$10 Million Gift to Name the Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus

Contributions totaling $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. ... more

Machine-learned Human Emotions Will ‘Drive’ Autonomous Vehicles

Americans have one of the highest levels of fear in the world when it comes to technology related to robotic systems and self-driving cars. Addressing these concerns is paramount if the technology hopes to move forward. A researcher from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science has developed new technology for autonomous systems that is responsive to human emotions based on machine-learned human moods.... more

Alarming Rising Trends in Suicide by Firearms in Young Americans

Deaths from suicide are rising in the United States. These rising trends are especially alarming because global trends in suicide are on a downward trajectory. Moreover, in the U.S., the major mode of suicide among young Americans is by firearms. ... more

 


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

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.

Machine-learned Human Emotions Will 'Drive' Autonomous Vehicles

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.

Study on Traffic Deaths Makes Strong Case for Remote Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked renewed interest in remote work arrangements, which also could help improve occupational and traffic safety.

New Degree Programs Combine Nursing with AI and Biomedical Engineering

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and College of Engineering and Computer Science have teamed up to offer two new combined programs in nursing and artificial intelligence and biomedical engineering.

FAU to Host Event in Honor of Juneteenth

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Juneteenth with a special virtual event on Friday, June 18 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Consumers Feeling the Effects of Materials Shortages

Consumers looking for new and used cars and other big-ticket items or even small conveniences such as ketchup packets will have to be patient in the coming months.

Osher LLI at FAU Announces Summer Lecture Series

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

Osher LLI at FAU Announces Spring Course Schedule

The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the spring semester, which begins Thursday, March 25.

The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents Kelly Mills, M.D.

The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter will present a lecture by Kelly Mills, M.D.

FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Ninth Venture Class

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

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

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.

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

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.

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Decades-Long Mystery Of Monkeys Living At Fort Lauderdale Airport Now Solved

It had long been suspected, but never before confirmed, that the monkeys’ ancestors were involved in a jailbreak from the facility, which had captured and imprisoned them with the intention of selling them to research labs studying polio, tuberculosis, and other conditions.... more

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