NEWS ARCHIVE


Former Runner Swaps Sneakers for Lab Coat

By | August 10, 2016

Jana Olivova received bachelor's degrees in neuroscience and psychology from Florida Atlantic University on Tuesday, August 9.

FAU Graduate Studying Deadly Bacteria in Florida

By | August 10, 2016

Gabrielle Barbarite received her doctorate in integrative biology on Tuesday, August 9.

Professor Awarded International Distinguished Fellowship

By | August 9, 2016

The International Academy of Cardiology recently awarded a distinguished fellowship to Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H. in FAU's College of Medicine, for his contributions to cardiovascular medicine.

Think Millennials Are the 'Hookup Generation?'

By | August 2, 2016

You're wrong, according to a new sex study that really contradicts the widespread notion that Millennials are the "hookup" generation, which is popularized by dating apps like "Tinder" and others.

Start-up Mitigates Risks from Sea-level Rise, Flooding

By | July 28, 2016

Coastal Risk Consulting, a new start-up company formed by an FAU professor, has developed technology to evaluate and mitigate risks from encroaching seas along Florida's southeast coast and other regions.

I-SENSE and Dioxide Materials(TM) Partner to Cut Energy Costs

By | July 14, 2016

FAU's I-SENSE and Dioxide Materials(TM) have formed a unique partnership to develop and evaluate a novel low-cost, low-power, wireless CO2 sensing system for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning applications.

The 'Taboo' of Retirement for Catholic Priests

By | July 7, 2016

You've heard about physician shortages. But, Catholic priests? They are in a similar dilemma with fewer options to retire from their diocese. And, unlike medicine, priesthood is not a lucrative profession.

Driving, Dementia - Gauging Safe Driving in Older Adults

By | July 6, 2016

Almost half of all drivers are over the age of 65. With declining cognitive processes in older adults such as Alzheimer's disease, there is concern for public safety and unsafe driving in this population.

New Study Pinpoints Behavior Type Linked to Binge Drinking

By | June 30, 2016

Binge drinking -- almost a rite of passage -- peaks during the college years. So this begs the question, "Are there specific characteristics associated with high-level binge drinking habits in college students?"

Survival of the Fittest Sperm - New Device for Infertility

By | June 16, 2016

A researcher has developed a new device for assisted reproductive technology that can quickly, easily and cost effectively select only the healthiest sperm without causing DNA damage.