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First-of-its-kind Bioengineered Robotic Hand to Sense Touch

By | November 14, 2017

FAU has received a $1.3 million NIH grant for a "living" robot with its own nervous system. Researchers are creating a living pathway from the robot's touch sensation to the user's brain to help amputees.

New FAU Program Supports Foster Care and Homeless Students

By | November 13, 2017

Less than 3 percent of youth raised in foster care graduate from a four-year college.

Most Hospice Workers Don't Have an Advance Directive

By | November 9, 2017

A new study finds that the majority of hospice providers don't have end-of-life wishes themselves. Procrastination, fear of the subject and costs were reported as the most common barriers.

FAU Recognized as a 2018 Military Friendly® University

By | November 9, 2017

Florida Atlantic University has earned the 2018 Military Friendly® School Designation by Victory Media.

Most Floridians Pleased with Hurricane Irma Response

By | November 8, 2017

A majority of Floridians are pleased with the state's preparedness for and response to Hurricane Irma and believe it will boost Gov. Rick Scott's expected 2018 run for the U.S. Senate, according to an FAU poll.

Osher LLI Presents Diabetes 101 Lecture Series

By | November 7, 2017

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU in Jupiter will present a free lecture series on diabetes prevention and management beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 9:30 a.m. at FAU, Jupiter.

FAU Diplomacy Program Places Second Overall at Model U.N.

By | November 6, 2017

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University recently competed in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C.

FAU Tech Runway Celebrates Annual Maverick Reception

By | November 2, 2017

FAU Tech Runway® recently celebrated its 2017 Maverick Reception at FAU Tech Runway in Boca Raton.

A.D. Henderson Teacher Wins Hispanic Heritage Month Award

By | November 2, 2017

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott recently awarded Tzeitel Chacon-Rosado the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Excellence in Education Award.

Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Receives Gift

By | November 1, 2017

The $125,000 gift from the Board of the Feminist Scholarship Fund, Inc. will support educational and research opportunities for WGSS students and faculty.

 
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