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.

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.

FAU Graduate Shares War Experiences Through Writing

By | May 6, 2016

After five deployments overseas with the United States Army, Patrick Martin, 30, turned to writing as an outlet from his war experiences.

FAU Celebrates Spring 2016 Commencement

By | May 5, 2016

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 3,190 degrees today and tomorrow during six commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.

FAU Honors Brent Burns as 2016 Hall of Fame Inductee

By | May 4, 2016

Alumni from eight of FAU's colleges were honored for their career accomplishments, and Brent Burns, B.B.A. '81, was introduced as the 2016 inductee into the FAUAA Hall of Fame.

Eight FAU High Students to Also Earn College Degrees

By | May 3, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's spring commencement ceremonies highlights the accomplishments of eight FAU High School students.