Even Colleges with 100 Percent Vaccine Rates Need Covid-19 Testing

Findings from the study suggest that surveillance testing and isolation of positive cases may remain important mitigation strategies for universities even if 100 percent of the students are vaccinated.... more

Eliminate COVD-19? It's Possible Based on New Mathematical Models

During the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world were faced with the trade-off between shutting down their economies to reduce the burden of the pandemic and the stress on healthcare systems or remaining open. ... more

Molecular Study Finds IRL Green Sea Turtles Biologically Stressed

Juvenile green sea turtles (Chelonian mydas) living in nearshore waters often exhibit tumors that grow on their soft tissues and shells, symptoms of a disease called Green Turtle Fibropapillomatosis. ... more


Older African Americans More Physically Active in Green Neighborhoods

FAU researchers are the first to conduct a nationally representative study of neighborhood open spaces and neighborhood-based walking in older adults in the United States.

Even Colleges with 100 Percent Vaccine Rates Need COVID-19 Testing

An analytical study examined levels of vaccine efficacy and mitigation strategies including testing and quarantine in 5,000 fully-vaccinated simulated undergraduate students.

FAU Receives U.S. DOE Exploratory Grant for Novel Radar Prototype

Researchers are developing a novel, ground-penetrating radar prototype mounted on a small, unoccupied aircraft system to detect areas of increased greenhouse gases emissions in Florida's Everglades.

Ricci Wins 'South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year' Award

Peter Ricci, Ed.D., director of Florida Atlantic University's hospitality and tourism management program, was named the 30th annual South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year.

Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute Receives $1 Million for New Program

FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute announced today it has received $1 million from the Palm Health Foundation to launch and support its new Program in Computational Brain Science and Health (PCBSH).

FAU to Host Events in Honor of LGBTQ+ History Month

FAU will celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with a series of events for students, staff and faculty beginning Friday, Oct. 1, through Sunday, Oct. 31 at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses.

Osher LLI at FAU Hosts Concert with Rod MacDonald and the Humdingers

The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter will host a free concert with Rod MacDonald and the Humdingers to celebrate the beginning of a new academic year on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m.

The Right to Vote and the Constitution

New York Times reporter Astead Herndon presents the annual Constitution Day keynote lecture.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Awards $6,000 in Scholarships

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter awarded six scholarships to undergraduate students at the FAU John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.

FAU Engineering in Top Three Fastest Improving Colleges in the U.S.

The College of Engineering and Computer Science is rapidly rising and is ranked by 'U.S. News & World Report' (2020 to 2022) as one of the top three fastest improving engineering colleges in the U.S.

Two New FAU Board of Trustees' Members Appointed

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.

Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® to Celebrate 2021 Awards

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® recently named the recipients of its 2021 Research Park Distinguished Awards.


Fau Emergency Medicine Physician Offers Important Advice on Today Show About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning on Boats

“That is definitely a danger zone and you should remove yourselves and your children from that area of the boat immediately,” said Dr. Bill Benda, an associate professor of emergency medicine at Florida Atlantic University who is also an avid boater... more