Water Quality Woes in S.W. Florida Linked to Seeping Septic Systems

By | August 9, 2022

Multiple lines of evidence from a multi-year microbial source tracking study by FAU Harbor Branch researchers points to septic systems as a contributing source for water quality decline in southwest Florida.

FAU Celebrates Summer 2022 Commencement

By | August 9, 2022

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 1,800 degrees on Tuesday, Aug. 9 during four commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.

Greater Empathy in Adolescents Helps Prevent Bias-based Cyberbullying

By | August 8, 2022

A study by FAU researcher Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., is the first to explore empathy types in early adolescents and its relationship to race-based and religion-based online bullying.

Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education Honors Educators

By | August 8, 2022

The Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education at FAU recently announced the Gutterman Family Outstanding Holocaust Educator Awards for 2022.

FAU Names New Dean of Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

By | August 4, 2022

Florida Atlantic University has announced Valery Forbes, Ph.D., as its new dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, effective Aug. 10.

New Low-cost Device Rapidly, Accurately Detects Hepatitis C Infection

By | August 3, 2022

FAU researchers have developed a portable microfluidic platform that rapidly and accurately detects Hepatitis C infection without the need for trained technicians, expensive equipment or a laboratory.

New Board of Trustees Appointment

By | August 2, 2022

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis recently appointed Robert Flippo to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees.

FAU Nurse Leaders Inducted into Prestigious National Academies

By | July 29, 2022

Safiya George, Ph.D., and Howard K. Butcher, Ph.D., have been inducted into the American Academy of Nursing, and Kathryn Keller, Ph.D., has been inducted into the Academy of Nursing Education.

Online Chair Yoga Viable for Isolated Older Adults with Dementia

By | July 28, 2022

During the pandemic, FAU researchers evaluated a remotely supervised online chair yoga intervention for older adults with dementia and measured clinical outcomes virtually via Zoom under the remote guidance.