FAU Gets CDC Grant to Test PPE Efficacy and Workplace Virus Spread

With many businesses and schools in the United States now open post COVID-19, employers are faced with new challenges to keep the workplace safe for their employees, customers and students. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science have received a two-year $698,801 grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to test the effectiveness of various types of personal protection measures against airborne viral transmission. ... more

FAU/NCHA Community Health Center Receives HRSA Federal Designation

The Florida Atlantic University/Northwest Community Health Alliance Community Health Center (FAU/NCHA Community Health Center), operated by the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, is the first university in Florida to be designated by the United States Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), as a “Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look-Alike,” effective May 1. ... more

FAU Poll: Biden Has More Work to Do to Win Over Florida Voters

U.S. President Joe Biden won praise in Florida for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, but registered voters still issued only tepid approval for his first 100 days in office, according to a statewide survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).... more

 


Study Reveals Health Status of Vulnerable Gopher Tortoises

FAU researchers have conducted a comprehensive health assessment of gopher tortoises at two sites in southeastern Florida, which provides important baseline information on this vulnerable species.

FAU Poll: Biden Has More Work to Do to Win Over Florida Voters

U.S. President Joe Biden won praise in Florida for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, but registered voters still issued only tepid approval for his first 100 days in office.

FAU Gets CDC Grant to Test PPE Efficacy and Workplace Virus Spread

To keep the workplace safe, researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science will test the efficacy of various types of personal protection measures against airborne viral transmission.

FAU to Offer 2021 Summer Camps

FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the Department of Mathematical Sciences, the Pine Jog Environmental Education Center, and Athletics will host summer camps for summer 2021.

FAU Announces Winners of 2021 'Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition'

Florida Atlantic University has announced the winners of the 2021 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition organized by the Graduate College.

FAU High Graduates to Receive Bachelor's Before High School Diplomas

Florida Atlantic University's spring commencement ceremonies highlights the accomplishments of five FAU High School students.

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.

Osher LLI at FAU to Host National Film Festival LUNAFEST®

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University will present two virtual screenings of the 2021 LUNAFEST® Film Festival on Wednesday, March 3 and Thursday, March 4 at 4 p.m.

FAU/NCHA Community Health Center Receives HRSA Federal Designation

Operated by the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, the FAU/NCHA Community Health Center is the first university in Florida to be designated by HRSA as a "Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike."

FAU Honors 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees along with Distinguished Alumni

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association (FAUAA) hosted its annual Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni ceremony and reception recently.

FAUAA Board Appoints New Executive Committee, Welcomes Members

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association (FAUAA) Board recently announced its 2021-22 roster, including six members of its executive committee.

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Listen to the soothing sounds of a snacking stingray

Absurd as it sounds, this video of a stingray snacking on shellfish may be the most soothing scene that’s floated across our screens this year. But for the marine biologists who captured the recording, the listening experience is more than just an ASMR thrill. Shark and ray researchers from Florida Atlantic University used a battery-powered camera with a hydrophone (the underwater equivalent of a microphone) to eavesdrop on captive spotted eagle rays. ... more

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