90% OF FLORIDIANS BELIEVE CLIMATE CHANGE IS HAPPENING

The latest edition of Florida Atlantic University’s “Florida Climate Resilience Survey,” found that 90% of Floridians believe that climate change is happening.... more

ALARMING RISE OF ELECTRONIC VAPING USE IN U.S. ADOLESCENTS

Electronic vapor products (EVPs), also known as e-cigarettes or vaping devices, have an allure because of their marketed image as a safer alternative to traditional cigarette smoking and for their variety of appealing flavors.... more

REMOTE SENSING TECHNIQUE CAPTURES DETAILS OF HURRICANE IAN’S AFTERMATH

Category 4 Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida’s Lee County on Sept. 28, 2022, battering the region with wind speeds of 155 miles per hour and storm surge up to 13 feet – the highest storm surge documented in Southwest Florida in the past 150 years.... more

 


FAU Experts for the 2024 Hurricane Season

Forecasts indicate a highly active 2024 Atlantic hurricane season. Several FAU faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath.

FAU/Mainstreet Poll: Arizona and Nevada Too Close to Call

New polling data from Nevada and Arizona reveal a deeply engaged and starkly divided electorate in these pivotal battleground states.

After Hundreds of Years, Study Confirms Bermuda Home to Cownose Rays

Using citizen science and morphological and genetic data, FAU Harbor Branch researchers are the first to provide evidence that the Atlantic cownose ray has recently made a new home in Bermuda.

FAU Honors George W. Schaeffer as Business Leader of the Year

Florida Atlantic University's College of Business recently hosted a ceremony to honor George W. Schaeffer, president and CEO of People's Trust Insurance, as its 30th Business Leader of the Year.

FAU to Offer 2024 Summer Camps

Florida Atlantic University will host a series of summer camps beginning in June.

FAU Executive Education Ranked No. 2 in the U.S. for the Second Year

Florida Atlantic University's College of Business Executive Education program garnered the No. 2 spot in the U.S. for exceptional program offerings from the Financial Times for the second year in a row.

FAU Researcher Receives Grant for 'Somaesthetics of Atmosphere'

Richard Shusterman, Ph.D., in FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, has received a grant to explore a recent topic in the humanities and arts that commands growing attention - "atmosphere."

OLLI at FAU Presents Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Florida Atlantic University presents Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.

FAU Receives Gift to Support Theater Performances and Arts Education

FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters has received a significant gift from the Edith and Martin Stein Family Foundation to support performances and arts education at the university's Theatre Lab.

The Marcus Foundation Awards $2M Grant to FAU Lab Schools

FAU Lab Schools received a $2 million grant from The Marcus Foundation to launch the Marcus Research and Innovation Center at the A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School campus

FAU President's Gala Benefits Scholarships and Student Success

Florida Atlantic University has raised more than $1.2 million in support of scholarships and student success at its recent 2024 President's Gala

Noble Capital Markets Brings the 'Sharks' to FAU for NobleCon20

Noble Capital Markets and Florida Atlantic University's College of Business will host NobleCon20, the 20th annual emerging growth equity conference at the College's Executive Education Complex.

FAU IN THE NEWS

Fear the Tails, Not the Jaws, of These ‘Weirdo’ Sharks

Scientists studied how thresher sharks use “extreme yoga” to whip their tails at prey.... more

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