'Beam Me Up:' Nation's First Quantum Drone Provides Unrivaled Security
Hacked bank and Twitter accounts, malicious power outages and attempts to tamper with medical records threaten the security of the nation’s health, money, energy, society and infrastructure. ... more
Study Finds Why Baby Leatherback Marine Turtles Can’t ‘See the Sea’
When sea turtle hatchlings emerge from their nests, typically at night, they crawl toward the ocean in what is known as “seafinding.” They have to discriminate between the brighter seaward versus a dimmer landward horizon and then move toward the source of the light. That difference in radiance between opposing horizons enables them to find the ocean even when the uneven surface of the beach precludes a direct view of the sea, at least for a small hatchling.... more
FAU Awarded $1 Million Grant to Help Prevent Injury, Death from Falls
Every second, an older person in the United States falls and injures themselves, and every 20 minutes one of them dies from the fall.... more
Schmidt College of Medicine researchers will investigate several emergency department-based prevention strategies in older patients at high risk for recurrent falls and injury to improve patient outcomes.
With an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season forecast for 2022, several FAU faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath.
FAU's Reza Azarderakhsh, Ph.D., was picked by the NSF for "Resilient and Intelligent Next-Generation Systems" for his project, which is the only one taking post-quantum cryptography to next generation systems.
The Cane Institute for Advanced Technologies at A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) and FAU High School SECME teams recently took home top awards in the online 2022 SECME National Competition.
FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, the Pine Jog Environmental Education Center, and the Department of Athletics will host summer camps for summer 2022.
The FAUAA hosted its annual Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni ceremony and reception recently.
Courtney Jones, DMA, recently made history when he played with the Gateways Orchestra in its debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter recently awarded nine $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students at the Northern Campus Achievement Awards.
The OLLI at FAU presents "There is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the 21st Century," presented by Fiona Hill, Ph.D., on Monday, April 4 at 4 p.m. in the OLLI complex at FAU Jupiter.
FAU has received the largest scholarship gift in its history from John and Ann Wood in memory of their son, Robert A. Wood, to support students in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.
Brad Levine is the new chair of the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees.
Florida Atlantic University ranked second in Florida in the College Consensus "2022 Best Value Colleges and Universities" and ranked No. 24 out of 100 overall.
Women responded better than men to early Alzheimer’s intervention, study found
“Two out of every three brains affected by Alzheimer’s disease are women’s brains,” said Dr. Richard Isaacson, director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic in the Center for Brain Health at Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine.... more