RESEARCHERS URGE HALT IN PRESCRIBING HYDROXYCHOLOROQUINE FOR COVID-19

The sacred oath taken by physicians during graduation from medical school to “First do no harm,” the first words of the Hippocratic Oath, provides a strong impetus for a commentary just published in The American Journal of Medicine . Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine and collaborators from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are urging all health care providers to always prioritize compassion with reliable evidence on efficacy and safety. ... more

GOOD NIGHT? SATELLITE DATA UNCOVERS DOLPHINS ON THE MOVE AT NIGHTTIME

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in collaboration with Seven Degrees of Mapping LLC, and Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute, are the first to use satellite telemetry on this dolphin population, providing unique insights into their behavioral ecology during the overnight hours. Detailed information about their nocturnal movements and habitat use will give scientists a more complete ecological understanding of this population. These dolphins face many direct and indirect threats including boat strikes, entanglements, and environmental contamination.... more

ROBOTIC CATS ARE ‘PURR-FECT’ COMPANIONS FOR ISOLATED SENIORS

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has pushed ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump in Florida, but Trump still is favored to win re-election, according to a statewide survey of registered Florida voters by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).... more

 


Researchers Urge Halt in Prescribing Hydroxycholoroquine for COVID-19

Researchers urge a halt on prescribing hydroxychloroquine, with or without azithromycin, to treat or prevent COVID-19, and caution that the reassuring safety profile of the drug may be more apparent than real.

Good Night? Satellite Data Uncovers Dolphins on the Move at Nighttime

Using satellite telemetry, a scientist from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators provide the first documentation of the whereabouts of bottlenose dolphins from the Indian River Lagoon at night.

Economists Warn of Overvalued Florida Housing Markets

Broward, Hillsborough, Orange and Leon counties are the most overvalued for housing among seven Florida markets and run the greatest risk of price declines from COVID-19.

Sports Celebrities, Executives Speaking to FAU Summer Classes

FOX Sports college football reporter and host Jenny Taft is one of more than a dozen media personalities and sports executives speaking virtually to two classes this summer at FAU.

FAU Announces Winners of 'Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition'

Florida Atlantic University has announced the winners of the fourth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition organized by the Graduate College.

COVID-19 Turning Vacant Homes Into Real Estate Darlings

Vacant homes, long considered a drag on the U.S. real estate market, are getting an image makeover courtesy of the coronavirus crisis.

Gift from Marleen Forkas to Name FAU's Studio One Theatre

FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters recently announced a $1.125 million gift from FAU benefactor Marleen Forkas to name the Marleen Forkas Studio One Theatre.

2020 Juried Art Exhibition Goes Virtual

The University Galleries and the Department of Visual Arts and Art History at Florida Atlantic University present the "2020 Annual Juried Student Exhibition" through the mode of a virtual exhibition.

The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents Barry Weinberg

The Osher LLI at FAU will present a lecture by Barry Weinberg, on Tuesday, March 17 at 4:30 p.m. in the Osher LLI complex at FAU Jupiter.

FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Eighth Venture Class

FAU Tech Runway® recently hosted its annual Launch Competition, revealing its eighth class, "Venture Class 8."

Biden Leads Trump in Florida, But President Favored to Win New Term

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has pushed ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump in Florida, but Trump still is favored to win re-election.

FAU Receives CARES Act Funding to Help Reduce Impact of COVID-19

Florida Atlantic University has received funds from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

FAU IN THE NEWS

Why 6 feet may not be enough to protect yourself from coronavirus

You may not realize just how far tiny particles can travel in the air when you sneeze, cough, or even talk. NBC’s Kerry Sanders takes an in-depth look at the science behind the 6-foot social distancing rule.... more

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