NEWS ARCHIVE


Novel FAU Technology for Self-driving Cars Earns Second U.S. Patent

By | December 16, 2021

A researcher from the College of Engineering and Computer Science has earned a second patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a new technology for autonomous systems for self-driving cars.

FAU Celebrates Fall 2021 Graduates

By | December 16, 2021

FAU will confer more than 2,770 degrees today and tomorrow for the fall 2021 semester during five in-person commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.

FAU Study Reveals Gaps in Florida's COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

By | December 14, 2021

Early distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in Florida reached the intended senior population, but it failed to ensure equal access for lower-income and minority communities, according to a new study.

Gunfire or Plastic Bag Popping? Trained Computer Knows the Difference

By | December 13, 2021

FAU engineering researchers have developed a gunshot detection algorithm and classification model that can discern similar sounds such as gunfire or a plastic bag popping.

Dinosaurs' Last Spring: Study Pinpoints Timing of Asteroid Impact

By | December 9, 2021

A seminal study by FAU scientists and collaborators confirms the time of year of the Chicxulub asteroid impact, responsible for the extinction of dinosaurs and 75 percent of life on Earth 66 million years ago.

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.

Housing Index Shows Renting Beats Buying in Eight Major U.S. Markets

By | December 8, 2021

As the cost of housing continues to soar, deciding whether to buy a home or rent one is a virtual toss-up in many parts of the country.

FAU Dementia Care Model Designated 'Edge Runner' by AAN

By | December 8, 2021

The dementia care model designed by the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing to protect vulnerable communities was selected by the American Academy of Nursing as an "Edge Runner."

FAU Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Officially Opens Schmidt Family Complex

By | December 3, 2021

FAU celebrated the Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence yesterday with a ceremonial ribbon cutting to mark a major milestone for the transformational facility.

Septic System Waste Pervasive Throughout Florida's Indian River Lagoon

By | December 2, 2021

There are more than 300,000 septic systems adjacent to Florida's Indian River Lagoon. A new FAU Harbor Branch study shows even properly functioning septic systems contaminate groundwater and surface water.