Safiya George, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Nursing

Florida Atlantic University has named Safiya George, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. She is only the third dean to be appointed in the college’s 40-year history.... more

Automated Technology Senses How Parkinson’s Patients Respond to Medication

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed a novel approach that automatically senses how Parkinson's patients respond to medication without patient or physician engagement.... more

Life-Metrics Mobile App Wins FAU’s Business Plan Competition

Life-Metrics, an activity tracking mobile app, won first place and $12,000 in prize money at the annual Florida Atlantic University Business Plan Competition, recently hosted by FAU’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurship and the College of Business at the FAU Office Depot Center on the Boca Raton campus. ... more

 


Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory

In a new study, FAU Brain Institute researchers sought to answer a fundamental question -- "Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's disease or is it just an accomplice?"

Technology Senses Parkinson's Patients' Medication Response

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed a novel approach that automatically senses how Parkinson's patients respond to medication without patient or physician engagement.

Overwhelmed Clients; Unrealistic Agency Expectations

Researchers from FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work conducted a study to examine challenges among therapists in contracted private agencies working in child welfare systems.

FAU High Team Named Academic Challenge Champions

A team of Florida Atlantic University High School students were recently named Division III state champions in the State Commissioner’s Academic Challenge at Walt Disney World in Orlando.

Life-Metrics Mobile App Wins FAU's Business Plan Competition

Life-Metrics, an activity tracking mobile app created by Wilkes Honors College student David Gorski, won first place and $12,000 in prize money at the annual FAU Business Plan Competition.

FAU Hosts 50th Annual Honors Convocation

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Bret Danilowicz will host the University's 50th annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 17 at 4 p.m. at the University Theatre.

Osher LLI at FAU Awards $10,000 in Scholarships

The Osher LLI at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter awarded 10 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students at the Northern Campus Achievement Awards.

FAU Theatre Lab Recognized with Two Carbonell Awards

Theatre Lab, the professional resident theater company of Florida Atlantic University, recently was recognized with two Carbonell Awards at the 43rd annual Carbonell Award Ceremony.

Osher LLI at FAU Announces Summer Course Schedule

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the summer semester, which begins Tuesday, May 7.

Safiya George, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Nursing

FAU has named Safiya George, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. George is a leading scholar in the fields of HIV research, spirituality, religion and health.

FAU Index Shows Slight Drop in Hispanic Consumer Confidence

Consumer confidence among Hispanics dropped slightly in the first quarter of 2019 as political divisions became apparent in their economic outlook for the U.S., according to a national index conducted by FAU.

FAU Celebrates 'Stellar' 2019 President's Gala

Florida Atlantic University recently celebrated its ninth annual President's Gala in the Martin F. and Jane Greenberg Foundation Tower of FAU Stadium at its Boca Raton campus.

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More US school-age children die from guns than on-duty US police or global military fatalities, study finds

"Gun deaths of school-age children in the United States have increased at an alarming rate, with 38,942 fatalities among 5- to 18-year-olds from 1999 to 2017, according to a new study by Florida Atlantic University's Schmidt College of Medicine."... more

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