NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Graduate Finding New Ways to Study Sea Level Rise

By | May 2, 2018

Mosquitoes, alligators, crocodiles and pythons haven't stopped Hannah Cooper from collecting important data on the impacts of sea level rise deep within the Florida Everglades.

FAU Graduate Leading the Way for Women in Tech

By | May 2, 2018

Océane Boulais, a self-described "theater geek," took one engineering class during her freshman year at FAU and became hooked.

Lock It Plates Wins First Place in Business Plan Competition

By | April 30, 2018

Lock It Plates, a product devised as a more convenient way to transport food, won first place and $12,000 in prize money at the FAU Business Plan Competition, hosted by FAU's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship.

New Physicians Will Serve in U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force

By | April 27, 2018

Red, blue, and now white, brought new meaning for FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as five members of its graduating class proudly represented three branches of the U.S. military during graduation.

FAU and Max Planck Team Up on First Joint Position

By | April 26, 2018

As of May 1, Ken Dawson-Scully, Ph.D., will be newly appointed to the role of associate vice president for strategic initiatives and head of institutional partnerships for FAU and Max Planck.

Bio-inspired Robotics Lands Professor $500,000 NSF Award

By | April 26, 2018

Using the knifefish for inspiration, a researcher from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has developed bio-inspired flexible structures for underwater vehicles and robotic systems.

Study Looks Beyond Peer Influence on Teen Substance Use

By | April 25, 2018

Parents spend a lot of time worrying about the influence of peers on teen substance use. A new study examines if there is a genetic component that drives their desire for risk taking and novelty.

Engineering Colleges Showcase High-Tech Talent Pipeline

By | April 25, 2018

The deans of 10 engineering colleges throughout Florida have formed a first-of-its-kind partnership in an effort to demonstrate the impact their colleges have on the state's and the nation's innovation economy.

FAU School of Architecture Wins National AIA Honor Award

By | April 24, 2018

The FAU School of Architecture's design research project, "Salty Urbanism: A Sea Level Rise Adaptation Design Framework for South Florida," recently won a 2018 AIA Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design.

Monkeys See, Monkeys Do Cross Species Boundary

By | April 23, 2018

A study is the first to provide genetic evidence of two distinct species of guenon monkeys in Gombe National Park that have been mating and producing hybrid offspring for hundreds maybe even thousands of years.