NEWS ARCHIVE


Faculty Receive National Academies' Early-Career Research Fellowships

By | September 30, 2019

Two scientists representing FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, Wilkes Honors College and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have received the prestigious Early-Career Research Fellowships.

'Dream Team' Awarded $1.1 Million for Blind Mexican Cavefish Research

By | August 29, 2019

FAU researchers have received a $1.1 million NSF grant to develop powerful transgenic tools and gene-editing technologies in the blind Mexican cavefish to significantly advance it as a research model system.

FAU Attracts Record Number of National Merit Scholars

By | August 28, 2019

Florida Atlantic University has welcomed a record number of National Merit Scholars for the fall 2019 semester.

Gregg B. Fields Named Executive Director of FAU's I-HEALTH

By | June 10, 2019

Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., has been named as executive director of FAU's Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university's four research pillars.

Life-Metrics Mobile App Wins FAU's Business Plan Competition

By | April 19, 2019

Life-Metrics, an activity tracking mobile app created by Wilkes Honors College student David Gorski, won first place and $12,000 in prize money at the annual FAU Business Plan Competition.

FAU Inducted as Chapter of Association for Women in Science

By | March 13, 2019

FAU's Association for Women in Science chapter will be dedicated to promoting diversity as well as supporting women in scientific careers.

Do Mussels Reveal the Fate of the Oceans?

By | October 23, 2018

A first-of-its-kind study has identified the connection between microplastics, marine aggregates and marine animals, which has important implications for the fate of plastic particles in marine environments.

Harriet L.Wilkes Honors College Receives Top National Rating

By | October 8, 2018

The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College (WHC) of Florida Atlantic University recently received a top rating in the fall 2018 edition of Inside Honors.

Wilkes Honors College of FAU Joins The Common Application

By | August 1, 2018

Students applying to the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) for 2018-2019 will have the ability to do so through The Common Application.

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.