NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Receives University of Distinction Approval

By | November 22, 2019

FAU's "University of Distinction" plan for applied artificial intelligence and big data analytics was officially approved today by the Florida Board of Governors, which oversees the State University System.

Groundbreaking Marks 20th Anniversary of John D. MacArthur Campus

By | November 21, 2019

FAU faculty, staff and students came together with local officials and community partners today to celebrate the 20th anniversary of FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter with a ceremonial groundbreaking.

Diplomacy Program Earns Five Awards at Model U.N.

By | November 20, 2019

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University recently received five delegation awards at the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C.

Osher LLI at FAU Announces Winter Course Schedule

By | November 19, 2019

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the winter semester, which begins Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

Study Reveals How 98 Percent of Plastics at Sea Go Missing Each Year

By | November 7, 2019

A study helps to solve the mystery of missing plastic fragments at sea by using simulated sunlight to explore removal mechanisms, microbial impacts and lifetimes of select microplastics on the ocean surface.

Machine-learning Algorithms Track Tremors in Parkinson's Patients

By | October 30, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, can continuously monitor the severity of tremors in patients with Parkinson's disease.

Teens with Autism Can Master Living Skills When Parents Use iPads

By | October 29, 2019

A study finds that video prompting using an iPad produces immediate and lasting effects for teens with autism and that parents can be powerful delivery agents to increase independence in their children.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents 2020 Presidential Election Lectures

By | October 22, 2019

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter will present two lectures by Kevin Wagner, Ph.D., a professor of political science, on Tues., Nov. 5 at noon and Thurs. Dec. 5 at 9:30 a.m., in the Osher LLI complex at FAU Jupiter.

Society is Rejecting Facts; Medical Researchers Can Help

By | October 16, 2019

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers say that medical researchers must help the public understand the rigorous process of science to discern anecdotes and fake news from peer-reviewed scientific results.

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.