An FAU nursing researcher led a study on the impacts of dog-walking interventions with shelter dogs on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in military veterans, which shows reduced PTSD symptoms.
Beach closures and other COVID-19 pandemic restrictions required FAU marine scientists to get creative to make sure that three baby green sea turtles made it home, so they teamed up with the U.S. Coast Guard.
FAU has earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation" for the first time, based on the expanding services and spaces offered by FAU's Military and Veterans Student Success Center.
FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science received $569,482 from Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office to develop advanced fibers to enhance the performance of military helmets and body armor.
A study by FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has demonstrated the feasibility and efficacy of animal-assisted interventions to reduce stress in a military setting.
FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has received a $1.5 million HRSA grant to form a primary care workforce of veteran nurses to care for other military veterans in rural and underserved communities.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded FAU's Harbor Branch up to $5 million to detect undersea threats. The stealthy and exceptionally large Goliath grouper is the focus of this project.
"Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors" in FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is improving the understanding of palliative effects of animal-assisted interventions.
FAU has been selected as a network partner by the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, which offers qualified veterans the opportunity to receive an entrepreneurship education.
FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a $1.25 million grant by the United States Navy for research on autonomous unmanned marine vehicle platforms.