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U.S. HHS Secretary Names María Ordóñez to Alzheimer's Council

By | November 13, 2019

Alex M. Azar II, the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, recently named FAU's María de los Ángeles Ordóñez, DNP, APRN to the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services.

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Study Reveals How 98 Percent of Plastics at Sea Go Missing Each Year

By | November 7, 2019

A study helps to solve the mystery of missing plastic fragments at sea by using simulated sunlight to explore removal mechanisms, microbial impacts and lifetimes of select microplastics on the ocean surface.

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FAU Partners with St. Lucie Public Schools

By | November 7, 2019

FAU and St. Lucie Public Schools recently collaborated to develop the Social, Wellness, and Emotional Learning Leaders program designed to increase the number of school counselors in SLPS high needs schools.

New Board of Trustees Appointment, Re-appointment

By | November 7, 2019

The Florida Board of Governors has appointed Elycia Morris and reappointed Dr. Michael Dennis to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees.

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Understanding and Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

By | November 6, 2019

Christopher Strain, Ph.D., a professor of History & American Studies in FAU’s Wilkes Honors College has contributed a chapter to a new book on the civil rights movement. Understanding and Teaching the Civil Rights Movement (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019) brings together two dozen...

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Trump Unpopular with Hispanics in Florida in New FAU Poll

By | November 6, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump's approval ratings are underwater among Hispanics in Florida, according to a statewide survey of voters conducted by FAU BEPI.

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Study Reveals Indigenous People's Choice of Medicinal Plants

By | November 6, 2019

Researchers discovered a novel way to find the intracultural heterogeneity of traditional knowledge while testing the non-random selection of medicinal plants in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

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Paid Sick Leave, Flextime Benefits Result in More Retirement Savings

By | November 5, 2019

A study by FAU and Cleveland State is the first to explore the relationships between workplace employment benefits such as paid sick leave, flextime, and vacation days and retirement savings.

Adams Center for Entrepreneurship

FAU's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship Named Oasis of Excellence

By | November 4, 2019

Florida Atlantic University's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship has been honored by the American Council for Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) as an Oasis of Excellence.

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FAU PARTNERS WITH ST. LUCIE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SCHOOL COUNSELORS

By | November 1, 2019

Florida Atlantic University and St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) recently collaborated to develop the Social, Wellness, and Emotional Learning Leaders (S.W.E.L.L.) program designed to increase the number of school counselors in SLPS high needs schools. A grant from the U.S. Department of Education...