NEWS ARCHIVE


'Virtual Partner' Elicits Emotional Responses from a Human

By | May 17, 2016

"How does it 'feel' to interact behaviorally with a machine?" To answer that question, scientists created a virtual partner that can elicit emotional responses from its human partner in real-time.

FAU's Theatre Lab Celebrates Successful First Season

By | May 17, 2016

Since its grand opening in August 2015, more than 1,500 people have attended a Theatre Lab event.

Physical Activity 'Magic Bullet' for Obesity, Heart Disease

By | May 16, 2016

Professors have evaluated the totality of evidence and conclude that regular physical activity has the closest resemblance to a "magic bullet" to fight the epidemic of obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Alumna Honored at White House Correspondents' Dinner

By | May 12, 2016

Florida Atlantic University alumna Emiliana Molina recently received the Deborah Orin Scholarship from the White House Correspondents' Association.

NSF Grant Supports Research Computing Infrastructure at FAU

By | May 11, 2016

A $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will enable FAU to install networking infrastructure to amplify its ability to conduct data-intensive science and engineering research.

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Bison Bones in Vero Beach

By | May 11, 2016

In what is considered one of the oldest and most important archaeological digs in North America, scientists uncovered what they believe are the bones of a 13,000- to 14,000-year-old extinct species of bison.

FAU and Town of Jupiter Celebrate Arbor Day

By | May 11, 2016

Florida Atlantic University and Town of Jupiter officials recently celebrated Arbor Day and Honored Former Jupiter Mayor in the Robert J. Huckshorn Arboretum on FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.

Renowned Neuroscientist to Lead FAU's New Brain Institute

By | May 10, 2016

Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D., a renowned neuroscientist and leading expert in synaptic pharmacology, neurotransmitter transporters, and neurogenetics, is at the helm of the newly-formed FAU Brain Institute.

Nation's Top Archaeologists to Visit Old Vero Site Project

By | May 9, 2016

Members of the Society of American Archaeologists will visit the Old Vero Site, overseen by FAU Harbor Branch.

Fulbright Scholar Olga Bakina Graduates

By | May 6, 2016

Olga Bakina, a Fulbright scholar from the Ukraine, received her M.S. in biomedical science at FAU's graduation ceremony this morning. Bakina will be pursuing a Ph.D. at Helmholtz Zentrum in Munich, Germany.