FAU Jupiter News



Ocean Current, Straits of Florida, Eddies, Oceanography, Coral Reef Ecosystem, Florida Current, Western Atlantic Ocean

Origin of the 'Motion of the Ocean' in the Straits of Florida Revealed

By | June 17, 2021

A numerical study by FAU Harbor Branch is the first to identify mechanisms of instability responsible for the formation of sub-mesoscale eddies, which has important environmental implications.

Autonomous Systems, Self-driving Cars, Technology, U.S. Patent, Invention, Engineering, Machine-learning, Artificial Intelligence, AI

Machine-learned Human Emotions Will 'Drive' Autonomous Vehicles

By | June 16, 2021

A unique invention by a researcher in the College of Engineering and Computer Science based on machine-learned human moods for autonomous systems has received a competitive U.S. utility patent.

Harmful Algal Blooms, Florida, Environment, Webinar, U.S.G.S., FAU Center for Environmental Studies, Lake Okeechobee, Public Health, Tourism, Economy

Understanding Florida's Harmful Algal Blooms Free Online Video Series

By | June 14, 2021

FAU's Center for Environmental Studies and the U.S. Geological Survey have developed a series of free online modules to assist in understanding the science and challenges related to harmful algal blooms.

Treadmill, Older Adult, Exercise, Alzheimer

Study Shows Aerobic Exercise Helps Cognitive Function in Older Adults

By | June 10, 2021

A study conducted on older adults at risk for Alzheimer's shows that a memory biomarker increased after a 26-week structured aerobic exercise training, confirming the beneficial effects of exercise.

Launch Competition

FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Ninth Venture Class

By | June 10, 2021

FAU Tech Runway® recently hosted its annual Launch Competition, revealing its ninth class, "Venture Class 9."

Suicide, Firearms, Young Americans, Trends, Public Health, Guns, Death by Firearms, Adolescents, Children

Alarming Rising Trends in Suicide by Firearms in Young Americans

By | June 9, 2021

Researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine and collaborators examined suicide trends by firearms in white and black Americans ages 5 to 24 years from 1999 to 2018.

Osher LLI Building with two females reading brochure about program.

Osher LLI at FAU Announces Summer Lecture Series

By | June 8, 2021

The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter has announced a lecture series for the summer semester, which begins Wednesday, June 16.

Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute

$10 Million Gift to Name the Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute

By | June 8, 2021

A near-$10 million to Florida Atlantic University from David J. S. Nicholson will welcome an era of unprecedented research, education and discovery at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.

Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, College of Nursing, World Class Faculty, Honors, Awards, Research, Faculty

FAU's Ruth Tappen Named '2021 Alliance World Class Faculty' Honoree

By | June 7, 2021

Ruth M. Tappen, Ed.D., RN, FAAN, in FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, was recently recognized as the "2021 Alliance World Class Faculty" honoree by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance.

Mangrove Roots, Shorelines, Erosion, Ecology, Environmental Engineering, Predictive Modeling, Subtropics, Coastlines, Estuaries

Mangrove Root Model May Hold the Key to Preventing Coastal Erosion

By | June 3, 2021

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers are the first to quantify the optimal mangrove root hydrodynamic with a predictive model, providing insight into the erosion processes of shorelines.