FAU Jupiter News



COVID-19, Delta Variant, Health Care Workers, Nursing Homes, Vaccinations, Public Health

Experts Urge Health Care Workers to Accept COVID-19 Vaccinations ASAP

By | July 26, 2021

Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.PH, FAU Schmidt College of Medicine, and collaborator, address the clinical and public health challenges for health care workers to achieve high levels of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Breast Cancer, Ethnically/Racially Diverse Young Women, South Florida, Breach Cancer Research, NIH, Nursing, Young Breast Cancer Survivors

FAU Faculty Member Receives NIH K01 Award for Breast Cancer Research

By | July 22, 2021

Tarsha Jones, Ph.D., an assistant professor of nursing in the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, has received a five-year, $772,525 K01 Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health.

Osher Building

The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Announces Fall Course Schedule

By | July 21, 2021

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Wednesday, Oct. 6.

COVID-19, Clinical Trials, Pandemic, Research and Development, Machine Learning, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Computational Methods, Completed, Terminated, Clinical Study

Novel Method Predicts if COVID-19 Clinical Trials Will Fail or Succeed

By | July 21, 2021

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers are the first to model COVID-19 completion versus cessation in clinical trials using machine learning algorithms and ensemble learning.

Amputee, Prosthetic Hand, Machine Learning, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Liquid Metal, Touch, Sensation, Tactile Sensation, Robotic Arm, Tactile Sensors, Artificial Hands

Liquid Metal Sensors and AI Could Help Prosthetic Hands to 'Feel'

By | July 14, 2021

An FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science study is the first to use liquid metal sensors and machine learning on a prosthetic hand to help reconnect amputees to a previously severed sense of touch.

NSF Grant, Engineering, Fluid Dynamics, Collaboration, Technion

FAU and Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Team Up on NSF Grant

By | July 1, 2021

An FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researcher will lead an interdisciplinary international collaboration to advance the understanding of fluid dynamics to solve various engineering problems.

Back Squat, Grit, Sports, Athletic Performance, Muscular Endurance, Exercise Science, Repetitions, Kinesiology, Resistance Training, Exercise

True Grit? Doesn't Matter for Resistance Training in Men or Women

By | June 30, 2021

A study by researchers at FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is the first to examine the relationship between grit and a muscular endurance performance task - specifically, the grueling back squat.

NASA, Benthic Lander, Gulf of Mexico, Grant, Coastal Carbon Budget, Space, Satellite Images, Hydrodynamic Modeling, Field Work

FAU Gets $736,000 from NASA to Study Coastal Carbon Budget from Space

By | June 29, 2021

The FAU Harbor Branch project will use satellite images, hydrodynamic modeling and field work in the Gulf of Mexico. FAU is among 10 in the nation and the only university in Florida selected by NASA.

Indian River Lagoon, Water Surface, Toxins, Harmful Algal Blooms, Ecosystem, Environment, Pollution, Water Quality, Marine Health, Human Health

How Toxic is the Water's Surface on Florida's Indian River Lagoon?

By | June 24, 2021

According to a new study by researchers at FAU Harbor Branch, that depends on very specific environmental conditions and the type of toxin on the water surface of Florida's Indian River Lagoon.

Bilingual Children, Dual Languages, Minority Family, Spanish, English, Childhood Development, Psychology, Acquisition of English

Language Trade-off? No, Bilingual Children Acquire English by Age 5

By | June 23, 2021

A first-of-its kind study in U.S.-born children from Spanish-speaking families finds that minority dual language exposure does not threaten the reliable acquisition of English by children in the U.S.