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FAU Launches New Telehealth Certification Course

By | January 19, 2021

The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing developed the certification course in response to the 'virtual' healthcare boom during the COVID-19 pandemic.

FAU Receives Grant to Study Health Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms

By | December 10, 2020

A Florida Department of Health grant will help FAU researchers to evaluate health effects of exposure to harmful algal blooms in Florida and possible increased susceptibility in those infected with COVID-19.

FAU Shatters Research Funding Record for First Quarter of Fiscal Year

By | December 8, 2020

FAU saw a whopping 92 percent increase in research funding in the first three months of fiscal year 2020-2021 compared to the same timeframe in 2019-2020.

FAU Receives NIH Grant to Enhance Social Engagement in Older Adults

By | December 1, 2020

FAU neuroscience, physics and nursing researchers have received a grant from the National Institute of Aging to test a mathematical model designed to optimize social and physical engagement in older adults.

FAU Offers New 'Dermatology NP Post-graduate Certificate Program'

By | October 27, 2020

The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has launched a new certificate program for nurse practitioners to enable them to provide high-quality, holistic care for their patients with dermatological conditions.

FAU Awarded $5.3 Million to Detect Cognitive Change in Older Drivers

By | September 30, 2020

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and collaborators have received a $5.3 million NIH grant to detect cognitive change in older drivers using rapidly available and discreet in-vehicle sensors.

FAU Moves Up in 'U.S. News & World Report's' List of Top Universities

By | September 14, 2020

Florida Atlantic University moved up in the U.S. News & World Report list of "Top Public Schools," to No. 136 in this year's ranking of the nation's best universities. FAU ranked No. 140 in 2020.

FAU Awarded $2.4 Million NSF Grant to Train Data Scientists

By | September 10, 2020

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team at FAU will train graduate students in data science technologies and applications.

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.

COVID-19 Contact Tracing and Risk-Reduction Public Health Certificate

By | June 15, 2020

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has launched a new, online public health certificate course on COVID-19, contact tracing and risk-reduction in response to one of the fastest-growing jobs in the U.S.