'Octo Girl' Takes a Deep Dive to Uncover How Octopus Species Coexist

There are more than 300 species of octopus living in diverse habitats that span coral reefs, seagrass beds, sand plains and polar ice regions where they feed on lower trophic levels. ... more

‘Whoop’ – New Autonomous Method Precisely Detects Whale Vocalizations

The North Atlantic Right Whale (Right whale) is one of the most endangered whale species in the world with only about 368 remaining off the east coast of North America.... more

Coping in College? Female Students Much More Stressed Than Males

College life can be very demanding, often requiring students to work and function under pressure. Academic load, the classroom environment, faculty interaction, illness and emotional concerns outside of the classroom also add to their stress levels. Students who lack appropriate stress management skills may find it difficult to balance these responsibilities.... more


FAU Receives NOAA Grant to Assess Shark Interactions with Fishing

Researchers from FAU Harbor Branch will assess shark interactions with recreational fishing using a citizen-science approach, forensics and social media to gauge prevalence and species of fish involved.

'Whoop' - New Autonomous Method Precisely Detects Whale Vocalizations

FAU researchers have developed autonomous passive acoustic technology that offers significant advances on conventional methods used to monitor and protect endangered whales in the increasingly noisy ocean.

'Octo Girl' Takes a Deep Dive to Uncover How Octopus Species Coexist

A first-of-its-kind study took three years and 371 SCUBA dive hours using active and remote video to uncover how diverse species of octopus coexist by examining their diet, habits, behavior and activity.

FAU to Host Events Celebrating Hispanic/Latina/o/x Heritage Month

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Hispanic/Latina/o/x Heritage Month with a series of events from Wednesday, Sept. 15 through Friday, Oct. 15, at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses.

FAU to Honor 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Florida Atlantic University will commemorate the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Friday, Sept. 10 at 9:11 a.m.

The Cane Institute Wins First Place at International SeaPerch Competition

A team from A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) recently competed in the virtual 2021 International SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Championship.

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.

The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Announces Fall Course Schedule

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Wednesday, Oct. 6.

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.

SBDC at FAU Receives $500K in Funding from Citi Foundation

The SBDC at FAU recently received $500,000 from the Citi Foundation to support their continued work in providing technical assistance to small businesses owned by people of color.


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