James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., to Lead FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
An internationally renowned researcher and leading oceanographer has been named executive director of Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., who joined FAU’s Harbor Branch in 2015, has served as interim executive director since March.... more
Scientist Receives Grant for Cancer Metastasis Research
Metastasis – the spread of cancer – often is considered the deadliest aspect of solid tumors. A leading scientist at Florida Atlantic University has been working to identify what contributes to the ability of tumor cells to move through the body and find other places to “set up shop.” He has identified a number of enzymes that he believes are responsible for this process and is working to develop novel compounds to slow down this spreading aspect of cancer. ... more
In Teen Friendships, Misery Does Love Company
A new study on adolescent friendships offers support for the belief that misery really does love company. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University and collaborators examined the degree to which internalizing symptoms – anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, and submissiveness – predicted the dissolution of teen friendships.... more
A study that examined anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, and submissiveness found that teens with similar levels of anxiety and depression are more likely to remain friends from one year to the next.
A leading FAU scientist has received $708,044 from the Florida Department of Health to identify what contributes to the ability of tumor cells to move through the body and find other places to "set up shop."
FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $599,983 NSF research grant for data mining models and algorithms for complex dynamic information networks for health care delivery.
FAU's A.D. Henderson University School has been named the No. 2 Best Public Elementary School and the No. 8 Best Public Middle School in America by Niche.
FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine celebrated its eighth White Coat Ceremony to officially welcome its newest medical students during a symbolic ceremony.
If you looked at Nicoletta Sorice’s bucket list, you would find “Receive my Degree” written at the very top.
“The Barb Schmidt Fellowship: Cultivating Community Involvement, Activism and Social Change,” will launch on Saturday, Aug. 25
Graduate students are joined by professionals in this breezy, wonderful splash of comedy.
Residential real estate markets in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach are all well above their long-term pricing trends, according to a new market update produced by FAU College of Business faculty.
The Florida Department of Education recently awarded FAU's CHHRE $100,000 to serve as the administrator of the Commissioner's Task Force on Holocaust Education.
James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., an internationally renowned researcher and a leading oceanographer, has been named executive director of FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.
Why the endangered green sea turtle is losing its male population
"Biologist Jeanette Wyneken directs Florida Atlantic University's marine lab, and has studied Florida's sea turtle population since 2002. She's alarmed by what she doesn't see in her tanks of hatchlings."... more