NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Publishes Book to Honor 100 Women of Distinction

By | March 30, 2016

The contributions to FAU by 100 women are celebrated in "Legacymakers: 100 Women of Distinction at Florida Atlantic University."

New Grant for College of Nursing Doctoral Nursing Students

By | March 29, 2016

The College of Nursing has received a grant from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare to fund doctoral nursing students as part of a national initiative to support 1,000 nurse scholars.

Is HUD Housing Affordable? Not If You Factor Commute Costs

By | March 29, 2016

Where to live can be a dilemma for many Americans. A new FAU study is the first to evaluate the affordability of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Section 8 Multifamily recipients.

Sleep Tight, Fruit Fly - New Gene Identified

By | March 24, 2016

Fruit flies can tell us a lot about sleep deprivation and metabolic disorders. A study is the first to show that a conserved gene - translin - works as a modulator of sleep in response to metabolic changes.

FAU Offers Free Hearing Screenings

By | March 23, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Department of Communication Science and Disorders will host free hearing screenings on Tuesday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to noon, and Thursday, April 7 from 1 to 3 p.m.

New Study Shows Fewer Americans Now Pray, Believe in God

By | March 23, 2016

A new study by researchers at FAU and their collaborators has revealed a dramatic decline in the number of adult Americans who pray or believe in God, hitting an all-time low in 2014.

New Study Looks at 'Love' Hormone and Mother-Infant Bonding

By | March 22, 2016

The "love" hormone, oxytocin, is an indispensable part of childbirth and mother-child bonding. A new study at FAU is looking at how a mother's levels of oxytocin might be different in women with depression.

The Passing of a Champion of Peace: Leon Charney

By | March 22, 2016

Leon Charney played a pivotal role in achieving the historic 1978 peace accords

INTERACT Contributes to Fewer Nursing Home Hospitalizations

By | March 21, 2016

Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers or INTERACT(TM) was implemented in phase I of The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' initiative to reduce avoidable hospitalizations for nursing home residents.

Medical Students Match 100 Percent for Residencies

By | March 18, 2016

The soon-to-be graduates in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine participated in "Match Day" to learn where they will be spending the next several years of medical training as residents.