NEWS ARCHIVE


Size Doesn't Matter - At Least for Hammerheads and Swimming

By | October 10, 2017

Researchers from FAU have conducted the first study to examine the whole body shape and swimming kinematics of two closely related yet very different hammerhead sharks, with some unexpected results.

Financial Awards Can Actually Discourage Whistleblowers

By | October 5, 2017

Financial awards can unintentionally discourage a whistleblower from reporting fraud in a timely manner by hijacking their moral motivation to do the right thing, according to a new FAU study.

Young-onset Dementia Costs Nearly Twice That of Alzheimer's

By | October 5, 2017

The first economic study on frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), the most common dementia for people under age 60, shows that FTD inflicts a much more severe burden on families than Alzheimer's disease.

FAU Team Wins International Solid Waste Design Competition

By | October 4, 2017

A student team from Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science recently took home first place at the International Solid Waste Student Design Competition.

Seven FAU High Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

By | October 4, 2017

Seven Florida Atlantic University High School students have been named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition.

3MT® Competition to Showcase Graduate Student Research

By | October 3, 2017

Can an 80,000-word thesis or dissertation be explained in three minutes or less?

FAU to Host Events for Disability Awareness Month

By | October 2, 2017

Florida Atlantic University will host events at its Boca Raton and Davie campuses to commemorate Disability Awareness Month during October.

Hoot/Wisdom Recordings Receives Second Grammy Nomination

By | October 2, 2017

The album "Pá Qué Más" has received a GRAMMY nomination in the "Best Folk Album" category for the 18th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®.

FAU Hosts 10th Annual iLead Student Leadership Conference

By | September 29, 2017

More than 900 students from Florida Atlantic University and other local colleges and high schools recently attended FAU's 10th annual iLead Student Leadership Conference.

New Way to Assess Safety of Aging Timber Railroad Bridges

By | September 27, 2017

In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a cutting-edge way to gauge the condition of aging timber railroad bridges.