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

In the United States, more than 12 million children hear a minority language at home from birth. More than two-thirds hear English as well, and they reach school age with varying levels of proficiency in two languages. Parents and teachers often worry that acquiring Spanish will interfere with children’s acquisition of English.... more

FAU Study Reveals Most Important Factors in Selecting Campsites

What makes the consummate campsite? Price and availability of electricity are the main factors, with proximity to a body of water and canyon views less important, say researchers at Florida Atlantic University and the University of Montana.... more

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

Over the last 30 years, urbanization has increased along the Indian River Lagoon, which stretches about 250 kilometers on Florida’s east coast. As a result, water quality has deteriorated and there is widespread loss of seagrasses and persistent harmful algal blooms, which threaten ecological, human and marine animal health, such as manatees.... more

 


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

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.

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

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.

FAU Study Reveals Most Important Factors in Selecting Campsites

What makes the consummate campsite? Price and availability of electricity are the main factors, with proximity to a body of water and canyon views less important.

FAU High Student Places Second at 2021 Regeneron ISEF

Julianna Lian, 17, a junior at FAU High School, recently placed second in the biochemistry category at the 2021 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair.

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.

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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