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FAU Receives 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

By | September 21, 2021

FAU has received the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Red Blood Cells, Hypoxia, Microfluidics, Red Blood Cell Aging, Cancer Cells, Blood Diseases, Cells, Cell Types, Biomechanical Pathways, Transfusion

Novel Assay Finds New Mechanism Underlying Red Blood Cell Aging

By | September 21, 2021

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers in collaboration with MIT probed the mechanical performance of red blood cells to identify the role of hypoxia on aging via biomechanical pathways.

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Wilkes Honors College Professor Named FAU 2021’s Assistant Professor Scholar of the Year

By | September 20, 2021

Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College professor Nicholas Baima, Ph.D., has been named FAU’s 2021 Assistant Professor Scholar of the Year.

Sharks, Recreational Fishing, Depredation, Social Media, Forensics, Citizen-science, Fishermen, Biological Impacts, Economic Impacts, Conservation

FAU Receives NOAA Grant to Assess Shark Interactions with Fishing

By | September 16, 2021

Researchers from FAU Harbor Branch will assess shark interactions with recreational fishing using a citizen-science approach, forensics and social media to gauge prevalence and species of fish involved.

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Two New FAU Board of Trustees' Members Appointed

By | September 15, 2021

The Florida Board of Governors recently appointed Earnie Ellison Jr. to the FAU Board of Trustees. Former BOT member, Anthony Barbar, returned to service with appointment by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

North Atlantic Right Whale, Endangered Species, Whales, Vocalization, Passive Acoustics Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Animal Behavior, Conservation, Communication

'Whoop' - New Autonomous Method Precisely Detects Whale Vocalizations

By | September 15, 2021

FAU researchers have developed autonomous passive acoustic technology that offers significant advances on conventional methods used to monitor and protect endangered whales in the increasingly noisy ocean.

Octopus, Longarm Octopus, Marine Animals, Animal Behavior, Active Video, Remote Video, Foraging, Diet, Activity, Florida Lagoon, High Density, Coexist, Long-term Study

'Octo Girl' Takes a Deep Dive to Uncover How Octopus Species Coexist

By | September 14, 2021

A first-of-its-kind study took three years and 371 SCUBA dive hours using active and remote video to uncover how diverse species of octopus coexist by examining their diet, habits, behavior and activity.

FAU to celebrate Hispanic/Latina/o/x Heritage Month.

FAU to Host Events Celebrating Hispanic/Latina/o/x Heritage Month

By | September 13, 2021

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Hispanic/Latina/o/x Heritage Month with a series of events from Wednesday, Sept. 15 through Friday, Oct. 15, at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses.

FAU to commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11.

FAU to Honor 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

By | September 9, 2021

Florida Atlantic University will commemorate the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Friday, Sept. 10 at 9:11 a.m.

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The Cane Institute Wins First Place at International SeaPerch Competition

By | September 1, 2021

A team from A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) recently competed in the virtual 2021 International SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Championship.