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FAU Hosts Florida Undergraduate Research Conference

By | February 28, 2017

Florida Atlantic University hosted the Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC) 2017 on Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25 on its Boca Raton campus.

FAU Hosts 10th Regional Competition for Science Olympiad

By | February 23, 2017

Students from 19 middle and 45 high schools from Palm Beach, Broward, Lee, Martin and Miami-Dade counties competed.

Cavefish May Help Humans Evolve to Require Very Little Sleep

By | February 23, 2017

We all do it; we all need it - humans and animals alike. The tiny Mexican cavefish is shedding light on how sleep evolves and how human brains could evolve to require very little sleep, just like the cavefish.

National Bullying Study Finds Major Issues Impacting Teens

By | February 21, 2017

One of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students begs to differ with the adage, "sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can't hurt me."

FAU Celebrates National Engineers Week

By | February 20, 2017

The annual week of events is designed to increase awareness of the engineering profession and recognize the accomplishments and contributions engineers make to society.

'FAU Day' Celebrated at the Florida Capitol

By | February 15, 2017

Florida Atlantic University recently celebrated "FAU Day" at the Florida Capitol.

FAU in Top 25 for Intellectual Contributions in Real Estate

By | February 15, 2017

Research faculty at FAU rank 24th in the world for their intellectual contributions to the real estate industry through their publications in top peer-reviewed journals.

Respected and Successful Florida Policymaker Will Join FAU

By | February 10, 2017

Jeff Atwater, member of the Governor’s cabinet with years of experience in public and private finance, will become FAU's vice president for strategic initiatives and chief financial officer.

Marine Sponge May Provide Antibacterial Solutions for MRSA

By | February 8, 2017

A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge is showing potent antibacterial activity against the drug resistant bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus also called the "super bug."

FAU Designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution

By | February 7, 2017

FAU has received federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, which only is awarded to colleges and universities with enrollment of full-time Hispanic undergraduate students of at least 25 percent.