FAU Jupiter News



Connecting The Dots

Connecting The Dots

By | April 8, 2020

Cancer can be unpredictable. That’s why Gregg Fields, Ph.D., is researching how bone cells are tricked into allowing some types of cancer to invade the skeleton and rapidly take over. For example, multiple myeloma and breast cancer cells are known to penetrate bone tissue and metastasize.

Rod Murphy in classroom

Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement

By | April 8, 2020

Alex Keene, Ph.D., a professor of biological sciences in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science,  Rod Murphey, Ph.D., associate vice president for academic affairs of FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus and Evelyn Frazier, Ph.D., in FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science were awarded...

New Neuroscience Building

New Neuroscience Building

By | April 8, 2020

A new building on FAU’s Jupiter Campus will be an important milestone for the FAU Brain Institute – but director Randy Blakely says it’s just the beginning of a 10-year plan.

Face Shields, Personal Protective Equipment, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Engineering, COVID-19, Baptist Health South Florida, Innovation, I-SENSE, PPE, Technology

FAU to Make Thousands of Face Shields for Baptist Health South Florida

By | April 8, 2020

FAU engineers have developed a disposable face shield that only requires clear polyester plastic, elastic fabric bands, and a laser cutter. Unlike 3D printed solutions, this process is simple and quick.

Research Park building

Research Park Releases 2019 Report to the Community

By | April 8, 2020

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® released its annual economic report to the community.

Marine Biology, Sea Turtle, Sea Turtle Hatchlings, Climate Change, Global Warming, Sex Ratio Study, Biological Sciences, Threatened Species

FAU Develops New Way to Identify the Sex of Sea Turtle Hatchlings

By | April 7, 2020

Marine scientists have developed a new method that greatly enhances the ability to measure sea turtle hatchling sex ratios and is a crucial step to assess climate change impacts on imperiled turtle species.

Yoga

FAU Medicine Offers Virtual Activities to Manage Stress, Stay Healthy

By | April 7, 2020

The FAU Medicine Wellness Hub now offers online classes, lectures and workshops. These tools are free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Green Sea Turtle, Marine Turtles, Baby Sea Turtles, Satellite Transmitters, Marine Science, Atlantic Ocean, Gulf Stream, U.S. Coast Guard

FAU Teams Up with U.S. Coast Guard to Release Three Baby Sea Turtles

By | April 1, 2020

Beach closures and other COVID-19 pandemic restrictions required FAU marine scientists to get creative to make sure that three baby green sea turtles made it home, so they teamed up with the U.S. Coast Guard.

FAU Cares

FAU Establishes FAU Cares Emergency Fund for Students

By | April 1, 2020

Florida Atlantic University has established the "FAU Cares Emergency Fund" for currently registered, degree-seeking students who are experiencing financial hardship.

Virtual Communication, Skype, Live Video, Communication, Psychology, Research, Technology, Online Communication, Mobile Devices, Video Devices, Social Distancing

'Virtual' Communication in the Age of Social Distancing

By | March 30, 2020

A first-of-its-kind study by FAU researchers explores the phenomenon of visual cues and live video interactions. Now more than ever, it's important to understand how technology is impacting communication.