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Program Matches FAU Military Veteran Students with Shelter Dogs

By | March 16, 2022

FAU and the Humane Society of Broward County have teamed up for the "FAU Veteran Canine Rescue Mission" to match FAU student and alumni veterans with dogs from the shelter, which will be trained by Happy With Dogs.

FAU Emeritus Professor of Marketing Donates $2 Million to University

By | December 8, 2021

Florida Atlantic University has received an estate gift pledge of more than $2 million from College of Business emeritus professor Eric Shaw '72, '73, Ph.D.

Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury: M.O.M. to the Rescue

By | November 10, 2021

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has received $250,000 from the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards program to address unmet healthcare needs in veterans with traumatic brain injury.

Special Bond: Leading FAU Geriatrician and World War II Hero

By | November 9, 2021

A leading geriatrician and advocate for seniors and a 98-year-old World War II veteran and hero have a common bond: to improve care and quality of life for Americans and people throughout the world.

Vets Walking Pets: Shelter Dogs, Military Veterans and PTSD Symptoms

By | June 23, 2020

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.

FAU Teams Up with U.S. Coast Guard to Release Three Baby Sea Turtles

By | April 1, 2020

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 Recognized as 'Gold' Military Friendly® University

By | February 20, 2020

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.

Researchers Take Body Armor to the Next Level with High Energy Fibers

By | February 3, 2020

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.

Another Way Dogs Help the Military; Aeromedical Patient Evacuations

By | August 22, 2019

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 Receives $1.5 Million HRSA Nursing Grant for Military Veterans

By | June 26, 2019

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.