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Woodward and Bernstein visit FAU

OLLI at FAU Presents Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

By | January 29, 2024

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Florida Atlantic University presents Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.

College of Nursing, Nursing Building, Boca Raton Campus

FAU Receives ANCC Accreditation for Nursing Professional Development

By | January 24, 2024

The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has achieved accreditation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a provider of Nursing Continuing Professional Development.

College of Engineering and Computer Science, Students, Faculty, Cybersecurity, AI

FAU Engineering Receives $2.6 Million NSF CyberCorps Scholarship Grant

By | January 18, 2024

The College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $2.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a scholarship program in the burgeoning and critical field of cybersecurity.

First Responders, Ambulance, Pandemic, COVID-19

Study Examines Substance Use in First Responders During the Pandemic

By | January 18, 2024

Little is known about the factors related with first responder drug and alcohol use during the pandemic. Researchers surveyed 2,801 U.S. law enforcement, fire and EMS workers in the early stages of COVID-19.

Tresher Shark, Elongated Tail

Study Uncovers Mechanics of 'Tail-Whipping' in Thresher Sharks

By | January 17, 2024

Like Indiana Jones, thresher sharks have mastered the art of the whip using their tails. New research provides details on their extreme body bending that enables these expert hunters to weaponize their tails.

Emergency Department, Hospital, ED, ER

FAU Study Examines Accuracy of Adult Body Weight Estimates in the ED

By | January 16, 2024

Schmidt College of Medicine researchers examined current methods of estimating weight in the emergency department and their accuracy. Inaccurate estimates could lead to inaccurate drug doses and patient harm.

algae, harmful algal blooms, water, toxins

Toxic Algae Blooms: Study Assesses Possible Health Hazards to Humans

By | January 11, 2024

FAU Harbor Branch researchers collected and tested water samples from 20 sites within Florida's Indian River Lagoon and found unique patterns of cytotoxicity associated with toxins in the lagoon.

Teens, Adolescents, Cigarettes, Smoking, High School, Trends

Dramatic Decline in Cigarette Use Among U.S. Teens Over Three Decades

By | January 10, 2024

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers explored overall trends in cigarette smoking in a large sample of U.S. adolescents by gender and ethnicity (grades nine to 12) from 1991 to 2021.

View of the inside of the auditorium in the Johnson Education Center at Harbor Branch. People are sitting in theater-style seating facing a stage. On the stage is a man standing behind a podium with the FAU logo. To his left is a skirted table with three men and a woman sitting at it. Behind them is a large projector screen showing a slideshow image that reads that contains words and images that are blurred by over exposure.

FAU Harbor Branch Announces 2024 Ocean Science Lecture Series

By | December 19, 2023

FAU Harbor Branch announced the lineup for the 2024 "John & Barbara Ferrera Ocean Science Lecture Series," which begins Wednesday, Jan. 10.

Lesula Monkey, World Monkey Day, Africa, Camera Traps, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Camera Traps Uncover Mysterious Lesula Monkey's 'Business'

By | December 14, 2023

Just like Ring home security cameras capture both mundane and extraordinary events, strategically placed camera traps in the Congo Basin reveal the behavior of an elusive African monkey known as the "lesula."