NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU and Max Planck Team Up on First Joint Position

By | April 26, 2018

As of May 1, Ken Dawson-Scully, Ph.D., will be newly appointed to the role of associate vice president for strategic initiatives and head of institutional partnerships for FAU and Max Planck.

Bio-inspired Robotics Lands Professor $500,000 NSF Award

By | April 26, 2018

Using the knifefish for inspiration, a researcher from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has developed bio-inspired flexible structures for underwater vehicles and robotic systems.

Study Looks Beyond Peer Influence on Teen Substance Use

By | April 25, 2018

Parents spend a lot of time worrying about the influence of peers on teen substance use. A new study examines if there is a genetic component that drives their desire for risk taking and novelty.

FAU High Student Places First at 2018 State Science Fair

By | April 23, 2018

Vithulan Suthakaran, 17, a junior at Florida Atlantic University High School, recently placed first in the environmental engineering category at the 2018 State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida.

Monkeys See, Monkeys Do Cross Species Boundary

By | April 23, 2018

A study is the first to provide genetic evidence of two distinct species of guenon monkeys in Gombe National Park that have been mating and producing hybrid offspring for hundreds maybe even thousands of years.

FAU Tech Runway and ARI Release Report on Angel Investing

By | April 20, 2018

The Angel Resource Institute and FAU's Tech Runway have released the 2017 HALO Report analyzing investment activities of angel investors in the U.S.

FAU Hosts 49th Annual Honors Convocation

By | April 18, 2018

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Gary W. Perry will host the University's 49th annual Honors Convocation.

Study on Arthritis Trends Turns Up Some Unexpected Results

By | April 17, 2018

To get a closer look at U.S. trends of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other types of arthritis, a study examined data from 43,706 participants, turning up some unexpected findings.

FAU Creating Culture of Undergraduate Research

By | April 16, 2018

More than 250 undergraduate students recently participated in Florida Atlantic University's eighth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at FAU's Student Union.

Hispanics in U.S. Optimistic about their Personal Finances

By | April 12, 2018

Hispanics in the U.S. are more optimistic about their financial situation and their economic conditions have generally improved in the first three months of 2018, according to a national index conducted by FAU.