neighborhood open spaces and neighborhood-based walking in older adults in the United States.

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Even Colleges with 100 Percent Vaccine Rates Need COVID-19 Testing

By | October 18, 2021

An analytical study examined levels of vaccine efficacy and mitigation strategies including testing and quarantine in 5,000 fully-vaccinated simulated undergraduate students.

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FAU Receives U.S. DOE Exploratory Grant for Novel Radar Prototype

By | October 14, 2021

Researchers are developing a novel, ground-penetrating radar prototype mounted on a small, unoccupied aircraft system to detect areas of increased greenhouse gases emissions in Florida's Everglades.

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Eliminate COVID-19? It's Possible Based on New Mathematical Models

By | October 13, 2021

Using a novel mathematical framework, a first-of-its-kind FAU study reveals the effects of social distancing on infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and the role of the economy.

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Molecular Study Finds IRL Green Sea Turtles Biologically Stressed

By | October 12, 2021

FAU researchers have found that green sea turtles in the heavily polluted Indian River Lagoon have compromised immune function, which makes them more vulnerable to tumors.

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FAU Engineering in Top Three Fastest Improving Colleges in the U.S.

By | October 8, 2021

The College of Engineering and Computer Science is rapidly rising and is ranked by 'U.S. News & World Report' (2020 to 2022) as one of the top three fastest improving engineering colleges in the U.S.

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Sleep Research Earns FAU Scientist 'Alzheimer's Association' Award

By | October 6, 2021

Carmen Varela, Ph.D., is developing non-invasive methods to monitor sleep quality and brain health aimed at advancing new approaches to prevent Alzheimer's disease.

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Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute Receives $1 Million for New Program

By | October 5, 2021

FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute announced today it has received $1 million from the Palm Health Foundation to launch and support its new Program in Computational Brain Science and Health (PCBSH).

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Mental Health and Nature-Inspired ‘Thriving Outside in the Arboretum’ Pilot Program to Begin at FAU Jupiter

By | October 1, 2021

Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Environmental Studies (CES) will host multiple mental health and wellness events in part of the new “Thriving Outside in the Arboretum” program, beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the Robert J. Huckshorn Arboretum, 5353 Parkside Dr., John D. MacArthur...